Andrew Watkins is a theater director based in New York City, whose work is based in a blending of contemporary and traditional theater practices. His credits as a director include: Miss Julie, Hedda Gabler and Dostoevsky’s A Gentle Spirit, Garrett David Kim’s The Buck, among others. He has worked as an assistant director at many theaters locally, nationally and internationally. He has worked extensively at Theater for a New Audience in Brooklyn (The Winter's Tale, The Skin of Our Teeth, and The Father and Doll's House) and was a participant in their 2016/17 Director and Actor project. Other assistant work includes Toneelgroep Amsterdam under the direction of Ivo van Hove (The Things That Pass, a production for the Ruhtriennale Festival in Germany) and The Guthrie (The Lion in Winter). He has worked as a teaching artist around New York City in both private and public schools teaching classes and developing new productions with students of a variety of ages. He is a graduate of Fordham University Lincoln Center with a BA in Theatre Directing and trained at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and London Dramatic Academy.
He is currently the Associate Director for Theater for a New Audience's The Winter's Tale.