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Timothy Askew DIRECTING RESUME CITIZENSHIP: USA & CANADA AEA/ CAEA DIRECTING: CANADA KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE Director

Theatre@York

JULIUS CAESAR

Director

York University Studio Production

‘TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE

Director

York University Studio Production

OUR CLASS

Director

York University Studio Production

CURTAINS

Director

No Strings Theatre Co/Al Green Theatre

MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

Director

York University Studio Production

CLOSER

Director

York University Studio Production

THE ARRIVAL

Director

York University Studio Production

ALCESTIS

Director

York University Studio Production

SWEENEY TODD

Director

No Strings Theatre Co/Al Green Theatre

COMEDY OF ERRORS

Associate Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

AN IDEAL HUSBAND

Associate Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

HENRY IV, part I

Associate Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

EDWARD II

Associate Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

INHERIT THE WIND

Associate Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

JULIUS CAESAR

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ James MacDonald

LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Michael Langham

THERE REIGNS LOVE

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Michael Langham

KING LEAR

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Sir Jonathan Miller

THE LIAR

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Matthew Jocelyn

THE TEMPEST

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

TROILUS & CRESSIDA

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

MY FAIR LADY

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

HAMLET

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Joseph Ziegler

HIGH GRAVEL BLIND

Assistant Director

Stratford Shakespeare Festival/ Richard Monette

Assistant Director

New World Performance Lab (NWPL)

DIRECTING: U.S. THE ANCIENTS

U.C. Irvine: Objective Drama Workshop James Slowiak, Jerzy Grotowski ROUGH FOR THEATRE I & II

Director

The Theatre Guild/University of Akron


RELATED EXPERIENCE • DRAMATURGY & NEW PLAY ASST

2009/10 -Stratford Festival New Play Depart. with Robert Blacker, Bob White

CASTING ASSOCIATE

-Stratford Festival Studio Readings 2001 & 2002 -2007/2008 Stratford Audition Tour with D. Shipley & M. Maraden -Cirque du Soleil “Elvis” with Don Shipley, December 2008

MUSIC DIRECTOR

NWPL @ UC Irvine: The Ancients 1992

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

The Taming of the Shrew, Shakespeare’s Motley Crew 1997

FIGHT CAPTAIN

Titus Andronicus, The Stratford Festival 2000

RESIDENT YOUTH ACTING INSTRUCTOR Canton Player’s Guild 4/95 - 6/95

TEACHING ASSISTANT:

Intro to Acting I & II, York University, Fall Term 2011- Winter Term 2013

ACTING TEACHER

No Strings Theatre, Musical Theatre Intensive July 2011 and July 2012

WORKSHOP GUEST ARTIST/TEACHER The Text and Acting Shakespeare, Jan 2005, University of Akron

WORKSHOP GUEST ARTIST/TEACHER Physical Theatre, Creating Performance, Summer 1992, UC Irvine

WORKSHOP GUEST ARTIST/TEACHER Introduction to Directing, Stratford Central High School, Stratford ON 2010

PERFORMANCE ADJUDICATOR FOR SEAR’S HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA FESTIVAL - 2010 Stratford, ON

WRITING:

KNIGHT OF THE BURNING PESTLE A TOUCH OF HARRY CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF THE THREE MUSKETEERS *

A re-contextualizing and adaptation of the original play by Francis Beaumont An adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV Parts I & II and Henry V An adapted/edited Act Three based on Williams’ original & Broadway versions A stage adaptation of Dumas’ novel

TRAINING/EDUCATION •

2013 -MFA in THEATRE DIRECTING from YORK UNIVERSITY: David Smukler, Erika Batdorf, Paul Lampert, Theresa Przybylski, Shawn Kerwin, Ines Buchli, Melee Hutton

2008 -STRATFORD FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DIRECTORS’ SUMMIT with: Jonathan Kent, Mike Alfreds, Garry Hynes, Martha Henry, Christopher Newton, and William Gaskill

2006 – MASTERCLASS “ON SHAKESPEARE” with JOHN BARTON

• •

2002 –MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY: SHAKESPEARE MODULE with Leon Rubin, Roy Battersby, Janet Suzman, and John Russell Brown 2001 - ACTING WORKSHOP with UTA HAGEN

2000 - VOICE WORKSHOP with PATSY RODENBERG

1999 –STRATFORD FESTIVAL BIRMINGHAM CONSERVATORY FOR CLASSICAL THEATRE TRAINING Michael Mawson, Janine Pearson, Kate Lynch, Anne Skinner

1996 – CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATRE: The Folio Technique with Barbara Gaines

1994 -B.A. IN THEATRE ARTS

1992 – OBJECTIVE DRAMA PROGRAM at UC IRVINE with Jerzy Grotowski, James Slowiak, and Jairo Cuesta

1992 – SHAKESPEARE ACTING WORKSHOP WITH SHAKESPEARE & CO at University of Akron.

1991 - DIRECTING MASTERCLASS PETER BROOK at OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY

1990 – ACTING SHAKESPEARE, a Performance Study with PATRICIA DOYLE

University of Akron – James Slowiak, Dr. Susan Speers, Dr. Paul Daum

AWARDS  2007 JEAN GASCON DIRECTOR’S AWARD  2007 TYRONE AWARD  2001 DEREK F. MITCHELL ARTISTIC DIRECTOR’S AWARD  *1999 M. JOAN CHALMERS AWARD FOR PLAYWRITING

For more details, including photos and video, please visit my website: www.timothyaskew.com

Timothy Askew Director Resume August 2013  
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