About Matt Hawkins
Matt Hawkins is a Chicago based director, actor and fight choreographer. He has worked with South Coast Rep, The Kennedy Center, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Chicago Children’s Theatre, Old Town School of Folk Music, Steppenwolf, Chicago Shakes, Lookingglass, Court, Redmoon, Writers’, American Theatre Company, Steep, Lifeline, Neo-Futurists, Side Project, Pine Box and The Hypocrites. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Theater at Loyola and Northwestern University. He has also taught at the Conservatory at Act One Studios, University of Chicago, Roosevelt University and the University of Iowa. He is a Founding Member of The House Theatre of Chicago, an Artistic Associate and Resident Director with Strawdog Theatre, and the recipient of five Jeff Awards. Hawkins holds a BFA in Acting from Southern Methodist University and an MFA in Directing from The University of Iowa. He is married to Stacy Stoltz.