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Andy Paris

(Charles II of England, William Scott, and Lady Davenant) has made a career of developing new works for the stage and screen, including The Laramie Project (Emmy Nomination), Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde by Moises Kaufman, Lucie Tiberghien’s The Quiet Room and Innocents by Rachel Dickstein. As a writer/director Andy created The Fanmaker’s Inquisition, adapted from the novel by Rikki Ducornet. He also developed Goldstar Ohio by Michael Tisdale, directing the stage version at The Cleveland Public Theatre, and the short film starring Michael Emerson. Currently he is writing The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, an epilogue to The Laramie Project. For Women’s Project, he wrote the text and served as ringmaster for the site specific Corporate Carnival, which was presented in the Winter Garden at the World Financial Center. Andy was invited to participate in The Lincoln Center Directors Lab in 2008. As an actor he has performed in countless plays in New York, Regionally, and in Europe. Regionally, he has been seen at Playmaker’s Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Hartford Stage, Theatre Virginia, Berkeley Rep and La Jolla Playhouse. FILM/TV: “Laramie;” “Law & Order.” He is the recipient of two AUDIE Awards for his audiobook narrations. As an original member of Tectonic Theatre Project, Andy has worked under the mentorship of Mr. Kaufman, and now teaches the techniques which he and Tectonic developed over the past seventeen years. He has taught workshops at New York University, DePaul University, Naropa Institute and in Osaka, Japan, among others. Andy was invited to be a participant in the Lincoln Center Directors Lab in 2008. Andy grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and is a graduate of NYU.

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