Resume

Chris Woodworth

Director and Playwright—Geneva, NY— cwoodworth@hws.edu — 315-781-4581

  • Constellations — Bartlett Theater (Durham, NC)

  • Art v. Activism: A Domestic Dispute — 24 Hour Capital Region / Berkshires Theatre Project (WAM Theatre)

  • Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays — Paper Lantern Theatre (Greensboro, NC)

  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie —Theatre 232 (Triad Stage/ UNCG Theatre)

  • Almost, Maine —Millbrook Playhouse (Mill Hall, PA)

  • From Beyond: Geneva's Unheard Voices — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre and Historic Geneva

  • Supernatural Saunter: The Spirit(s) of William Smith — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre     

  • Metamorphoses (cancelled due to COVID-19) — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre and Geneva Theatre Guild

  • Love/Sick — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre

  • 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre

  • She Kills Monsters — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre

  • Good Kids — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre

  • Alice in Wonderland (Manhattan Project) — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre

  • Radium Girls — Hobart & William Smith Colleges Theatre

  • Polaroid Stories — UNCG Theatre

  • In the Blood — UNCG Theatre

  • The Laramie Project — Lock Haven University

  • Machinal —  Lock Haven University

  • Nickel and Dimed — Lock Haven University

  • Vinegar Tom — Bowling Green State University

  • Tissue — St. Lawrence University

  • American Voices — St. Lawrence University

  • Under the Vanity and The Garden — Smith Opera House (as part of Celebrate The Smith Immersive Theatre Event for 125th anniversary)

  • Circle Mirror Transformation — Geneva Theatre Guild (in association with the HWS Department of Theatre) 

  • The Exonerated (staged reading)  Hobart & William Smith Colleges (in association with the Witness to Innocence Campus Events)

  • From Beyond: Washington St. Cemetery Stories Geneva Historical Society 

  • And Baby Makes Seven — Headless Sullivan Theatre

  • The Guys — Studio B at the Broach

  • Jane: Abortion and the Underground — UNCG VOX

  • Jane: Abortion and the Underground — Planned Parenthood of Northwest Ohio

  • Gypsy Geneva Theatre Guild

  • Haiku (Part of Point of View: An Evening of One-Acts) Geneva Theatre Guild

Youth Theatre and TYA Directing
  • Treasure Island — Bristol Valley Theater

  • Revenge — Bristol Valley Theater

  • Marmalade Gumdrops — Nancy Curvin Playground Players

  • The Pushcart War — Geneva Youth Theatre

  • Patchwork  Nancy Curvin Playground Players

  • Heads and Tales — Nancy Curvin Playground Players

Playwriting

Full Length:

  • Fossenvue                

    • Upcoming Reading: Women's Rights National Historical Park, April 30, 2022

    • Reading: Historic Geneva, November 2, 2021                                             

    • Syracuse Stage, COLD Read Festival, "Write Here" Playwright, March 2022 (cancelled due to COVID-19)

  • Water and Stone

                                 

Selected Plays—Short/One-Acts:

  • What to Expect        

    • Upcoming Reading: Geneva Theatre Guild Playwrights' Play Readings, April 22-24, 2022

    • Semi-finalist: Stage It! 10-Minute Play Festival, Bonita Arts, 2022.

  •  All That Remains      

    • Reading: Fisher Center for the Study of Gender and Culture, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, March 2022.

  • Sure.                         

    • Reading: First Fridays / The Barrow Group, NYC (Zoom), March 2021

  • Making Room          

    • Production: One-Minute Play Festival / Kitchen Theatre, Ithaca, NY July 2019

  • Captain Zygote and the Blastocysts Appearing Live with the Embryonic Orchestra        

    • Production: One-Minute Play Festival / Kitchen Theatre, Ithaca, NY July 2019

  • Engorged                   

    • Production: One-Minute Play Festival / Kitchen Theatre, Ithaca, NY July 2018

  • Impasse                     

    • Production: One-Minute Play Festival / Kitchen Theatre, Ithaca, NY July 2018

Education

 

  • Bowling Green State University, PhD in Theatre, 2005

  • Indiana University, M.A. in Theatre and Drama, 2001

  • St. Lawrence University, B.A. in Speech and Theatre / English Literature, 1999

Affiliations and Professional Development
  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Society - Full Member (2015)

  • PUSH Physical Theatre Summer Intensive (2016, 2017)

  • LaMaMa Umbria International Directors Symposium (2015, 2019)

  • Directors Lab North, Tarragon Theatre (2015)

  • SITI Summer Theater Workshop (2014)

  • Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab (2013)

  • NEH Summer Institute: Roman Comedy in Performance (2012)

  • Mellon School of Theater and Performance Research at Harvard University (2012)

Additional Credentials

Acting Resume available here. Full academic c.v. available upon request.