Nicole A. Watson

Nicole A. Watson is a freelance director and educator. Credits include Two Gentlemen of Verona (The 52nd Street Project, NYC and Banff Center, Canada) BlindSight: A Melodic Hypothesis (Women Center Stage Festival) Light Sweet Crude, (Subjective Theatre Company), Homage 3:Illmatic (Black River Performing Arts Center) a workshop of Oyamo’s musical White Hot Black Spice (New Dramatists, NYC) Deconstruction by Anne Phelan (Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn)Reverb by Radha Blank (The Fire This Time Festival), One Minute-Play Festival (Here Arts Center, NYC), Derek Walcott’s Ti-Jean and His Brothers(NYU-Tisch School of the Arts, NYC), Foreclosure (NYTE at the Access Theatre, NYC), David Hilder’s Just Exactly Like (The Flea, NYC), Daniel McCoy’s Eli and Cheryl Jump (2009 Fringe Festival, NYC). She was also a co-writer on Indomitable: James Brown, the Music, the Man (Apollo Theater Salon Series) and was an invited artist at the 2011 Voice and Visions Retreat where she worked with Dominique Morisseau on Paradise Blue. A former history teacher, Nicole has been a teaching artist at the McCarter Theatre where she taught The Hamlet Project and the Museum of the City of New York where she taught an interdisciplinary playwriting/history course and lead professional development workshops on arts and education. Nicole is a member of the Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, the Women’s Project 2010-2012 Directors Lab, and a co-founder and curator of Working Theater’s Directors Salon. BA History, Yale. MA Interdisciplinary Studies, NYU.

Shows participated in:
10 Minute Plays (2012 - 13) Director
Breakfast and Ambrosia (2010 - 11) Director
Reverb (2009 - 10) Director