George Judy

Director, 2nd season


George Judy is Gresdna A. Doty Professor of Theatre at The Louisiana State University, where he headed the M.F.A. Acting Program and served as Artistic Director of Swine Palace, the AEA theatre in residence at LSU. Professor Judy is a member of Actors Equity Association, and was recently invested as a Fellow of the American Theatre at the Kennedy Center alongside such theatre luminaries as Michael Khan and William Esper. His credits as an actor, writer, director and educator include work with the Royal National Theatre Studio, London, The Asolo Theatre, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, Texas Shakespeare Festival Pennsylvania Centre Stage, Illinois Shakespeare Festival and twelve seasons with the Tony award winning Utah Shakespearean Festival where he performed and was producer and director for USF’s Plays in Progress, which developed important new works and playwrights for the American theatre. His most recent directing projects were ARCADIA for Swine Palace in Baton Rouge and MUCH ADO for Texas Shakespeare Festival in 2017.


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