Nick Corley, Associate Artistic Director
Nick Corley made his directorial debut with Woody Sez. In NYC, he directed the original productions of Tea In The Afternoon, Tall Grass, Flight (Callaway Award Nomination), Mother Russia (Carnegie Hall), About Face (NYMF best direction nomination), Fables In Slang, Tim and Scrooge (NYMF, Westchester Broadway, Queens Theatre in the Park), The Overcoat (Fringe Festival), and Tallboy Walkin’. Regional premieres include The Civil War (co-directed with Gregory Boyd at Houston’s Alley Theatre), A Young Lady of Fashion (Fulton Opera House also co-author) and Eliot Ness...in Cleveland (Denver Theatre Centre also a co-author). As former artistic director of Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma he directed Sweeney Todd (starring Jeff McCarthy and Emily Skinner) The Music Man, The Who’s Tommy, and Steel Magnolias. Other directing credits include The Bomb-itty of Errors (Adirondack Theater Festival and St. Louis Rep. - 4 Kevin Kline nominations), The Little Foxes (Fulton Opera House), and The Robber Bridegroom, Drood, Man of La Mancha, Violet, Pete ’n’ Keely, Bat Boy, A Little Night Music, and Lucky Stiffall for The Commons Group in Vermont. Workshop presentations include The Ghost Brothers of Darkland Country by Stephen King and John Mellencamp. He has directed over 100 workshops and readings, many of them for NYU’s Graduate Musical Theater Writing Program. His appearances as a performer include Broadway (You Can’t Take It With You, On The 20th Century, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Mary Poppins, A Christmas Carol, She Loves Me), off-Broadway, regional theatre, film (Kissing Jessica Stein), recordings, and television.