Kris Stewart has worked widely, both as a freelance theatre director and as an artistic director.
As a director, Kris has directed 30+ productions for companies such as Opera Australia, the Sydney Festival, the State Opera of South Australia, Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, The Broward Stage (Miami), International Management Group, Next Wave Festival, The Jacobsen Group, The Gateway Playhouse (New Jersey), The Production Company, Playbox and Handspan Visual Theatre.
Largely focussing on new music theatre, Kris’ work has been recognized with the $100,000 Jujamcyn Theaters Prize, the Sir Keith Murdoch Prize for Leadership and Innovation and a Churchill Fellowship. Kris is an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Theatre’s Director’s Lab and completed his post-graduate study at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
To find out more, click through to the Directing page, where you can find our more about a number of shows that Kris has directed, including the Trocadero Dance Palace, Into the Woods, Virgins, My One and Only, Life’s A Circus and many others.