Actors Studio Drama School, Pace University – 2018 – Masters of Fine Arts, Directing

University of North Texas – 2007 – Bachelors of Fine Arts, Acting & Directing

University of Ulster – 2006 – Studied Directing in Ireland

Other Training
Viewpoints and Lecoq training. Fall 2016 – present. Actors Studio Drama School.

Training in the Method and Meisner Technique. Fall 2015 – present. Actors Studio Drama School.

Texas Intensive Fight Choreography Workshop. Presented by the Society of American Fight Directors. Fall 2011.

One-Act Play Critic Judge certified. University Interscholastic League of Texas 2007 – present.

Grotowski actor training. Fall 2004 – 2007.

Theatre Company Experience
Chameleon Fools Theatre Troupe. Co-founder and Artistic Director 2016 – present. Direct productions, representing company rehearsals, fundraising and promotion of company’s mission.

HERE Arts Center (Off-Broadway). Programming Assistant 2016. Assisting the Artistic Director in programming the HERE theatre season and organizer of HARP, the resident artists program.

Irish Repertory Theatre (Off-Broadway). Production Assistant 2016 for Shining City. Work on all aspects of the production, including coaching Matthew Broderick on lines.

Stolen Shakespeare Guild. Company Associate Artistic Director 2012 – present. Directing Productions, producing theatre in underground black box, mainstage, and theatre festivals.

Broken Gears Project Theatre. Company Co-Founder and Associate Artistic Director 2009 – 2011. Directing productions, representing company rehearsals, fundraising and promotion of company’s mission.

Academic Appointments
Theatre Director, Creekview High School. 2012 – 2015. Teaching: Theatre 1 – 4; Theatre Production; Technical Theatre.

Adjunct Professor, Baylor University. 2011 – 2012. Teaching: Theatre Appreciation.

Theatre Director, Forney High School. 2007 – 2011. Teaching: Theatre 1 – 4; Theatre Production; Technical Theatre.

Teaching Artists, Shakespeare Dallas. Summer 2018.

Professional Directing Highlights
Lenny Bruce is Back – 2017 – Upstart Productions (Regional Tour & Off Broadway)
Through the Cracks – 2016 – HERE Arts Center & Manhattan Rep (Off-Broadway)
Our Town – 2015 – Stolen Shakespeare Guild
The Last 5 Years – 2014 – Stolen Shakespeare Guild
Guys and Dolls – 2013 – Stolen Shakespeare Guild
Purgatorio – 2013 – Water Tower Out of the Loop
The Birth of Merlin – 2012 – Stolen Shakespeare Guild
The Magdalene Whitewash – 2011 – Water Tower Out of the Loop
Pitchfork Disney – 2010 – Broken Gears Project Theatre
The Comedy of Errors – 2010 – Stolen Shakespeare Guild
Danny and the Deep Blue Sea – 2010 – Broken Gears Project Theatre
The Merry Wives of Winsdor – 2008 – Stolen Shakespeare Guild

Educational Directing Highlights
Boeing, Boeing – 2018 – Actors Studio Drama School
Long Walk to Forever – 2017 – Actors Studio Drama School
Here We Are – 2016 – Actors Studio Drama School
Goobers Descend – 2016 – Actors Studio Drama School
The Great Gatsby – 2015 – Creekview High School
Anatomies – 2014 – Creekview High School
Shrek – 2013 – Creekview High School
The Mai – 2013 – Creekview High School
Hello Dolly – 2012 – Creekview High School
By The Bog of Cats – 2011 – Forney High School
Cabaret – 2010 – Forney High School
Macbeth – 2010 – Forney High School
The Little Shop of Horrors – 2009 – Forney High School
The Angelina Project – 2009 – Forney High School
Footloose – 2008 – Forney High School
Alice in Wonderland – 2007 – University of North Texas
The Cripple of Inishmaan – 2006 – University of North Texas
The Actor’s Nightmare – 2006 – University of Ulster

Acting Highlights
The Lucky Chance – Captain – Rene Moreno – Echo Theatre
Our Father – Jacob – Jason Driggers – Second Thought
The Hairy Ape – Paddy – Joey Folsom – BGPT
Twelve Angry Men – Foreman – Joey Folsom – PM Productions
Mame – Gregor – Buff Shurr – Garland Summer
Romeo and Juliet – Romeo – Jason Morgan – SSG
Volpone – Captain – Brad DeBorde – SSG
Run for Your Wife – Inspector – Lauren Morgan – On stage at Bedford
A Midsummer Nights Dream – Lysander – Dennis Sloan – SSG
The Dumb Waiter – Ben – Katrina Woods – University of Ulster
Polaroid Stories – Narcissus – Robert Neblett – UNT
Scapino! – Geronte – Matt Tomlanovich – UNT
My Three Angels – Alfred – Connie Salsman – Lewisville Theatre
A Chorus Line – Bobby – Mildred Peveto DCT
Cleansed – Graham – Tashina Richardson UNT
Once Upon a Mattress – Jester – Andrew Harris – UNT

Conference Presentation
“Finding Clarity in a Sea of Darkness.” Far West Popular Culture and American Culture Conference, Las Vegas, February 2012.

“Someone Else’s Work: A Close Examination of Directorial Plagiarism.” Mid America Theatre Conference, Chicago, March 2012.

Professional Service
University Interscholastic League One Act Play Clinic Adjudicator, Clinician of High School U.I.L. One Act Play productions, Kemp TX, 2012.

University Interscholastic League One Act Play Judge, Judge of Junior High U.I.L. One Act Play Contest, Irving TX, 2008.

University Interscholastic League Prose Interpretation Judge, High School U.I.L. Prose Interpretation Judge, Terrell TX, 2008.

Theatrical Directing Review Highlights
“Autrey directs Folsom in Lenny Bruce is Back, guiding the actor securely and smoothly in negotiating the taut line between theatrical performance and fourth wall breaking stand up delivery.”—Alexandria Bonifield, Critical Rant

“The youngest, talented director in Dallas, Nathan Autrey”—Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News

“He moves the characters well and also does a good job of modulating the show’s pace to suit its moments.” —Punch Shaw, Fort Worth Star Telegram

“Director Nathan Autrey has pulled impressive, disturbing performances from Wheeler and Venters (in her Dallas debut) as the twins.” —Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News

“Director Nathan Autrey inserted a collection of brilliantly-posed tableaux.” —Laurie Lynn Lindemeier, The Column

“Director Nathan Autrey and his cast of two make it look anything but rudimentary.” —Lawson Taitte, Dallas Morning News

Critics Pick Production of 2017, Dallas Morning News: Lenny Bruce is Back

Bayard Freidman Drama Director of the Year 2015

Critics Pick Production of 2010, Dallas Morning News: Danny and the Deep Blue Sea

Ricky Ramon, Assistant Professor, Howard University.
Contact: 469.285.6179

Dr. Brian Rhinehart, Lecturer, Actors Studio Drama School.
Contact: 718.496.9790

Sally Vahle, Assistant Professor, University of North Texas Faculty.
Contact: 940.565.2446

Jason Morgan, Artistic Director, Stolen Shakespeare Guild.
Contact: 817.988.2058