Malcolm Morrison

Malcolm Morrison, Director of the Professional Theatre Training Program at the Universitv of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, won the Denver Drama Critics award for Best Director for his CSF production of Love's Labour's Lost in 1989. Mr. Morrison was formerly Dean of the School of Drama at North Carolina School of the Arts. He was Artistic Director of the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival for ten years and has directed in many regional theatres in this country including the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, the Meadow Brook Theatre in Michigan, the Alley Theatre in Houston, the Denver Center Theatre Company, and the Theatre by the Sea in New Hampshire. His recent production of The Importance of Being Earnest had a record breaking run at the Dallas Theatre Center and was extended for a further week as a result of its popularity. As You Like It, which he directed for the State Theatre in Sweden this year, received the maximum five stars from the national critics. For the past two years Morrison has directed the Utah Shakespearean Festival including the 1991 production of Hamlet. As a teacher and director he has worked extensively in many countries including Jamaica, Malta, Australia, the U.S.S.R., and the People's Republic of China. He is director of the World Theatre Training Institute (a consortium of ten major actor conservatories around the world) and was recently awarded The Jacques d'Honneur in Paris for his work in International Theatre.

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