Nicole A. Watson
Nicole A. Watson is the new associate artistic director at McCarter Theatre Center
as well as a freelance director and educator. She is an associate artist at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, a New Georges affiliated artist, an alum of the Women’s Project Lab and the Drama League, and a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. She also served previously as the associate artistic director at Round House Theatre.
As a director, she has worked at Baltimore Center Stage, Playmakers Rep, Theater Latte Da, Asolo Rep, the New Black Fest, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, New Georges, Working Theatre, the Lark, New Dramatists, The Playwrights Center, the O’Neill Theater Center, Geva Theater, the Kennedy Center, and the 52nd Street Project. As an educator, she has worked at the Kennedy Center, University of Maryland College Park, New York University, North Carolina School of the Arts, Smith College, Two River Theater, Long Island University, and ACT.
Her interest is in new plays, especially those that interrogate history and amplify the narratives of those who have been ignored or misrepresented.