Drew Fracher is thrilled to be back at Actors Theatre directing this season’s production of A Christmas Carol. Also at Actors, he has directed the most recent production of Dracula, A Christmas Carol (eight seasons) and A Christmas Story. Regional Theatre: Henry IV part 1, Macbeth and One Man, Two Guvnors at Georgia Shakespeare; Sense and Sensibility, A Streetcar Named Desire and The Tempest at Cincinnati Shakespeare Company; Much Ado About Nothing and The Winter’s Tale at Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival; and Opus and When We Were Young and Unafraid at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. Additional Credits: Productions at Florida Stage, American Stage Theatre Company, Know Theatre of Cincinnati, The Human Race Theatre Company, and the Alabama and Kentucky Shakespeare Festivals. As a fight master of the Society of American Fight Directors, Fracher has choreographed fight scenes and violence in productions at Actors Theatre of Louisville and more than 50 theatres nationwide, most recently staging fights for Treasure Island at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
As a Fight Director: At Actors Theatre: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, Tom Jones, The Whipping Man, Dracula, Othello, Peter Pan and many productions over the years for the Humana Festival of New American Plays. Regional Theatre: Numerous productions at theatres nationwide, including Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Missouri Repertory Theatre, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Notre Dame Shakespeare, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati, Florida Stage, Cincinnati Opera and Atlanta Opera. Broadway: Company. Additional Credits: Fracher is a fight master and past president of the Society of American Fight Directors. He is also a director and a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.