Andrew Radford Butler
(Actor / Writer)

Theater

harunalee's Memory Retrograde Dir. Andrew Scoville The Public Theatre's Under The Radar Festival
The Skin Of Our Teeth Dir. Arin Arbus Theatre For A New Audience
Futurity Dir. Sarah Benson, By César Alvarez Ars Nova & SoHo Rep
Bull's Hollow Part II: The Princess Alaska Dir. Andrew Neisler, By Jaclyn Backhaus Ars Nova
There's A House (workshop) Dir. Carolyn Cantor, By Shaina Taub/Kim Rosenstock Vineyard Arts Project, York
STEREOPHONIC (workshop) Dir. Daniel Aukin, By David Adjmi Soho Rep, Center Theatre Group
Beardo (workshop) Dir. Ellie Heyman, By Jason Craig/Dave Malloy Pipeline Theater Co
War Lesbian Dir. Jordan Fein, by Kristine Haruna Lee/Katie Hathaway Dixon Place
Comfort Dogs: Live From The Pink House Dir. William Burke JACK
BYUIOO Dir. Andrew Neisler, By Nate Weida Pipeline Theater Co
Boats, And Dir. Andrew Neisler, By Nate Weida, Andrew Farmer Ars Nova
Dracula (Van Helsing) Dir. Jordan Fein, By Steve Lawson Williamstown Theatre Festival
Folk Wandering Dir. Andrew Neisler, By Jaclyn Backhaus & Co. Pipeline Theatre Company
Troika Dir. Kristine Haruna Lee The Bushwick Starr
Plum de Force Dir. Kristine Haruna Lee The Bushwick Starr
Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden ("Stage Manager") Dir. Tyne Rafaeli Williamstown Theatre Festival Workshop
Obscene Dir. Tina Shepard HERE/The Talking Band
Political Subversities Dir. Andrew Neisler, Annie Tippe Joe's Pub, Ars Nova, The PIT, UCBT
The Reality Show Dir. Elizabeth Swados The Skirball Center
The Three Seagulls Dir. John Kurzynowski, By Jaclyn Backhaus HERE/Theater Reconstruction Ensemble
Set In The Living Room of a Small Town American Play Dir. John Kurzynowski, By Jaclyn Backhaus Theater Reconstruction Ensemble
Rags Parkland Dir. Jordan Fein Ars Nova
Drums on the Dam Dir. Kevin Kuhlke The I.C.A. - London
Confessions of a Cockroach Dir. Ralph Lee Mettawee River Theatre Company
MacBeth (Donalbain/Dr.) Dir. Dakota Rose The Connelly
Thanksgiving! A! Pageant! Dir. Dave McGee Ars Nova

Film/Web

Friday Afternoon (indie feature) Jacob (lead) Dir. Paige Campbell
The Impossibilities (web series) Tom (2 eps) Dir. Anna Kerrigan
Straight Outta Tompkins (indie feature) Matt (supporting) Dir. Zephyr Benson
Addiction to Payne (indie feature) Roger (supporting) Dir. K.A. Reinfried
But Not For Me (indie feature) Vince (supporting) Dir. Ryan Carmichael
Their First Mistake (short film) Andrew (ensemble) Dir. Remi Coin
Monomyth (short film) Harry (supporting) Dir. Sam Cooke
Life in Stand (short film) Luke (lead) Dir. Meghan Hernandez
Hotel Reject (web series) Asst. Manager (Guest Star episode 3) Dir. Andrew Rhymer

Comedy

Political Subversities Writer/Performer www.politicalsubversities.com
Tenured Faculty Founder/Writer/Performer www.tenuredfaculty.com
Good Cop Great Cop Guest Performer www.goodcopgreatcop.com
Hammerkatz NYU Writer/Performer NYU Tisch
The Story Pirates Performer Dir. Lee Overtree, NYC Public Schools, Podcast

Training

BFA : Tisch School of the Arts : Experimental Theatre Wing
Acting: Terry Knickerbocker, Brooke O'Hara, Kevin Kuhlke, Sophie Amieva, Tina Shepard, Catherine Coray, Raina Von Waldenberg, Rosemary Quinn
Movement: Mary Overlie, Paul Langland, KJ Holmes, Annie-B Parson
Voice: Jonathan Hart & Richard Armstrong (Roy Hart extended technique), Lisa Sokolov, Cecil MacKinnon
Improv Comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre
International Theatre Workshop in Amsterdam NYU Tisch (2 month intensive)
Children's Theater & Experimental Musical Theatre w/Elizabeth Swados
Williamstown Theater Festival Non Equity Co. and Apprentice Program

Special Skills

guitar. basic piano. tenor banjo. ukulele. singing. puppetry. song-writing. comedy. driving. swimming. puppet building. light hanging. bike riding.

Andrew R. Butler is a writer, composer and performer based in Brooklyn, NY and hailing from the Florida Panhandle. As a composer/lyricist he has written four musicals with playwright Andrew Farmer: the Floridian folk tale Finn The Fearless; the southern gothic Blessing; an adaptation of Kate DiCamillo's The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane (TheatreWorksUSA commission); and the episodic musical travelogue American Cryptids. Also, (PARKLAND/WEATHERS) (Ars Nova), music/lyrics for Anna Kerrigan's The Dixon Family Album (Williamstown Theatre Festival's Sagal Fellowship); co-music/lyrics for Jaclyn Backhaus's Folk Wandering; co-writer/performer for Political Subversities (Joe's Pub); co-founder of experimental theatre company harunalee (Ars Nova's Makers Lab; The Public's Under The Radar Festival; LaMama; Bushwick Starr). Alumnus of Ars Nova's Uncharted Music/Theater Writers Group, Yale Institute for Music Theatre, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, Polyphone Festival at UArts, Civilian's R&D Group, FGP's Playground Playgroup, Guild Hall's JDT Lab, and Aspen Theatre Festival. As an actor Andrew has performed Off-Broadway in the Ars Nova/Soho Rep production of César Alvarez' FUTURITY; Theatre For A New Audience's critically acclaimed production of The Skin Of Our Teeth; and in the work of playwrights and companies including The Talking Band, Kristine Haruna Lee, William Burke, Jacklyn Backhaus, The Mettawee River Theatre Co., On The Rocks Theatre Co., Shaina Taub, Dave McGee, Nate Weida, and many more. Andrew holds a BFA in Drama from NYU's Experimental Theatre Wing. www.andrewrbutler.com