Geoffrey Kershner

 

Stage director

Above:

Left: Geoffrey with the cast of his production of THE BIRDS

Top Right:HAMLET

Middle: TWELFTH NIGHT

Bottom Right: THE BLUEST WATER

 

Geoffrey Kershner is the founder and Artistic Director of the Endstation Theatre Company and the Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival based in Central Virginia. Geoffrey’s direction was recently seen in Endstation Theatre Company’s site specific outdoor productions of Hamlet and Twelfth Night. He also directed Endstation’s original productions of The Mind of Poe, The Bluest Water: A Hurricane Camille Story and My Brother’s Knife. He is also the Director of Theatre at Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida.


Geoffrey served as the Artistic Director of the Crescendo Theatre Company based in Philadelphia for five years and co-created and directed their original productions of A Howl, A Tell-Tale Heart, and Hello! No Future?. As a theatre artist he has worked for the Arden Theatre Company, The Wilma Theater Company, The Willow Theatre, The Delaware Valley Opera Company, Theatre Jacksonville, University of the Arts, Sweet Briar College, Randolph College, Lynchburg College, Florida State University and the Yale-New Haven Summer High School.

He holds his MFA in Directing from Florida State University and his BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts. Other direction includes productions such as Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island, The Complete Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (Abridged), The Arabian Nights, The Birds, Tough Choices for a New Century, Big Love, Quentin G, Amadeus, Macbeth, Endgame, Marisol, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Beaux’ Stratagem, and Splendora: A Musical. He has also led the creation of the original works Balls3 and The Guernica Project. Geoffrey is a member of the Lincoln Center’s Directors Lab and holds a membership with the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).