Matt August

Matt August is a theatre director specializing in new plays and musicals, Shakespeare comedies and holiday classics. He has enjoyed directing and developing work on Broadway, at theatres all over the country, for LORT, non-profit and commercial producers and has directed several works for L.A. Theatre Works. His productions have been recognized by the Ovation, Helen Hayes, Bay Area Critics, Broadway World, and Australia’s Helpmann Awards and appeared on Year End Top-Ten lists in the LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Oakland Tribune, SJ Mercury News and NPR/KQED. His award winning short family film How to Get to Candybar has played at festivals around the world.