Playwrights, Composers, Lyricists and Authors
George Judy is an Associate Professor at Louisiana State University in the College of Music and Dramatic Arts. He has been honored with a number of University Teaching Awards and is a charter member of the President’s Council for Excellence in College Teaching. His adaptation of Antigone, which he directed on the Florida State University MAINSTAGE, was published by Pioneer Drama and has been anthologized and performed across the country. He is currently completing a new book, Designing Life: A Practical Approach To Acting and Living as well as an adaptation of The Liar by Carlo Goldoni. His credits as an actor, writer, director and educator include work with the Royal National Theatre Studio, London, the Asolo Theatre, the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, and twelve seasons with the Tony award winning Utah Shakespearean Festival. As an Associate Artist with the Festival, Professor Judy has performed such favorite roles as Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Sir Toby Belch in Twelfth Night, and Polonius in Hamlet and was for seven years Artistic Director of the Festival new play development series, Plays in Progress, working as producer, director and dramaturgist with both young and established playwrights to develop important new works for the American Theatre. He is a member of Actors Equity Association and the Screen Actors Guild.