KRISTIN SKYE HOFFMANN is a theatre and film director/producer, painter, and teaching artist. Her work focuses on the support and development of original works as well as the reimagining of new classics. She is the Founding Artistic Director of the New York based theatre company, Wide Eyed Productions, where she held that position for 10 years.
She has worked with actors ranging from 12-65 in age and most recently taught high school students in the New School for Drama’s Summer Acting Intensive. She holds an MFA in Directing from New School for Drama and a BA in performing arts from The University of Northern Colorado. She is a two-time recipient of the Overall Excellence in Directing Award from FringeNYC (2012/16.)
Kristin’s experience in the independent theatre community in New York as well as her graduate studies has given her perspective into a broad spectrum of acting styles and experience levels. Studying with theatre artists such as Anne Kaufman, Daniel Aukin, Doug Hughes, Joe Montello, Jon Robin Baitz, and Pam MacKinnon, allows her an insight that has proven valuable to many actors. She has held acting classes and private coaching sessions for actors for over 13 years in New York. Her clients have appeared on such major television productions as “Blue Bloods,” “Law & Order: SVU,” “Gossip Girl,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “30 Rock,” “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” and many more.
Her clients have also been invited into graduate programs and master classes as well as plays, film and national commercials. She recently produced and directed the Colorado premiere of theMumblings, a new play by Dan Kitrosser, at The Bakery Arts Center in Denver. Recent NYC theatre credits; Dream Ticket (Fringe NYC), Dead Special Crabs (Wide Eyed Productions), The Subject Was Roses (Ensemble Studio Theatre), At The Finish (Sam French OOB fest), The Old Forever New Things, Red Light Winter, Venus in Fur, (The New School for Drama), Animals (Fringe NYC).
Film directing credits include the short film Isolation and the web series Bar Crossed Lovers, now streaming. She will be directing her first DAC production this March, Alan Ball’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.