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Benedict Andrews Biography

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Date of Birth 1972
Nationality Australian
Profession Theatre director
Ethnicity White
Education at Flinders University Drama Centre
Height 5'8"
Weight 80 kg
Place of Birth Adelaide

An acclaimed Australian theatre director, Benedict Andrews was born in 1972 in Adelaide. He is known for his innovative staging and visceral performances in his directorial plays. Andrews gained knowledge about drama and acting from joining the ‘Flinders University Drama Centre’. He was determined to make his career in acting field since he was a child. Benedict has recently gained huge fame from his fast selling productions of ‘A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE’. He has also gained appreciation from the production ‘THE MAIDS’. In his initial days, he has been the part of appraisal for his remarkable work in the theatres based in Europe and Australia. He gained positive response from delivering radical versions of the masterpieces by Anton Chekhov, Shakespeare, Jean Genet and Tennessee Williams. Andrews has also appeared as a regular guest at the ‘Sydney Theatre Company’ and ‘Belvoir Street Theatre’ based in Sydney. In the year 2011, he received the ‘Helpmann Best Director Award’ for third time for his exceptional work in ‘GroB UND KLEIN’. In addition to this, he has also won five ‘Sydney Theatre Awards’ for the Best Direction and ‘Best Mainstage Production’.

Benedict has also received wide attention and recognition from working in the opera. He has announced that he would be opening new production of ‘LA BOHEME’ at Dutch National Opera in autumn 2014. In the year 2012, his ENO production ‘CALIGULA’ was nominated for the Oliver Best New Opera Production award. His other opera work includes ‘MACBETH’, ‘LE NOZZE DI FIGARO’ and ‘THE FIERY ANGEL’. Besides being a theatre director, he has also written for the various theatrical plays. He is best recognized for his exceptional work as a writer in ‘THE MAIDS’, ‘THE SEAGULL’, ‘THE WAR OF THE ROSES’ and ‘LIFE IS A DREAM’. Andrews first original play called ‘EVERY BREATH’ was produced at the Belvoir Street Theatre in the year 2012. The play was also translated into Portuguese by ‘Jorge Silva Melo’.

Moving towards his personal life biography, his present relationship status has not been exposed yet. Either he is a married or not? That’s a big question to all his fans. He has not much spoken much about his personal life in the media. Benedict might have got married to someone whom she might be hiding from the limelight of the media. It is also possible that he is concentrating more on his work rather than searching for perfect life partner. As far now, his present relationship status is a subject of mystery to all the people and media. He surely had dated many girls in his young days. But nothing is known about his past love affairs as well. His name was never linked up with any renowned actresses. It seems that he just want to come into news due to his work rather than his link up and break up news.

Andrews has definitely made his recognizable in the entertainment world with his exceptional work as a theatre director. Besides his inconceivable work in various theatrical plays, he is also known for his serious and intense look. His long hair and beard perfectly defines his profession. This talented theatre personality is a dashing man who has an attractive personality and athletic body. He stands with the average height of 5 feet 7 inches and carries weight of 80 kg. Andrews has been successful to attract all the audience with his exceptional work in the various theatrical plays. He might have gathered considerable net worth from his career, but his exact net worth figure in not disclosed yet. More about him can be gathered from the wiki and other various internet sites.