Andrea Beschel is absolutely ecstatic to be working with The New Colony (seriously, just look at that face!) She is a writer and director with a pension for documentaries and adaptations. After graduating Carnegie Mellon University with a BFA in Directing, she moved to Chicago to pursue her dreams writing, directing, and complaining about how cold it is. She has been fortunate enough to work with The Runaways Lab Theatre, Polarity Ensemble, and Waltzing Mechanics (which is premiering her updated work Kafala this fall). She is co-Artistic Director of the newly formed Undaunted Theatre, which prides itself on creating uninhibited, unrestrained work; and whose company members refer to themselves as ‘undies’.