Andrew Weir

Andrew Weir is excited to join The New Colony Writers’ Room. Previous writing projects include Masterz in Motion (Chicago Sketchfest & NY Fringe Festival), The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (Art of Adaptation Festival at City Lit Theatre, Best Adaptation Winner), and HUGE, a modern, musical adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac (CAAP Grant Recipient).  Andrew teaches creative writing and acting summer camps around the city and has directed for The Chicago Fringe Festival, Davenport’s Piano Bar, Northbrook Theatre for Young Audiences, and St. Mary of Gostyn School in Downers Grove. Andrew holds an MFA in Acting from Western Illinois University and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. He has performed with Drury Lane, Artists’ Ensemble, The Royal George, The Illinois Shakespeare Festival, and Playhouse on the Square, among others. In all of his free time, Andrew is a motion capture performer for the Call of Duty video game franchise.