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Nick Bowling
Company Member & Associate Artistic Director

Nick Bowling
Nick was the founding Artistic Director and is now Associate Artistic Director and a Company Member of TimeLine Theatre. His extensive TimeLine credits include the world premiere of John Conroy's MY KIND OF TOWN, A WALK IN THE WOODS, THE FRONT PAGE, IN DARFUR, THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION (Equity Jeff Award nomination - DIrection, Play), WHEN SHE DANCED, the long-running hit THE HISTORY BOYS (Equity Jeff Award - DIrection, Play) the world premiere of NOT ENOUGH AIR, the 2006 and 2008 productions of FIORELLO! (Non-Equity Jeff Award - Direction, Musical), THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, GUANTANAMO: HONOR BOUND TO DEFEND FREEDOM, THIS HAPPY BREED (Non-Equity Jeff Award - Direction, Play), THE LION IN WINTER (Non-Equity Jeff Award nomination - Direction, Play), HAUPTMANN (Non-Equity Jeff Award nomination - Direction, Play), THE CRUCIBLE (Non-Equity Jeff Award - Direction, Play) STREETERVILLE (World Premiere), GASLIGHT, SUMMIT CONFERENCE (TimeLine's inaugural production) and concert productions of THE CRADLE WILL ROCK and THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY.

Other Chicago credits include BACH AT LEIPZIG at Writers' Theatre, ANOTHER PART OF THE FOREST at Eclipse Theatre (Non-Equity Jeff Award - Direction), A CATERED AFFAIR and CLOSER THAN EVER (Equity Jeff Award nomination - Direction) for Porchlight Musical Theatre, Shattered Globe Theatre's TIME OF THE CUCKOO and FROZEN ASSETS, Shakespeare's Motley Crew's PRESENT SLAUGHTER: THE COARSE ACTING PLAYS, Rivendell Theatre's FACTORY GIRLS, Buffalo Theatre Ensemble's ANGELS IN AMERICA, Impulse Theatre's BLITHE SPIRIT and Carpe Noctem Theatre's THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES.

Nick was previously the associate artistic director and casting director at Court Theatre for three years. He holds a Bachelor's degree in musical theatre from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and received his MFA degree in Directing from The Theatre School at DePaul University, where he has also served on the directing faculty. 

updated June 2012