Andrew Watring visualized Fractal Theatre Collective in 2017 as a platform for providing vulnerable populations semi-professional, paid, theatrical and creative experiences. Shakespeare is a White Supremacist, our inaugural production mounted as necessary to hold the DC theatre-establishment accountable, realized the Collective in April 2018.
Fractal Theatre Collective is classified as a Public Charity with 501(c)(3) status dedicated to providing educational opportunities to the community through the Theatre of Confidence.
Andrew Watring is an Object theatre-creator from sweet home Huntsville, Alabama. Currently based in D.C, Andrew works as an activist, artist, and educator engaged in community-led creation and direct action. Andrew is a graduate from American University and will be attending Brown University for an MFA in Directing in 2020. Recent and upcoming credits: Shakespeare is a White Supremacist (2017 – ), Hamletmachine (2019), Untiled Horror Project (2019), and The Table They Refuse to Sit at (August 2020).
Ayla Taffel is a designer, director, and collaborator passionate about Theatre for Young Audiences, movement-based performance, and bringing queer narratives to their work. Ayla works across the city as an administrator and technician, working with Imagination Stage, Constellation Theatre, Greenberg Theatre, The Capitol Fringe Festival, among others.