Andi Chapman

Biography

Adjunct Lecturer
MFA, Yale School of Drama
BFA, The City College of New York

Andi Chapman is an actress, director and educator. Her television, film and stage credits include Transparent, Switched at Birth, Glee, Dexter, 24, Six Feet Under, The Lower Depths and Blood Wedding. Chapman is the Associate Artistic Director of The Ebony Repertory Theatre. Her directing credits for theatre include Ebony Repertory Theatre’s critically acclaimed The Gospel at Colonus, which garnered 14 Ovation nominations in 2015, As it is in Heaven, The Ninth Wave and The Actor’s Co-op Steel Magnolias for which she garnered a Best Director Award. Her directing credits for film include the award-winning short films Memorial StreetElijah’s Song and Why? She is the Center Theatre Group program advisor/lead teaching artist for the August Wilson National Monologue Competition. A graduate of the New York High School for the Performing Arts, Chapman received her BFA from The City College of New York’s Davis Center for the Performing Arts and MFA from The Yale School of Drama. She is also an alumna of The American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women and a selected participant of the prestigious Lincoln Center Directors Lab.