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Courtney Wetzel

Courtney Wetzel is a Brooklyn-based theater and film director, collaborator
and an avid supporter of new plays, scripts and writers.

Upcoming

 

The Motherf*ckin' Hat Plays

produced by

Labyrinth Theater Company

Rachel's Meeting by Charles Goforth

directed by Courtney Wetzel

featuring Margaret Ladd and Carrie Braver

Recent

 

Ecstatically, Ekphrastically Yours

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists' Coalition

 

For the 5th season, Word Cabaret has commissioned writers to create original written pieces in response to visual art. 

This year's writers are Padraic Lillis, Nate Dobson, Cindy Hanson, John Francis Istel and Morgan McGuire.  Witness these original compositions during  tours through the BWAC gallery.

Courtney Wetzel directs. 

Beauteous

by Craig "Mums" Grant

Directed by Walter Puryear

Associate Director Courtney Wetzel

Co-Produced by MoMA PopRally and the Andrew Freedman Home 

Gee, I Hope You Have Fun at My Mom's Death

Presented by Playful Substance as part of

Woman's Work 

A Festival Featuring New Works from Women Writers 

Power Grid

A Festival of Puerto Rican Theatre Voices

Cherry Lane Theatre

 The Memory of Elephants

by Kisha Tikina Burgos

directed by Courtney Wetzel

Trapper

by Meghan Jones

directed by Courtney Wetzel

Celebrating The Shelter’s ten years of supporting artists and creating powerful productions, Shelter X is a week of workshops, readings, and festivals written, directed, and acted by Shelter artists.

Solar

Short Film 

First Assistant Director

Supported Producer Jean Goto and Director Mark Cheng on their ambitious and funny short.

Burn It Down

Member

A scrappy, collaborative, learn-by-doing-film collective.

Courtney is a member of the workshop and production wings, and has taken on roles including first AD, editor and director.

The Accident

Director

The Accident by Dipti Bramhandkar had its world premiere at the Frigid Festival NYC, where it was named Best Tragedy by the festival coordinators.

About 

 

Courtney Wetzel is a theater director, collaborator and avid supporter of new plays and writers. Recent directing credits include: Beauteous (Craig muMs Grant; Andrew Freedman Home, MoMA), Gee I Hope You Have Fun at My Mom’s Death (Bree O’Connor; Playful Substance), Trapper (Meghan Jones; The Shelter), and The Accident (Dipti Bramhandkar; Frigid Festival, The Kraine Theater). She is a member of Burn It Down and The Farm Theater's Director's Roundtable. 

 
 

Contact

 
 

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett