Nathan Halvorson’s work has been seen at Lincoln Center Theatre, NY Theatre Workshop, Circle in the Square, Mountain Rep, Theatreworks USA, Theatreworks Colorado Springs, Expanded Arts, The NY International Fringe Festival, The Mint Theatre, Carousel Music Theatre, Iowa Summer Rep and many others. He was a founding member and Artistic Director of The Key Theatre (a theatre that focused on the stories of the LGBTQ+ communities) in NYC and the former Resident Director and Interim Artistic Director at The Penobscot Theatre in Bangor, Maine.
He has taught theatre at several universities including The University of Notre Dame, The University of Iowa, and The University of Colorado – Colorado Springs and has been a teaching artist for many school systems and theatre companies for nearly twenty years. He is a proud member of Actor’s Equity and The Lincoln Center Director’s Lab and received his MFA in Theatre Directing from The University of Iowa.
Before joining The Colorado Springs Conservatory, he was the Associate Director of Performing Arts and Director of the Theatre School at The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. As an actor, choreographer, and director, he has been involved in over 100 professional theatrical productions in NYC, regionally and on tour.
He has been nominated for ten individual Henry Awards (Won: Best Director of a Musical 2020 for The Bridges of Madison County) and directed four shows to best production nominations (Won: Best Production of a Play 2019 for Church & State and Outstanding Production of a Musical 2020 for The Bridges of Madison County).
He is also the recipient of the Arts in Education Award from the Pikes Peak Arts Council and a True West Award.