Brown | Trinity Rep M.F.A. Programs in Acting and Directing

Tina Mitchell

Physical Theater


Tina Mitchell (Physical Theater) is an international theatre maker and teaching artist. A graduate of the Adelaide College of the Arts, she holds a Masters of Arts Practice and has trained extensively with The SITI Company. She is co-Artistic Director of Australian company Chopt Logic Productions.  Tina’s independent theatre work has been performed in some of the leading arts festivals in the world. Her project Miss Julia, had seasons at La Mama, NYC, Steppenwolf, Chicago, Los Angeles Theatre Centre, the Iberoamericano
Festivals in Colombia and Spain, the Napoli International Arts Festival, Italy and other Festivals in Colombia. Tina created the title role in the interdisciplinary opera Mata Hari, for the 2017 Prototype Festival NYC and will reprised the role for West Edge Opera in San Francisco in 2018.  Other credits include Wozzeck, Lulu and Elektra (Metropolitan Opera NYC), Sleep No More (Punchdrunk), systems/layers and The Event of a Thread (SITI Company), Macbeth and The Taming of the Shrew (Southwest Shakespeare),  The Most Massive Woman Wins (Singapore Fringe), The Unveiling (Dixon Place), Manon/Sandra (New York Fringe) and a US Tour of Cyrano de Bergerac and The Taming of the Shrew.  As a director Tina has assisted SITI Company’s Anne Bogart (Antigone), Valentina Carrasco of La Fura dels Baus (Le Grande Macabre, Adelaide Festival/English National Opera) and Tony Award winning director Ted Sperling (Land of Promise, Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Village, Beth Morrison Projects). Her directing debut, Live Fish, was nominated for best new work in the 2010 Adelaide Fringe Festival. She also directed Odyssey Schmoddessey for the NY Clown Festival. She was the recipient of a Leimay Fellowship, the Helpmann Academy Best Emerging Director and Mentorship Awards. She works as a teaching artist in a variety of institutions in the US, Australia and Colombia, including Barnard College, Brown University, SITI Company, Atlantic Theater, Maggie Flanigan
Studios and Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá Colombia.