Andra Hunter

Andra Hunter

Andra Hunter earned a BFA in Theatre Studies from SMU, with a double concentration in Playwriting and Directing, graduating magna cum laude. She has worked at theatres around the Metroplex, including Circle Theatre, Echo Theatre, Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, Classical Acting Co., Shakespeare Dallas, Teatro Dallas, The Pocket Sandwich Theatre, and others. As the Founder and Artistic Director of The Linden...
Andra Hunter earned a BFA in Theatre Studies from SMU, with a double concentration in Playwriting and Directing, graduating magna cum laude. She has worked at theatres around the Metroplex, including Circle Theatre, Echo Theatre, Contemporary Theatre of Dallas, Classical Acting Co., Shakespeare Dallas, Teatro Dallas, The Pocket Sandwich Theatre, and others. As the Founder and Artistic Director of The Linden Grove Theatre Co., she is dedicated to providing excellent theatrical experiences for the artists and audiences of today and the future. When she is not acting, directing or writing, she homeschools her kids, keeps chickens, and crochets. Her life is dedicated to her family: Matt, Audrey, Grimsley, and Angel Lindley.

Plays

  • The Abbey of the Holy Lonesome
    Mary-Larkin just wants a glimpse into her future—just a tiny peek of what her life is gonna be. But when she makes a deal with Granny Binding to know her fate, there are strings attached: She's bound to a tragic path that means she'll run away and leave her three baby girls to fend for themselves in the wild, lonesome holler of a terrible, greedy God. When Laurel, Lily, and Lilac come of age, they,...
    Mary-Larkin just wants a glimpse into her future—just a tiny peek of what her life is gonna be. But when she makes a deal with Granny Binding to know her fate, there are strings attached: She's bound to a tragic path that means she'll run away and leave her three baby girls to fend for themselves in the wild, lonesome holler of a terrible, greedy God. When Laurel, Lily, and Lilac come of age, they, too, must face Granny Binding's powerful magic. Spiders and snakes converge on their tiny cabin, and the howl of the death-dog haunts their dreams. Can the sisters counter Granny's dark workings with nascent powers of their own, or are they doomed to live out their lives like sister nuns in The Abbey of the Holy Lonesome?
  • FireMother
    The hellscape of 2020's wildfires sears Vera and Dave in the pit of their grief. Will the loss of their sons lead to the end of their marriage, or if Vera can save something -- someone -- this time, can she save herself?

  • Maude
    Thomas couldn’t be more interested in Maude, but with her broken ears, she only hears the worst. Will budding love prevail, or will Maude’s badgering leave Thomas cold?
  • Holly Abel & The Missing Mothers
    It’s the Roaring 20s, and sugary sodas like root beer have been outlawed by the 18th Amendment. Detective Holly Abel is short on cases. But when she reads about a suspected ring of soda smugglers operating in town, her toes begin to tingle. Then, a group of strangers whose stories sound very familiar barge into her office, begging her to find their lost mothers, and she knows her time has come to earn some...
    It’s the Roaring 20s, and sugary sodas like root beer have been outlawed by the 18th Amendment. Detective Holly Abel is short on cases. But when she reads about a suspected ring of soda smugglers operating in town, her toes begin to tingle. Then, a group of strangers whose stories sound very familiar barge into her office, begging her to find their lost mothers, and she knows her time has come to earn some clams! Is it a lot of phonus balonus, or are the Brothers Grimm headed to the big house? Will Holly & Opal figure out why the mothers are always missing in fairy tales? If we know our onions, this delightful ensemble play is the bee’s knees! Holly Abel is truckloads of fun for casts and audiences of all ages, so get on the trolley with Holly, Opal and the gang!
  • Frankenstein/Monster
    When Victor Frankenstein’s fiancee, Elizabeth, reveals she had a near-death experience, the ambitious young scientist feels his glory calling to him. Through unbearable grief at his mother’s death, he will seize the impossible: Victor Frankenstein will conquer death itself! Begged by Elizabeth, warned by dreams, Victor can not stop his ambition--his ill-fated reach for glory--from taking him by the throat. His...
    When Victor Frankenstein’s fiancee, Elizabeth, reveals she had a near-death experience, the ambitious young scientist feels his glory calling to him. Through unbearable grief at his mother’s death, he will seize the impossible: Victor Frankenstein will conquer death itself! Begged by Elizabeth, warned by dreams, Victor can not stop his ambition--his ill-fated reach for glory--from taking him by the throat. His success--his Monster--becomes his worst nightmare, forcing him to choose again and again--between lies and the truth; between love and loss. Even as his world crumbles, Victor will not take responsibility for his actions, begging the question: Which is the monster? Seeking love and acceptance from his creator, alone in all the world, Frankenstein’s Monster turns to violence only after humanity has proven its inability to see with the heart, rather than the eyes.
  • Nutcracker: Krakatuk
    Adapated from The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann, this stage play tells the little-known middle section of the famous story. It is the legend of how the Nutcracker was turned into a nutcracker in the first place. Nutcracker:Krakatuk is an exciting, silly, and dark telling of the story sure to be a relief from typical saccharine holiday shows. Utilizing puppetry, sword fighting, and animation...
    Adapated from The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffmann, this stage play tells the little-known middle section of the famous story. It is the legend of how the Nutcracker was turned into a nutcracker in the first place. Nutcracker:Krakatuk is an exciting, silly, and dark telling of the story sure to be a relief from typical saccharine holiday shows. Utilizing puppetry, sword fighting, and animation Nutcracker:Kraktuk is sure to become a holiday favorite of audiences, actors and producers!
  • Geminids
    Lorelei’s not ready to look in the mirror…so instead she turns her face toward the deep, black night. As silver streaks break the sky, Lorelei finds herself able to scream, to cry, and to begin to face the truth she’s been neglecting.
  • Perseids
    The forces of attraction burn bright as Lorelei and Jacklin watch the sky for signs of love.