Directors & Designers

Linda Buchanan
Linda Buchanan
SET DESIGNER: King Richard III
Linda has designed hundreds of stage productions at regional theatres throughout the country and abroad. Recent work includes Race (Goodman Theatre), The 39 Steps (Cleveland Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre), and The Blonde, The Brunette, and The Vengeful Redhead ( Writers Theatre). She received the ... Read more »
Linda has designed hundreds of stage productions at regional theatres throughout the country and abroad. Recent work includes Race (Goodman Theatre), The 39 Steps (Cleveland Playhouse, Syracuse Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre), and The Blonde, The Brunette, and The Vengeful Redhead ( Writers Theatre). She received the Merritt Award for Design and Collaboration, Jefferson Awards for Scene Design for House (Goodman Theatre), Black Snow (Goodman Theatre), and I Hate Hamlet (Royal George), and a Helen Hayes Award for Dancing at Lughnasa (Arena Stage). Notable past projects include the American Premiere of House and Garden (Goodman), the musical adaptation of WINGS (Goodman, NY Public Theatre), and the premiere of Marvin’s room, 10 regional productions, and commercial productions in New York and London. Buchanan is Head of Scene Design at The Theatre School at DePaul University. USAA member. Hide «

Victoria Bussert
Victoria Bussert
DIRECTOR: Sweeney Todd
Victoria Bussert balances the professional and academic worlds dividing her time between an active career as an award-winning free-lance director while holding the position of Director of Music Theatre for Baldwin Wallace University. Nationally, her work has been seen at Manhattan Theatre Club, York Theatre, New World Stages, Goodspeed Opera, ... Read more »
Victoria Bussert balances the professional and academic worlds dividing her time between an active career as an award-winning free-lance director while holding the position of Director of Music Theatre for Baldwin Wallace University. Nationally, her work has been seen at Manhattan Theatre Club, York Theatre, New World Stages, Goodspeed Opera, Playhouse Square, Portland Stage, Dallas Theatre Center, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Beck Center for the Arts among others. Her international credits include Friar Tuck in Russia, The Who's Tommy in Brazil, the Danish Premiere of Avenue Q (2012 Reumert Award Nomination) and most recently, the European Premiere of [title of show] for the Fredericia Teater in Denmark. Prior to her teaching career, Victoria served as Associate Director for the Great Lakes Theater and continues her long association with that company as Resident Director most recently directing their regional premiere of Sondheim on Sondheim. Special thanks to Charlie, Chris, Matt, Jeff, Charlotte, Mary Jo, Corrie and most especially Dale. Hide «

Martín Céspedes
Martín Céspedes
CHOREOGRAPHER: Much Ado About Nothing
Martín is thrilled to return to Idaho Shakespeare Festival, and to collaborate with Sharon Ott for the first time. Previous ISF choreography credits include The Comedy of Errors, Into the Woods, and Bat Boy: The Musical. Performance credits include Broadway National Tours of Man of La Mancha with Jack ... Read more »
Martín is thrilled to return to Idaho Shakespeare Festival, and to collaborate with Sharon Ott for the first time. Previous ISF choreography credits include The Comedy of Errors, Into the Woods, and Bat Boy: The Musical. Performance credits include Broadway National Tours of Man of La Mancha with Jack Jones and Ron Holgate; The King and I with Hayley Mills, Marie Osmond, Maureen McGovern and Faith Prince; South Pacific with Robert Goulet; West Side Story with Bebe Neuwirth, and the lavish PBS production of Le Cid with Placido Domingo and the Washington National Opera, broadcast live from Kennedy Center. An alumnus of the Jacque d’Amboise National Dance Institute, Martín has won numerous awards and was nominated for the prestigious Zelda Fichandler Award, which recognizes an outstanding director or choreographer who is making a unique and exceptional contribution through his or her work in regional theatre. Thanks to my family and Marion for continued support. www.martincespedes.com Hide «

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Michael Chybowski
LIGHTING DESIGNER: King Richard III
The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, Moby Dick and Other Stories with Laurie Anderson, Andre Belgrader's production of Endgame (BAM Harvey), Cymbeline, Hair, Hamlet (New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre), The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (NYTW), and the original production of Wit. For the Mark Morris Dance Group ... Read more »
The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh, Moby Dick and Other Stories with Laurie Anderson, Andre Belgrader's production of Endgame (BAM Harvey), Cymbeline, Hair, Hamlet (New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre), The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter (NYTW), and the original production of Wit. For the Mark Morris Dance Group he has designed over forty dances, including Four Saints in Three Acts for English National Opera and Falling Down Stairs, which toured internationally with cellist Yo Yo Ma. Recent work includes Isaac Mizrahi’s A Little Night Music at Opera Theatre of St. Louis, the lighting for Festival Dance, A Choral Fantasy, and Socrates for the MMDG, and Glengarry Glen Ross at the Gate Theatre, Dublin. Michael has received the 1999 Obie Award for Sustained Excellence, the American Theatre Wing Design Award, and two Lucille Lortel Awards Hide «

Raquel Davis
Raquel Davis
LIGHTING DESIGNER- Noises Off
Raquel Davis is excited to be returning to ISF after designing last year’s production of Noises Off! Designs include: World premieres of Young Jean Lee’s Untitled Feminist Show (Walker Arts Center and Baryshnikov Arts Center) and LEAR (SoHo REP), A Bright New Boise (Partial Comfort Productions), Reading Under the Influence ... Read more »
Raquel Davis is excited to be returning to ISF after designing last year’s production of Noises Off! Designs include: World premieres of Young Jean Lee’s Untitled Feminist Show (Walker Arts Center and Baryshnikov Arts Center) and LEAR (SoHo REP), A Bright New Boise (Partial Comfort Productions), Reading Under the Influence (Daryl Roth Theatre), End Days (Ensemble Studio Theatre), STRETCH: a fantasia (The Living Theatre), The Clean House (GEVA Theatre Center), Boom! (Perseverance Theater), and many BCT productions including: Tigers Be Still, Nighttime Survival Guide, Graphic Depictions, Questions My Mother Can’t Answer, Gruesome Playground Injuries, A Permanent Image, Re-fraction, Norway and Namaste Man! Raquel is the resident lighting designer at The O’Neill Theatre Center in Waterford CT and teaches in the Theatre Arts Department at BSU. She would like to thank the entire creative team and staff for their artistry. BA Middlebury College, MFA NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Hide «

Mary Jo Dondlinger
Mary Jo Dondlinger
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Sweeney Todd
ISF credits: The Little Shop of Horrors. Career design credits include productions for Circle in the Square, The Irish Repertory Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Goodspeed Opera House, TheatreWorks (Hartford), Laguna Playhouse, and many others. She has ... Read more »
ISF credits: The Little Shop of Horrors. Career design credits include productions for Circle in the Square, The Irish Repertory Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Boston Ballet, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Goodspeed Opera House, TheatreWorks (Hartford), Laguna Playhouse, and many others. She has long been associated with the York Theatre Company off Broadway where she designed the original production of The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) as well as many other musicals and plays. Most recent credits at Great Lakes Theater are last season's Sondheim On Sondheim, and as co-designer of the annual holiday presentation of A Christmas Carol. In NYC her work can currently be seen in The Fantasticks at the Snapple Theater Center in Times Square. Hide «

Charles Fee
Charles Fee
DIRECTOR- Romeo and Juliet
22nd season as producing artistic director of Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Charles is also producing artistic director of Great Lakes Theater (GLT) in Ohio and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (LTSF) in Nevada. This season he will direct Blithe Spirit for ISF and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for LTSF. ... Read more »
22nd season as producing artistic director of Idaho Shakespeare Festival. Charles is also producing artistic director of Great Lakes Theater (GLT) in Ohio and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival (LTSF) in Nevada. This season he will direct Blithe Spirit for ISF and A Midsummer Night’s Dream for LTSF. In prior seasons he has directed Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, The Comedy of Errors, All's Well that Ends Well, Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry the Fourth Part One, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hamlet, and As You Like It. His work outside the Shakespearean canon includes Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Molière’s Tartuffe, Alexander Dumas’ The Three Musketeers, Nöel Coward’s Private Lives and Hay Fever, George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, Oliver Goldsmith’s She Stoops to Conquer, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield. Prior to joining ISF, he held the position of artistic director at Sierra Repertory Theatre in Sonora, California. He has also worked with such companies as The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, the Milwaukee and Missouri Repertory Theaters, Actors Theatre of Phoenix, and Los Angeles Shakespeare Festival. Idaho Shakespeare Festival has garnered significant awards under Mr. Fee’s artistic leadership, including the 1995 Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts; the 1996 and 2006 FUNDSY awards; and the 2000 Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. In 2001, Charles was honored for his work as a director with the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts. He received his BA from the University of the Pacific, and Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, San Diego. Charlie’s peripatetic life style is only possible because of the love and support of his wife Lidia and 18-year-old daughter, Alexa! Hide «

Joe Conley Golden
Joe Conley Golden
GREENSHOW PRODUCER
This is Joe’s 22nd season of doing Greenshows with Tom Willmorth. After such a long stint, Joe is trying some “long-distance acting” this year and will be co-writing and producing Greenshows with Tom but will remain offstage (much to the relief of theatregoers worried about hanging on to their food ... Read more »
This is Joe’s 22nd season of doing Greenshows with Tom Willmorth. After such a long stint, Joe is trying some “long-distance acting” this year and will be co-writing and producing Greenshows with Tom but will remain offstage (much to the relief of theatregoers worried about hanging on to their food and wine). Favorite ISF credits include: The 39 Steps, The Greater Tuna plays, Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Cloten in Cymbeline, for Boise Contemporary Theater, he and Tom premiered their play, The Krumblin Foundation. Other BCT credits include: Waiting for Godot, Stones in His Pockets, and The Cherry Orchard. As The Fool Squad, Joe and Tom entertain local companies and private parties. He chairs the Department of Theater and Speech Arts at The College of Idaho and is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association. Joe lives in Boise with his little muses, Oriana and Kelly. Hide «

Esther Haberlen
Esther Haberlen
COSTUME DESIGNER: Much Ado About Nothing
Esther M. Haberlen is thrilled to return to her seventh season with ISF since joining the staff of its sister company Great Lakes Theater in 2003. Esther holds a BFA in Theater Production & Design from State University of New York – Fredonia and is a native of Syracuse, NY. ... Read more »
Esther M. Haberlen is thrilled to return to her seventh season with ISF since joining the staff of its sister company Great Lakes Theater in 2003. Esther holds a BFA in Theater Production & Design from State University of New York – Fredonia and is a native of Syracuse, NY. She has designed for such theaters as Cleveland Opera, Baldwin Wallace College Conservatory of Music, The Cleveland Institute of Music, Dobama Theater and Cleveland Public Theater. Esther happily splits her year between Boise and her other home in Cleveland, OH with her amazingly talented and supportive husband, Richard. Hide «

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Martha Hally
COSTUME DESIGNER: King Richard III
ISF: Debut. Regional: Milwaukee Repertory Theater, CenterStage (Baltimore), Resident Ensemble Players (Univ. of Delaware), Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Repertory Theater of St Louis, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Dallas Theater Center, Portland Stage, Alley Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre. New York: Katie Roche, Mary Broome, A Little Journey, ... Read more »
ISF: Debut. Regional: Milwaukee Repertory Theater, CenterStage (Baltimore), Resident Ensemble Players (Univ. of Delaware), Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Repertory Theater of St Louis, Pittsburgh Public Theater, Dallas Theater Center, Portland Stage, Alley Theatre, Asolo Repertory Theatre. New York: Katie Roche, Mary Broome, A Little Journey, Wife To James Whelan (Mint Theater) Richard 2 (Pearl Theater Company) Three Men On A Horse, The Late Christopher Bean, Bedroom Farce (TACT); Secret Order (59E59); Banished Children of Eve, Gaslight, The Field (Irish Repertory Theatre). Opera: Chicago Opera Theater, Virginia Opera, Little Orchestra Society of Lincoln Center, Center For Contemporary Opera (NYC) www.marthahally.com Hide «

Joseph Hanreddy
Joseph Hanreddy
DIRECTOR: King Richard III
Joe’s recent work includes recent work includes directing Moliere’s The Misanthrope, nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Best Off-Broadway Revival, The Blonde, The Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead for the Writer’s Theater in Chicago, nominated for a Jeff Award, O Beautiful for the Connecticut Repertory Theater, Our Country’s Good ... Read more »
Joe’s recent work includes recent work includes directing Moliere’s The Misanthrope, nominated for a Lucille Lortel Award for Best Off-Broadway Revival, The Blonde, The Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead for the Writer’s Theater in Chicago, nominated for a Jeff Award, O Beautiful for the Connecticut Repertory Theater, Our Country’s Good for the REP/Delaware as well as productions of Private Lives and Macbeth for the Utah Shakespeare Festival. His stage adaptation of Pride and Prejudice (with JR Sullivan) has been performed at several major regional theaters in the US including the Oregon and Utah Shakespeare festivals and The South Coast Repertory Theater. He will direct he and Mr. Sullivan’s adaptation of Sense and Sensibility for the Utah Shakespeare Festival in 2014. Joe served as the Artistic Director for the Milwaukee Rep from 1993 to 2010 and also headed the Madison Repertory Theater and founded the Ensemble Theater Company in Santa Barbara, California. Hide «

Jeff Herrmann
Jeff Herrmann
SCENIC DESIGNER- Noises Off
Jeff is pleased to return to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival for his eighth season. Previous productions for ISF include Cabaret, Bat Boy: The Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Into the Woods, all joint productions with Great Lakes ... Read more »
Jeff is pleased to return to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival for his eighth season. Previous productions for ISF include Cabaret, Bat Boy: The Musical, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Into the Woods, all joint productions with Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland. Other ISF production designs include I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, The Spitfire Grill, Little Shop of Horrors and last season’s Noises Off. Jeff is a professor of Theatre at Baldwin Wallace University. As the resident scenic and lighting designer for the program, recent production design work for Baldwin Wallace has included Rent, La Boheme, Titanic: The Musical, Noises Off, Turn of the Screw and The Seagull. Jeff holds an MFA in scene and lighting design from Southern Illinois University and he is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829. Jeff resides in Lakewood, Ohio with his partner Bob. Hide «

Richard B. Ingraham
Richard B. Ingraham
SOUND SUPERVISOR & SOUND DESIGNER: Blithe Spirit and Sweeney Todd
Richard is happy to be spending his first summer in Idaho. Richard, a native of Cleveland Ohio, has designed sound for numerous theaters in the Midwest and around the country including, Baldwin-Wallace University, Beck Center for the Arts, Cain Park, Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Academy, The Cleveland Play House, ... Read more »
Richard is happy to be spending his first summer in Idaho. Richard, a native of Cleveland Ohio, has designed sound for numerous theaters in the Midwest and around the country including, Baldwin-Wallace University, Beck Center for the Arts, Cain Park, Chagrin Falls Performing Arts Academy, The Cleveland Play House, Dobama Theatre, University of Evansville, Great Lakes Theater, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre, Magical Theatre Company and Oberlin College. Richard has worked as a Show Control Programmer and installer for several clients including: Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, The Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield IL and Stone Mountain Park in Georgia. He has also taught sound design and related course work at The Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and The University of Evansville Theater Department. Hide «

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Sari Ketter
DIRECTOR: The Foreigner
Idaho Shakespeare Festival, The Guthrie Theater, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Intiman Theater, Portland Stage, History Theatre, The Pillsbury House Theatre, Mixed Blood Theater, The Ordway Music Theater, Minneapolis Theater Garage, Gilbert & Sullivan Very Light Opera Company, College Light Opera Company on Cape Cod, University of Missouri ... Read more »
Idaho Shakespeare Festival, The Guthrie Theater, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Great Lakes Theater Festival, Intiman Theater, Portland Stage, History Theatre, The Pillsbury House Theatre, Mixed Blood Theater, The Ordway Music Theater, Minneapolis Theater Garage, Gilbert & Sullivan Very Light Opera Company, College Light Opera Company on Cape Cod, University of Missouri Kansas City MFA Actor Training Program, Guthrie Theater/University of MN BFA Actor Training Program. She has staged operas and revues for the Minnesota Orchestra, the SPCO, the St. Louis Symphony, the Pittsburgh Symphony, Houston Symphony and Moore By Four. She has been an assistant director on Broadway, off-Broadway, Lincoln Center, Arena Stage, Seattle Repertory Theater, Hartford Stage Company, Denver Theater Center, Manhattan School of Music, Playwrights Horizons and The Acting Company. For ten years she was on the artistic staff of the Guthrie Theater. Hide «

Hugh Landwehr
Hugh Landwehr
SET DESIGNER: Much Ado About Nothing
Hugh Landwehr’s work on Broadway has included productions of Frozen, Bus Stop, All My Sons, and A View From The Bridge. Off-Broadway, he has designed Last Easter, Scattergood, Filumena, and The Baby Dance among others. He has had long and productive relationships with many regional theatres in the United ... Read more »
Hugh Landwehr’s work on Broadway has included productions of Frozen, Bus Stop, All My Sons, and A View From The Bridge. Off-Broadway, he has designed Last Easter, Scattergood, Filumena, and The Baby Dance among others. He has had long and productive relationships with many regional theatres in the United States including the Alley Theater in Houston, Texas, Long Wharf Theatre New Haven, Connecticut, CENTERSTAGE in Baltimore, Maryland, the Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, DC. During the summer, he has designed at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Westport Country Playhouse. He is presently a member of the faculty of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He is proud to have twice been the recipient of NEA grants as an Associate Artist, to have won the Murphy Award in Design, and to be the 2003 winner of the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Set Design. He was educated at Yale College. Hide «

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Stephen LeGrand
SOUND DESIGNER: Much Ado About Nothing
Stephen LeGrand has composed music and designed sound for theaters throughout the country including Roundabout Theatre Company, The Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Huntington Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre Company, Mark Taper Forum, Roundhouse Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse. He served as ... Read more »
Stephen LeGrand has composed music and designed sound for theaters throughout the country including Roundabout Theatre Company, The Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Huntington Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Alliance Theatre Company, Mark Taper Forum, Roundhouse Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse. He served as resident sound designer at the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco for 12 years before relocating to Savannah, where he is currently serving as the Graduate Coordinator of the Sound Design program at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Hide «

Ken Merckx
Ken Merckx
FIGHT CHOREOGRAPHER
Ken Merckx has choreographed fights and taught actors theatrical combat for film, television, theatre and universities all across the country. Ken is the resident fight choreographer for the Idaho Shakespeare & Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festivals, A Noise Within (Los Angeles) and the Great Lakes Theater (Cleveland). He is proud to have staged violence for ... Read more »
Ken Merckx has choreographed fights and taught actors theatrical combat for film, television, theatre and universities all across the country. Ken is the resident fight choreographer for the Idaho Shakespeare & Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festivals, A Noise Within (Los Angeles) and the Great Lakes Theater (Cleveland). He is proud to have staged violence for the world-premieres of Steven Dietzʼs Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure (Pasadena Playhouse), Jeffery Hatcherʼs Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (San Jose Repertory) and The Suicide Club (Arizona Theatre Company), Octavio Solisʼ Cloudlands (South Coast Repertory), Jane Martinʼs Somebody/Nobody directed by Jon Jory (Arizona Theatre Company) and the theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseiniʼs The Kite Runner (San Jose Repertory). Mr. Merckx received his MFA, in acting, from the University of Illinois and his BA, in theater studies, from the University of Washington. Hide «

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Russell Metheny
SCENIC DESIGNER: Blithe Spirit
For Idaho Shakespeare Theatre Russell has designed The Mousetrap, The 39 Steps, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Woman in Black, Othello, The Seagull, The Comedy of Errors, Measure For Measure, The Tempest, Arsenic and Old Lace, A Tuna Christmas, Greater Tuna, King Lear, Love’s Labor’s Lost, Julius Caesar. Russell has also designed for ... Read more »
For Idaho Shakespeare Theatre Russell has designed The Mousetrap, The 39 Steps, Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Woman in Black, Othello, The Seagull, The Comedy of Errors, Measure For Measure, The Tempest, Arsenic and Old Lace, A Tuna Christmas, Greater Tuna, King Lear, Love’s Labor’s Lost, Julius Caesar. Russell has also designed for Great Lakes Theater and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival. Mr. Metheny has designed for many regional theaters across the country. Upcoming productions include 1776 for ACT San Francisco, 4000 Miles for The Studio Theatre, DC, Philadelphia Here I Come for The Asolo Theatre, Who Am I This Time for Indiana Repertory Theatre. Hide «

Star Moxley
Star Moxley
COSTUME DESIGNER: The Foreigner
A resident designer for 22 seasons her designs include her most famous Macbeth, A Midsummer’s Night Dream and Hamlet, as well as, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Henry V , The Three Musketeers, The Winter’s Tale, She Stoops to Conquer, Arms and the Man, Waiting for ... Read more »
A resident designer for 22 seasons her designs include her most famous Macbeth, A Midsummer’s Night Dream and Hamlet, as well as, Romeo and Juliet, Twelfth Night, As You Like It, Henry V , The Three Musketeers, The Winter’s Tale, She Stoops to Conquer, Arms and the Man, Waiting for Godot ,Quilters, and Much Ado About Nothing, A founding member of Idaho Theater for Youth she has designed 18 productions through the years. Her work with Boise Contemporary Theater includes Dracula, Three Days of Rain, Drawer Boy , Animals Out of Paper, Tru, At Home at the Zoo, Shipwrecked! and A Nighttime Survival Guide. Six seasons with Great Lakes Theater. Star’s costume designs were awarded and exhibited at the prestigious Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition 2003 and the World Stage Design International Exhibition 2005. She is a recipient of the Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts and is currently exhibiting as an installation artist. Member of United Scenic Artists 829. Hide «

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Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen
SOUND DESIGN: King Richard III
Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen (Sound Design) Broadway credits include music composition and sound for Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Miracle Worker, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Speed of Darkness, music for My Thing of Love and sound for the Steppenwolf production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Superior ... Read more »
Rob Milburn & Michael Bodeen (Sound Design) Broadway credits include music composition and sound for Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Miracle Worker, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, The Speed of Darkness, music for My Thing of Love and sound for the Steppenwolf production of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Superior Donuts, reasons to be pretty, A Year with Frog and Toad, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Hollywood Arms, King Hedley II, Buried Child, The Song of Jacob Zulu, and The Grapes of Wrath. Off-Broadway credits include music and sound for Checkers, Inked Baby, After Ashley, The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Boy Gets Girl, Red, Space, Marvin’s Room, sound for Jitney, Family Week, Juvenilia, Brundibar, The Pain and the Itch and music direction and sound for Eyes for Consuela and Ruined. They have created music and sound at many of America’s resident theaters (often with Steppenwolf Theatre) and at several international venues. Hide «

Sharon Ott
Sharon Ott
DIRECTOR: Much Ado About Nothing
Sharon Ott has served as Artistic Director for two major theaters, the Berkeley Repertory Theater (for 13 years), and the Seattle Repertory Theater (for 8 years), winning many awards for her work as a director and producer, including 3 Bay Area Theater Awards, several Hollywood Dramalogue awards, the Elliot Norton ... Read more »
Sharon Ott has served as Artistic Director for two major theaters, the Berkeley Repertory Theater (for 13 years), and the Seattle Repertory Theater (for 8 years), winning many awards for her work as a director and producer, including 3 Bay Area Theater Awards, several Hollywood Dramalogue awards, the Elliot Norton Award, the Paine Knickerbocker Lifetime Achievement Award , and an Obie Award (with Theatre X, Milwaukee ). During her last season at Berkeley Rep, the company received the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater. Ms. Ott has directed at theaters throughout the country including Playwrights Horizons, the Public Theater, and the Manhattan Theater Club in New York, Arena Stage, South Coast Repertory, the Huntington Theater, La Jolla Playhouse, Utah Shakespeare Festival, and others. She has also directed operas for San Diego Opera, Seattle Opera, and Opera Colorado. Ms. Ott is a member of the Executive Board of her union, SDC, and is a professor at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Hide «

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Ann Price
VOICE AND DIALECT COACH
Ann has worked as a voice and dialect coach in Boise for over fifteen years. . She was the voice and movement coach for Noises Off, The 39 Steps, and for Greater Tuna, and A Tuna Christmas. At Boise Contemporary Theater some shows include Shipwrecked!, Tru, and Pavilion. ... Read more »
Ann has worked as a voice and dialect coach in Boise for over fifteen years. . She was the voice and movement coach for Noises Off, The 39 Steps, and for Greater Tuna, and A Tuna Christmas. At Boise Contemporary Theater some shows include Shipwrecked!, Tru, and Pavilion. Ann also directed The Krumblin Foundation and Eleemosynary for BCT. Ann works with Company of Fools in Hailey, including their productions of The Woman in Black, and the upcoming production of Language Archive. She directed the Boise State University productions of The Misunderstanding, Metamorphoses, and Tragedy…a tragedy. Ann teaches voice and dialects in the Department of Theatre Arts at Boise State University. Hide «

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Nayna Ramey
SET DESIGNER: The Foreigner
Nayna Ramey’s regional work includes sixteen seasons at American Players Theatre with designs including Skylight, Major Barbara, Hay Fever, Ah Wilderness, The Tempest and Uncle Vanya; An Ideal Husband at Great Lakes Theatre Festival/Idaho Shakespeare Festival; three seasons at University of California Santa Barbara Launch Pad productions including Appoggiatura; A ... Read more »
Nayna Ramey’s regional work includes sixteen seasons at American Players Theatre with designs including Skylight, Major Barbara, Hay Fever, Ah Wilderness, The Tempest and Uncle Vanya; An Ideal Husband at Great Lakes Theatre Festival/Idaho Shakespeare Festival; three seasons at University of California Santa Barbara Launch Pad productions including Appoggiatura; A Thousand Clowns, The Diary of Anne Frank at the Intiman Theatre; Tuesdays with Morrie, Noises Off and Pygmalion at Indiana Repertory Theatre; Intimate Apparel at Milwaukee Repertory Theatre; Liliom, Indian Ink, Morningstar at Kansas City Repertory Theatre; Hamlet, The Comedy of Errors at Shakespeare Santa Cruz; My Way, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown at the McKnight Theatre/St Paul; Grease and Hair at the Historic Pantages Theatre/Minneapolis; Snapshots, Hiding in the Open and Main Street at the History Theatre/St Paul and over 70 productions at Chanhassen Theatres including Jesus Christ Superstar, Footloose, West Side Story, and Les Miserables. Hide «

Kim Krumm Sorenson
Kim Krumm Sorenson
COSTUME DESIGNER: Blithe Spirit
Kim is pleased to be spending her eighteenth season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival. She designed Richard III in 1992 and has designed many productions since, including The Mousetrap, The Seagull, Othello, The Crucible, Measure for Measure, The Tempest (two times),The Spitfire Grill, Love's Labor's Lost, The Taming of the Shrew ... Read more »
Kim is pleased to be spending her eighteenth season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival. She designed Richard III in 1992 and has designed many productions since, including The Mousetrap, The Seagull, Othello, The Crucible, Measure for Measure, The Tempest (two times),The Spitfire Grill, Love's Labor's Lost, The Taming of the Shrew (two times), King Lear, Julius Caesar, The Importance of Being Earnest, Much Ado About Nothing, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, As You Like It, Tartuffe and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Her work has also been seen at Great Lakes Theater, TACT, Delaware Theatre Company, Juilliard, BCT, Playmaker’s Repertory Theater, Hartford Stage Company, Guthrie Theatre, Intiman Theatre, George Street Playhouse, Indiana Repertory Theater, Portland Stage Company and The Acting Company. Kim holds an MFA from Southern Methodist University and is a member of the USA 829. Special thanks to Scott, Carly, Gemma, Liz and Rick. Hide «

Peter John Still
Peter John Still
SOUND DESIGNER: The Foreigner
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Noises Off, Romeo and Juliet, The 39 Steps, The Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The Woman in Black, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Tuna Christmas, Twelfth Night, Greater Tuna, and most sound designs 1992-2005. Boise Contemporary Theater: Graphic Depictions, A ... Read more »
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Noises Off, Romeo and Juliet, The 39 Steps, The Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), The Woman in Black, A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Tuna Christmas, Twelfth Night, Greater Tuna, and most sound designs 1992-2005. Boise Contemporary Theater: Graphic Depictions, A Night-time Survival Guide, Off The Record, Gruesome Playground Injuries, Norway, Tru, The Krumblin Foundation, Namaste Man, At Home at the Zoo, The Pavilion, I Have Before Me A Remarkable Document Given to me by a Young Lady from Rwanda, No...You Shut Up, God's Ear, Souvenir, The Memory of Water, Two Rooms, Stones in His Pockets, I Am My Own Wife, Fully Committed, The Underpants, Lobby Hero, Cherry Orchard, True West. Broadway: Golden Boy, Awake and Sing! Member Komyozan Dojo. Hide «

Tom Willmorth
Tom Willmorth
GREENSHOW PRODUCER
This is Tom’s 27th season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival, where he has trod the boards at Angell's Restaurant, the Plantation Golf Course, Parkcenter, and the Warm Springs site. Some favorite roles include Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mozart in Amadeus, the Fool in King Lear, the Dromio ... Read more »
This is Tom’s 27th season with Idaho Shakespeare Festival, where he has trod the boards at Angell's Restaurant, the Plantation Golf Course, Parkcenter, and the Warm Springs site. Some favorite roles include Puck in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Mozart in Amadeus, the Fool in King Lear, the Dromio twins in The Comedy of Errors, the title role in Scapin, and half the citizens of Tuna, Texas in Greater Tuna and A Tuna Christmas. This summer marks the 21st anniversary of Greenshow antics with the Fool Squad, Tom's comedy partnership with actor-writer Joe Golden. In 2010, Boise Contemporary Theater commissioned Joe and Tom's original comedy, The Krumblin Foundation. Tom is also the author of Shakespeare’s “King Phycus,” which premiered at Chicago's Strange Tree Group, and was recently published by Broadway Play Publishing. Tom is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s theater program, and a member of Actors’ Equity. He lives in Boise with his wife, actress Christina Lang Hide «

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Charlotte Yetman
COSTUME DESIGNER: Sweeney Todd
Charlotte joins the Festival for her seventh season. She is the Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department at Baldwin Wallace University where she recently designed Follies and The Seagull. Among her professional credits are designs for The Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theater, The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare ... Read more »
Charlotte joins the Festival for her seventh season. She is the Chair of the Theatre and Dance Department at Baldwin Wallace University where she recently designed Follies and The Seagull. Among her professional credits are designs for The Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theater, The Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, The Cleveland Playhouse, Tennessee Repertory Theatre, Goodspeed Opera House, Studio Arena Theatre, Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ford’s Theatre, Pennsylvania Stage Company, and the Tulsa Ballet Theatre. Charlotte received her BFA from Pennsylvania State University and her MFA from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. In addition to her costume work, she has been an assistant scenic designer and scenic artist with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and is a member of United Scenic Artist local 829. Hide «