SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2017 49 Life Radio Play, Twelfth Night, A Year with Frog and Toad, The Comedy of Errors, The Lion In Winter, Shipwrecked! and Wind In The Willows. New York theatre productions include Alligator Tales, About Time, The Cocktail Hour, Yankee Dawg You Die, Suds, Another Antigone, and Silence. He has designed scenery/or lighting on 98 productions for San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre. Mr. Dorsey also has designed for most of the major resident theatre companies in the country. Maria Frangos (Dramaturg, The 39 Steps) is thrilled to join SCS as a dramaturg for the first time. She has worked in literary management/dramaturgy at La Jolla Playhouse on productions such as Tony Kushner’s adaptation of The Good Person of Setzuan, directed by Lisa Peterson, and Neal Bell’s adaptation of Thérèse Raquin. She has a BA in Literature from UC San Diego and a PhD from UC Santa Cruz, where her teaching and research focused on comparative medieval and Renaissance literatures, drama, and Shakespeare. She has taught Script Analysis at The Berkeley Rep School of Theatre, currently teaches Introduction to Drama and writing at DeAnza College, and also has taught at UC Santa Cruz and Stanford University. Maria has performed with Ubuntu Theater Project in Oakland and in staged readings with the Playwright’s Center of San Francisco and at Central Works in Berkeley. Ariane Helou (Dramaturg, The Two Gentlemen of Verona) is delighted to be returning to Santa Cruz! Previously at SCS/SSC: dramaturg, Hamlet, The Liar, The Mandrake, Twelfth Night; foreign language consultant, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Henry V, The Man in the Iron Mask. The Jewel Theatre: dramaturg, Master Class. UCSC: dramaturg, Henry V, Orestes Terrorist. Ariane is a theater historian and literary scholar, musician, translator, and former Jeopardy! contestant. Currently based in Los Angeles, she holds a PhD in Literature from UCSC and is writing a book about voice and performance in Renaissance drama. Ashley Herum (Dramaturg, Measure for Measure) has been the dramaturg for UCSC’s Shakespeare-to-Go’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona as well as the dramaturgy intern for SCS’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She holds an MFA in Fiction and an MA in Classics. Currently, she is a PhD Candidate in Literature at UCSC, where she studies Ancient Greek tragedy and Shakespeare. She is delighted to be returning to SCS. Justine Law (Scenic Co-Designer, The 39 Steps) is elated to be making her debut with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. She recently graduated from UC Berkeley with a double BA in Art Practice and Media Studies, as well as a minor in Theater and Performance Studies. While in school, she designed for several dance/movement pieces, and since graduation, has designed Polaroid Stories and Berkeley Dance Project 2017 for UC Berkeley’s theater department. Justine also has both interned and worked as a props artisan at TheatreWorks, and is currently the scenic design fellow at Shotgun Players. Dave Maier (Fight Director) served as fight director for the 2016 season at SCS. He is the resident fight director at California Shakespeare Theatre and San Francisco Opera. Recent credits include As You Like It (Cal Shakes), peerless (Marin Theatre Co.), Fool For Love (Magic Theatre) and Don Giovanni (SF Opera). His work has also been seen at ACT, Berkeley Rep, SF Playhouse, Berkeley Playhouse, Aurora Theatre, Center Rep and Ubuntu Theatre Project among others. Dave has received six SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards for his work and is a proud company member with the Shotgun Players in Berkeley. The creative team