b'The directorsKirstenbrandt (TheComedyofErrors)directedpreviouslyforSantaCruzShakespeare:Macbeth,TheMerryWivesofWindsor.Regional directingcredits:UtahShakespeareFestival,African-AmericanShakespeare, TheatreWorks, Arizona Theatre Company, Jewel Theatre Company, San Jose Repertory Theatre (Associate Artistic Director), City Lights Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company, The Old Globe, San Diego Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, North Coast Repertory, Sierra Repertory, and Diversionary Theatre. For seven years, she served as Executive Artistic Director of Sledgehammer Theatre in San Diego. She is the author of Berzerkergng, NU, The Waves, and The Frankenstein Project as well as the co-author of the musical The Snow Queen and an adaptation of Ibsens A Dolls House. Brandt is Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at San Jose State University. She holds an M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College, and is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and the Dramatists Guild of America. www.kirstenbrandt.comPaul Mullins(Pride and Prejudice) is very happy to return to SantaCruz Shakespeare where he directed Loves Labours Lost, The 39 Steps, Hamlet, and Henry V. A New York City resident, Paul is an associate artist at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey where he has directed Buried Child, Richard III, A Song at Twilight, Equivocation, Henry VIII, The Devils Disciple, Playboy of the Western World, The Illusion, Rhinoceros, The Threepenny Opera, and many more. For The Old Globe he directed Good People, Macbeth, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Measure for Measure. Paul has also directed for Chautauqua Theater Company, The Studio Theatre, Dorset Theatre Festival, Portland Stage Company Connecticut Repertory Theatre, American Stage, Yale School of Drama, NYU Grad Acting, and The Juilliard School.RaelleMyrick-Hodges(TheWintersTale)hasworkedinallaspects of performing arts/theatre including, but not limited to, founder of Azuka Theater, now in its 22nd year (Philadelphia), participant for national performance panels for National Endowment for the Arts & New England Foundation for the Arts, and she is currently in development with new work for a new ensemble, Elephant Room. Raelle has been directing, producing and curating for over 20 years. For the stage, Raelle has worked on productions nationally andinternationallyincludingMagicTheatre(SanFrancisco),ArdenTheaterCompany (Philadelphia),PlayMakersRepertoryCompany(NorthCarolina),TheaterMinnot(Beirut, Lebanon), and California Shakespeare Theater, among others. For the past three years, while re-imagining her directorial work, Raelle was Curator of Performing Arts at the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans in which works she presented ranged from Denis OHares An Iliad to New Englands Double Edge Theater to the works of choreographer Kyle Abraham. From interning in small theatres to directing in large scale performance spaces, Raelle has had the opportunity to reexamine theatre performance, placing more focus on the artists duty as citizen.Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to be a member of The Shakespeare Theatre Association (STA). For more information visit www.stahome.org.46 SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2019'