b'The creative teamDavid Morden(Season Voice/Text Coach) is returning for his fifth season as voice and text coach with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. He also directed the 2016 SCS Fringe production of Orlando. He is an Associate Professor of Voice and Movement in the University of Arizona School of Theatre, Film, and Television where he has coached productions of The Merchant of Venice, Othello, The Comedy of Errors, The Tempest and A Midsummer Nights Dream, among others. As an actor, he has performed with Arizona Theatre Company, ACT Theatre, The Rogue Theatre, Arizona Opera and the Utah, Colorado, and Seattle Shakespeare Festivals, and Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC. He has also performed and taught at Jagriti Theatre in Bangalore, India.Rody Ortega(Sound Designer/Composer, The Winters Tale) received his Bachelors inMusic from the University of Arizona and his Masters of Music from Manhattan School of Music where he studied piano and composition. He has been the composer for Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Romeo and Juliet, The Tenth Muse) and Denver Center Theatre Company (The Three Musketeers, Romeo & Juliet). Rodolfo is an Associate Artist with Santa Cruz Shakespeare (Venus in Fur, Loves Labours Lost, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Nights Dream, Hamlet). For Artists Repertory Theatre he has designed and composed music for The Liar, Small Mouth Sounds, and Mothers and Sons. He has also worked with South Coast Repertory Theater (The Monster Builder) and Cleveland Playhouse (Native Gardens). He recently was commissioned to compose the music for Oye Oya a bilingual musical adaptation of The Tempest for Teatro Milagro. Rodolfo recently was selected for the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design in Music for his composition for Artist Repertory Theaters Magellanica where he was a featured Artist in Prague in June 2019.Lee Ann Payne(Choreographer, Pride and Prejudice, The Winters Tale) has directed/choreographedforCabrilloStage,numerousproductionsatJewelTheatreCompany,and elsewhere in the Bay Area. As a director/choreographer recent credits include: Shakespeare in Love and The Laramie Project (TBA award, direction) with Palo Alto Players, The Producers at Cabrillo Stage, and the upcoming Me and My Girl at Jewel Theatre. Lee Ann earned an M.F.A. in Musical Theatre from San Diego State University. Christina Traister (Fight Director, The Comedy of Errors)is thrilled to be returningto the festival after having served as the 2005 season fight director. She is an Associate Professor of Acting & Stage Combat in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance at the University of Michigan. Professional fight directing and teaching venues include American ConservatoryTheater,AlabamaShakespeareFestival,TheAmericanShakespeare Collective (TASC), Shakespeare Santa Cruz, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Michigan Shakespeare Festival, Purple Rose Theatre Company, Williamstown Theatre, BoarsHead Theatre, Stormfield Theatre, North Carolina School of the Arts, Michigan State University, University of San Diego, University of California, Santa Cruz, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Adrian College, and Hillsdale College. Christina is a Fight Director and Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors. She holds an M.F.A. in Acting from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and a B.F.A. in Acting from the University of Michigan. She also serves as the Head Coordinator for the SAFDs National Stage Combat Workshop.Michael Warren (Textual Consultant / Head of Dramaturgy)is Professor Emeritus ofEnglish Literature at UC Santa Cruz. He served as Textual Consultant to Shakespeare Santa Cruz from its first season in 1982 until its closure in 2013 and as dramaturg for many of its Shakespeare productions. He continues this work with Santa Cruz Shakespeare. A past president of the Shakespeare Association of America, he has published The Division of the Kingdoms: Shakespeares Two Versions of King Lear, (co-edited with Gary Taylor), The Complete King Lear 1608-1623, and numerous articles on the texts of English drama.50 SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2019'