Jennifer Sturley (Director) is a director, filmmaker, stage manager, dramaturg, and educator. Born and raised in Austin, she earned her BA from Smith College in Theatre and Education. She has also trained at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. By day, she teaches middle school at ACE Academy, and has previously taught at Trinity Episcopal School, St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, and the Blanton Museum of Art. She believes arts education is the best way to ensure the arts continue to thrive in future generations. Most recently, she co-directed, produced, and adapted for the screen an independent feature film adaptation of Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost set in a modern-day boarding school. Upcoming projects include directing When We Were Young and Unafraid at The Filigree Theatre Company.
Stephanie Moore (Producer) has been involved in the film and theatre industry for eight years. She has experience both as a producer and production assistant on web-series, feature films, music videos, and shorts. Her credits include producing roles on Love’s Labour’s Lost, Child of Light, Hard-ish Bodies, and the trailer for Dead By Daylight- Nurses Calling, and production assisting on Synkhole and #ATown. Her passion for film and filmmakers comes from her work with festivals such as Austin Film Festival and South by Southwest, where she has worked directly with the filmmakers as a filmmaker liaison and theater manager for many years. She has also worked with such films as Winter in the Blood, Black or White, Beneath the Darkness, Hunger, and Burning Bodhi as a filmmaker liaison. She is also a festival consultant for The Golden Rut. Stephanie is currently Managing Director of The Filigree Theatre, where she has produced Any Night (Los Angeles), Betrayal, A Delicate Ship, and Trio (World Premiere).
Andrea Hughes (Stage Manager, Associate Producer) is a producer and stage manager who worked as a co-producer, unit production manager, and second assistant director on the film adaptation of Love’s Labour’s Lost in Austin, TX. She was also a wildlife filmmaking intern at Africa Media Productions in Mossel Bay, South Africa. Andrea graduated with a degree in Film and Media Studies from Smith College, where she was involved in numerous theatre productions, including as a stage manager for Steel Magnolias.
Emily Duncan Wilson (Sound Designer) is currently a Sound Design MFA Candidate at the Yale School of Drama, where she will be the associate sound designer and sound engineer for the Yale Repertory Theatre’s upcoming production of El Huracán. As a sound designer, recent credits include Near the Krummholz (Yale Women’s Voices in Theatre Festival), Sweet Sweet Spirit (Academy of Music Theatre, MA), and Steel Magnolias (Smith College). As a woodwind doubler, recent credits include 42nd Street (Palace Theatre, NH), Fun Home (Yale Dramatic Coalition--first collegiate production), and Passion (Yale School of Drama).
Theresa Miles (Costume Design Consultant) is a graduate of Smith College, where she studied Anthropology and Theatre. At Smith, she designed the costumes for multiple productions including Men on Boats, Orlando, and Steel Magnolias. She has worked in the costume design department at Shakespeare & Co in Lenox, Massachusetts for the past three years. She also has significant experience studying the use of natural and synthetic dye materials. Theresa previously costumed Love’s Labour’s Lost, directed by Jennifer Sturley. She lives in New York City, where she is further pursuing film work.
Georgia McLeland (Text Coach) is thrilled to be working on this production! Recently she's been the stage manager for Austin Actor's Studio's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie and The Diviners, Something for Nothing's Much Ado About Nothing, Austin Shakespeare's Young Shakespeare Program's Hamlet, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night, as well as on stage in Austin Shakespeare's The Crucible, and the Shakespeare at Winedale classes of 2013 and 2015.
Allison Paranka (Text Coach) is an actor, text coach, and dramaturg recently relocated to the Austin area. Trained at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts and with a degree in Literature and Translation from Smith College, Shakespeare’s work has been a primary artistic and academic focus for her for most of her life. Recent projects include Romeo and Juliet at Voices Found Repertory in Milwaukee and The Winter’s Tale at the Nomad Theater in Boulder, CO.