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West Side Story

June 21 - September 8, 2023

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

A Midsummer Night's Dream

June 22 - September 9, 2023

Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong

June 30 - October 7, 2023

Randalll L. Jones Theatre

A Raisin in the Sun

June 23 - September 8, 2023

Randall L. Jones Theatre


July 15 - October 7, 2023

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

Jane Austen's Emma

June 22 - October 7, 2023

Randall L. Jones Theatre

Timon of Athens

July 14 - October 7, 2023

Eileen and Allen Anes Studio Theatre

Paul Dennhardt

Fight Director—All’s Well That Ends Well, Sweeney Todd, King Lear

Previously at the Festival: The Comedy of Errors, Richard III, Pericles, The Conclusion of Henry the Sixth, Hamlet, Macbeth

Other Theatres: Alabama Shakespeare Festival—Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet; Shakespeare Theatre Company—The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Beaux’ Stratagem, Othello, Macbeth, King Lear; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis—*Hamlet;*Folger Theatre—Romeo and Juliet; Arden Theatre—Macbeth; Indiana Repertory Theatre—The Three Musketeers; Dallas Theatre Center—Twelfth Night, Guys and Dolls; Shakespeare Festival St. Louis—Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Antony and Cleopatra, Henry IV, Henry V

Awards: Paddy Crean Award, 2010

Teaching Credits: Western Illinois University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois State University

Education: Western Illinois University, MFA theatre (directing)

Professional Affiliations: Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, Society of American Fight Directors, Dueling Arts International

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