Sheldon Epps

President

Sheldon Epps has been Artistic Director of the renowned Pasadena Playhouse since 1997.  Before beginning his tenure at the Playhouse he served as Associate Artistic Director of the Old Globe Theatre for four years.  He was also a co-founder of …

Mark Brokaw

Broadway: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, The Lyons, After Miss Julie, The Constant Wife, Reckless, Cry-Baby. New York premieres include works by Douglas Carter Beane (As Bees in Honey Drown), David Auburn, Lynda Barry (Good Times are

Linda Hartzell

Linda Hartzell has been the Artistic Director of Seattle Children’s Theatre and its Education Programs since 1984. She received her BA in Education from the University of Washington, and was a recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award from UW College …

Anne Kauffman

Anne Kauffman is a New York based free-lance director focused on new work. She is a founding member of The Civilians. With the Civilians: THE LADIES by Anne Washburn (Cherry Lane, Dixon Place, Chashama),  MAPLE AND VINE by Jordan Harrison …

Mark Lamos

Mark Lamos Artistic Director: California Shakespearean Festival, Arizona Theater Company, Hartford Stage (17 seasons), currently Westport Playhouse. Productions: Kennedy Center, Guthrie, Old Globe, Washington Shakespeare Theater, Yale Rep, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, A.C.T. (San Francisco), Canada’s Stratford Festival, Cincinnati Playhouse in …

Ethan McSweeny

Ethan McSweeny made his Off-Broadway debut with the NY premiere John Logan’s Never the Sinner (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Award) and his Broadway debut with the revival of Gore Vidal’s The Best Man (Tony nomination, Drama Desk, and Outer …

Laura Penn

Laura Penn joined SDC as Executive Director in 2008 after a 25-year career in LORT management. While keeping a keen eye on the challenges currently facing directors and choreographers, Ms. Penn has begun forging partnerships with key industry constituents, focusing …