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Seagull



Jackie Apodaca, who will direct Anton Chekov's Seagull, adapted by Libby Appel from a literal translation by Allison Horsley, is a Professor of Acting and Head of Performance at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. An actor, director, and producer in theatre, film, and media, she is thrilled to return for her second season at ISF, having directed The Taming of the Shrew in 2014. Jackie has worked for companies such as the Roundabout Theatre Company, Denver Center Theatre Company, National Geographic, Summer Repertory Theatre, Elephant Theatre Company, RE:ACT, and Shakespeare Santa Barbara—where she served as Producing Director. She earned an MFA from the National Theatre Conservatory under the guidance of Royal Shakespeare Company founding member, Tony Church. Past positions include Lecturer of film and media at University California at Santa Barbara, Head of Production for Modern Media (a Los Angeles based commercial production company), and over a decade at Back Stage newspaper, where she was Contributing Editor and wrote the popular weekly advice column, “The Working Actor.” Her first book, “Advice from the Working Actor,” published by Focal/Routledge, will be available in 2018. Jackie is currently Associate Artistic Director of Ashland New Plays Festival and co-runs the Acting Trainee Program at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.



Seagull

Jackie Apodaca, who will direct Anton Chekov's Seagull, adapted by Libby Appel from a literal translation by Allison Horsley, is a Professor of Acting and Head of Performance at Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon. An actor, director, and producer in theatre, film, and media, she is thrilled to return for her second season at ISF, having directed The Taming of the Shrew in 2014. Jackie has worked for companies such as the Roundabout Theatre Company, Denver Center Theatre Company, National Geographic, Summer Repertory Theatre, Elephant Theatre Company, RE:ACT, and Shakespeare Santa Barbara—where she served as Producing Director. She earned an MFA from the National Theatre Conservatory under the guidance of Royal Shakespeare Company founding member, Tony Church. Past positions include Lecturer of film and media at University California at Santa Barbara, Head of Production for Modern Media (a Los Angeles based commercial production company), and over a decade at Back Stage newspaper, where she was Contributing Editor and wrote the popular weekly advice column, “The Working Actor.” Her first book, “Advice from the Working Actor,” published by Focal/Routledge, will be available in 2018. Jackie is currently Associate Artistic Director of Ashland New Plays Festival and co-runs the Acting Trainee Program at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.



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July 14-September 3,
Shows Thursday through Sunday at 6:00,
(matinees at 1:00 Saturdays in August).
Island Shakespeare Festival is located at 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley, WA 98260 (MAP)
Mailing address:
PO Box 1262
Langley, WA, 98260
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