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Libby Appel     [Lab Activities]
In 10 seasons at OSF: The Trip to Bountiful, Three Sisters, Henry V, Hamlet, Henry IV, Part Two, Measure for Measure, Uncle Vanya, King Lear, The Magic Fire (also at the Kennedy Center), The Merchant of Venice, The Winter’s Tale, Breaking the Silence, Enrico IV (The Emperor) (Ashland); The Sea Gull (Portland).

Other theatres: Measure for Measure (Intiman Theatre, Seattle); The Magic Fire (Guthrie Theater); Molly Sweeney, The Tempest, Angel Street, Yerma, Miss Evers’ Boys, Hamlet, The Cherry Orchard, Much Ado About Nothing, A Raisin in the Sun, Dancing at Lughnasa, Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Indiana Repertory Theatre); has directed at many regional theatres, including Seattle Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Alliance Theatre Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, New Mexico Repertory, Goodman Theatre, Court Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Utah Shakespearean Festival, and the Alabama, Colorado and Kern Shakespeare Festivals.

Other credits: artistic director of the Indiana Repertory Theatre 1992-1996; dean and artistic director of the School of Theatre at the California Institute of the Arts; head of the acting program at California State University, Long Beach; wrote Mask Characterization: An Acting Process; created and produced Inter/Face: The Actor and The Mask (video); co-author with Michael Flachmann of two plays, Shakespeare’s Women and Shakespeare’s Lovers; associate director at the California Shakespearean Festival in Visalia.

Education: M.A., Northwestern University; B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa), University of Michigan.

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