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Artistic Associate Since 2001
Shawn's productions of The Importance of Being Earnest and The Philadelphia Story were nominated for Best Production by the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee. Other directing credits include Love’s Labour’s Lost and Romeo and Juliet with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks; Julius Caesar and The Diary of Anne Frank at Theatre at the Center, and Horton Foote’s Talking Pictures at Little Lake Theater in Pittsburgh.
As an actor at Remy Bumppo, Shawn won an After Dark Award for his performance as John Tanner in Man and Superman and was nominated for a Jeff for the role of Adolphus Cusins in Major Barbara. He appeared on stage for three seasons at Wisconsin's American Players Theatre and at many Chicago venues including the Court, Writers', and Northlight theatres. Shawn teaches acting at Northwestern University.
Shawn just finished teaching his new class at Remy Bumppo -- How do actors learn all those lines? -- a look at the actor's process through lecture, discussion and class participation. Shawn continues to work with his designers as he prepares to direct Three Views of the Same Object by Henry Murray, at Milwaukee's Next Act Theatre (in April).
Performance Photos of Shawn Douglass