Matt Wills Artistic Director of Development
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Matthew received his BA in Directing from The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University, where he directed Beckett's Footfalls, Rough for Theatre II, and Act Without Words II and Anthony Neilson's The Wonderful World of Dissocia (“directed with imagination and passion” – River Front Times). Recent productions include (re)discover's inaugural production The Tragedie of Hamlet: Prince of Denmarke, Chicago Reader Recommended An Evening of Beckett: Play-Not I-What Where, As You Like It, Fifty Shades of Shakespeare, and Universal Language. As a sound designer, Matt has worked with both The Side Project Theatre Co. and (re)discover theatre on multiple productions, as well as creating and designing podcasts for local Chicago companies. "When creating a piece of theatre I want to challenge our audience and actors by creating an experience that cannot be found while sitting at home watching Netflix. To me, theatre must be a visceral experience and physically engaging."
Janet Howe Artistic Director of Production
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Janet Howe is extremely proud to be acting as the Artistic Director of Production for (re)discover theatre. Janet has worked primarily as a director: her most recent projects include Farewell My Friend,Fifty Shades of Shakespeare, Lysistrata, Jason & (Medea), Flesh and Bone, Nothing to Fear at The Side Project and A Year with Frog and Toad. Janet is honored to have have assisted directors with The Hypocrites, Children Theatre Company, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Opera Theatre St. Louis and interned at The Guthrie. She holds her BA in Directing from Webster University's Conservatory of Theater Arts. Janet has also joyously served as costume dseinger for (re)discover's Hamlet, An Evening of Beckett, Flesh and Bone, As You Like It, HOME and Fifty Shades of Shakespeare.
Shaina had been a part of the Chicago theatre community for three years now and a company member with (re)discover for two of those years. She came to Chicago via St. Louis where she received her BFA with The Conservatory of Theatre Arts at Webster University. Since living in Chicago Shaina has been active with a variety of storefront theatres as well as producing her own work. Primarily an actor, Shaina has performed in and helped create multiple (re)discover productions. She loves the Chicago theatre community and all of the incredible, versitile, generous artists it encompasses.
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Spencer Ryan Diedrick Development Coordinator
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