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Creative Team


Calvin Atkinson (Director) is a Brooklyn-based director-choreographer who most recently presented Shakespeare's Troilus and Cressida at UNDER St. Marks. Other favorite past projects include Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are DeadBat Boy: The Musical, and On the Town. Proudly trained in the Philadelphia theater scene at Temple University, Calvin is excited to tackle the bard's slimiest tragedy as a part of The Fools and Kings Project. Thanks to Vanessa and Melissa for the opportunity, and to his ever-growing theater family for all the support.


Michael Hagins
(Fight Director) has done every Shakespeare play in the Canon as an actor, director or fight director, and is looking forward to working with the Fools & Kings Project on Richard III.  Michael has appeared in previous productions of Fools & Kings as King Alonso in The Tempest, The Duke in The Comedy of Errors, and Polonius in Hamlet.  He is an avid fan of both Shakespearean work and outdoor theatre, and he is thankful to have an amazing opportunity to work on this amazing endeavor!  Thank you to Calvin, Melissa and Vanessa for the ambition, and you for reading this and supporting the independent theatre scene!


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