Noël has helped make theatre for over 13 years. She holds an MFA in Acting from the University of Minnesota and a BFA from Ithaca College in New York. Noël currently serves on the Boards of Directors of the Multicultural Development Center and the Burning House Group Theatre Company which she co-founded in 1993. She is also a company member of Carlyle Brown and Company. She has taught acting classes and theatre movement in multiple settings to children, college students and adults with developmental disabilities. She is an Equity actor who has performed with Pillsbury House Theatre, the Burning House Group, the Guthrie Theater, Penumbra Theatre, Bryant Lake Bowl, and Minnesota Festival Theatres in Minnesota as well as the Hangar Theatre in New York. Noël’s directing credits include Underneath the Lintel, An Almost Holy Picture, Far Away, Angels in America: Parts I and II, and [sic] at Pillsbury House Theatre, From Shadows to Light at Theatre Mu, The BI Show with MaMa mOsAiC, and multiple staged readings and workshops through the Playwrights’ Center, among others. Noël has served on numerous panels including TCG/American Theatre, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Playwright’s Center and United Arts to name a few.
Elizabeth has been a freelance stage manager in the Twin Cities for over 10 years. As a stage manager she has worked with Pillsbury House Theatre, History Theatre, Jungle Theater, Mixed Blood Theatre, The Guthrie Theater, Penumbra Theatre, as well as others. In 2011 she took became the production manager of Pillsbury House Theatre. Elizabeth is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and holds a BFA in Theatre Production from Rockford College in Rockford, Illinois.
Rachel Fettig has worked at Pillsbury House Theatre since fall 2016. Rachel’s duties here include marketing, communications, graphic design, and web & social media upkeep. Rachel is passionate about community-centered art, and is thrilled to be a part of the work that Pillsbury House Theatre does.
Kurt will be appearing next in the Ten Thousand Things production of “Measure for Measure.”
Mike has been producing, managing, and directing arts-based community development projects and youth development programs, while making his own art in his community for nearly twenty years.
Molly Van Avery is a writer, director, and performance artist whose work uses humor and storytelling to dig into the pressing issues of our time.
Emily is performer and a teaching artist who believes the imaginations of young people are a powerful force. As artistic director of the Chicago Avenue Project, she pairs students and playwrights up to bring fantastically creative plays to life onstage.
Multidisciplinary artist, e.g. bailey, is currently Assistant Directing THE BROTHER SIZE, for director Marion McClinton, presented by Pillsbury House Theatre and the Mount Curve Company, at the Guthrie in September 2012.
Masanari Kawahara is a performer, designer and educator who incorporates puppetry, mask, and movement into his work.
Trained in Indian dance and visual media, Pramila is the founder and artistic director of Aniccha Arts where she uses dance and electronic media to create immersive performance environments.
ASSOCIATE COMPANY MEMBERS
Jamila Anderson, Clare Brauch, Laurie Smith Carlos, John Catron, Christiana Clark, Paul de Cordova, Stephen DiMenna, Brian Goranson, Signe Harriday, Daniel Alexander Jones, Jodi Kellogg, Blayn Lemke, Marion McClinton, Kimberly Joy Morgan, Sonja Parks, Heidi Batz Rogers, Michael Wangen, James A. Williams, Payton J. Woodson
Norah Shapiro, Chair; Cordelia Anderson; Pamela Arnold; Melodie Bahan; John Humleker; Jim Langemo; Sarah Milligan-Toffler; Eric Mueller; Julie Sand; Anthony R. Wagner; Nedy Windham