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Jonathan MosconeJonathan Moscone
Jonathan Moscone is in his 15th season as artistic director of California Shakespeare Theater, where he most directed Shaw’s Pygmalion and Richard Montoya’s American Night: The Ballad of Juan José. His other credits include Tribes at Berkeley Rep, and the world premiere of Ghost Light, which he co-created and developed with playwright Tony Taccone for Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Berkeley Rep. In addition, he directed Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park for American Conservatory Theater (where he is an adjunct professor). For Cal Shakes, Jonathan has directed the world premiere of John Steinbeck’s The Pastures of Heaven by Octavio Solis, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Candida, Twelfth Night, Happy Days, Much Ado About Nothing, The Tempest, and The Seagull. He is the first recipient of the Zelda Fichandler Award, given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation for “transforming the American theatre through his unique and creative work.” His regional credits include Intersection for the Arts, the Huntington Theatre, Alley Theatre, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Goodspeed Musicals, Dallas Theater Center, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Intiman Theatre, and Magic Theatre, among others. Jonathan has serves on panels for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Massachusetts Arts Council. He serves as a board member of Theatre Communications Group and Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and he is a current participant in the National Arts Strategies’ Chief Executive Program.

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Susie FalkSusie Falk
Susie Falk was appointed Cal Shakes’ Managing Director in February 2009, after serving for four years as Cal Shakes’ Marketing Director, overseeing all marketing, sales, and public relations efforts for the Theater, as well as box office and front of house operations. During her tenure, the company has seen ticket revenue increase by 24% and completed a rebranding effort. She previously served for five years as Press and Public Relations Director for Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Prior to that, she spent five years in the PR and Marketing Departments at American Conservatory Theater, and one season as part of the Professional Arts Training Program at Seattle Rep. A Berkeley native, Susie studied at Cal Shakes (then the Berkeley Shakespeare Festival) as a teenager, performing at John Hinkel Park. She recently completed seven years on the board (four as vice president) of Theatre Bay Area, the local service organization for theater companies and theater workers. She is a graduate of Vassar College and completed course work in organizational psychology at JFK University in Pleasant Hill. She lives in Berkeley with her husband, lighting designer York Kennedy, and their daughter Pippa.

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