Stuart Handloff, Executive Director
Start Date: 2005
68 years of theatre experience as director, producer, and actor. Founder and artistic director of Piknik Theatre Festival.
- Victoria University Wellington and Toi Whakaari, New Zealand National Drama School, Wellington, NZ: Masters Degree Program, Theatre Directing
- University of Colorado at Denver, Masters of Public Administration degree
- Occidental College, Bachelor of Arts degree, History
- University of Northern Colorado and Adams State College: postgraduate training in teaching and the performing arts, 1999-2005 (Tom McNally, Roger Sherman)
- Additional study: improvisation and mask work with Keith Johnstone, Giovanni Fusetti, and William Hall; a month-long internship at the National Theatre Conservatory under the direction of Sabin Epstein and Larry Hecht; and a two-week internship in the Radio New Zealand Drama Department assisting with radio theatre production under the tutelage of Adam MacAulay.