Artistic Associates – 2016
Artistic Associates - 2016
Jeremy has worked with Trinity Shakespeare since year one as a cutter and draper and valued mentor to our interns in Trinity’s costume studio. Regular Trinity theatre goers have become familiar with the beautiful period dresses and men’s suits that find their way onto our stages. Jeremy is the guiding hand behind the building of those award winning designs. Jeremy is currently Professor of Costume Design at Oklahoma State University.
Brian is an Associate Professor of Design in the Theatre Department at Texas Christian University. Brian was a “year-oner” and help build the design aesthetic that is Trinity Shakespeare. His award winning designs run from the set and costumes for Romeo and Juliet (2009), to the sets for Hamlet (2010), Macbeth (2011), Merchant of Venice (2012), Julius Caesar (2013) and King Lear (2015).
David has acted for Trinity Shakespeare in every show of every season. David’s critically acclaimed roles include Feste in Twelfth Night (2009); Polonius in Hamlet (2010); Touchstone in As You Like It (2011); Sir John Falstaff in The Merry Wives of Windsor (2012); Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar (2013) and Aegeon in The Comedy of Errors (2014), and Caliban in The Tempest (2014) and his award-winning portrayal of Lear in King Lear (2015). David has become, in many ways, the face of The Trinity Shakespeare Festival and for that we could not be more pleased.
Tristan is a faculty member in production at Texas Christian University where he is the Technical Director for TCU’s scenic studio. He has worked as a designer and technical director for Trinity Shakespeare. Among his award-winning designs at Trinity are the lights for Twelfth Night (2009), the set for The Taming of the Shrew and the set and lights for The Comedy of Errors (2014).
Aaron Patrick DeClerk
Aaron has designed costumes for Trinity Shakespeare since year one. His vision has set the aesthetic of Trinity’s award-winning costume designs. We are thankful for Aaron’s hard work, artistry and dedication to the Trinity Shakespeare Festival. Some of his many designs at Trinity include Twelfth Night (2009), Macbeth and As You Like It (2010), The Tempest (2014) and King Lear (2015).
Stephen came to Trinity in 2010 and has directed some of our most popular productions including Much Ado About Nothing (2010), Macbeth (2011), The Merchant of Venice (2012) and Julius Caesar (2013). Stephen’s productions for Trinity have garnered critical acclaim and numerous awards. Stephen mixes his work between Trinity and New York City where he makes his home.
Kelsey made her debut with Trinity in year one as a sophomore in TCU’s Musical Theatre program playing Juliet in our inaugural production of Romeo and Juliet (2009). Kelsey is a versatile artist in that she has also contributed to the Festival as a skilled choreographer for many of our productions. Some of Kelsey’s roles at Trinity include, of course, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Phoebe in As You Like It (2011), one of the memorable Witches in Macbeth (2011), and her remarkable performance as Ariel in The Tempest (2014), among many others.
Trisha has been with Trinity since year one playing such roles as Olivia in Twelfth Night (2009), Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing (2010), Rosalind in As You Like It (2011), Portia in The Merchant of Venice (2012) and Kate in The Taming of the Shrew (2013) among many others. Trisha now juggles her work with Trinity between Fort Worth and her home in Los Angeles with her growing family.
Michael is an Associate Professor of Lighting Design at Texas Christian University. He has designed for Trinity’s from year one. His award winning designs include the lights for Romeo and Juliet (2009), Macbeth (2010), The Merchant of Venice (2011), The Taming of the Shrew (2013) and The Tempest (2014) among many others. Michael also acts as the Production Manager for the festival.
Alan is an Associate Professor of Music Theatre Performance at Texas Christian University. He has composed original music and or supervised the music for the festival since Twelfth Night in 2009 and every year since including Much Ado About Nothing, As You Like It, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and The Taming of the Shrew. Alan works closely with the singers and musicians in performance. In 2014, his original music for The Tempest received great critical. Alan is a director, composer, accompanist and musical director. His work is invaluable to the Festival and has left a signature sound on our work.
Philip is the Scenic Studio Manager at TCU and has worked in scenic production for Trinity as Technical Director or Studio Manager since the beginning. Philip has overseen the building of our award winning designs for productions such as Much Ado About Nothing (2010), Macbeth (2011), The Merry Wives of Windsor (2012) and Julius Caesar (2013) among many others.