Episode 450. Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” content_placement=”top” equal_height=”yes” parallax=”content-moving-fade” slider_images=”12004″ slider_animation=”fadeZoom” overlay_color=”rgba(0,0,0,0.2)” css=”.vc_custom_1512315432253{background-position: center;background-repeat: no-repeat;background-size: contain !important;}” anchor_link=”top”][vc_column width=”2/3″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-2″][rowshape type=”rowshape_4″ position=”bottom” height=”30″ color=”#2b272c”][rowshape type=”rowshape_4″ position=”bottom” height=”50″ color=”rgba(166,115,81,0.6)”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” anchor_link=”intro” css=”.vc_custom_1451644722488{padding-top: 60px !important;padding-bottom: 100px !important;}”][vc_column][vc_empty_space height=”15px”][vc_column_text]”imageThe Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Oregon celebrates its 80th anniversary this season and Cynthia Rider is its new(ish) Executive Director. Cynthia took time out from her incredibly hectic summer schedule to talk about both the history and the future of OSF; the futility of grand plans; the luxury (and the difficulty in finding) a dream job; the intrinsic importance of rotating rep for a destination theatre; the challenge of finding the mix; commitments to diversity, inclusion, and equity; finding different voices; the responsibility of stewardship; and the surprising new difficulty of claiming you’ve produced the entire Shakespeare canon. (Length 18:50)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]


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