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Staff & Leadership

From daily office operations to performances, Shakespeare Dallas relies on a small but dynamic staff to keep things rolling. Get to know the staff members who are working hard behind the scenes to deliver an exciting new season of Shakespeare on stage.

Raphael Parry
Executive & Artistic Director

Executive and Artistic Director Raphael Parry joined Shakespeare Dallas in 2002, assuming his current role in 2008. Since then he has grown Shakespeare to a year-round theatre company reaching over 50,000 people annually through performances, classes and workshops across North Texas.

Parry oversees all productions and has also directed and performed in over 35 plays for the company including The Merry Wives of Windsor, King Lear, Tartuffe, Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), Pericles, Twelfth Night, Othello, Hamlet and a world premiere adaptation of Henry IV Parts 1 and 2.

Parry is the co-founder and former Co-Artistic Director of Undermain Theatre, the Founding Producer of Project X: Theatre and served for five years as Artistic Director of Young Audiences of North Texas. Additional selected directing/performance credits include An Almost Holy Picture (Echo Theatre); Road, Fool for Love (Kitchen Dog Theater), A Christmas Carol (Dallas Theater Center) and A Streetcar Named Desire (Zachary Scott Theater in Austin).

Across his career, he has received over 20 awards including citations from the Dallas Theatre Critics’ Forum and the Leon Rabin Awards. Parry has also been recognized for his ongoing contributions to the theatrical scene with the Dallas Theatre League Standing Ovation Award in 2006.

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Raphael Parry
Executive & Artistic Director
Korey Kent
Company Manager
Adrian Churchill
Production Manager
Sarah Donahue
Development Manager
Lauren LeBlanc
Education Manager
Hillary Womack-Adams
Associate Production Manager
Sterling Arroyo
Marketing Manager
Nathan Autrey
Patron Services Associate
Gregory Lush
Director of Training
Marco Salinas
Director of Educational Tours
Jenni Stewart
Artistic Associate
Linda Blase
Artistic Associate
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