Instructor – Props Workshops
Annette Julien has been a props artisan for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival since 1994. Before that, she worked for the Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, the Seattle Opera and Dillon Works and was the prop master on an Ashland movie. Annette teaches high school seminars where the students do hands-on projects and learn about production in theatre. She is a guest speaker for local Elderhostel programs. As a props artisan, her skills include welding, upholstery, sculpting, casting, and building custom furniture. Annette graduated from the Art Institute of Seattle.
Instructor – Scenic Build Instruction
Originally from Wisconsin, Jane graduated with a B.F.A. in Technical Theatre from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Her career started at several regional theatres, where she worked as prop master, carpenter and assistant technical director. She moved to Ashland where she worked for 7 years at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival as a carpenter, followed by six years as the technical director at Ashland High School. Currently, Jane is the Staff Technical Manager at Southern Oregon University where she helps teach students safe techniques in building scenery and takes care of the shop and the building in general and supports the faculty.
Chris Sackett, Founder
Bill Bloodgood, Scenic Design