The Flatwater Shakespeare Company, based in Lincoln, Nebraska, is pleased to announce that Summer Lukasiewicz is its new Executive Director.
Ms. Lukasiewicz is an accomplished producer, director, playwright, actor, and educator. She has worked extensively with young people, directing shows at the Lincoln Community Playhouse and Blue Hill Community Schools. Her most notable productions for Blue Hill include Macbeth in 2014 and The Laramie Project in 2016. Past projects also include writing, directing, and producing original works, such as 872 Days and Voices from Chernobyl, and contributing to the curriculum for Flatwater Shakespeare's sonnet-based educational outreach program, Little But Fierce. Last year, she was recognized with the Dale E. Black Outstanding Young Teacher of Speech and Theatre Award.
Larry Weixelman, Board Chair, shares the FSC Board of Directors' confidence in “Summer’s talent, energy, and passion for theater and education. Her remarkable blend of skills and organizational expertise will assure an exceptional future for the company through continued opportunities for artistic achievement and meaningful community outreach.” The Board will work with Ms. Lukasiewicz in finalizing plans for the company's 2018-19 season, which will include another Flatwater Free Shakespeare tour and performances at the Swan Theatre.