summer is an accomplished producer, director, actor, playwright, and educator. She is a long time artistic associate of flatwater, having appeared in twelfth night, angels in america, parts 1 and 2 and the weir as well as being heavily involved in the development of the 2017 summer youth education.
Education Director, Humanities Advisor, Co-Founder, and Past Board Chair
Steve is Aaron Douglas Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He received his doctoral degree from the University of California at Los Angeles. Previously Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies program at UNL and research fellow at the Huntington and Folger Shakespeare Libraries, he has also served as actor, composer, director, dramaturg, musician, sound designer, and text editor for Flatwater Shakespeare and other theater ensembles. He has conducted workshops on the teaching and performance of Early Modern Drama and is the author of Shakespeare in the Cinema: Ocular Proof, along with several articles and book chapters on Renaissance literature and its connections with the performing arts.
Linda Zinke, Operations Manager
Stephen Buhler, Dramaturg
Michelle Zinke, Production Stage Manager
patrick lambrecht, Richard Imig, technical Directors and Set Designers
Richard Schroeder, Lighting Designer and Consultant
Kat Burton Cover, Julie Douglass, Janice Stauffer, Costume Designers
John Nollendorfs, jenny gegg Photographers
BoB Hall, Red Thread Graphic Designers
board of directors
Larry Weixelman, chair
william bryant, vice chair
Kelly Medwick, Treasurer
Linda Willard, Secretary