Hannah Steblay

www.hannahsteblay.com I am a freelance director specializing in Theatre for Young Audiences, Youth Driven Cast Theatre, and Shakespeare. Occasionally, I enjoy acting as well. Thanks for looking at my profile!

Affiliations

Theatre in the Round
3AM Theater Productions
Talent Poole
MN Renaissance Festival
Classical Actors Ensemble
blank slate theatre
St. Paul Jewish Community Center
Lakeshore Players
Youth Shakespeare Company
Alpha Psi Omega
Youth Performance Company
Children's Theatre Company
Minnesota Fringe Festival
The Strange Capers
American Shakespeare Repertory
River City Theatre Company
Cromulent Shakespeare Company

Awards

AWARDS

Irene Ryan Nominee for Dracula, Fefu and Her Friends, Aunt Dan and Lemon, Romeo and Juliet, and Trojan Women (2006-9)
Hamline University’s Holt Acting Award for Aunt Dan and Lemon and Fefu and Her Friends (2007, 2008)
Village Scholars Program (2005-2009)

Contact information

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Primary telephone: (612) 229-6791
Web site: www.hannahsteblay.com

General availability

  • Weekdays
  • Weeknights
  • Weekends

Experience

Upcoming Productions:

The Duchess of Malfi| Classical Actors Ensemble
October 31, 2014 (The Duchess)

As You Like It | Nova Classical Academy
November 2014 (Director)

DIRECTING
Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, adapted by Jordon Johnson and Hannah Steblay, original music by Andrew Brady
Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul, MN

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Lakeshore Players, White Bear Lake, MN

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Northern Starz Theatre, Ramsey, MN

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul, MN

Stubble by Martha Heyl
MN Fringe Festival 2013, Minneapolis, MN

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Cromulent Shakespeare Company, Twin Cities, MN

Cinderella by Rodgers and Hammerstein
Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul, MN

The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens
Lakeshore Players, White Bear Lake, MN

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul, MN

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, adapted by Hannah Steblay
River City Theatre Company, Watertown, MN

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, adapted by Hannah Steblay and Jordon Johnson
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

The Wizard of OZ by E.Y. Yarburg and Harold Arlen
Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul, MN

The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by Hannah Steblay and Jordon Johnson
blank slate theatre, St. Paul, MN

Cinderella by Jim Eiler and Jeanne Bargy, adapted by Hannah Steblay
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

The Wizard of OZ by L. Frank Baum, adapted by Mollee Lynn Erickson
River City Theatre Company, Watertown, MN

The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
Youth Shakespeare Company, Minneapolis, MN

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster and Sheldon Harnick
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, adapted by Hannah Steblay and Jordon Johnson
blank slate theatre, St. Paul, MN

DISNEY’S The Jungle Book by Richard and Robert Sherman
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

WONKA by Roald Dahl, adapted by Hannah Steblay
Roseville High School, Roseville, MN

Oliver! by Lionel Bart
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Nova Classical Academy, St. Paul, MN

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Youth Shakespeare Company, Minneapolis, MN

The Wizard of OZ by E.Y. Yarburg and Harold Arlen
Masquers Community Theatre, Forest Lake, MN

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl, adapted by Hannah Steblay
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Chad Henry and Daniel Pinkwater
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

Cinderella by Rodgers and Hammerstein
Chippewa Middle School, North Oaks, MN

Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, adapted by Hannah Steblay
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

As You Like It by William Shakespeare
Youth Shakespeare Company, Minneapolis, MN

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
South High School, Minneapolis, MN

The Big Bad Musical by Alec Strum and Bill Francoeur
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

Robin Hood by Thomas Poole and Michael Koerner
St. Paul Jewish Community Center, St. Paul, MN

Until Someone Wakes Up by Carolyn Levy
Hamline University Theatre, St. Paul, MN

The Actor’s Nightmare by Christopher Durang
Hamline University, St. Paul, MN

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Youth Shakespeare Company, Minneapolis, MN

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Youth Shakespeare Company, Minneapolis, MN

Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare
Pratt Elementary School, Minneapolis, MN

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Pratt Elementary School, Minneapolis, MN

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Alice in Wonderland, Assistant to Peter Brosius
Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN

Pippi Longstocking, Assistant to Peter Brosius
Children’s Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN

The Rape Of Lucrece, Assistant to Justin Alexander
American Shakespeare Repertory, Minneapolis, MN

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead, Assistant to John Gaspard
Theatre in the Round, Minneapolis, MN

ACTING (Limited)

Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
Classical Actors Ensemble, directed by Joseph Papke
Role: Princess of France, Nathaniel

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Classical Actors Ensemble, directed by Michael Kelley
Role: Juliet

A Chaste Maid in Cheapside by Thomas Middleton
Classical Actors Ensemble, directed by Joseph Papke
Role: Mrs. Touchwood, Wench, Ensemble

Romeo and Juliet/'Tis Pity She's a Whore by Shakespeare/John Ford
Classical Actors Ensemble: College Education Outreach led by Joseph Papke
Role: Juliet/ Annabella

Joe Dowling's William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet on the Moon ft. Kate Mulgrew as Lady Capulet by Christopher Kehoe
The Peanut Butter Factory, Directed by Natalie Novacek
Role: Juliet

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
The Strange Capers, Directed by Randy Reyes
Role: Adriana

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Cromulent Shakespeare Company, Directed by Mark Palmer
Role: Portia

As You Like It by William Shakespeare
American Shakespeare Repertory, Directed by Justin Alexander
Role: Rosalind

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare
American Shakespeare Repertory, Directed by Justin Alexander
Role: Dromio of Syracuse

The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
American Shakespeare Repertory, Directed by Justin Alexander
Role: Launce

Silence Not, A Love Story by Cynthia Cooper
Konopka Institute, University of MN, Directed by Carolyn Levy
Role: Adriana

Sexual Perversity in Chicago by David Mamet
3AM Productions, Directed by Sarah Teich
Role: Deb Solomon

Room Service by John Murray and Allen Boretz
Theatre in the Round, Directed by John Gaspard
Role: Hilda Manney

Trojan Women by Euripedes
Hamline University Theatre, Directed by Carolyn Levy
Role: Andromache*

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
Hamline University Theatre, Directed by William Wallace
Role: Nurse*

Aunt Dan and Lemon by Wallace Shawn
Hamline University Theatre, Directed by J. Jeff Turner
Role: Lemon*

Fefu and Her Friends by Maria Irene Fornes
Hamline University Theatre, Directed by J. Jeff Turner
Role: Fefu*

Dracula by Steven Dietz
Hamline University Theatre, Directed by Joel Sass
Role: Lucy Westenra*

TEACHING ARTIST

Youth Performance Company (2009-Present), blank slate theater (Education Director, 2011), University of Minnesota Summer Program (2010), Jewish Community Center (2008-Present), South High School (2008), Youth Shakespeare Company (2004-Present), MN Renaissance Festival (2006)

Photos

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Education

B.A. in Theatre Arts at Hamline University

Training

TRAINING

Bachelor of Arts – Theatre Arts, Hamline University Theater
Directing: Tony Steblay, Peter Brosius, Carolyn Levy, Bill Wallace, John Gaspard, Jeff Turner
Voice: Mira Kehoe, Janice Kimes, James McKeel, Deborah Carbaugh
Acting: Carolyn Levy, Bruce Bohne, Randy Reyes, Bill Wallace, Scott Keely, Tony Steblay, Joseph Papke,
Santino Fontana, Joanna Mendl-Shaw, L.J. Johnson
Dance: Kaori Kenmotsu (Modern Movement), Joanna Mendl-Shaw

Physical profile

58" tall
Plays ages:   Teen   20s   30s  
Tall and thin build
Caucasian

Onstage skills

Actor

Accents

British / Brooklyn / Texan / Southern / Minnesotan

Acting skills

Physical
Shakespearean Text Analysis and Training
Theatre in the Round
Working with Children
Writer
Comedy
Collaboration
Conceptual Thinking
Multi-character Performance
Accents (multiple)

Music styles

Jazz
Choral
Opera

Administrative skills

Management / Admin
Administrative Assistant

Design

Props
Sound

Production

Director
Assistant Director

Writing skills

Collaborative
Adaptation

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