Hannah Steblay

 

Biography

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!

Résumé

COMING UP

DIRECTING...

James and the Giant Peach | Nova Classical Academy | MNHSL One Act Competition | February 2015

The Snow Queen | Northern Starz Theatre Company | Ramsay, MN | March 2015

Annie | Nova Classical Academy | St. Paul, MN | May 2015

Peter Pan | Northern Starz Theatre Company | Ramsay, MN | May 2015

The Two Gentlemen of Verona | Classical Actors Ensemble | June 2015

DIRECTING (limited)

Artistic Director for Nova Classical Academy's Theater Department (A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Wizard of OZ, Julius Caesar, R&H's Cinderella, The Comedy of Errors, Pinocchio, As You Like It, The Alice Project, The Actors Nightmare, The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet, James and the Giant Peach, Annie)

Twas The Night Before Christmas by Ken Ludwig, Chameleon Theatre Circle, Burnsville, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Until Someone Wakes Up by Carolyn Levy Hamline University Theatre, 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)

The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster- Classical Actors Ensemble, directed by Joseph Papke

Role: The Duchess

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

EDUCATION B.A. in Theatre Arts at Hamline University 

TRAINING  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

AWARDS MNHSL One Act Starred Performance for Alice in Wonderland (2014), 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)

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