BAILEYS HARBOR, WI, May 29, 2012 — Door Shakespeare has announced that Amy J. Ludwigsen will be assuming the theater company’s Managing Director position on June 4, 2012. A graduate of Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, Ludwigsen recently received her Master’s Degree in Classical and Contemporary Text from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow.
Ludwigsen’s most recent position was Marketing and Administrative Associate for Porchlight Music Theatre in Chicago, IL. She has performed and worked in administrative positions at theater companies in Chicago, Utah, New York City, Scotland, London, and at the renowned American Folklore Theatre in Door County.
Door Shakespeare Board Chairwoman Kit Conner and Treasurer Sara Miller announced Ludwigsen’s appointment as Managing Director in a joint statement: “With Amy’s leadership, Door Shakespeare will continue its rich tradition of creating quality classical theater and help us focus on growing the company’s presence in the local community while also cultivating a dynamic and innovative artistic network.”
Door Shakespeare’s outdoor season opens Fri., June 29 and runs through Sun., August 12 in the Bjorklunden gardens on Hwy 57, one mile south of Baileys Harbor. “As You Like It” will be performed on Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, while “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)” will be performed on Thursdays and Saturdays. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Please call (920) 839-1500 for more information or to order tickets.