Artistic Staff Bios
TIMOTHY DOUGLAS (Director) Mr. Douglas’ credits include off-Broadway’s Bronte: A Portrait of Charlotte; Topdog/Underdog for Marin Theatre Company; the world premiere of August Wilson’s Radio Golf for Yale Repertory Theatre; his acclaimed, Caribbean-inspired Much Ado About Nothing for Folger Theatre; Permanent Collection for Round House Theatre and a premiere translation of Ibsen’s Rosmersholm, also off-Broadway. Most recently he has been honored in having been named an associate artist at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. For three seasons he served as associate artistic director at Actors Theatre of Louisville, where he directed A.M. Sunday, All My Sons, Art, Blues for an Alabama Sky, Crimes of the Heart, Fences, Jitney, The Lively Lad and The Piano Lesson, and for four seasons he served as a director in residence (Mellon Foundation Fellow) at the Mark Taper Forum/Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles. Mr. Douglas has directed over 100 projects for theatre companies nationally and abroad, including American Conservatory Theater, The Guthrie Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Portland Center Stage, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, PlayMakers Repertory, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Magic Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Downstage (New Zealand), National Theatret (Norway), and Milwaukee Repertory Theater where he currently serves as an artistic associate. His 2013 projects include The Lake Effect (a world premiere by Rajiv Joseph) for Silk Road Rising in Chicago; Richard II for Shakespeare & Company and Hamlet for Los Angeles Women’s Shakespeare Company. Mr. Douglas is a graduate of the acting program at Yale School of Drama.
GEORGE MAXWELL (Set Designer) is the resident scenic designer for PTC. He recently designed A Christmas Carol: The Musical, Annie, Next to Normal, Rent, Sunset Boulevard andWhite Christmas. Favorite PTC designs include A Chorus Line, A Christmas Story, Chicago, Les Misérables, Metamorphoses, Enchanted April, The Importance of Being Earnest, West Side Story, Proof, Peter Pan, Noises Off, Man of La Mancha, Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Foreigner andMiss Saigon. His Utah Opera Company designs include The Coronation of Poppea and The Ballad of Baby Doe, and he has designed for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival as well as 21 productions for the Utah Shakespeare Festival. George is a member of United Scenic Artists. To see more of his work visit www.xmission.com/~gmaxwell.
CAROL WELLS-DAY (Costume Designer) is one of PTC’s resident costume designers and the costume shop supervisor. Her recent designs for PTC include A Christmas Carol: The Musical,Man of La Mancha, Next to Normal, Sunset Boulevard, Black Comedy, Dracula, Twelve Angry Men, Is He Dead?, Dial ‘M’ for Murder, The Light in the Piazza, The Heiress, Doubt, Lost in Yonkers, Pride and Prejudice, James Joyce’s The Dead, The Importance of Being Earnest,Brighton Beach Memoirs, Cyrano de Bergerac, Peter Pan, The Three Musketeers, Joyful Noise,Big River, As You Like It, The Count of Monte Cristo, A Streetcar Named Desire, An Ideal Husband, Misalliance, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Hay Fever. She was assistant designer forInherit the Wind at the Ford Theatre in Washington D.C. She worked for the Utah Shakespeare Festival for 13 years as a costume shop supervisor and designer. This is Carol’s second tenure at PTC. During her earlier stint she designed over 15 productions, including My Fair Lady, Oliverand Romeo and Juliet. Carol has film and TV credits.
LES DICKERT (Lighting Designer)
MATTHEW TIBBS (Sound Designer) is Pioneer Theatre Company’s Resident Sound Designer and Adjunct Faculty teaching sound design for the University of Utah. Favorite sound designs for PTC include Emma, Next to Normal and the world premiere of Find and Sign. Favorite designs for University of Utah include Rare Bird and The Adding Machine. Matthew has previously worked for Portland Center Stage, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Artists Repertory Theatre and Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati. MFA: University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) BA: George Fox University.
AMANDA FRENCH (Hair and Makeup Designer) has been a Makeup and Hair Designer for over 20 years. She has worked for The Utah Shakespeare Festival, The Utah Opera, Egyptian Theatre Company and the University of Texas at Austin. She is a contributing writer in the tenth edition of Stage Makeup by Corson, Glavan and Norcross, and her work can also be seen inThe Costume Technician’s Handbook by Ingham and Covey, and Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film by Ruskai and Lowery. She attended the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati where she studied with Hair and Makeup Designer Lenna Kaleva. She is a member of the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) and a current University of Utah instructor of wigs and makeup.