Artistic Staff Bios
ELYZABETH GREGORY WILDER (Playwright) plays include Gee’s Bend, Fresh Kills, The Flagmaker of Market Street, The Furniture of Home, White Lightning, Provenance, and Everything That’s Beautiful. Her plays have been produced at the Royal Court (London), Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center, Cleveland Play House, KC Rep, Northlight, The Arden, B Street Theatre, and Hartford Stage, among others. Her children’s play, Georgia Mae James Unplugs America will receive its world premiere at Growing Stage: The Children’s Theatre of New Jersey in June. Elyzabeth’s latest play, Zelda in the Backyard, will be workshopped at the Southern Writers’ Festival at the Alabama Shakspeare Festival in July. Elyzabeth is an alum of Youngblood at the Ensemble Studio Theatre and has an MFA in dramatic writing from NYU. www.wilderwriting.net
PAUL-JORDAN JANSEN (Director) serves as the Musical Theatre Administrator for PSA, as well as Associate Artistic Producer for Paramount Theatre. Jordan has been performing on stages across the world for over a decade. Primarily, this includes productions ranging from musical theatre classics, to new works, to world premieres at some of the countries most well renowned Regional Theaters. Favorite credits include: Paramount Theatre’s Beauty and the Beast, The Wizard of Oz, and Sweeney Todd. Sting’s The Last Ship, the World Premiere of The Prince of Egypt at the Tony Award- winning theatre ThatreWorks Silicon Valley, and the US Premiere of The Count of Monte Cristo. Aside from his career performing, Jordan has spent equal time becoming an educator.
SARAH HUDSON (Production Stage Manager) Sarah is a recent transplant to Salt Lake City from Austin, TX. Her favorite past endeavors include work with The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Summer Stock Austin, ZACH Theatre, Texas Performing Arts, Zilker Theatre Productions, and most recently Utah Shakespeare Festival for their World Premiere of Gold Mountain.