2014 Workshops

Erin Naughton Collins - Respondent

Erin Collins

Respondent for the 55th Annual High School Drama Festival: Erin (Naughton) Collins is a freelance director, teaching artist, performer, and arts administrator in the greater Boston area, and graduated summa cum laude from SUNY Oswego with a dual B.A. in Theatre and English.  Prior to relocating to the Boston area, Erin was a teaching artist and co-director of the Theatre department for STAR Education in Los Angeles, selected as a model program by the White House and U.S. Department of Education. She is also the co-founder of Shakespeare Anywhere and currently serves as artistic advisor with a focus on Boston operations and program development.  Erin toured the country with National Theater for Arts and Education in their productions of The Story of Anna Frank, The Middleclass Gentleman, and Mananas de Abril y Mayo, and she was a resident artist with Shakesperience Productions appearing in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, The Prince and The Pauper, and in their lauded interactive workshops and residencies. Erin appeared as Sonya in The Rental as part of the Samuel French OOB Festival, and was also an original cast member for Carnival Girls Productions in New York City. 


Tech Olympics with Greg Brewster and Suzayn Mackenzie-Roy in Waterman Theatre

Quick!  Change! with Kitty Macey and Judy McCabe in the Costume Shop

Gary Izzo