Monday, May 6 @ 9:00 a.m. - DreamBOX, Jupiter Hotel
Mica Cole joined the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2013, and has since overseen more than 40 productions as Repertory Producer, including a dozen transfers and co-productions. These include the world premieres of Lynn Nottage’s Sweat, which was later produced at The Public Theater and on Broadway; Lisa Loomer’s Roe, which moved to Arena Stage and Berkeley Repertory Theatre; Robert Schenkkan’s The Great Society, a co-production with Seattle Repertory Theatre; and Alexa Junge’s adaptation of Fingersmith, which was later seen at the American Repertory Theater. Additionally, as a member of the company’s executive leadership, she shares responsibility for strategic planning, season selection, budgeting and the organizational commitment to social justice. Prior to OSF, Mica worked in Chicago as the Executive Director of Free Street Theater for five seasons. Other Chicago ventures include collaborations with Writers’ Theatre, Teatro Luna, MPAACT and Collaboraction. She is a graduate of The Theatre School at DePaul University.