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Foraging Shakespeare: A Podcast

Hosted by Jennifer Thornton.

Current Episode: The Players Project, an Interview with Director Noah Tuleja 

“Foraging Shakespeare” offers a window onto the rich arts and academic programming at the Center. Jennifer Thornton speaks with theater directors, writers, scholars, students, and invited artisans to discover the surprising ways in which our creations today find their roots in the Renaissance. 

 

Jennifer Thornton was born and raised in New York City, Jennifer studied theater and dance at the HS of the Performing Arts, theatre at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts & the University of London and Interior Design at the NY School of Interior Design. She has numerous independent film and theater credits. Her mélange of experience includes small business owner, restaurant management, 19th century school girl tour guide at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in NYC, muralist, after school drama teacher & skin care specialist. She now lives in the valley raising two kids and one Siamese cat and works at UMass Amherst.