Wendy Franz is the Managing Director of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. Since 2001 Wendy has directed, produced, and designed sound for numerous productions in the Front Range region, as well as served in arts administration roles in professional theatre and academia. She was a charter ensemble member and served as Production Manager for Denver’s critically acclaimed Paragon Theatre and has also worked with CU-Boulder’s Dept. of Theatre & Dance, Ashton Productions, square product theatre, Goddess Here Productions, Curious Theatre, the Santa Fe Opera, Colorado Dance Theatre, and Little Theatre of the Rockies. Wendy received her BA in Theatre Directing and Design/Technology from the University of Northern Colorado.