ROBERT PICKETT is co-founder of HMB Shakespeare Company and has directed The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and last year’s Macbeth. He received his A.A. in Acting at Santa Barbara City College. He received his B.A. in Directing from the University of California at Santa Barbara and his M.F.A. in Directing from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He has studied with the National Theatre of Great Britain and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been seen locally as Theo in Coastal Repertory Theatre’s production of The Underpants and directed All My Sons, Enchanted April and The Rivals for CRT.