NAME: Anthony Pearson
TITLE: Programming Coordinator
FAVORITE SHAKESPEARE PLAY: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
SHAKESPEARE CHARACTER THAT BEST DESCRIBES ME: Puck – or Viola, specifically as Cesario
FAVORITE PLAY THAT ISN’T BY SHAKESPEARE: a tie between Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett and Hadestown by Anaïs Mitchell
Anthony is the Programming Coordinator for ASC, and heading the construction of the on-site Archive. Originally from Oregon, Anthony grew up on Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a passion for Shakespeare from English and Drama teachers in middle and high school. He holds a BA in History from University of Oregon, MA in History from Bowling Green State University, and a second MA in Material Culture and Public Humanities from Virginia Tech. He joined ASC in the fall of 2021, a return to theater, programming, and production after almost 12 years.