Adrienne Johnson Butler

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Resident Assistant Stage Manager

Member of of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA).

Favorite Shakespeare Play:


Shakespeare character that best describes me:

Sir Walter Blunt

Favorite Shakespeare Quote:

The dream’s here still: even when I wake, it is
Without me, as within me; not imagined, felt.

Favorite play that isn’t by Shakespeare:

No Exit

All-time favorite ASC Moment:

John Harrell’s Cyrano de Bergerac


Adrienne has worked part-time and full-time with the ASC as a Tour Guide, Education Artist, Camp Counselor, Camp-Life Coordinator, Company Manager, and Understudy since 2014. This will be her fourth season as Assistant Stage Manager with the ASC. Adrienne has previously managed with Sweet Wag Shakespeare, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, and the Santa Fe Opera. Adrienne graduated from Longwood University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and from Mary Baldwin University with both a Master of Letters and a Master of Fine Arts in Shakespeare. She is a member of Actors’ Equity Association.