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Michael Addison

MICHAEL ADDISON was born in Johannesburg, Union of South Africa, and now lives in Venrura, Calif. This June he was awarded a B.A. in Drama at Pomona College and this fall he begins work on an M.F.A. at Tulane. While studying at Pomona he held the title role in Macbeth, played Andrew Undershaft in Major Barbara, and George Pepper in Tonight at 8:30. For nine months he produced a weekly half-hour variety program called Anything Goes on KSPC-FM.

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MICHAEL ADDISON, Stanford, Calif., returns for his third Festival season, this year as Stage Manager. His Ashland acting experience has included the roles of Don John in Much Ado About Nothing and the Prince of Morocco in Merchant of Venice, both productions in 1958, and as Gadshill in 1961s Henry IV, Part I. He received his B.A. degree from Pomona College, Calif., in Drama and his M.F.A. degree in Directing from Tulane University in New Orleans. At Pomona, he was seen in the title role of Macbeth and at Tulane he appeared as Tusenback in Three Sisters, This past year at Stanford, he directed Six Characters in Search of an Author, a major season attraction.

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Cast -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. King Henry IV, Part Two (1962, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Fang
  2. King Lear (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Gentleman
  3. Merchant of Venice (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Prince of Morocco
  4. Much Ado About Nothing (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Don John
  5. Troilus and Cressida (1958, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Deiphobus

Production and Crew -- Shakespeare Production Credits

  1. Henry IV, Part 1 (1999, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Director
  2. Henry IV, Part 2 (1999, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Director
  3. Henry VI, Part 3 (1969, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Director
  4. As You Like It (1962, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Production Stage Manager
  5. Coriolanus (1962, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Production Stage Manager
  6. King Henry IV, Part Two (1962, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Production Stage Manager
  7. The Comedy of Errors (1962, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, USA) .... Production Stage Manager

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