Directors and Personnel

Festival Co-Directors
Karen Kohlhaas and Jen Waller

Festival Director Emeritus
Panny Mayfield

 

Visiting Artists and Scholars

Dr. Jack Barbera
University of Mississippi

Matthew Brumlow
Acting in scenes from ORPHEUS DESCENDING

Dr. Virginia Craighill
University of the South at Sewanee

Heidi-Marie Ferren
Acting in scenes from ORPHEUS DESCENDING

Dr. Matt Foss
University of Toledo

Dr. Françoise Hamlin
Brown University
Author of THE CROSSROADS AT CLARKSDALE

Dr. Kenneth Holditch
University of New Orleans
Author of TENNESSEE WILLIAMS AND THE SOUTH
and THE WORLD OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS

Elizabeth Thompson
Acting in scenes from ORPHEUS DESCENDING

Dr. Clark White
Founder, Blues Chattanooga Resource Center
Michigan State University, Temple University, Northeastern University, Brown University, Morehouse College. Visiting Scholar, WEB DuBois Center for African American Studies at Harvard University, Delta Cultural and Research Center at Mississippi Valley State University.