Alan Armstrong (Ph.D., Cornell University) directed the Center for Shakespeare Studies at Southern Oregon University for two decades. Co-author of Oregon Shakespeare Festival Actors: Telling the Story (2014), he writes about original staging practices as well as contemporary performance. Since 2006, he has served as a production dramaturg for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Jerry Turner (1927-2004)
For twenty years, from 1971 to 1991, Jerry Turner was artistic director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). He was the second person to fill the position, succeeding legendary founder Angus Bowmer. Turner assumed artistic leadership of OSF during a period of rapid growth, which saw the addition of two …