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Carol MacLeod

President of the Board and cofounder

Carol is a founder of the Theatre Artists Studio Board and presently serves as President of The Board of Directors and Artistic Director. A graduate of Trinity College and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, she has been a theatre professional for over 60 years. She began her career in New York as a stage and television actress but then extended her love of theatre into the areas of producing, directing, and teaching as well. Carol was one of the founders of the Actors Theatre of Phoenix and served as its first Artistic and Managing Director. She also served as the Director of the Arizona Theatre Company's Encompass (Outreach) Program and was an original member of the Phoenix Arts Commission. Teaching has always been an important part of Carol's career. She taught at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City and in Phoenix for the Phoenix Center for the Performing Arts, The Arizona Theatre Company, The Actors Theatre and The Herberger Theater Center's "Stages" Program. Prior to her return to Phoenix in 2000, she was a member of the faculty at the University of Notre Dame for seven years both in the Department of Theatre and the Department of English. Locally, she was the Fine Arts Coordinator at Xavier College Preparatory for six years, developing staff and curriculum for their Fine Arts Program. At present she is producing, directing, and teaching at The Studio.

Carol MacLeod
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