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Jane Alden spent over 40 years as a professional actress working on Broadway, off-Broadway, off-off-Broadway, in regional repertory theatres all over the country, in touring companies, and in television and in films. She studied theatre and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon University. After retiring from acting some 16 years ago, she created the Orcas Island Children’s Theatre and began teaching, directing, producing and writing for children’s theatre. Shakespeare has always been a special love and she has worked extensively on this material over the last 16 years with children and adults, teaching classes and directing the plays of this most glorious writer.

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