Sidonie Garrett is the Executive Artistic Director of the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival, for which she directed Twelfth Night, The Taming of the Shrew, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Much Ado About Nothing, King Henry V, Romeo and Juliet, Othello, King Richard III, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. A frequent guest director at the Unicorn Theatre, her credits include; Thanatos, SubUrbia, The Waiting Room, Light/Damage (with Cynthia Levin), Slight Defect, Santaland Diaries, Spinning Into Butter, Omnium Gatherum, The Retreat from Moscow, Iron Kisses, In the Next Room: the vibrator play, Time Stands Still and The Motherf*#ker with the Hat. Sidonie directed Thanatos (NYC), and for Fourth Wall Productions co-directed Tony & Tina’s Wedding (KC & St. Louis), and Aunt Chooch’s Birthday Party, (KC & NYC). At the Coterie Theatre she directed Mr. A’s Amazing Maze Plays, Of Mice and Men, Little House by the Shores of Silver Lake, Playing for Time, After Juliet, and In Spite of Thunder: The Macbeth Project. She was director for Greater Tuna and Rose’s Dilemma at American Heartland Theatre. Sidonie has also worked with the Kansas City Symphony as was staging director for the ‘Magic of Christmas’ and staged The Marriage of Figaro and Falstaff for Civic Opera Theatre. She also co-produced and directed The Widow’s Blind Date, Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll and Serenading Louie for Ground Zero Productions. Sidonie will direct As You Like It for HASF in the 2013 season.