Meet Our Board of Directors

Passionate, focused and helping to save the world, one iamb at a time.

The Florida Shakespeare Theater's board of directors come from professions as diverse as University professor, Community Organizer, Accountant, Radio presenter, Marketer and Attorney. 

They hail from across South Florida and have one thing in common; they are committed and passionate about the mission of The Florida Shakespeare Theater. 

This a working board that is not afraid to get down and dirty, to pick up a power tool or paintbrush, sew on 25 snaps, or hawk tee-shirts, all in the name of providing access to classical theater to everyone - residents and visitors alike.

Each of our directors brings a unique point of view and skill set that benefits our organization and helps point us towards helping provide free professional productions of the works of William Shakespeare.

In 2020, we will be expanding our board of Directors.  If you have fundraising experience and are interested in serving on a working board, or wish to nominate someone, please contact Colleen Stovall at Floridashakes@gmail.com.

Seth Trucks as Hamlet, Daniel Rodriquez as Horatio and Lito

Becera as Laertes in the 2018 Mainstage production of Hamlet.

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    Chief Operating Officer and VP Marketing at SpeakLike, Inc.

    Stephen leads the Marketing operations for the Florida Shakespeare Theater.

    Director

    STEPHEN HILL

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    Local artist,  activist and community volunteer. 

    Cyndy brings a lifetime of artistic experience to the table, and is a hands-on

    Director

    CYNDY HILL

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    Senior instructor Business Communications, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.  Master Instructor.  As Emily puts it, "'Shakespeare Geek' doesn't even begin to describe it."

    Director

    EMILY SACKS, Ph,d.

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    Miami-Based Litigation Associate at Bilzin Sumberg.  Shalia is an accomplished actor and vocalist, and is the actor/specialist on the board.

    Director

    SHALIA SAKONA, Esq.

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    Passionate about open access to the arts in our community.  Founded and led the Florida Shakespeare Theater through 15 seasons of free Shakespeare in the park.

    Producing Artistic Director

    COLLEEN STOVALL

  • Ms. Mack covers health care policy for WLRN. Her health care journalism is supported by a fellowship with the Kaiser Health News and NPR Health Care Reporting in the States project. She is a big Shakespeare fan .

    Director

    SAMMY MACK

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Paul is a CPA who recently retired from the City of Miami. 

He is in charge of the logistics for the company.

Director

PAUL EISENHART

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Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. Major Sponsorship provided by  the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. The City of Doral, The City of Miami Beach, The City of Miami, The Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, The Coconut Grove BID,  the State of Florida Department of Natural Resources Parks System, The Barnacle Historic State Park,  Shell Lumber & Hardware, The Stovall Family, The Costello Family, and the Frank and Susan Salinger Initiative for the Arts.