About Us

myShakespeare is produced by Paradigm Education, located in San Francisco, California. 

Series Creators

Richard Clark is a lover of Shakespeare and former computer industry entrepreneur. He has a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and a master's in Business Administration from Harvard University. He also attended the Graduate Program in Humanities at Stanford University. 

Greg Watkins is the Assistant Director for the Structured Liberal Education (SLE) program at Stanford University. He has a PhD in Religious Studies from Stanford University and an MFA in Film Production from UCLA. Greg has worked on a number of feature-length films as writer, director and producer. Film credits include: A Little Stiff (Sundance premiere), A Sign From God (Sundance premiere), I Am a Sex Addict (Gotham Independent Film Award, San Francisco Chronicle’s Top 10 films of the year), This is Macbeth, and This is Hamlet (2012 CreaTiVe Award winner).

Series Hosts

Carrie Paff (Sarah Siddons) is an actress and educator. Her theatrical credits include leading roles at American Conservatory Theatre, Aurora Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company, Magic Theatre, San Francisco Playhouse, San Jose Repertory Theatre, Center REP, Word for Word, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle), Arizona Theatre Company, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and London’s Leicester Square Theatre. Film credits include Quitters, A Fighting Season, Love & Taxes, Presque Isle, Opal, This Is Macbeth, and This Is Hamlet. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts and Women's Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a master's degree in Educational Theatre from NYU.  

Jeremy Sabol (Ralph Holinshed) is a Lecturer in the Structured Liberal Education (SLE) program at Stanford University. He also teaches philosophy and literature in Stanford’s Continuing Studies Program, and he offers courses and workshops in design thinking and innovation through the Stanford Center for Professional Development. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Physics from the University of California at Santa Cruz, and a PhD in French Literature from Yale University.

 


 

Cast

 

Hamlet Intro Movies

Life of Shakespeare

  • Animation by Sam Young
  • Voice over narration by Carrie Paff and Jeremy Sabol
  • Editor Jim Farber
  • Sound design Joel Raabe

The World of Elizabethan Theater

  • Animation by Sascha Ciezata
  • Voice over narration by Carrie Paff and Jeremy Sabol
  • Editor Jim Farber
  • Sound Design Joel Raabe

 

Hamlet Cast and Crew

  • Directed by Greg Watkins
  • Executive Producer
  • Written by Greg Watkins and Jeremy Sabol
  • Producers Greg Watkins and Jeremy Sabol
  • Ralph Holinshed Jeremy Sabol
  • Sarah Siddons Carrie Paff
  • Hamlet Patrick Alparone
  • King Claudius Charles Robinson
  • Queen Gertrude Delia MacDougall
  • Ophelia Anna Bullard
  • Polonius Howard Swain
  • Laertes Nicholas Pelczar
  • Rosencrantz Mark Anderson Phillips
  • Guildenstern Liam Vincent
  • Gravedigger #1 Joan Mankin
  • Gravedigger #2 John Gilkey
  • Ghost of King Hamlet Robert Parsons
  • Player King Caveh Zahedi
  • Horatio Jon Gentry
  • Marcellus Ogie Zulueta
  • Ambassador Lance Gardner
  • Barnardo Carlomagno Seletaria
  • Soldier Galen Davis
  • Edited by Jim Farber, Greg Watkins
  • Technical Producer Neil Riha
  • Songs written and performed by Austin Zumbro
  • Graphics and Opening Titles Marco Salsiccia
  • Casting Director Jessica Heidt
  • Costume Design Fumiko Bielefeldt, Christina Yeaton
  • Make-up Artist Connie Strayer

 

Hamlet Theater Production

  • Director of Photography Tristan Kolkhorst
  • Camera Operator John Baker
  • Sound Mixer Neil Riha
  • Gaffer Joseph Mendoza
  • Boom Operators Michael Primmer, Dan Jaspar
  • Production Assistants Maja Gluhovic, Sally Treanor, Casey Weston
  • Fight choreographer and weapons curator Mark Anderson Phillips

 

Hamlet TV Studio Production

  • Director Karen Adams
  • Camera Operators Nancy Brown, Steve Hall, Cathy Keys, Lupita Segura
  • Sound Mixer Neil Riha
  • Technical Support Ana Simoes, Stan Ng
  • Production Assistants Wes Rapaport, Edoardo De Armas
  • Professional Services Manager Louise Pencavel
  • Special thanks to everyone at Midpeninsula Community Media Center

 

Hamlet Music Video and Commercial Production

  • Music Video Animator Marco Salciccia
  • Director Jim Farber
  • Cinematographer Russ Miller
  • Production Assistant Thomas “The Tank” Benton
  • Editors Jim Farber, Russ Miller
  • Commercial Animator Bobby Van Dyke
  • Princess Chloe Bronzam
  • Prince Mick Mize
  • Female Attendant Jenna Davi
  • Male Attendant Ben Euphrat
  • Voiceover Mick Mize
  • Casting Molly Gazay
  • Sound Mixer Dan Olmsted
  • Special thanks to Phoenix Editorial, The Climate Theater, The Jewish Theater, Nancy Carlin, Andrew Hurteau, Colin Macnaughton and Hillary Casper, Rahel Smith, Daryl Babbitt, Carrie Paff, Susan Watkins

 

Macbeth Intro Movies

Life of Shakespeare

  • Animation by Sam Young
  • Voice over narration by Carrie Paff and Jeremy Sabol
  • Editor Jim Farber
  • Sound design Joel Raabe

The World of Elizabethan Theater

  • Animation by Sascha Ciezata
  • Voice over narration by Carrie Paff and Jeremy Sabol
  • Editor Jim Farber
  • Sound Design Joel Raabe

 

Macbeth Cast and Crew

  • Directed by Greg Watkins
  • Executive Producer Richard Clark
  • Written by Greg Watkins and Jeremy Sabol
  • Producers Greg Watkins and Jeremy Sabol
  • Ralph Holinshed Jeremy Sabol
  • Sarah Siddons Carrie Paff
  • Macbeth Mark Anderson Phillips
  • Lady Macbeth Allison Jean White
  • Banquo Liam Vincent
  • Duncan Ken Ruta
  • Macduff David Mendelsohn
  • First Witch Joan Malkin
  • Second Witch Carrie Paff
  • Third Witch Atosa Babaoff
  • Malcolm Joe Rende
  • Lennox Lance Gardner
  • The Porter Noah Butler
  • Doctor Brian Herndon
  • Gentlewoman Megan Smith
  • Donalbain Miles Osgood
  • Messenger Max McClure
  • Duncan’s Bodyguard Stephen Hirsch
  • TV Studio Floor Manager Rachel Yong
  • Edited by Stephen Hirsch, Brian Zalewski
  • Songs written and performed by Austin Zumbro
  • Casting director Jessica Heidt
  • Make-up artist Connie Strayer
  • Production Assistants Stephen Hirsch, Liz Seibert, Rachel Yong

 

Macbeth Theater Production

  • Camera Svetlana Cvetko
  • Assistant director Jessica Heidt
  • Sound Mixer Neil Riha
  • Assistant Camera Joe E. Rivera
  • Additional boom operator Stephen Hirsch
  • Fight choreographer Brian Herndon
  • Gaffers Nick Anthony, Peter Burgess Smith
  • Electricians Andrew Schwartz, Julien Elstob
  • Fog wranglers Stephen Hirsch, Rachel Yong
  • Enthusiasm Specialists Emily Watkins, Erica Watkins
  • Production Services by Complex Corporation
  • Special Thanks to Arthur Freyer, Miles Montalbano, Tony Kelly and Thick Description, Carolyn Vega and the Stanford Costume Shop

 

Macbeth TV Studio Production

  • Director Karen Adams
  • Audio Nancy Brown, Stan Ng
  • Cameras Yolanda Fox, Cathy Keys, Roger Nyemaster
  • Professional Services Manager Louise Pencavel
  • Chauffeur to Mr. Ruta Zoe Kalionzes
  • Special thanks to Midpeninsula Community Center

Macbeth Commercial Breaks

  • Graphic Design Liz Seibert, Brian Zalewski
  • Edited by Brian Zalewski
  • Voiceover Phillip Bowen
  • Supervising sound editor Neil Riha
  • Sound mix Daniel Olmsted
  • Additional Thanks to Rahel Smith, Rico at Blooms Saloon, The Climate Theater, Daryl Babbit, Carrie Paff, Susan Watkins

 

Romeo and Juliet Intro Movies

Life of Shakespeare

  • Animation by Sam Young
  • Voice over narration by Carrie Paff and Jeremy Sabol
  • Editor Jim Farber
  • Sound design Joel Raabe

The World of Elizabethan Theater

  • Animation by Sascha Ciezata
  • Voice over narration by Carrie Paff and Jeremy Sabol
  • Editor Jim Farber
  • Sound Design Joel Raabe

 

Romeo and Juliet Cast and Crew

  • Directed by Greg Watkins
  • Executive Producer Richard Clark
  • Written by Greg Watkins and Jeremy Sabol
  • Producers Greg Watkins and Jeremy Sabol
  • Ralph Holinshed Jeremy Sabol
  • Sarah Siddons Carrie Paff
  • Romeo Chris Herbie Holland
  • Juliet Jessica Waldman
  • Benvolio Edwin Jacobs
  • Paris Conrad Haynes
  • Capulet Charlie Robinson
  • Lady Capulet Lynn Redberg
  • Prince Brian Rivera
  • Montague Robert Parsons
  • Lady Montague Catherine Castellanos
  • Mercutio Ryan Williams French
  • Tybalt Vichet Chum
  • Friar James Craig
  • Nurse Summer Shapiro
  • Servingman Maia Kazin
  • Samson Louis McWilliams
  • Gregory Dante Belletti
  • Abraham Andre Amarotico
  • Production Manager Nora Tjossem
  • Costume design Connie Strayer
  • Casting Jessica Heidt
  • Make-up Sarah Coy
  • Production Assistants Evelyn Anderson, David Kahn

 

Romeo and Juliet TV Studio Production

  • Director Karen Adams
  • Switcher (Technical Director) Doug Smith
  • Audio Techs David Simon, Andrew Mellows
  • Camera Operators Lupita Segura, Andrew Mellows, Carol Mellows, Cathy Keys, Francisco Del Rosario, Katie Rentzke, Sarah Bennett
  • Professional Services Manager Louise Pencavel

     

Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare Performances

  • Director of Photography Satsuki Murashige
  • Production Sound David Sandwisch