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.

Safiya Fredericks