staff of oklahoma shakespeare

Kathryn McGill, Founder and Artistic Director

Kathryn McGill, Founder and Artistic Director

Kathryn McGill is Executive and Artistic Director of Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. She has both a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting and directing from the University of Oklahoma and a Master of Fine Arts in acting from New York University. She co-founded Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park with the late Jack O'Meara in 1985. She has directed over 40 productions including Twelfth Night, The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Julius Caesar, Richard III, Macbeth, As You Like It, Cyrano de Bergerac and Much Ado About Nothing. She also directed The Rivals for Oklahoma City University and co-founded the Detroit Women's Shakespeare Project and played the title role in their production of Henry V. In 1990 she was a recipient of a Governor’s Arts award from the State of Oklahoma.


Tyler Woods, Managing Director

Tyler Woods, Managing Director

Tyler Woods is Managing Director of Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park.  An Equity and SAG/AFTRA actor, his credits include Virginia Stage Company, The Pearl Theatre Off-Broadway, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, and The American Shakespeare Center. Training includes Columbia University, The Public Theater Shakespeare Lab, and Stella Adler Studios. Mr. Woods has produced, directed, or acted in nearly 40 Shakespeare productions and is an accomplished stage combat choreographer. Woods served as Teaching Artist for The Town Hall Foundation in NYC, and is a former Education Director for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. He is a 2015 Governor’s Arts Award recipient.


D. Lance Marsh, Associate Artistic Director

D. Lance Marsh, Associate Artistic Director

D. Lance Marsh, Associate Artistic Director,  has directed The SeagullThe Merchant of Venice for Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park. He has played Claudius in Hamlet and served as text coach for numerous productions.  Lance is an Associate Professor in the School of Theatre at OCU, as well as serving as the company’s Artistic Director and Head of Performance.  He has spent twenty years as a professional actor, primarily performing in classical plays, and is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association.  He has appeared at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, the Western Stage, the California Shakespeare Festival, the Okoboji Summer Theatre, Next Act Theatre, First Stage Children’s Theatre, the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, the Wisconsin Shakespeare Festival, the Milwaukee Shakespeare Company, the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Arizona Repertory Theatre and American Players Theatre. Recently he has performed with Oklahoma City Rep in productions of Our TownMoonlight and Magnolias and Hay Fever, and at Oklahoma City Theatre Company in A Streetcar Named Desire.  He has directed professionally in California, Missouri, Iowa, Arizona and Wisconsin and Oklahoma, and has run several professional theatre companies.