Tara Bradway, Artistic Director
ADK Shakespeare:  1 Henry VI (2008, 2013);  2 Henry VI (2008, 2013);  3 Henry VI (2009, 2013);  Richard III (2010, 2013); As You Like It (Celia, 2 Page); Romeo & Juliet (Nurse, Prince); Macbeth (1 Witch, Young Siward, ensemble); Titus Andronicus (Director); The Tempest (Director); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Snout, Mustardseed); The Merchant of Venice (2011, 2012); Theseus & the Minotaur (Stage Manager); Measure for Measure (Escalus, ensemble); Twelfth Night (Antonio, ensemble); Hamlet (Ophelia, Fortinbras, ensemble); Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (Ophelia, Fortinbras); Hercules (Hera, ensemble); Celtic Fairy Tales (Fionnuala); Much Ado About Nothing (Hero, Borachio, ensemble); Love’s Labour’s Lost (Jaquenetta, Marcade); The Kingship Cycle, Part Two: Richard II, ensemble; Macbeth (Malcolm); Taming of the Shrew (Vincentio)

Tara's professional acting credits include: Our Town (Emily Webb) - First State Children's Theater Company; Pygmalion (Eliza Doolittle) - V:I.T.A.L.; Much Ado About Nothing (Margaret) - Delaware Shakespeare Festival; The Merchant of Venice (Portia) - Theater of the Seventh Sister; Antigone (Ismene) - Baltimore Shakespeare Festival. Tara also worked as a Core Company Actor and Public Relations Director at Gamut Theatre Group in Harrisburg, PA. Her acting credits at Gamut include: Romeo and Juliet (Juliet / Benvolio), Lysistrata (Chorus), Julius Caesar (Octavius Caesar / ensemble), Love's Labour's Lost (Princess of France), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Hermia / Starveling), The Comedy of Errors (Adriana), and Henry V (Katherine / Boy). Other NYC credits include Hyperion Theatre Project as Annabel, Polly the Parrot, and Pantalone in their Commedia Americana production of Manhattanpotamia IV: The Trek Down Columbina's Treasure Trail.

Tara holds an M.A. in English Literature from St. John’s University. She recently completed coursework towards her Doctor of Arts, with a focus in Shakespeare and Performance, and is currently studying for her comprehensive exams. She is also an Adjunct Professor of English at SUNY Adirondack and a Faculty Tutor at their Center for Reading and Writing.

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