10689870_10100580661157229_5457149047892014935_nMeet THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA director Lavina Jadhwani…

Lavina is thrilled to join the Oak Park Festival Theatre family as an Artistic Associate, where she has directed Hamlet and Twelfth Night. Other recent credits include Much Ado About Nothing, Gruesome Playground Injuries (Rasaka Theatre Company), Cherry Smoke (the side project), Love’s Labour’s Lost and Assassins (The Theatre School at DePaul University). Lavina has received the Drama League’s Classical Directing Fellowship, an SDCF Observership, and an LMDA Residency Award for MERCHANT ON VENICE at Silk Road Rising, where she is an Artistic Associate. Proud graduate of Carnegie Mellon University and the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. Currently pursuing an MFA in Directing from DePaul. Lavina was recently named Time Out Chicago’s “Best Next Generation Stage Director.”www.lavinajadhwani.com