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Gillian Eaton

Gillian Eaton was born in Wales and is an award-winning actress, writer and director with credits on both sides of the Atlantic. Her previous theatre work includes London’s West End, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Mark Taper Forum and Ahmanson Theatres in Los Angeles and many regional theatres. She has appeared in numerous stage plays, TV shows and films in the US and the UK and has written for the cinema and the stage. Gillian was vice-president of arts and humanities for the Detroit YMCA group, has also been the guest theatre artist for numerous Michigan organizations including the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP), Flint Youth Theatre, the Detroit Zoo, EMU and the Detroit Historical Museum. She taught in the School of Music Theatre and Dance at the University of Michigan for 10 years and her directing work for the University includes GOOD KIDS, WILD HONEY, in the Walgreen, PETER & THE STARCATCHER and THE GRAPES OF WRATH at the Power Center, LOVE & INFORMATION, AS YOU LIKE IT, and HAY FEVER at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.