Statera Members - Ohio

Clark, Sara
Cincinnati , OH

Director, Performer, Administrator

Sara Clark (she/her) is a resident actor, director, teaching artist, and administrator with Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, currently serving as its Associate Artistic Director. As a thirteen-year member of the CSC Resident Ensemble, she has racked up over 75 productions with CSC, tackling such roles as Rosalind, Juliet, Marc Antony, Elizabeth Bennet, Lady Macbeth, and in the spring of 2020, Hamlet. Sara has also performed with or directed for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, New Edgecliff Theatre, Know Theatre, the Carnegie, and most recently with Diogenes Theatre playing the title role in Saint Joan. Sara teaches with Shakespeare Summer Camp and the Groundlings Program (a year-long Shakespeare intensive for high school students), and also manages Foundation and Government giving for CSC, bringing in over $470MM each year. She recently led the team that produced the 2018 international Shakespeare Theatre Association annual conference, bringing representatives from 120 companies all over the globe to Cincinnati.

Handy Minyard, Gina
Dayton, OH
Director, Educator, Producer

Gina Handy Minyard (she/her) is a Dayton, Ohio based actor, teacher, director, and producer. Currently, Gina is the theatre magnet director at Stivers School for the Arts. Directing credits include: Assassins, Clue: On Stage, Sherlock Holmes, The Dining Room, The Burial at Thebes and the regional premiere of Akeelah and the Bee. Gina was a part of the inaugural Teaching Artists Training Program at Lincoln Center Education, and was a recipient of Culture Works and the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District grant. Gina holds a BFA Musical Theatre from Mars Hill University, and is a member of Actor's Equity Association. She is the Founding Artistic Director of Magnolia Theatre Company; a theatre that produces shows with strong female characters. This year, Gina was recognized as a “Top 25 Women to Watch” by the Better Business Bureau.

Herin, Angelina
Avon Lake, OH
Designer, Educator

Angelina M. Herin (she/her) designs costumes, wigs, and makeup for professional companies and education programs. Since 2011, she has been the Resident Costume Designer and is an Associate Professor of Theater at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. She is pleased to have her work presented at many venues, including Cleveland Play House, the Seattle Opera, Cleveland Public Theatre, American Folklore Theatre, Montana Repertory Theatre, Texas Shakespeare Festival, and Theater at Monmouth. In addition, Angelina has had the opportunity to work with several television/ production companies as a makeup artist and stylist.

Martin, Wendy-Marie
Athens, OH
Director, Playwright, Educator

Wendy-Marie Martin (she/her) earned her M.F.A. Playwriting from the Playwright’s Lab at Hollins University and holds a B.F.A. in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College in New York as well. She has performed, written, taught and directed theater in the U.S. and Europe for almost twenty years. Her work has been produced in Germany, Japan, Ireland, The Netherlands, Australia, and across the United States. Wendy-Marie is the founder & Executive Producer of The Red Eye 10s Play International Festival, which features original work for young audiences. Before beginning her PhD studies in Interdisciplinary Arts/Theatre at Ohio University in 2018, she taught Theatre History for the Pacific Conservatory Theatre at Allan Hancock College. Wendy-Marie is a Dramatists Guild member and is on Board of Directors for the International Centre for Women Playwrights. She is also a member of TCG, The Playwrights’ Center and ATHE.