Anne Mcalexander has spent ten summers at French Woods Festival, choreographing dozens of productions over the years. Holding an MFA in directing from Ohio University, Anne became the obvious choice to head up our theater department in addition to dance. Anne is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at the University of Kentucky, where she most recently directed and choreographed Cabaret and teaches all levels of Musical Theatre Dance and Acting Technique Anne has an M.F.A. in Directing from Ohio University where she directed Cabaret, Failure a Love Story, Stop Kiss, and the world-premiere of Vessel and Stitched with a Sickle and a Hammer. Anne has served as Associate Artistic Director at Summer Repertory Theatre Festival in Northern California, (directing/choreography credits: West Side Story, Clybourne Park, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Tartuffe, Jeffrey Hatcher’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, and Forever Plaid, Chicago, Merrily We Roll Along, South Pacific, La Cage Aux Folles, 9 to 5, The Wedding Singer, Hairspray, The Full Monty, and Mame). Other directing and choreography credits include Parade (Boston University), Ragtime (Fiddlehead Theatre, Boston), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Belmont University, TN), Damn Yankees (SUNY Fredonia). Anne was the choral, theater, and dance instructor at Tuxedo Park School in Tuxedo Park, New York, taught in several New York City area schools as a teaching artist with Wingspan Arts, and has choreographed at various high schools in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Performance credits include A Chorus Line (Cassie), Sweet Charity (Charity), Beauty and the Beast, Guys and Dolls, and Chicago.