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AISLINN FRANTZ

Profession: Producer and dramaturg

Hometown: Dowagiac, Mich.

Current home: Chicago

KNOWN FOR: Currently the associate producer at Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST). Formerly associate producer at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center across all programs, and junior agent in the literary division of Bret Adams, Ltd., representing playwrights. She’s been a reader for various new play and musical organizations, and this past year she also presented on work-life balance at the Humana Festival.

WHAT’S NEXT: Romeo & Juliet, directed by Barbara Gaines, and Q Brothers Christmas Carol, both at CST through Dec. 22; and working with the CST education department on the annual Shakespeare SLAM, a high school slam-style competition. Outside of CST, she’s producing the University of Michigan BFA Acting Showcase in Chicago.

“Aislinn is a phenomenal dramaturg and producer, because when she’s involved with a project, she is first and foremost invested in the story being told and the people

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