Calvin MacLeanis in his fourteenth year as Theatre Department Head and CBT Company Producing Artistic Director. CBT productions he has directed include: A Flea in Her Ear, The Life of Galileo, The Secret Rapture, A Streetcar Named Desire (with Dale Dickey), Amadeus (with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra), Kiss Me, Kate, Sweeney Todd (with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and Dale Dickey), Our Country’s Good, The Threepenny Opera, The Open Hand, The Crucible, and Candide (with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra). Cal was the Artistic Director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival for eleven seasons. Professionally active in Chicago, his productions – mostly at the Famous Door Theatre – earned several Joseph Jefferson Awards for Outstanding Production and Direction. Most notable were Joshua Sobol’s Ghetto, a production that ran for seven months and honored with four Jeff Awards including for Outstanding Direction of a Play, and Anthony Clarvoe’s The Living, which won Joseph Jefferson Awards for Outstanding Direction of a Play and Outstanding Production. It was during this production that Cal met Anthony Clarvoe for the first time.