FRED STUART was Executive Director of The Haymarket Theatre, in Lincoln, NE, which he founded in 2002. The Haymarket Theatre specializes in both children's theatre and a professional repertory series. Fred has directed scores of shows with adults and young people alike. Additionally, Fred has directed for Chico City Light Opera and Chico's Shakespeare in the Park in California, and in Nebraska, The Nebraska Repertory Theatre, The Lincoln Community Playhouse and the Pinewood Bowl. In 2004, Fred was the recipient of the Lincoln Arts Council's Mayor's Arts Award for excellence and leadership in theatre. From 1997 to 2001, Fred worked as Project Manager for the Broadway Junior Program, for Music Theatre International (MTI). His responsibilities included overseeing workshop productions, writing and editing production manuals and director's guides. Prior to MTI, Fred was an instructor for The Chico Area Student Theatre in Chico, CA, from 1993-1997, where he began his long career as a children's theatre teacher. Fred spent 10 years as a performing artist in San Francisco and Los Angeles, having appeared for two years in San Francisco's longest running show, Beach Blanket Babylon.