Meet Our Staff



Producing Artistic Director



Bri Lindsey is excited to be this season's Producing Artistic Director at the Shawnee Theatre. Last season she served as Educational Direct and acted in Pinnochio and the Annual Melodrama.  A White River Valley Graduate, Bri earned her Bachelor's of Science in Theatre at Indiana State University in 2005.

 After college she lived in Wilmington, NC where she acted in local film and theatre projects, including choreographing for Journey Productions. Bri was also very involved in Cape Fear Shakespeare on the Green, where she sat on the board. 

Bri has spent the past three years at Regent University, Virginia Beach, Va completing her Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Acting. She teaches theatre at Bishop Chatard High School in Indianapolis.



David Wade (Scenic Designer) Comes from Warsaw, Indiana where he spent two summers as the intern to the scenic designer at the Wagon Wheel Playhouse. He moved to Bloomington to attend I.U. School of Music design program. During his schooling, he started working with Bloomington Playwright’s Project where he is now the Resident Scenic Designer and Artist. Finishing his 4th season at BPP he designed these original scripts ROW AFTER ROW, CALLING ALL KATES and 30 DAY MOURNING PERIOD. David also designs for Ivy Tech Theater Department notably designing SWEENEY TODD THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET ST., MR. MARALAUDE, ALL IN THE TIMING and EURYDICE. Oh, and he has been designing and working with a wonderful group of talented young actors here in Bloomfield for 20+ years. If you never have been to a Strut and Fret show, get to this year’s exciting production of, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. A shout out to Stephen for his loving support throughout our 30+ years together.