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Craig Ester
Henry V:  
The Merry Wives of Windsor:  
Charley's Aunt:  

Craig is absolutely elated to make his mainstage debut with Michigan Shakespeare Festival!

He previously performed with the MiSFITs on the education tour in 2017 and 2018!

He is a lifelong Michigander born and raised in Detroit where he has appeared on several stages.

He is also a playwright whose most recent works include You Talk White and Dance With Me with Open Book Theatre, and Ernest, Michelle, and the Rainbow with Penny Seats Theatre. 

When he is not performing on stage he also serves as Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Break The Chain Theatre Company!

He would like to thank Jan, David, and the entire team for their trust, and their support, and he wants to thank the entire Ester family, without whom he would not be standing, from the bottom of his heart! Enjoy the show!

Education: Ball State University (BFA), Cass Technical High School (Performing Arts), Mosaic Youth Theatre (Acting Ensemble).

Recent Credits: Too Heavy For Your Pocket (Tony), and  The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley (Brian) with Open Book Theatre, A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Oberon/Theseus) with Shakespeare Royal Oak, The Tempest (Prospero), Richard III (Hastings/Oxford), and Othello (Othello) with Hoosier Shakespeare Festival, Macbeth (Macbeth), and The Last Cupcake (Baker) with Shakespeare Festival of St. Louis.

For more information about Break the Chain Theatre go to:  https://www.breakthechaintheatrecompany.org/