Hannah Steblay is a director, actor and designer in the Twin Cities and has been working in the theater for the past ten years. As a director and educator, Hannah has worked for Youth Performance Company, The Children's Theatre Company, Lakeshore Players, Classical Actors Ensemble, River City Theatre Company, blank slate theatre, Cromulent Shakespeare Company, the St. Paul JCC, as well as Masquers Community Theatre. She founded and ran Youth Shakespeare Company for seven years, an organization that aimed to give Twin Cities youth the experience of performing Shakespeare. She currently works as the Artistic Director for Nova Classical Academy in St. Paul and as the Associate Artistic Director for Classical Actors Ensemble. Her acting credits include working for Theatre in the Round, The Strange Capers, The Peanut Butter Factory, 3AM Productions, River City Theatre Company, Classical Actors Ensemble, Cromulent Shakespeare Company, and Masquers Community Theater. Hannah has her B.A. from Hamline University with a focus on Theatre Arts. She is delighted to be joining the Lakeville North Theater staff as their new artistic director and is thrilled to begin working on one of her favorite childhood stories, The Wizard of OZ.