Carolyn Howarth is the former artistic director of The Foothill Theatre Company in Nevada City, California. Her directing credits include numerous productions at such theatres as FTC, Capital Stage Company, the Colorado, Lake Tahoe and Sierra Shakespeare festivals, and the Perseverance Theatre Company in Juneau, Alaska. For CSF she previously directed The Comedy of Errors, The Three Musketeers, Treasure Island and Henry IV Part 1. As an actor, she has performed in more than 50 productions with FTC, ranging from classics to new works. Other professional acting credits include appearances with The Jewish Theatre of San Francisco, The B Street, Sacramento Theatre Company, the Lake Tahoe and Sierra Shakespeare festivals, and the Maxim Gorky Drama Theatre in Vladivostok, Russia. Carolyn holds an MFA from the University of California, Davis.