Elyse Cowles is a producer, playwright, director, dramaturg and blogger . She is an Associate Artistic Producer and member of the ensemble. Cowles has both Chicago directing and dramaturgy credits including A Map Of Virtue (Cor Theatre), Harry and the Theif (Pavement Group), Counterfeiters (Dog and Pony), CLEAR (About Face), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Theatre School) and The Brothers Karamazov (Lookingglass.) She is a graduate of the Theatre School at DePaul University, where she studied Playwriting.  Elyse is an Associate at Latz & Wall and originally from Solana Beach, Ca.