Emily Gallagher is a co-founder and the President of Barefoot Shakespeare Company. In her third year of study at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Emily studied abroad at RADA in London where she spent the semester immersed in a Shakespeare Intensive. She believes that it is impossible to not fall in love with Shakespeare when exposed to it by the right people. Emily has acted in many of Barefoot Shakespeare Company’s productions including: Twelfth Night, Comedy of Errors and Romeo and Juliet. And last year, she made her Shakespeare directing debut with Much Ado About Nothing.
Courtney Moors is a founding member and the Managing Director of Barefoot Shakespeare Company, now in it’s fourth year. Regional credits include: Actors Theatre of Louisville (Dracula, HEIST!), Orlando Shakespeare Theater (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pride and Prejudice), Portland Stage Company (Hidden Tennessee, The Snow Queen, The Savannah Disputation), and Triad Stage (VROOOMMM!). NYC: I, Horatio, Chains of Dew, and HAL: A live Radio Play. With Barefoot Shakes: Twelfth Night, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Much Ado About Nothing. Courtney received her BFA in acting from the University of Central Florida.
Jillian Musarskiy is the Vice President of Barefoot Shakespeare Company. She studied business, marketing and film at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU. This unique focus led her to accept a full scholarship to Hofstra Law, where she graduated cum laude and received an achievement award in intellectual property. She works as a real estate attorney at the law firm of Yoon & Kim, LLP in midtown, New York. She is also a member of the Board of the Barefoot Shakespeare Company.
Rob Sniffin is a founding member of Barefoot Shakespeare and serves as its Artistic Director. Rob holds a degree in Theatre from Manhattanville College, where he trained with the Bard from an active and intellectual perspective, before working at the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Rob has directed numerous productions of Shakespeare’s work both with children and adults, amateurs and professionals. Credits with Barefoot Shakespeare include its inaugural production of Twelfth Night, Two Gentlemen of Verona, and 2015’s hit Appalachian take on Romeo and Juliet.