Kirk Haas, Director performed his first stage role in the fifth grade as the ‘Follower’ (murderer) that killed Banquo, in his elementary school production of Macbeth. He now returns to adapt and direct it fifty years later. Kirk’s adaptation of R&J, Of Juliet & Her Romeo was an artistic success, produced by Barefoot Productions Theatre a few years back. His Shakespeare acting stage work includes, Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet, As You Like it, The Tempest, Henry V, All’s Well that Ends Well and Hamlet. Kirk directed Barefoot’s production of Moliere’s The Misanthrope last season and has been doing theatre since his days at The University of Michigan in the late 1970’s. He lives with his beautiful, talented wife, writer, director, actress and current Artistic Director for Barefoot, Valerie Haas and their two talented actor sons Ian and Cole, in Inkster, MI.