Amber McGinnis Jackson is directing Eurydice in partial fulfillment of her thesis requirements for the MFA in directing. She is a native of North Carolina, where she received her undergraduate degree in theatre and religious studies from Gardner-Webb University. While her primary focus is in directing, she has also worked as an actor, playwright, designer, production manager, dramaturg, and choreographer. Her writing has been published in the Texas Theatre Journal and Ecumenica Theatre Journal. Her greatest inspirations are Anne Bogart, The Group Theatre, and her family.