Augustin J Correro


Co-Founding/Producing Artistic Director

Augustin is the Co-Founding Artistic Director of The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans now in it’s 5th season. Augustin was named one of Gambit Weekly’s 40 Under 40 for 2019. He a Mississippi native who is proud to call New Orleans home. He is a director, acting coach, playwright, and Tennessee Williams scholar. He has taught Tennessee Williams 101 at the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and is currently working on a book regarding Tennessee Williams and onstage performance. Directing credits include Jesus Christ Superstar at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, [vampire]Medea at the 2012 Atlanta Fringe Festival, Afterwards for The Complete Theatre Company in New York, Suddenly Last Summer workshop with TheatreLAB in Richmond, Virginia, and various one-act plays and children's shows in Virginia. He served as assistant director for Obie Award-winner Austin Pendleton for his 2013 staging of A Streetcar Named Desire and also to Cosmin Chivu for his Drama League-nominated 2013 Off-Broadway production of The Mutilated by Tennessee Williams at the New Ohio Theatre in New York. He holds an M.F.A. in Theatre Performance Pedagogy from Virgnia Commonwealth University and a B.A. in Theatre from Mississippi University for Women. He was the Project Manager for the Tennessee Williams' Neighborhood Exhibit at the Gallier House on Royal Street, curated by David Kaplan.


Nick Shackleford

Co-Founding/Producing Artistic Director

Nick is the Co-Founding Artistic Director of The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans now in it’s 5th season. Nick was named one of Gambit Weekly’s 40 Under 40 for 2019. Along with co-running TWTC, Nick is a multiple Big Easy Award Nominated Sound Designer. He has designed sound for The Mutilated, Suddenly Last Summer, One Arm (Big Easy Award Nomination), Not About Nightingales (Big Easy Award Nomination), Camino Real, The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore, Small Craft Warnings, Kingdom of Earth, Dangerous Birds (If Agitated), The Rose Tattoo, & Weird Tales, which he also co-directed for TWTC and Suddenly Last Summer (Columbus, MS TWT). As an actor, select credits include: Dylan in The NOLA Project’s Talk Back, Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar (Le Petit Theatre, Big Easy nomination), Enjolras in Les Misérables (Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre), Ned Weeks in the New Orleans premiere of The Normal Heart (Johnathan Mares Productions), and Finn in Gayland at the Marigny Opera House. Off-Broadway/NYC: Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, Woody - A New Musical, Uptown/Downtown: Selections of Rent in Concert. 

He studied theatre and directing at Marymount Manhattan College and also trained at The Michael Chekhov Acting Studio of NewYork.




Production Manager

Madeline is the Production Manager of the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans. She grew up in the suburbs of New Orleans and considers this vibrant city her home. She has been working in theatre in some capacity all her life as an actor, director, stage manager, scenic carpenter, and scenic designer. Now a sophomore Theatre Arts major at Loyola University New Orleans, Madeline plans to focus on acting, stage management, and playwrighting. While at Loyola, she has been a scenic carpenter, electrician, assistant stage manager, and will soon be acting as the house manager and public relations assistant for the department’s fall productions of You Can’t Take it With You and Romeo and Juliet. Post-graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in Stage Management and continue to act on the side.

Professional credits include: Scenic Designer/Artist for Peter Pan Jr. (St. Philip Neri), Scenic Designer/Artist for Mulan Jr. (St. Philip Neri), Scenic Designer/Artist for James and the Giant Peach Jr. (St. Philip Neri), Scenic Designer/Artist for Mary Poppins Jr. (St. Philip Neri), Annelle Dupuy-DeSoto in Steel Magnolias (Rivertown Theaters), Scenic Carpenter (New Orleans Shakespeare Festival), Swing Stage Manager of Hamlet (New Orleans Shakespeare Festival), Stage Manager of The Glass Menagerie (TWTC), Stage Manager of Measure for Measure(The NOLA Project) and Stage Manager of Period of Adjustment (TWTC-December 2019).


Outreach & Engagement Coordinator

Leigh-Ann is a native of Mathiston, Mississippi with a BA in English and Master's of Public Policy and Administration, both from Mississippi State University (just a hop and a skip from Tennessee Williams' home town of Columbus, MS!). By day, she serves as Senior Program Coordinator of Internal Medicine, Student Programs at Tulane. She has lived in New Orleans since 2013, and is a long-time lover and supporter of theatre. In addition to supporting local theatre, she also volunteers with the Multiple Sclerosis Society and is a loving puppy parent to Gus and Sophie, two senior pets. Her favorite Williams play is Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, but she admits it's tough to name a favorite!