CLARE BRENNAN is a Chicago-based director and actor making her TimeLine debut with CARDBOARD PIANO. Recent directing credits include Anthony Neilson’s STITCHING (BlackLight Theatre; Dublin, Ireland), HOME OF LOVE (Wall to Wall Theatre Festival; Ann Arbor, Mich.), and OTHELLO (The University of Michigan). She is currently a member of Shattered Globe’s 18/19 Protege Program, and the producer for BICYCLE THIEVES (Littlebrain Theatre for Rhinofest). Elsewhere in Chicago, she has worked with The Den, Prop Thtr, The Frontier, Theatre Evolve, and NON:op. She can also be heard as the host and producer of DEAREST, an anonymous letter podcast. Clare holds a BA degree in Drama and English from the University of Michigan.