Celebration of Life for Audrey Stanley, 1927-2022

Audrey Stanley, Professor Emerita of Theater Arts and the Founding Artistic Director of Shakespeare Santa Cruz, died May 15, at her home in Santa Cruz. She was 94.

Audrey was a beloved figure on campus, a pioneering faculty member closely associated with both our Arts and Humanities divisions, and with Cowell College. She was devoted to her students. Friends, colleagues and students recall her as possessing boundless energy with a side of charm, guile and persistence. 

A memorial celebration will be held at 2p on August 19, 2022, at Audrey Stanley Grove, 501 Upper Park Rd., Santa Cruz. The program will run from 2-3:30p and there will be time for mingling and memories from 3:30-4p. There is limited capacity, please RSVP to attend in-person or request a zoom link from Anna Hackenbracht at koohack@comcast.net.