Nick Tash is a native of Fort Wayne, IN. He first developed a passion for Shakespeare when he performed in The Merchant of Venice at a local theatre. Since then he also developed an interest in mask performance and the art of puppetry. In an effort to find ways to combine his two passions, Shakespearemachine was born. Nick has performed professionally and locally in Indiana. Nick spends his free time reading leftist agitprop and thinking about cute animals.