About Us

About Us

Members of our company have performed on stages all over the country, from New York and Chicago to Hollywood. They’ve been cast in sitcoms and feature films. Some have been nominated for Academy Awards.  But they all call BDT Stage “home.”

Since 1977, BDT Stage has been entertaining our patrons with four Broadway-quality shows a year.  Our professional directors and live musicians have set a standard of excellence that few can emulate.
Enjoy personal attention as the stars of the show serve you at your table!

 

  • Best ticket value in town
  • Full-scale live theatre productions
  • Lavish sets & costumes
  • Live musicians for every performance
Our Artistic Director

Our Artistic Director

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MICHAEL J. DURAN

Michael was awarded a Top of the Rocky honor for Best Director in 2005 and the 2007 Best Director Henry Award  and Ovation Award for Ragtime. His many Broadway credits include The Music Man, Crazy for You,Me and My Girl and Into the Light. He has toured nationally and in London with Jerry Lewis inDamn Yankees, Petula Clark inSunset Blvd., Tommy Tune and Anne Reinking in Bye Bye Birdie, Carol Channing in Hello! Dolly and On Your Toes directed by the legendary George Abbott. He has made television guest appearances on Law and Order, Law and Order: SVU, Irving Berlin’s 100th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall on CBS and An Evening with Alan Jay Lerner for PBS Great Performances. Michael has received the DDCC awards for Best Director for Damn Yankees, Best Choreographer for Bye Bye Birdie, Top of the Rocky honor for Best Director 2005 and the 2007 Best Director Henry Award and Ovation Award for RAGTIME.

Meet The Company

Meet The Company

Jack Barton :

Jack Barton



Jack is thrilled to be returning to BDT Stage for his second consecutive show after appearing as Peter in Peter and the Starcatcher. Other recent appearances include playing Boris in the regional premier of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Production Tenor in Singin’ in the Rain (both Candlelight Dinner Playhouse).

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Seles VanHuss :

Seles VanHuss



Seles is humbled to fulfill a dream role of hers while making her debut on the BDT stage! Regional credits include: Junie B. Jones the Musical, White Christmas, Saturday Night Fever, Memphis (Arvada Center); Catch Me if You Can, Big Fish (Aurora Fox); Inspecting Carol (Northglenn Players). She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theater and dance at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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Danielle Scheib :

Danielle Scheib



Originally from New Orleans, Danielle is making her BDT debut with the cast of Footloose! Favorite credits include: Broadway’s 42nd Street (Stuttgart, Germany), Tokyo Disneyland (Cinderella/Little Bo Peep), and the 2013 Superbowl Halftime Show with Beyonce. Favorite Regional credits: Catch Me If You Can (Aurora Fox), Cabaret, Aida, White Christmas, RENT and Hairspray. Danielle is an award-winning tap dancer/choreographer and teaches tap for BDT Academy....so grab your tap shoes and come “cut loose!”

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David Miller :

David Miller



David is delighted to be making his BDT Stage debut in Footloose. Past favorite roles include Cosmo in Singin’ in the Rain (Candlelight Dinner Theatre), Pinocchio in Shrek the Musical (Rocky Mountain Rep) and Lyle in Lyle the Crocodile (Arvada Center). David holds a BFA in musical theatre from University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

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Alejandro Roldan :

Alejandro Roldan



Alejandro was previously seen as Ritchie Valens in Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. He is a classically trained vocalist who studied at Roosevelt University and the University of Northern Colorado. He has been active in the Colorado theatre scene for the last five years working in Boulder, Denver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, and Littleton to name a few. Favorite roles include Usnavi in In the Heights, Che in Evita, Radames in Aida, and Henry in Next to Normal.

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Tracey Denning :

Tracey Denning



Originally from New Orleans, LA, Tracey graduated with a BFA in Dance from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Favorite credits include 42nd Street (Lorraine), Mary Poppins, White Christmas (Judy), Swing! (Caitlin), and Spamalot, just to name a few.

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Rebekah Ortiz :

Rebekah Ortiz



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Scott Beyette :

Scott Beyette



Scott has been with BDT for 21 years.  Credits include Smee in Peter Pan, Barfee’ in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Rooster in Annie, Leo Bloom in The Producers, Bobby in Crazy For You, Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz, Jesus in Godspell, Cosmo Brown, and most recently, Don Lockwood, in Singin’ in the Rain, Che in Evita (DDCC award), and Huck Finn in Big River. Scott recently directed BDT’s Peter Pan, Singin’ in the Rain, Annie, The Sound of Music and The Will Rogers Follies. DDCC Directing Awards: Phantom and Man of La Mancha. Ask Scott about the BDT Academy.

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Joanie Brosseau :

Joanie Brosseau



Joanie has appeared in more than 60 productions on BDT's stage, including Roxie Hart in Chicago, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, the Coke-drinking Connie Miller in The 1940's Radio Hour, Evelyn Nisbit in Ragtime, Tess in Crazy for You, Charity Hope Valentine in Sweet Charity, Rumpleteazer in CATS, Roxie Hart in Chicago, Eva Peron in Evita, Lola in Damn Yankees, Carlotta in Phantom and Adelaide in Guys and Dolls. She has been honored with multiple nominations for her work here.  Joanie is passionate about children's theatre and her involvement with BDT academy and Kids Kabaret.

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Brian Cronan :

Brian Cronan



Brian could not be happier to be returning to the BDT stage after appearing as Barnaby in Hello, Dolly! Other favorite roles include Riff Raff in Rocky Horror Show, Freddie in Chess, and Bobby in A Chorus Line.

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Bob Hoppe :

Bob Hoppe



Bob is thrilled to be returning to BDT stage where he was last seen here in Fiddler on the Roof. He just finished playing Don Lockwood in Singin’ in the Rain, Baron Bomburst in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and Riff in West Side Story at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. Other BDT shows include: Shrek, Swing, Cinderella, Wizard of Oz, Drowsy Chaperone, 42nd Street, Cats, Spamalot, and many others

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Alicia K. Meyers :

Alicia K. Meyers



Alicia is thrilled to be returning to the BDT stage. After taking a two year hiatus, Ali is most excited to be performing with her Addams family. You may have recently seen her in Hairspray, Always Patsy Cline and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse. BDT credits include Spamalot, Hello Dolly, Chicago, Cabaret, Cats, Gypsy and Singin' in the Rain.

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Matthew D. Peters :

Matthew D. Peters



Matthew is excited to be back with his BDT family. He has been seen as Joy in Cinderella. Regional credits include: The Color Purple (the Aurora Fox), 9 to 5 the Musical (Town Hall), MAME (The Candlelight), No Dogs Allowed,EVITA, La Cage Aux Folles (The Arvada Center), West Side Story (Central City Opera House), Guys and Dolls (Country Dinner Playhouse). Look for Matthew's choreography this next year throughout the Denver theatre scene!

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Scott Severtson :

Scott Severtson



Scott is thrilled to be returning to the stage here at BDT! After graduating from the University of Northern Colorado, he has been performing all along the Front Range for over a decade. Favorite roles include Frankie in Forever Plaidat BDT, Man 1&2 in I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at the Denver Center, the King in Big River at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse and Darryl Grady in Curtains at the Arvada Center.

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Meet Our Crew

Meet Our Crew

Amy Campion : Scenic Design/Scenic Artist

Amy Campion

Scenic Design/Scenic Artist

Amy is excited to be continuing her tenth season at BDT Stage.  A Nebraska native, Amy earned her MFA from Illinois State University.  Her set design for Crazy for You was nominated for a 2007 Henry Award.  Other BDT Stage favorites include Ragtime and 1940s Radio Hour.

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Neal Dunfee : Musical Director/Pianist

Neal Dunfee

Musical Director/Pianist

Neal has led the music making at BDT Stage since 1989. After a brief hiatus in Las Vegas, this extraordinarily talented musician returned to the Theatre for our production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Neal enjoys jazz, composing music and relaxing in the serenity of the Rocky Mountains.

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Seamus “Shay” McDonough : Stage Manager

Seamus “Shay” McDonough

Stage Manager

Shay has been a BDT veteran since the age of five. Previously, he has been the Stage Manager for Singin' in the Rain, Paint Your Wagon, CATS, The Wizard of Oz and The King and I. Shay was Assistant Stage Manager for Much Ado About Nothing and As You Like It at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival, where he also stage-managed a children's production of As You Like It. Shay has acted as Technical Director, Master Carpenter, Sound Technician and Master Electrician for the Foothill Theatre Company, as well as the Lake Tahoe and Sierra Shakespeare Festivals.

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Linda Morken : Costume Designer

Linda Morken

Costume Designer

Linda is now in her 12th season designing shows for BDT Stage, after several years in the role of assistant designer and wardrobe supervisor.  She has designed and worked on many regional and national productions, including several which have been award nominees and was recently awarded a Henry Award and Denver Post Ovation Award.  Linda holds a degree from North Dakota State University.

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Jared Williams : Technical Director

Jared Williams

Technical Director

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Wayne Kennedy : Sound Design

Wayne Kennedy

Sound Design

Wayne has won critical acclaim for his work as Amos in Chicago, Herr Shultz in Cabaret, Old Deuteronomy in CATS, Professor Marvel/The Wizard in The Wizard of Oz and as the King in The King and I. He is the winner of four Denver Drama Critics Circle Best Actor awards for Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Johnny in The Unsinkable Molly Brown, Professor Higgins in My Fair Lady and Freddy in Chess, plus nominations for his portrayals of Emile De Becque in South Pacific and Colonel Doctor Otternschlog in Grand Hotel. Wayne graciously accepts the challenge of engineering BDT's sound system.

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