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

Tim Howard :

Tim Howard



Tim is like, totally pumped to be making his BDT Stage debut in this Rockin' show. A Denver native, he was last seen as Leo Bloom in Breckenridge Backstage's summer production of The Producers. Local credits include: She Loves Me, A Man of No Importance, Man of La Mancha (Arvada Center); Bonnie and Clyde, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, West Side Story, How to Succeed...Trying (THAC), Catch Me If You Can (Aurora Fox). Tim studied Acting in Musical Theater at Five Towns College in New York and Vocal Performance at UNC Greeley.

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Olyvia Sydelle :

Olyvia Sydelle



Olyvia is thrilled to share the stage with her positively ooky BDT Stage family. Favorite past credits include Liesl inThe Sound of Music, Diana in A Chorus Line, and The Buddy Holly Story.

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Leo Batlle :

Leo Batlle



Leo studied Musical Theatre and Dance at the University of Northern Colorado. Favorite roles include: Franz in Sunday in the Park with George, The Specialist in The Who's Tommy, Singer in Swing!, Mark in A Chorus Line.

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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 multiple productions on the BDT stage including Evita (Eva Peron), Peter Pan (Peter), Chicago (Roxie Hart), Sweet Charity (Charity Hope Valentine), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey) and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Mrs. Meers). Joanie has appeared in area theatres at The Arvada Center, The Candlelight Dinner Playhouse, The Lone Tree Arts Center, The PACE Parker Arts Center, Country Dinner Playhouse and Heritage Square Opera House.

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Brian Burron :

Brian Burron



Brian is thrilled to be part of the BDT family where he has performed since the mid 80s. He spent 11 years in Aspen at the famed Crystal Palace, also choreographing for the Aspen Music Festival and performing and directing for Theatre Aspen. You may also have seen him at the Candlelight where he directed, choreographed and performed in numerous shows. He would like to thank all of the wonderful theater patrons for their support and enthusiasm throughout the years!

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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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Barret Harper :

Barret Harper



Barret is excited to return to BDT Stage and get wild, wild, wild in such a hilarious show for the third time. He was most recently seen in Jesus Christ Superstar at Arvada Center and A Christmas Story at Arizona Broadway. Other credits: Dead Man Walking (Central City Opera), Footloose (Broadway Palm), Rock of Ages (Midtown), The Fantasticks (Colorado Shakespeare Festival), Spamalot (BDT Stage), Forever Plaid (Town Hall). Training: BFA Performance; CU. Learn more about Barret at BarretHarper.com.

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Jessica Hindsley :

Jessica Hindsley



Jessica is thrilled to be returning to BDT and to be spending time with some of her favorite people. She is also the owner of Ophelia Rose Productions and the producer of The Diamond Follies. Favorite credits: The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Pippi), A Chorus  Line (Cassie), Hello,  Dolly!  (Minnie Fay), Chicago (Hunyak), Kiss Me, Kate (Lois), Cabaret,West Side Story and Xanadu.

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Valerie Igoe :

Valerie Igoe



Valerie is so totally amped to be back at the (B)odacious (D)yno-mite (T)ubular Stage! Recent credits include 42nd Street (Candlelight Dinner Playhouse), Junie B. Jones the Musical (Arvada Center), Peter and the Starcatcher and Footloose (BDT Stage). Valerie has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Nebraska Wesleyan University.

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Alissa Robinson :

Alissa Robinson



Alissa is ready to rock on the BDT stage for a second time after performing in Thoroughly Modern Millie earlier this year! Favorite credits include: The Producers (Breckenridge Backstage Theatre), Hello, Dolly! (Drury Lane Theatre), The King and I (Ocean State Theatre Company), and Le Grand Cirque (Dublin Worldwide Productions). Alissa received a Bachelor of Performing Arts Degree from Oklahoma City University.

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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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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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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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Tracy Warren :

Tracy Warren



Tracy B.C. (before children) appeared on Broadway as Dainty June in Gypsy, as Belle in the LA production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and toured nationally in Hal Prince’s Show Boat. Most recent performances include Anna inThe King and I, Velma in Chicago and Christine Daee in Phantom. Listen for Tracy as the singing voice of Tuptim in Warner Brother’s animated feature, The King and I.

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Meet Our Crew

Meet Our Crew

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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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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