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.
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  • 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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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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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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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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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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Eric Heine :

Eric Heine



Eric is thrilled to be making his debut here at BDT Stage. Eric was last seen as Augustin Magaldi in the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse production of Evita. Favorite past roles include Goron (Chitty), Seymour (Little Shop of Horrors), Beast (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast) and Cat in the Hat (Seussical).

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Chelsea Hester :

Chelsea Hester



Chelsea is thrilled to be performing in her second show here at BDT Stage. Having performed steadily throughout her life, she took a hiatus from the stage for a few years to obtain her master’s degree in counseling psychology. Now a therapist  by day, performer by night, Chelsea is so grateful for this opportunity to help others see that dreams really do come true! A big, big thank you to her partner, Chris, for all of his love and support through this process!

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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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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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Chas Lederer :

Chas Lederer



Chas is so excited to be back at BDT Stage! Last seen here as Teddy in Peter and the Starcatcher, Chas is happy to be back with this lovely group. Selected regional credits: Bonnie and Clyde (Buck, THAC), Chicago (Fogarty/Ensemble, BBT), Violet (Monty, THAC), Bright Ideas (Joshua, The Avenue Theatre) August: Osage County (Little Charles, UNCo).

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Alicia K. Meyers :

Alicia K. Meyers



Alicia is thrilled to be returning to the BDT stage. You may have seen Ali in various productions including: Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Addams Family, Always Patsy Cline, Hairspray, Spamalot, Hello, Dolly!, Chicago, Cats, Cabaret, Gypsy and Singin’ in the Rain.

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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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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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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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Sky Seaberry :

Sky Seaberry



Sky is so happy to be working in this theater again and with this delightful cast! She was seen here last summer in Footloose. Sky has been seen mostly in Northern Colorado at the Midtown Arts Center (Dorothy Brock in 42nd St., Ulla in The Producers) and more recently at the Candlelight Dinner Playhouse (Evita, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, West Side Story).

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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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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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Jacob Villarreal :

Jacob Villarreal



Jacob is so thrilled to be working at BDT Stage with such an amazing cast, crew and director. You may have seen Jacob around the Denver area in Forever Plaid, In the Heights, Music Man, West Side Story, Smokey Joe’s Cafe and many others.

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Burke Walton :

Burke Walton



Burke couldn’t be more excited to return to the BDT stage after last performing here 12 years ago. He recently returned to Denver after spending the previous six years in L.A. where his credits included: The World Premiere Musical Nightmare Alley (The Geffen Playhouse) and David Fincher’s The Social Network (Columbia Pictures).Regional credits include: Man of La Mancha (Anselmo/The Arvada Center), Carousel (Enoch Snow Jr./BDT), West Side Story (Chino/THAC) and HAIR (Woof/THAC) in which he was nominated for a 2013 Henry Award for best supporting actor in a musical.

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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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