The Intimacy And Power Of Theatre

UUFDCJoin the co-artistic directors of Third Avenue Playhouse in Sturgeon Bay for a lively discussion of why the experience of live theatre matters. Theatre provides the spiritual experience of communion among actors and audience members in a way that no other medium does. At its best, theatre sparks personal growth and social change.

James Valcq is the composer of the Off-Broadway musical The Spitfire Grill written with collaborator Fred Alley. Broadway credits as conductor and/or musician include Chicago, Flower Drum Song, Cabaret, Scarlet Pimpernel. As an actor he has appeared with Boise Contemporary Theatre, American Stage Company, Door Shakespeare, Stage Door Theatre Co., AFT, Milwaukee Rep, and First Stage.

Robert Boles began his career as a founding member of the Arkansas Repertory Theatre. Regional credits include Indiana Rep, Delaware Theatre Co., Madison Rep, and Skylight Opera. He appeared in Footloose on Broadway and the National Tour. Television credits: Law & Order, The Equalizer, and SVU; Films: Ransom and First Wives Club.