BRUCE K. FREESTONE has been an outspoken advocate for the performing arts in Colorado for over five decades. Co-founder with his wife Denise in 1973 of OpenStage Theatre, he has served as producer, director, designer, actor and technician. Bruce has directed and/or acted in dozens of OpenStage productions. Some of his favorites have been The Seafarer,Amadeus, Shipwrecked (OpenStage OPUS Award/Outstanding Actor) and Wit. Bruce is the recipient with Denise of the prestigious Tree of Peace Medallion from Arts Alive Fort Collins, signifying a lifetime of contributions to the Arts and Culture Industry.