BRUCE K. FREESTONE has been an outspoken advocate for the performing arts in Colorado for over four decades. Co-founder with his wife Denise in 1973 of OpenStage Theatre, he has served as director, designer, actor and technician. In addition, Bruce is the Company’s Associate Producing Director and an ex officio member of the Board of Directors. In 2015 he retired from I.A.T.S.E., the international stagehands union, after forty years serving that organization. Bruce has appeared in numerous OpenStage productions, most recently as Beverly Weston in August: Osage County, Curtis and Vincencio in The Taming of the Shrew, Tony Reilly in Outside Mullingar, Alonso in The Tempest, Mr. Lockhart in The Seafarer, Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Emperor Joseph II in Amadeus and Louis de Rougemont in Shipwrecked (OpenStage OPUS Award, Outstanding Actor). He has directed numerous OpenStage productions, most recently Wit and A Child’s Christmas in Wales. 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.
Bruce's Work in OpenStage Theatre
EventRole
Avenue Q Production Manager
Frankenstein Production Manager
Steel Magnolias Production Manager
Fool For Love Production Manager
The Mystery Of Love And Sex Production Manager
The Comedy Of Errors Box Office Manager
The Crucible Production Manager
Monty Python's Spamalot Production Manager
And Then There Were None Production Manager
Christmas Chaos: Getting Scrooged Production Manager
Ideation Production Manager
H2o - Etcetera Season Production Manager
The Three Musketeers - Essential Season Production Manager
The Flick- Essential Season Production Manager
La Bete- Essential Season Production Manager
Don't Dress For Dinner- Essential Season Production Manager
August: Osage County- Essential Season Production Manager
Bright Ideas- Essential Season Associate Production Manager
Ultimate Beauty Bible- Etcetera Season Production Manager
August: Osage County- Essential Season Beverly Weston
Superior Donuts Production Manager
Orphans Production Manager
The North Plan Production Manager
The Submission openstage Etc. Production Manager
Stage Kiss Production Manager
Taming Of The Shrew Curtis/Vincentio
Outside Mullingar Tony Reilly
The Servant Of Two Masters Production Manager
Unnecessary Farce Production Manager
Spring Awakening Production Manager
Journey To The West Production Manager
Romeo And Juliet Production Manager
True West Production Manager
Scapin Production Manager
Moonlight And Magnolias Production Manager
Dangerous Liaisons Production Manager
Rent Production Manager
The Tempest Production Manager
The Tempest Alonso
The Seafarer Mr. Lockhart
The Rocky Horror Show Production Manager
Noises Off Production Manager/Shift Captain/Carpenter
Bullshot Crummond Production Manager
Wit Director
A Midsummer Night's Dream Bottom/Egeus
Amadeus Emperor Joseph II
The Ladies Man Production Manager/Carpenter
The 39 Steps Production Manager
The Rocky Horror Show Production Manager
33 Variations Production Manager
Othello Production Manager
A Child's Christmas In Wales Production Manager
33 Variations Painter
A Child's Christmas In Wales Director
Shipwrecked! An Entertainment *Louis de Rougemont
King Lear Production Manager
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure Properties Crew
Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure *Sherlock Holmes
Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol Tech Crew
The One-eyed Man Is King Director
Sceneworks Actor
Doubt Director
Rag And Bone Set-In Crew
Noises Off Selsdon
Picnic Assistant Producer
Enchanted April Fredrick Arnott
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead And 15 Minute Hamlet Set-In Crew
A Bright Room Called Day Set-In Crew
An Ideal Husband Set-In Crew
The Exonerated Set-In Crew
Rasputin Set-In Crew
A Bright Room Called Day Producer
The Solid Gold Cadillac T. John Blessington
The Drawer Boy Set-In Crew
Copenhagen Set-In Crew
The Women Set-in Crew
A Perfect Ganesh Set-In Crew
The Winter's Tale Set-In Crew
Copenhagen Director
Major Arcana Funny Thing About Love; Regent
Angels In America Roy Cohn
Macbeth Set-In Crew
Communicating Doors Set-In Crew
Proof Set-In Crew
Agatha Christie's Murder At The Vicarage Director
Proof Producer
Moon Over Buffalo George Hay
Laughter On The 23rd Floor Ira Stone
Tartuffe Tartuffe
Wit Director
Rumors Ken Gorman
Henry Iv, Part 1 King Henry IV
The Mousetrap Director
Fortinbras Horatio
The Tempest Gonzalo
The Last Night At Ballyhoo Director
The Man Who Came To Dinner Sheridan Whiteside
Dial M For Murder Additional Voice
King Lear Albany
The Ladies Of The Camellias M. Worms