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STORY TELLER

Story Teller

donnie l. betts has over 20 years of experience in theatre, film, radio and video. He is a founding member of two theatre companies in Denver, City State Ensemble and the Denver Black Arts Company.

He has performed on Broadway in "The Gospel at Colonus," off-Broadway in "The Warrior Ant," and regionally in "Ma Rainey," Joe Turner Come and Gone," and "Driving Miss Daisy."

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donnie has also directed over 25 stage productions and has won numerous film and theatre directing awards. betts is a storyteller of great power and range, who has been thrilling audiences for eight years in Colorado and other western states with his lively tales of African and American folk life. His "Spirit voices' performance consists of African and African American folktales and stories that incorporate and encourage audience participation. The program teaches students and teachers about the call and response tradition in the African and African American culture. betts has been described as a "natural born teacher who shares his theatre arts generously with students."

His gifts go beyond the personality and craftsmanship needed to create a role or to direct a play. He genuinely gives of himself offstage as well, emerging as a real-life role model for young people and adults alike.

donnie l. betts studied at the Yale School of Drama. He is the recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts in Colorado and numerous theatre, film and video directing awards.

donnie l. betts

His gifts go beyond the personality and craftsmanship needed to create a role or to direct a play. He genuinely gives of himself offstage as well, emerging as a real-life role model for young people and adults alike.

 

For rates please call (720) 748-1388 or e-mail dlbetts@nocredits.com.

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