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Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company

BETC presents challenging, surprising, and entertaining theatre that delights our audiences and enhances Colorado's cultural landscape. Our locally based ensemble, working with outstanding guest artists, creates engaging productions and innovative collaborations. BETC: This is what theatre can do.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
2
Full Time Staff:
3
Contract Staff:
100
Volunteers Annually:
110
Retention Rate:
100%

Margot Crowe, Director of Development
Start Date: 2019

Margot Crowe (Director of Development) has been a supporter of the Arts for decades beginning in Denver and later moving to Boulder. In Boulder, Margot has served on the Colorado Shakespeare Advisory Board, the Colorado Music Festival Board specializing in small and large events to build community. She is vice president of the CU Retired Faculty and Co-Founder of the Fine Tuned Society (FTS). FTS is in its 5th season of providing potluck house concerts featuring graduates of CU's College of Music. The goal is to keep the graduates or soon to graduate students "fine tuned" in preparation for auditions, competitions or performances. Margot particularly enjoys building community through the arts.

Stephen Weitz, Producing Artistic Director
Start Date: 2006

Stephen Weitz (Producing Artistic Director) is a founding member of BETC, and directed the first production, Jean Anouilh's Antigone, as well as Fat Pig, The Sunset Limited, Gross Indecency, How the World Began, Bach at Leipzig, Seminar, Ambition Facing West, Stupid F##king Bird, Ideation, An Iliad, The SantaLand Diaries, Guards at the Taj, The Rembrandt, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and the world premieres of And the Sun Stood Still, Full Code, and Birds of North America. He has performed in the BETC productions Danny and the Deep Blue Sea, Copenhagen, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), Morisot Reclining, Doubt, Shipwrecked!, and as the title character in Cyrano. He is a frequent guest artist at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, where he has directed Tribes and Jackie & Me. He has also appeared in DCPA productions of Tom Sawyer, King Lear, Richard III, Othello, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Stephen has worked at other prominent area theatres such as Creede Repertory Theatre, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, the Arvada Center, and TheatreWorks in Colorado Springs. Stephen holds an MFA from the Acting program at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival as well as an MA in Theatre from CU-Boulder.

Rebecca Remaly, Managing Director
Start Date: 2006

Rebecca Remaly (Managing Director; Ensemble Member) is a proud BETC co-founder. Directing credits with BETC include the world premiere of Morisot Reclining (Henry Award Nomination, Best New Play 2009), The Wolves, Pride and Prejudice, Going to a Place Where You Already Are, Ripcord, Cyrano, Outside Mullingar, The Aliens, Annapurna, An Empty Plate in the Café du Grand Boeuf, Copenhagen, and Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. Sometimes an actor, Rebecca appeared in the BETC productions The Revolutionists, Stupid F##king Bird, Doubt, Stop Kiss, The Glass Menagerie, and Antigone. Rebecca has also worked with Curious Theatre Company (Hannah in the rolling world premiere of Collapse), Huntington Theatre Company, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, George Street Playhouse, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble. Rebecca is a three-time True West Award recipient, the winner (along with her husband and partner Stephen Weitz) of the Boulder Flatirons Rotary 2017 Sparkplug Award; and the 2016 recipient of the Emerging Professional Award from the National Theatre Conference.

Heather Beasley, Associate Producer
Start Date: 2007

Heather Beasley (Associate Producer, Ensemble Member) has worked with BETC as a dramaturg, literary manager, director, and grant writer since 2007. She oversees the BETC Writers' Group, the Generations new play development program, and the BETC Buffs community engagement program. As an instructor for Naropa University's MFA Contemporary Performance program, she teaches courses in dramaturgy and the business of theatre. Her short play "Scheherazade" was performed in Fall 2018 in conjunction with the Boulder Symphony's performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's orchestral suite, and her full-length play "Bone Records" received a workshop and reading at Relative Theatrics in Laramie, WY in June 2019. She has also worked with Imagination Makers Theatre Company, Seattle Public Theatre, the University of Colorado Boulder's Eklund Opera, and Nebraska and Colorado Shakespeare Festivals.

Adrian Christina Egolf, Assistant Producer
Start Date: 2019

Adrian Egolf (Assistant Producer, Ensemble Member) appeared as Marie Antoinette in BETC's The Revolutionists, Roxanne in Cyrano, Madeline/Henny in The Rembrandt, and Young Alma in Ambition Facing West. Locally, Adrian has worked with The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, the Arvada Center, Colorado Symphony, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Benchmark Theatre, Creede Repertory Theater, The Denver Children's Theater, Theatreworks, and Miner's Alley Playhouse. Regionally, her credits include: The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, Off Square Theater Company, and The St. Petersburg Arts Academy in Russia. Adrian received her training at The National Theater Institute, and owns The Clean Slate Living Company, a professional organization and space repurposing business.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
11
Term Length:
3
Term Limit:
3
Total # of Board Members:
10
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
7
Male:
3
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
9
Hispanic or Latino:
0
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
1

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

2

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

86%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

15%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

0%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

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Executive
Finance
Inclusiveness / Diversity Committee

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