Arts education is a core of our programming efforts. Our 5th Annual Panel Discussion Series features leading theatre and arts professionals speaking about a variety of theatre and arts-related topics while fostering community engagement.
Previous panelists have included award-winning arts journalist John Moore, award-winning scenic designer Jared Grohs, award-winning director Christy Montour-Larson, president and CEO of BreckCreate Robb Wolfe, and more.
Venue: The Lake Dillon Theatre, 460 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne, CO, 80435
2018 Panel Discussion Schedule
January 27: Deconstructing the “Wall:” A Study on America’s Changing Culturescape
- Our first play of the season Building the Wall explores the meanings of citizenship, patriotism, and terrorism in an ever-evolving present-day America. Our panel examines the historical and social significance of current immigration policies while confronting the various viewpoints leading to today’s clash in ideas relating to immigration reform.
March 10: Returning Home: A Look at Veteran Issues Today
- Our second play of the season Ugly Lies the Bone examines how a wounded veteran reacclimates to the world she left before her third tour in active combat. Our panel explores the physical and mental implications war has on soldiers and their families, and how our changing world is influencing the processes of combat, as well as veteran affairs upon returning home.
July 14: Meet the Summer Apprentice Company
- Meet the 2018 Summer Apprentice Company working in Education, Performance, Technical, and Administrative departments. Discover the work and talents of these young professionals and enjoy a performance from acting apprentices who understudy roles in Rock of Ages.
September 15: Behind the Sets of the Lake Dillon Theatre Company
- Discover the process of scenic design at the Lake Dillon Theatre Company in a collaborative conversation with some of the Lake Dillon Theatre’s favorite set designers. Learn about the process of transforming an idea from a drawing to a real-live set on the LDTC stage.
November 10: Your Community Impact through the Arts
- The Lake Dillon Theatre’s performance, education and outreach programs are curated to impact Summit County by creating opportunities for community connection, empathic understanding, and social discussion. Discover the many ways your volunteerism, engagement, and contributions impact our community.