Panel Discussions highlight areas of interest that our non-profit confronts directly or indirectly. The Lake Dillon Theatre Company embraces this opportunity to collaborate with other organizations, both locally and beyond. Panel discussions allow and encourage dialogue between all members of our community, including patrons and guests.
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.
Time: Times vary. See below.
Venue: The Lake Dillon Theatre, 460 Blue River Parkway, Silverthorne, CO, 80435
2019 Panel Discussion Schedule
August 31 at 1:00 PM
Venue: Henry Studio Theatre
Summit Speaks: Suicide as a Social Contagion
Duncan MacMillan's Every Brilliant Thing is a play about depression and the lengths we will go to for the people we love. Join us as our panel of experts and advocates explore the state of mental health in Summit County. Presented in partnership with Building Hope.
- About Building Hope: Building Hope Summit County is a community-wide initiative designed to create a more coordinated effective and responsive mental health system that promotes emotional health, reduces stigma and improves access to care and support for everyone in Summit County.
Meet the Panelists
December 7 time TBD:
Dear Sugar: Radical Empathy in the Digital Age
Nia Vardalos' Tiny Beautiful Things is about the endangered art of listening and responding to other people. In a society that increasingly prioritizes online relationships, how can we stay present and available to those who matter most? Join our panel of experts and practitioners as we explore the positive changes that mindfulness and understanding can bring to our lives and communities.
March 23 at 1:00 PM
Just Desserts: The Intersection of Law and Art
Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake is partially inspired by the recent denial of bakers to create cakes for events that defy their religious beliefs. The panel will feature Sarah Neel of the ACLU, one of the lawyers involved in the Masterpiece Cake Shop case, and Daniel Ramos, the Executive Director of One Colorado, the state’s largest advocacy organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer Coloradans. The panelists will explore the ways artistic expression and public policy inform one another.