7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 26 | Francis Frazier Comstock Theatre Mainstage at Concordia College
Hailed by critics as the most accomplished and renowned mime of his generation, Bill Bowers currently performs and teaches the art of physical storytelling throughout the world. His methods and exploration of universal truths transcend the spoken word to educate and touch audiences in countries as varied as Poland, The Netherlands, Scotland, japan, Macedonia, Romania, Italy, Germany, Norway and Austria.
An award-winning actor, Bowers has also performed in all 50 states and Puerto Rico appearing on the stages of Broadway, The Kennedy Center, The White House, Steppenwolf, LaMaMa, Theater for a New Audience, St. Anne’s Warehouse, urban Stages, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, Ensemble Studio Theater, Radio City Music Hall, HERE, and the New York International Fringe Festival.
His Broadway credits include Zazu in The Lion King and Leggett in The Scarlet Pimpernel. He has also portrayed the great silent clowns: Charlie Chaplin in the world premiere of Little Tramp, Pierrot in the world premiere of Beethoven N pierrot, and Petruchka with the Colorado Symphony.
A passion student and educator, Bowers studies with legendary Marcel Marceau and currently serves on the faculties of New York University, Stella Adler Conservatory and William Esper Studios. He is also presently a Visiting Professor at Williams College. He holds and MFA from Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, and an Honorary PhD from Rocky Mountain College.
For tickets, visit ConcordiaTickets.com or call 218-299-4366.