Wendy MooreDirector, the Sopris Theatre Company; Adjunct Faculty, Theatre Programs
Wendy S. Moore has been involved in both education and theatre for over thirty-five years. With a B.S. in Speech and an M.A.-Type D in Educational Administration, Wendy enjoyed several decades in the classroom as an English and theatre teacher. In 1987 she moved from the classroom to administration. Wendy retired in 2005 as Principal of Roaring Fork High School in Carbondale.
Wendy has had a parallel career in professional and educational theatre beginning in the 1970’s. Highlights have included three years as the Resident Director of the Goldenrod Showboat in St. Louis, nine years as the Artistic Director of the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, Artistic Director of the Villain’s Lair Dinner Theatre in Frisco and four years as President of the Colorado Community Theatre Coalition. Wendy has directed or acted in over 150 productions.
Awards have included Colorado Teacher of the Year (Special Recognition), Best Director seven times (CCTC), Best Director twice (AACT Region 7). In 1998, her production of The Complete Works of Wm. Shakespeare (abridged) was chosen to perform at in International Festival in Thun, Switzerland.
Recent credits include: Directing - The Exonerated, Man of LaMancha (OpenStage Theatre, Ft. Collins); Third, Lend Me a Tenor (Lake Dillon Theatre, Dillon), Tuesdays with Morrie, Bully! (Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge), Noises Off, The Laramie Project, Escanaba in da Moonlight, Cripple Inishmaan (Colorado Mountain College, Spring Valley), Wizard of Oz, Pippin (Aspen Community Theatre). Acting – Over the River and Through the Woods (Aida-Miners Alley, Golden), Steel Magnolias (Ouiser-Backstage Theatre, Breckenridge), Cabaret (Fraulein Schneider-Lake Dillon Theatre, Dillon)