Theater Beyond Entertainment
A Creative Conversation with Craig Christie and Bob Devin Jones


Craig Christie


About the Program

An intimate conversation between two veteran "theater workers." Craig Christie and Bob Devin Jones share their experiences on how theater can be used to not only entertain, but also educate, inspire and develop communities. Their experiences, though continents apart, have powerful similarities and lessons to be shared on the transformative power of theater.

Craig Christie is based just outside of Melbourne, Australia. He is a creative and prolific producer of works in the fields of Education, Music Theatre and Community Theatre. He has produced work throughout Australia and in Singapore, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, U.K., U.S.A., Brunei and Kenya. He currently has shows touring Australia and New Zealand with a third in production in Singapore. His latest musical comedy, Eurobeat – the Eurovision Musical, begins its national tour of Australia in May of 2006.

Bob Devin Jones is a writer/director and Co-Artistic Director of Studio @620. As a writer his work includes "The Manhattan Casino" & "I Got Em" for Live Arts. His most recent directorial assignment was "Black Nativity" for the Palladium Theater. He is currently working on a play inspired by the Florida Highwaymen, called "Further Down the Road."


Program Date & Time

7:00 pm


Open to the public. Donations are greatly appreciated.