About Us

Eric Peterson Artistic Director

Eric is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and received his Masters of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Texas. Before moving to Colorado, Eric lived for many years as an actor and a teacher in Los Angeles. While in LA, Eric performed and directed at many prestigious theatres, including the Pasadena Playhouse, The Grove Theatre Center, The Will Geer Theatricum and the Knightsbridge Theatre. In addition, he has done numerous films, tv shows and print ads, in addition to voice-overs. Currently, Eric lives in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver with his wife, 2 sons and daughter and enormous German Shepherd and serves as the Performing Arts teacher at Mackintosh Academy. Eric has been teaching, in some capacity or another, for the last 10 years. 

Lennie Singer Director

Lennie Singer has an extensive background in teaching children theatre as well as directing children's theatre. With a B.A.and graduate work in Theatre Education from University of Illinois, Lennie has taught in the public schools as well as private theatre camps and academys. While living in Summit County, Colorado for 11 years she founded Young People’s Theatre Workshop and the Lake Dillon Theatre Company. Now in it's twelfth year, this program has expanded to include outreach theatre productions for small children (performed by high school advanced theatre students), an intense training camp for children 6 through 15, and a full winter and summer theatre season for both children and adults in Dillon and Keystone Resort. Lennie has also adjudicated many high school theatre competitions, and continues to do private tutoring for students of theatre. She has written and produced three children's plays, and four musical cabarets.

Some of her favorite directorial productions include Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, the Musical, Alice in Wonderland, Charlotte's Web, Annie, Grease, Musica Man, and Oliver.

Her greatest joy is teaching children the thrill and challenge of performing live theatre.  

Ben Summers Resident Stage Manager

Benjamin Summers is an actor/director who has been all over the United States in recent years.  Born and raised in Texas, Benjamin received his B.A. in Theatre from Davidson College in North Carolina.  His post-collegiate years were spent learning the "tricks of the trade" in Chicago, IL where he is a company member of the Griffin Theatre Company.  Benjamin recently decided to make Austin, TX his home, but he's excited at the opportunity to escape the heat of those long Texas summers by performing HAMLET and MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING in Colorado with No Holds Bard Theatre Company in addition to teaching theatre to Denver-area youth with the illustrious Mr. Eric J. Peterson.

David Ross Musical Director

For over 20 years, David Ross has been entertaining the world with his dynamic voice, distinguished piano playing and teaching, and creative songwriting. David’s music has been played and performed throughout the United States, as well as internationally, in Canada, Mexico, Russia, France, and Israel. David’s music combines elements of rock, pop, folk, and jazz to create a mixture of fresh and engaging sounds.

David has served as Music Director for Camp Ramah in Los Angeles from 1994-1999 and was their Cultural Arts Director from 2000-2003. For over 13 years at Camp Ramah, David arranged and performed the music for over 75 musical productions. He has been teaching piano, voice, composition, songwriting and theory in a variety of settings for over 16 years. For 3 years, David directed an intergenerational musical ensemble with participants ranging in age from 7 to 93. In 2006 he worked as the Music Director for the Denver troupe of the Rocky Mountain Theater for Kids.

David’s musical training started at the age of six with formal classical piano lessons, and includes four years of classical percussion, and a year of classical voice training at the University of California, at Berkeley, where he earned his B.A. in music composition in 1995. He also earned his Certificate of Songwriting from UCLA in 1999. Album credits include “Words of the Soul,” “And You Shall Love,” “Beyond the Hills,” “Our Songs“, “Family & Friends,” and “Stained Glass”.

David resides in the Stapleton area of Denver with his wife Lauren and baby, Maya.

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