Raising the curtain

Story by Trinity Carey • Photos courtesy of Forest Roberts Theatre

The spectacular theatrical performances of the Forest Roberts Theatre resume this year with Bill Digneit taking on the role of director of theatre.

Co-owner of DIGS Gastropub and local entertainment service Double Trouble DJs, director of theatre is a new hat for Digneit, 32, but one that has always been in his prospects.

“I always knew I wanted to end up in the education field. I like working with young people and pushing their thought processes and their ability to dream of fulfilling their careers,” Digneit said. “I think we have a very exciting opportunity to work with young people and show them that it is a real possibility to make what they love doing their job, where a lot of people don’t get that opportunity sometimes.”

His current passion began in high school theater when Digneit wanted to be a part of the technical theater crew, but his teacher thought he ought to audition for a role on stage…

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