Bill Bowers


As an actor, mime and educator, Bill Bowers has traveled throughout all 50 of the United States, Europe and Asia.  His Broadway credits include Zazu The Lion King, and Leggett in The Scarlet Pimpernel, and he has appeared on the stages of Theatre for a New Audience, St. Anne’s Warehouse, EST, Radio City Music Hall, The Kennedy Center, Steppenwolf, LaMaMa, New York Fringe, and HERE.  Bill has written and performed his own plays Off Broadway and in theaters around the world.   These plays include ‘Night Sweetheart ‘Night Buttercup at HERE, Under a Montana Moon at Urban Stages and the Kennedy Center, It Goes Without Saying at Rattlestick Theatre, and Beyond Words at Urban Stages.  His newest play, Heyokah Hokehay, has been produced in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and the Edinburgh Festival.  Bill has been hailed by critics as “a great American mime”, winning the Dallas Ft Worth Critics Award, Best of the Berkshires, Best Performance in the International United Solo Festival and International Fresh Fruit Festival.  He is featured in the film Two Weeks Notice, and on television in Disney’s Out of the Box, Remember W.E.N.N., One Life to Live, and All My Children.  Bill holds an MFA from Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, and an Honorary PhD from Rocky Mountain College.  Bill is a student of the legendary Marcel Marceau.

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