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Mark Manhart

Director

Mark Manhart -started in theatre in the 1970s as the villian.  Then worked with the Norton Theatre where he credits much of his theatrical experience to Rudyard Norton.   Mark co-founded the Grande Olde Players with Bonnie Gill.   Acting was always his passion until he started to direct, and now writing beats them both.  He enjoyed taking Lew Hunter’s screen writing camp in Superior several years ago and feels it helped his stage writing as well.  His scripts have been chosen to be read at the Great Plains Theatre Conference including:  54 H, Pickwick’s Dilemma and Bootstrappers Christmas.  Mark has directed and acted for many years, his latest was Love Sex and the IRS for the Chanticleer.  He is still in dental practice and enjoys teaching theatre to home-school students.