Bernard Monroe is a Director/Choreographer who is returning to Crane River Theater after Directing and Choreographing last summer’s production of Sister Act. Prior to that, Bernard served as Director and Choreographer for Crane River’s production of Mamma Mia and Choreographer for their production of Newsies. As a proud member of the Director/Choreographers union, SDC, Bernard has worked extensively in regional theaters around the country including Mill Mountain Theater, The Fulton Theater, The Helen Hayes Performing Art Center, and the Finger Lakes Theater Festival. Other credits include Songs For A New World with Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, The Rita Hayworth Black And White Gala at NYC’s Tavern of the Green, the world premiere of Around The World In Eighty Days, and the regional premiere of Off-Broadway’s Summer Of ‘42. As an educator, Mr. Monroe has served as guest Director/Choreographer for the institutions of Stephens College, Doane University, and Radford University, as well as ballet master and Choreographer for Music Theatre North. Mr. Monroe will also serve as Artistic Director this summer for The Okoboji Summer Theatre.