Dennis Courtney | Kent State University

Dennis Courtney

Dennis Courtney

2016-2017 Roe Green Visiting Director

Mr. Courtney won the 2009 Israeli Theatre Award (TONY equivalent) for Fiddler On The Roof at the Cameri Theatre in Tel Aviv. He has been the director/choreographer of over 150 stage productions.  Favorites include Civil War Voices (off-Broadway, 6 MITF awards), Peter Pan with Cathy Rigby, Can-Can with Leslie Uggams, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, The Producers, Ethel Waters: His Eye Is On The Sparrow, and The Last Five Years.  He has conceived and staged many special events, award and cruise ship shows. On television, Mr. Courtney directed the 5th season opener of TV’s Perfect Strangers. As an actor, Dennis performed on Broadway/on tour in Starlight Express, Joseph…, Peter Pan with Sandy Duncan, Roza with Georgia Brown, The Fantasticks, Grease with Andrea McArdle and regionally in many other shows.  Mr. Courtney is a former champion figure skater and proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.  www.denniscourtney.com