Mr. Bumgardner brings with him over a decade of experience in the theatre industry. He obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Theatre with an emphasis in Directing from the University of South Carolina, and has worked with numerous professional companies, including Trustus Theatre in Columbia, SC and Folger Theatre in Washington, DC. Along with having filled almost every role when it comes to mounting a show, including director, assistant director, sound designer, actor, and playwright, Mr. Bumgardner has a sincere passion for fresh adaptations of the classics and inventive storytelling in the modern age.