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Ron Himes
Ron Himes, the Founder and Producing Director of The Black Rep, has produced over 100 performances throughout the Company’s 33-year history. Although his St. Louis acting and directing credits are too numerous to mention, he has directed for theatres throughout the country including: For Colored Girls, for People’s Light & Theatre Company in Philadelphia; Riffs for Seven Stages in Atlanta; Spunk and Spell #7 at the Studio Theatre in Washington D.C.; One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and I’m Not Rappaport at the Old Creamery Theatre in Garrison, IA; Enemy of the People at Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, AK; and Flyin’ West for Delaware Theatre Company. Mr. Himes has received numerous honors and awards including an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Washington University and the University of Missouri St. Louis and the 2001 Arts & Education Council Lifetime Achievement Award.