Doug Bowles

Academic Area

  • Musical Theatre
  • School

  • Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art
  • Doug Bowles (M.M. in Vocal Performance, The Catholic University of America; B.A. in Music, Roanoke College.)   OPERA/MUSICAL THEATRE ROLES:  The IN Series; Opera Roanoke; The Washington Savoyards; Annapolis Opera; Opera Theatre of Northern Virginia; The OTHER Opera; Olney Theatre Center; Signature Theatre (SAVING AIMEE with Carolee Carmello and ASSASSINS (Helen Hayes Award Winning Show); Equity Showcases - NYC and Page to Stage Festival - The Kennedy Center.  CONCERT WORK:  Shenandoah Festival; Grand Bahamian National Chorale; Bach Sinfonia; Paul Hill Chorale; Shepherdstown Music Festival et. al. CABARET:  Kennedy Center Millennium Stage; Maggie's Cabaret;  Signature Theatre;  Source Theatre;  Prince Theatre;  Indigo Room;  They Lyceum, etc.   MUSICAL DIRECTION:  Nearly 100 productions including:  THE STEPHEN SCHWARTZ PROJECT for Metro Stage (under advisement of Mr. Schwartz); THEY SHOOT HORSES, DON'T THEY for international program in Yaroslavl, Russia;  PETITE ROUGE - NY Music Theatre Festival;  YELLOW ROSE - Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival;  A BROADWAY CELEBRATION (with Linda Eder and John Lithgow - The Kennedy Center).  International Tour of FREE FOR ALL - Department of Defense.

    OTHER:  Founder and director of SingCo Music, an entertainment company founded on the principles of keeping American Popular Music from 1900 - 1950 alive and performing this music with passion and authenticity.  SingCo Music has produced STUDIO '37 and G.I. JIVE, two scripted "radio show" broadcast theatrical events written by, directed by and featuring Doug Bowles.  SingCo Music has also produced SHAKIN' THE BLUES AWAY, a 1920s and 30s cabaret created by Mr. Bowles and his collaborators, Alex Hassan and Cindy Hutchins.  Doug is also director and "front man" of DOUG BOWLES AND HIS SINGCO RHYTHM ORCHESTRA, an 11 - 16 piece 1930s and 40s style Hot Dance and Swing Band.  A CD produced in England is in the works featuring Doug Bowles and Alex Hassan performing music of depression era America.