Bart believes that performing is as natural as breathing and just as necessary.

From acting and directing to writing and arranging not to mention stage design and puppetry, Bart Lovins has done a little bit of everything when it comes to theatre. He has been praised by regional critics for his varied performances, hailed by New York critics for his directing and writing and been recognized nationally for his work as an arts presenter.

From acting and directing to writing and arranging not to mention stage design and puppetry, Bart Lovins has done a little bit of everything when it comes to theatre. He has been praised by regional critics for his varied performances, hailed by New York critics for his directing and writing and been recognized nationally for his work as an arts presenter.

Bart is currently the founding director of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center (The PAC) which complements student learning and participation in performing arts and provides quality performing arts experiences for the community at large from around the world and around the corner.

Bart is currently the founding director of the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center (The PAC) which complements student learning and participation in performing arts and provides quality performing arts experiences for the community at large from around the world and around the corner.

Bart has a BFA in Performing Arts from Western Kentucky University with studies in Great Britain and Paris, interned at Stage One – Louisville’s Children’s Theatre and studied with Tim Conway, Tom Poston, James Kirkwood and the National Shakespeare Company.  His efforts have been recognized by numerous local, regional and national organizations and he is a member of Actors Equity Association, Arts Kentucky, the Kentucky Arts Presenters Network, the Association of Performing Arts Presenters, serves on the board of the Kentucky Theatre Association and is a Kentucky Peer Advisory Network consultant.

Kentucky Arts Council
Kentucky Music Educators Association
Arts Education Partnership
South Arts
Actors' Equity
The Kennedy Center
Hardin County Schools
APAP
National Endowment for the Arts
International Rotary Club
Barbershop Harmony Society
Kentucky Theatre Association

Even though his time is greatly consumed by his duties at the PAC, he continues exploring other professional artistic endeavors including performing in Greater Tuna at Beef & Boards Dinner Theater, starring in The Santaland Diaries at Hardin County Playhouse, touring as “John Wilkes Booth” in To Bury Caesar, directing Grease for the Stephen Foster Drama, Inc. and is available for consultancies through the Kentucky Peer Advisory Network.  As a writer, he is currently developing the four Sherlock Holmes novels for the stage.

Even though his time is greatly consumed by his duties at the PAC, he continues exploring other professional artistic endeavors including performing in Greater Tuna at Beef & Boards Dinner Theater, starring in The Santaland Diaries at Hardin County Playhouse, touring as “John Wilkes Booth” in To Bury Caesar, directing Grease for the Stephen Foster Drama, Inc. and is available for consultancies through the Kentucky Peer Advisory Network.  As a writer, he is currently developing the four Sherlock Holmes novels for the stage.

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