Equinox Theatre Company was founded by five active members of the Denver Theatre Community. Their mission is to show the lesser known side of theatre, to support and nurture new talent, and to prove there is a different way to present theatre to everyone. Equinox Theatre company is about change.
Colin Roybal, Co-Executive Producer
Colin Roybal is the Co-Executive Producer, and a founding member of Equinox Theatre Company. Colin’s versatile talents in theatre have found him wearing many hats, including director, music director, choreographer, actor, designer, and stage manager. For Equinox Theatre company, Colin has served as director for several productions including; Bat Boy: The Musical, Carrie: The Musical, Frozen, Little Shop of Horrors, and both Reefer Madness productions. In addition to the Equinox Theatre Company, Colin has also designed and acted in many shows around the Denver community, including recent design credits for Dial M For Murder (Vintage), Don’t Drink the Water (Spotlight), Mousetrap (Spotlight), Once on this Island (E Project), and Laughter on the 23rd Floor (Spotlight), as well as recent acting credits including Godspell (Jesus), Crazy for You (Mingo), 42nd Street (Andy), Little Shop of Horrors (Everybody else), A Chorus Line (Mark), Yours Anne (Peter), and Once on this Island (Daniel).
Deb Flomberg-Rollins, Co-Executive Producer
Deb Flomberg-Rollins is thrilled to be a founding member and part of the board of Equinox Theatre Company. Originally studying theatre at the University of Northern Colorado, Deb has been active in the Denver Theatre Community since 1997 and was one of Westword’s 100 Colorado Creatives in 2016 (number 73!). She served as director and co-writer for the first show for Equinox – Below the Fold: A Blog on Stage. Other Equinox directing projects include: Heathers the Musical, The Great American Trailer Park Musical, Evil Dead: The Musical, CryBaby the Musical, Dog Sees God, Kimberly Akimbo, In the Next Room, or the Vibrator Play, Stop Kiss, and The House of Yes. Deb has also directed Young Frankenstein: The Musical (Vintage,) The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (Vintage,) The Tender Trap (Spotlight,) Lend Me a Tenor (The E Project,) and The Wizard of Oz (P.A.A.L.) She is so excited to be a part of this company and to bring new and different material to the Denver stage.
Kathryn is honored to be a part of this incredible company! She has been active in the Denver theater community since 2011, after graduating from the University of New Mexico in 2008 with her Bachelors in Theater. She truly enjoys combining her love of acting, stage managing and directing at various theater companies and growing her skill in character development and creative problem solving. Kathryn started working with The Bug and Equinox in the fall of Cannibal the Musical and then Equinox’s I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change and Heathers. Notable acting roles include Goneril in King Lear, Lysander in Midsummber Nights Dream, Sarah Dodge in The Row, Madame Mariksa in A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, Julie Stone in Antiques Revenge Show and Henrietta Hottentottne in Grapes of Wrath. Kathryn can’t wait to see how Equinox grows and continues to nurture Denver community theater.
Samantha Dei Rossi
Sam is very proud to be the newest member of the Equinox Board. She is brand new to the Denver theatre community, and was lucky enough to fall into Equinox immediately. So far, she has been a stagehand for I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, stage managed and assistant directed Be More Chill (Colin Roybal), and most recently assistant directed The Great American Trailer Park Musical (Deb Flomberg-Rollins). Other Denver-area projects include assistant directing Timbergriffin’s original work Coraline.. Previously, Sam has ten years of experience stage managing, directing, and dabbling in lighting design around Santa Barbara. Directing projects include Cabaret with Shrunken Heads Production Company, [LIFE] – An Everyman’s Tale, written and performed by Patrick Ryan Bailey at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and a smattering of school projects during her time at UC Santa Barbara. She has stage managed for groups such as Peter Frisch’s The Producing Unit, Santa Barbara Revels, Nebula Dance Lab, selah dance collective, Nita June Davanzo’s DogStar Theater Company, and DramaDogs, a Theater Company. She is thrilled to bring her experiences and ambition to Equinox Theatre Company and to see what they can do next!
Bussy is elated to be part of the beautiful Equinox family. After graduating from Radford University’s School of Dance and Theatre, Bussy went on work at many theatre companies all over the country, and finally landed at the Colorado Candlelight Dinner Playhouse in 2015. Bussy began performing with Equinox in Spring 2019 with Heathers, The Musical. She then went on to perform in The Great American Trailer Park Musical in which she earned a 2019 True West Award for her portrayal of Pippi. (dir. Deb Flomberg-Rollins) Previous roles include: Lizzie in Baby!(The People’s Building), Becky in Totally Awesome 80’s Ski Town: USA (Backstage Breckenridge Theatre), Urlene in Footloose(BDT Stage), Nellie in South Pacific (Colorado Candlelight) Bussy is also an instructor at Neighborhood Music Stapleton, at the Stanley where she teaches voice, piano, and choreographs and music directs for the Neighborhood Children’s Theatre. Bussy has found a home at Equinox Theatre and is looking forward to seeing how far this wonderful company can go.