Bo recently completed an 8-year tenure as Producing Artistic Director of AthensWest Theatre Company, as well as 9 years as Director of Theatre for Sayre School, where he was honored by the school’s Board and Short awards, as well as by the National Society of Arts and Letters as Kentucky Arts Educator of the Year in 2019.
As playwright, his adaptation of Frankenstein is published by Dramatic Play Publishing, and has been produced across the country (and New Zealand!) in professional, community, and academic theatres. He also collaborates regularly with the Kentucky Humanities Council, creating dramatic presentations of the lives of significant Kentuckians – including Mary Todd Lincoln, Daniel Boone, Jefferson Davis, Nancy Green (the original Aunt Jemima), and Henry Clay. His plays I Left My Heart in Kissimmee and Ladies of Liberty recently enjoyed their world premieres at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. His play Canary Yellow won the Father Hamblin Award for Playwriting from Abingdon Theatre Company in New York City. He is also working with the city of Corbin, KY on an outdoor tourist attraction – The Colonel Sanders Story: a Finger Lickin’ Good Musical – written with Samuel Lockridge.