About Dustin Spence...
A graduate of Ball State University's Theatre Department, Dustin has lived in Chicago for nearly a decade- always immensely rooted in the storefront theatre community. Originally, with an eye on acting, Dustin integrated with several theatre companies, and was a founder of StrangeLoop Theatre. While his interests developed, one thing remained: a passion to tell stories that educate, enlighten and empower.
The Sound of a Yellow Flower
Set in Belarus, the play examines the interconnected relationships between four characters, and how one decisive moment changes all of their lives. Love and violence intertwine as these four hope for a future and sort through the broken remains of their past. As secrets are revealed and relationships crumble, is there still a place for hope?
What Was Mine To Do
Embedded reporter Frank Bernhardt and Staff Sergeant Antonio Cruz find themselves held captive in a Taliban prison cell in Afghanistan. Their only hope for release from the grasp of their zealous jailer lies in the hands of the crew of a Chicago TV news station, 7000 miles away. What Was Mine To Do examines the impact of media on modern warfare and how people a world apart can deeply affect each other's lives.
The Promise of a Rose Garden
Babes with Blades Theatre,
A group of female Marines eager to prove themselves command material, prepare for their first mission - just as their veteran leader begins to fall apart. This suspenseful, high-action drama examines the costs of war on all soldiers, regardless of gender.