why we're here

Bardo produces expressive theater that combines the body, mind, and spirit.  We work with a collaborative ensemble of actors and use flexible performance spaces to present plays, provide professional development and offer community education in order to reveal what it means to be a human being.

Tim Hackney

Artistic director

Tim Hackney is an actor, director and playwright dedicated to collaborative storytelling with ensembles. Tim studied at the prestigious William Esper Studio in New York under Suzanne Esper. He has toured the country as an actor in Peter and the Starcatcher (Mrs. Bumbrake/ Teacher), Spamalot (Historian/Not Dead Fred) and The Drowsy Chaperone,. Regionally, favorite roles include Joe Pitt (Playhouse on Park), The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime (SpeakEasy Stage) and originating the role of Charles Ramsdell in The Whaleship Essex by Joe Forbrich. Films include: The Catcher Was a Spy and Detroit. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife and son.