Richard Biever, the Producing Artistic Director of Fuse Productions in State College, has spent his life creating theater as an actor, director, composer/lyricist and music director.
Biever is the former executive/artistic director of The State Theatre, where he founded Fuse Productions in July 2013. Now, Fuse productions is an independent theater company that brings together local actors, Penn State alumni, current students, faculty and professional actors from around the country. Fuse has produced contemporary plays like “4,000 Miles” and groundbreaking musicals like “A Chorus Line,” “Parade” and “Les Miserables,” bringing some of the finest theater in the area to audiences.
Biever recently spoke about his career, past and upcoming Fuse productions and his goals for the company’s future.