Mitch W. Butts is originally from Mt. Olive, is a USAF veteran, and is currently the Coordinator for Humanities & Communication at PCC. Mitch has been involved with theatre/film for 30 years. Television roles include America’s Most Wanted, Dawson’s Creek, and Bad Boys. Film roles include Cat’s Eye, The Bedroom Window, Collision Course, and Secession Path. Mitch had national/regional tours in Mournin’ (featuring Cosby’s Clarice Taylor), The Lion in Winter, and A Few Good Men. He was artistic director for The Road Less Traveled Theatre Company. He has directed over 100 productions, including a 2008 London performance. Awards include Best Actor (Damn Yankees, The Pajama Game, Chorus Line, All My Sons, The Boys Next Door); Best Choreography (Annie, Jesus Christ, Superstar, Nunsense); Best Play (To Kill a Mockingbird, Annie, Little Shop of Horrors.) Mitch was a contestant on the 1980’s television show Dance Fever. He has had three original plays produced on-stage. Mitch has served as department chair for an AFA in Drama program, was host of the television show The Cape Fear Baker and is a gold medal ballroom dancer. Mitch has won over 250 awards in public speaking and is the author of the reader’s theatre production The Last 24 Hours of Lincoln.