Happy 60th Anniversary to Neptune Theatre! Neptune's Anniversary Season officially opens this Friday, September 9 with "The Last Epistle of Tightrope Time" starring Walter Borden. Through the voices of 10 characters, Walter Borden's solo performance reflects on his experience as a Black, gay man facing the challenges of racism, homophobia, and poverty.
Walter was one of the Talent Trust's earliest scholarship recipients who received a scholarship in 1967 for Theatre. He went on to join Neptune Theatre in 1972 when he played the title role in the production of "Tartuffe" . He has performed on stages all across Canada many times since. He has also had numerous roles in films and on television. His last Neptune
Walter has been a strong voice and a mentor for African Nova Scotian communities. In the late 1960s, he helped establish Kwaacha House – an interracial teen-oriented, drop-in and social education centre that inspired young Nova Scotians to seek full equality of citizenship and full equality of opportunity for African Nova Scotians.
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