Bette Howard

Bette Howard is a founder and Resident Professional Company Director of the Black Spectrum Theatre Company of Queens.

Since 2003, Black Spectrum’s professional theatre company has received five prestigious invitations to perform such award-winning plays as “Piano Lesson,” “Kingfish,” “Willie & Esther,” and “Single Black Female” at the National Theater Festival in North Carolina. The theatre’s founder and resident director Bette Howard has also received national awards for excellence in producing and directing, including Director of the Year in 2003 from the National Black Theatre Festival.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Director Oh! Oh! Obesity 1983-84 Season
Director Parting 1983-84 Season
Director Long Time Since Yesterday 1984-85 Season
Director Long Time Since Yesterday 1985-86 Season
Actor In Splendid Error (A Black Retrospective 2) 1978-79 Season