Fred Rogers brings over 45 years of experience in Designing and Directing and is artistic director of the Minnesota Folklore Theater in Walker. Fred spent 30 years designing all over the country and was the lead costumer for Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede in Orlando, Florida. His recent production of ANYTHING GOES was Fred’s seventh cruise having designed Anything Goes for Burt Reynolds Theater production starring Joyce DeWitt. For the last seven years designed numerous productions at the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson Wisconsin. As an educator he the implemented the Costume Design program at the University of Central Florida for ten years. He has directed shows for the past 20 years, spending three years with Burt Reynolds's Dinner Theater in Jupiter, Florida. Fred's work has appeared on HBO and the Lifetime Channel. His designs have graced the stages of Orlando Opera, North Star Opera Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Chautauqua music festival and numerous other stages throughout the world. Fred represents Cass County Minnesota on the Five Wings Arts Council and sits on the City of Walker Library board.