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Harry M. Bagdasian, freelance writer/director

extensive background staging special events in large & small venues with casts from 3 to 350

experience working with celebrities, politicians, military personnel, children, and horses

a successful team leader and team player




(selected credits)



“SPIRIT OF AMERICA” - 11 Productions from 2000 to 2015 (Director, Script Co-Writer/Editor as member of the View One, Inc. team) for the U.S. Army Military District of Washington – an arena-size multi-media presentation that toured to arenas in multiple cities from Albany to Washington, DC to Jacksonville, to Grand Rapids, Michigan and about a dozen cities in between.  DVD Available Upon Request


“REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST” - A Tribute to A Generation” 2004 – (Director & Co-writer) MCI Center, Washington, DC – a special theatre / musical presentation in conjunction with the dedication of the National WWII Memorial with over 200 servicemen and women, The United States Army Orchestra and marching band members from all 5 US Military Services. DVD Available Upon Request


“The National Tribute To Korean War Veterans” 2003 (Director) MCI Center, Washington, DC – a special event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Korean War



“THE PUNDIT WHODUNIT” 2006 (writer-director) comedy, Arena Stage, one performance special event, Kreeger Theatre, featuring Senators, Congressmen & media stars (taped and broadcast by CSPAN) DVD Available On Request


“A Celebration of Cultures” 2002 & 2003 (Director & Production Stage Manager) The World Bank, Washington, DC


AUSA Opening Ceremonies – 1999 - 2012 (except '01, '08 & '09) and 1993 - 1995 (Director/ Writer, Editor with the View One, Inc. Team as well as Production Stage Manager) Association of the US Army Annual Meeting, Washington, DC – Marriott Wardman Park / ’03 - ‘07 DC Convention Center


Pentagon Pops 2000 “A Musical Salute To America's Hero of the Century, The American G.I." (Director & Production Stage Manager) - DAR Constitution Hall -- featuring armed forces musical performance groups, Ruth Pointer, Shane Minor, Phil Driscoll, and Tom Brokaw as Emcee

National Alliance To End Homelessness Awards - 5 annual events from 1995 to 1999 (Writer/Director) Kennedy Center, Washington, DC

Choice Hotel Awards Show - 1998 (Writer) Numerous video and live comic bits for continuity as well as video presentations about nominees and winners for the 1998 Choice Hotels International annual managers meeting, Washington, DC Convention Center

Personal Communications Industry Association Convention - PCIA – 1997 (Writer & Director) numerous comic bits, Dallas, TX

ADL In Concert Against Hate - 1996 (Writer) dramatic monologues concerning victims of hate crimes read by Barbara Walters, Matthew Broderick and Billy Taylor, Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, DC

IAFF Opening Ceremonies (Writer & Director) International Association of Fire Fighters convention, Detroit, MI 1994 / Honolulu, HI 1996 / Toronto Canada 2006 /Philadelphia, PA 2012 / Cincinati, OH 2014

Horatio Alger Awards 1996 (Writer) 5 events, 4 locations; Washington, DC

Diabetes Research Center’s “Tribute To Jack Benny” - 1992 (Co-Producer - Writer - Director) Fountainbleau Hotel, Miami Beach, FL featuring Chita Rivera, Gregory Hines, Ed MacMahon, Vic Damone, Joan Benny, Norm Crosby & the Peter Graves Orchestra

The America Awards 1991(Writer & Co-producer) Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, featuring Savion Glover, Leslie Uggams, Cliff Robertson, Robert Guillaume, Marlee Matlin, June Lockhart , Rita Coolidge, others & full orchestra (Fred Karns, Musical Director)

Inaugural Helen Hayes Awards - 1985 (Producer - Writer - Director) The National Theatre, Washington, DC - with large cast of national theatre celebrities, local arts movers and shakers, and full orchestra (Fred Karns, Musical Director)

Richard L. Coe Award - 1984 (Producer - Writer - Director) honoring Roger L. Stevens; Kennedy Center, Washington, DC featuring several celebrity guest speakers as well as the original cast of “Forbidden Broadway”



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