On September 1, 2016, Glynn retired as the Special Effects Director for the LATE SHOW with Stephen Colbert. Prior to that, he worked with David Letterman for twenty-one years. As a member of the stagehand’s union, Local One, Glynn supervised effects on other TV shows including, Saturday Night Live, Conan O’Brien and Rosie O’Donnell. He is honored to have worked on several Broadway Shows as well. Glynn is a member of the Dramatist Guild.
Mr. Borders is also the writer/director, for THE DARK STAR FROM HARLEM, a non-traditional musical about 19 year old Josephine Baker. A review from Jerry Tallmer, of the New York Post claimed; “Any sane producer in his right mind would whip it up to Broadway before I can finish the sentence.” October, 2, 1990. Glynn is looking to revive this show in 2018.
Glynn Borders studied theater at the Boars Head Theater company in Lansing, Michigan, the Hartman Theater Conservatory in Stamford, Connecticut, (Artistic director, Gene Frankel) and the Gene Frankel Theater, New York, New York. Glynn also participated in the playwright’s workshop at the New York Shakespeare Festival Public Theater, led by Ed Bullins. Glynn studied solo performance with Matt Hoverman.