Bill Downs (radio announcer) is a nationally known freelance voice actor who has been active in local radio and stage productions for many years. He has worked with Praeclara previously in The Music Man, Dracula Unearthed, Carmina Burana, and Messiah by Candlelight, and he regularly performs with the UALR Community Chorus and Second Presbyterian Church Adult Choir. In 2010, he sang the role of Dick Deadeye in the UALR Opera Theatre production of H.M.S. Pinafore. He has been previously active with Community Theater of Little Rock and the Forum in Jonesboro, both on stage and behind the scenes.