Kirk Denmark Theatre - Rock County Theater

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Empty and dark theaters can be spooky because of their large, echoing spaces, but this one may be more so because it’s said to have a ghost. A deceased employee, some say a theater instructor or a director, causes lights to go on and off and doors to open and close. Witnesses have heard voices talking or whispering here as well.

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Geographic Information

Address:
2909 Kellogg Ave.
Janesville, WI 53546
United States

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GPS:
42.64885027998011, -89.05696731810167
County:
Rock County, Wisconsin
Nearest Towns:
Janesville, WI (3.0 mi.)
Hanover, WI (5.4 mi.)
Footville, WI (7.9 mi.)
Beloit, WI (9.8 mi.)
Orfordville, WI (10.1 mi.)
Milton, WI (10.5 mi.)
South Beloit, IL (10.8 mi.)
Clinton, WI (11.6 mi.)
Edgerton, WI (12.9 mi.)
Rockton, IL (13.6 mi.)

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  1. I worked as a stage manager/lighting director/costumer/actor here for 8 separate shows over the years as well as taking acting classes through U-Rock. Numerous times I have had lights turn off and on, heard voices when the theater was empty, heard sounds of construction,and have had items moved from where I had left them in the dressing rooms only to appear on the counters in front of the mirrors in the make-up areas. I have even spent the night in the women’s dressing room where I woke several times to voices, footsteps, and the bathroom light being turned on. The most unusual experience (That shook me the most) was being in the seats of the theater and hearing someone call my name. When I went to see who it could have been, I heard people playing basketball in the gym down stairs. I went to see if it could have been someone from there, but when I started to descend the stairs, it went silent. I did not find one single person ANY WHERE: down stairs, in the gym and locker rooms, the theater, backstage, offices, the whole building that I could access without having a key for the locks…all empty and silent. I left and it took me a week to shake it off.

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