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Texas Performing Arts Staff

Bob Bursey
Executive and Artistic Director

Bianca Hooi
Assistant to the Executive and Artistic Director

Business Office

Robert Cross
General Manager

Kristi Lampi
Associate Director of Business Operations

Leigh Remeny
Business Operations Manager


Anna Langdell
Director of Development

Thea Liao
Development Associate

Education & Engagement

Tim Rogers
Director of Education and Engagement

Brenda Simms
Program Coordinator, Education & Curriculum Development

Fabrication & Academic Production

Jeff Grapko
Director of Fabrication and Academic Production

Scott Bussey
Facility Manager / Senior Technical Director

Carolyn Hardin
Properties Manager

Jason Huerta
Operations Manager, Fabrication

J. E. Johnson
Associate Director of Fabrication

Karen Maness
Associate Director of Fabrication

Ashton Bennett Murphy
Project Specialist, Fabrication

Hank Schwemmer
Lead Fabricator

David Tolin
Project Manager, Fabrication

Marketing & Communications

Phil Rosenthal
Director of Marketing & Communications

Lizzie Choffel
Senior Graphic Designer

Erica De Leon
Marketing Specialist, Digital Media

Romina Jara
Marketing Manager


Jim Larkin
Director of Production

Seb Boone
Lighting Supervisor

Sarah Cantu
Master Electrician

Conrad Haden
Stage Supervisor

Blake Addyson
Production Supervisor

Drew Millay
Audio Video Supervisor

Yvonne Kimmons (on leave)
Assistant Director, Performance Logistics

Kenny Kuykendall
Assistant Audio Supervisor

Programs & Events

Amber Goodspeed
Associate Director, Event Management

Eleanor Stefano
Associate Director of Booking & Sales

Ticketing & Guest Experience

Tara Vela
Director of Ticketing & Guest Services

Amanda Adams
Associate Director of Guest Services

Margaret Badasci
Ticketing Manager

Shade Oyegbola
Associate Director, Ticketing

Dianne Whitehair
Ticketing Systems Manager

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