Cat Parker has a background in both management and the arts. While in the US Air Force, she belonged to an elite team that tested facilities on their ability to perform during war-time readiness, and also helped coordinate her division’s “Tops in Blue” talent show. Her educational degrees are in both management and directing. She directed regionally for several years before moving to NYC in 2002.
Cat has directed both free-lance and as the Producing Director at T. Schreiber Studio, where she produced the entire season and directed performances as well. Through her connections, she has access to some of the finest actors and designers available in the city, and she’s not afraid to use them!
DirectorSpeak - Cat interviews some of NYC's top Indie Theatre Directors
Interviews: Spotlight On, People You Should Know; StageBuzz Interview; Clyde Fitch Report
Indie Theatre Hall of Fame
Brittney Venable has worked in theatre, radio and television for over 10 years. She has worked on both sides of the stage and loves the arts and the artists. She supplemented that love with an education in Arts Management, earning her MFA in 2001.
Brittney learned the New York ropes managing front of house and running the box office for a children’s orchestra, as well as assistant producing for Off-Off-Broadway. Currently an events manager in a financial firm, Brittney has skills and connections learned from managing over 40 events over the past several years, which will serve as an invaluable resource to ATC.
Tekla Gaughan is a theatre artist in New York City and couldn’t be happier to be working alongside her mentors and friends. During the day, you can find her as a Broadway group sales agent and marketing director at BroadwayGPS. Her most recent projects include producing Articulate Theatre Company’s developmental production of Doctor Frankenstein and directing Perversity in Articulate's signature series, Articulating the Arts: The Art of Protest.
She is especially fond of her stage adaptation of Abortive, a script by Caryl Churchill originally written as a radio show in 1971. Through her experience working in multiple mediums of theatre, Tekla truly believes in the balance of art and business. Tekla is an alumna of Cincinnati’s School of Creative & Performing Arts and Kent State University’s Theatre Department. She is thankful for the ability to speak her mind, her partner and their family. www.teklagaughan.com