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 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 young director and producer here in New York. Most recently, she directed Perversity in Articulate Theatre Company's signature series, Articulating the Arts. She is especially fond of her stage adaptation of Abortive, a script written by Caryl Churchill originally written as a radio show for NPR in 1971. During the day, Tekla is an administrative and marketing assistant for group sales agency, BroadwayGPS under Pat Daily. She lives in Brooklyn with her partner and their cat child. She is over the moon to be able to join such a fabulous and welcoming team. www.teklagaughan.com