Founding Artistic Director
Amy K Barnes toured internationally with Ballet Excelsior of Houston, performing in Australia, Russia, Poland, Bulgaria and Greece as well as cities in America including LA and New York.
After touring she attended SHSU where she studied musical theater. Since then she has pursued a career performing, directing, and choreographing around the Houston Area. She has choreographed for a wide variety of theaters and venues including (but not limited to) The Texas Renaissance Festival, TRF After Dark, and The Players Theatre Company–where she recently directed and choreographed Cabaret.
She is also a professional actress and dancer. She recently performed in The Diary of Anne Frank, with Main Street Theater and in Rigoletto as a Super with Houston Grand Opera. Other memorable roles include Adult Winnie in Tuck Everlasting (artFACTORY), The Phoenix in Come Alive (Haven Arts Theatre) and Daniel in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised].
Amy is the loving mom of two young children and works side by side in the Theatre with her true love: Jared.