Founding Executive Director
Jared A. Barnes is an actor, singer, dancer, director, and fighter. He majored in Musical Theatre at SHSU and has continued pursuing a career as a professional performing artist since then.
Recent credits include Nine (Guido) At artFACTORY, Titanic with Uptown Theatre in Dallas, and Pure Country (World Premiere) with Lyric Stage in Irving. He has played King Henry VIII, and Hercules at the Texas Renaissance Festival, and Patrick Star at Moody Gardens. Other roles include: El Gallo in The Fantasticks, Jesus in Godspell, and Marius in Les Miserables.
He has also worked as a playwright and songwriter and has directed productions at various venues including LSC–Tomball and The Crighton Theatre. He worked for three years as the shop foreman at LSC–Tomball. He is also a fight choreographer and stunt performer.
God gave us our gifts, it is up to us to use them. We intend to.