Who's Who at PTE

Tracy Liz Miller is a Hudson-Valley based theatre maker living with her family in Pawling, NY.  Currently on faculty in the theatre department of Western Connecticut State University. Former Director of Theatre Arts at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, Arizona. Co-Founding Producing Artistic Director of The Bridge Initiative: Women in Theatre. www.bridgeinit.org.  Currently serving as Co-Chair for the Statera Arts Conference IV to be held on the campus of City College of New York in New York City October 25-27, 2019. www.stateraarts.org

 Selected professional directing credits: Upcoming:  The Moors by Jen Silverman at Bridge Street Theatre. Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Adams at Stray Cat Theatre/Tempe Center for the Arts, Much Ado About Nothing at Southwest Shakespeare Company, The 12 Dates of Christmas by Ginna Hoben at Class 6 Theatre, Titus Andronicus at Improbable Fiction Theatre Company in NYC. Selected professional acting credits: Titania/Hippolyta in Midsummer at Southwest Shakespeare Company, Dora in The Swan at Chester Theatre Company, Molly in Dusk Rings a Bell at Shaker Bridge Theatre, Julius Caesar in Julius Caesar at Tennessee Shakespeare Company, Tekla in The Creditors at Miscreant Theatre Co in NYC. Academic directing: A Love Story at West Conn, Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus at Arizona State University, Fiddler on the Roof, Eurydice, A Christmas Carol, Mother Hicks, Man of La Mancha, Almost, Maine at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. Tracy has participated in Celebration Barn's Theatre Devising Intensive, Movement Theatre Studio's Mask Intensive and Devising for Directors Intensive.  Member Society of Directors and Choreographers Observership Class of 2018-19.  Associate Member Society of Directors and Choreographers.  Member AEA/SAG/AFTRA, ATME, ATHE and Statera Arts. MFA Acting from Alabama Shakespeare Festival/University of Alabama. BFA in Music Theatre Performance from Western Michigan University. tracylizpte@gmail.com

Kent Burnham is currently the Director of Theatre Arts for the Trinity-Pawling School, a private school in the Hudson Valley. Directing credits at the school include, Peter and the Starcatcher, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Harvey, and 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Previous artistic leadership positions include Associate Artistic Director and Director of Education and Outreach for Southwest Shakespeare Company from 2015-2017. His Southwest Shakespeare directing credits include Wittenberg, The Merchant of Venice (Best Director-Broadwayworld), Pride@Prejudice and the touring productions of Romeo and Juliet, A Midwinter Night’s Dream, and Twelfth Night. Phoenix directing credits include Doubt (Best Play Nom), Arsenic and Old Lace, as well as Circle Mirror Transformation (Kennedy Center Regional Selection), Tribes, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Tempest , and Twelfth Night for Chandler-Gilbert Community College.

Regional directing credits include Chenango River Theatre, Theatre at Monmouth, Primary Stages Detention Series, Planet Connections, Boomerang Theatre, Hale Theatre, Mesa Encore Theatre, Adirondack Theatre, and Chester Theatre Company. Regional theatre acting credits include ASF, Ford's Theatre, Arvada Center, Capital Rep, Penobscot Theatre, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Oldcastle Theatre, Chester Theatre, Denver Civic, Sierra Rep, Seacoast Rep, Shaker Bridge, Depot Theatre, and Western Stage. As a professor of acting, directing, and voice he has taught at Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Grand Canyon University, Nassau Community College, Mesa Community College, and SUNY-Albany. In 2017 he participated in Devising Shakespeare Workshop at Celebration Barn Theatre. In 2016 he was a lab member of the Directors Lab West (Los Angeles), and in 2014 he was a lab member at The Directors Lab North (Toronto). TV credits include: Law and Order, As the World Turns, One Life to Live, All My Children, Melrose Place, and General Hospital. Film credits: Discord, Long Lost Love. He has a BA in Theatre from Hofstra University in New York and an MFA from The Shakespeare Theatre/Academy for Classical Acting in DC.  kentpte@gmail.com

Email: tracylizpte@gmail.com or kentpte@gmail.com

Trinity-Pawling School

700 Route 22

Pawling, NY  12564

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Arwen Lowbridge

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