BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Originally from Oklahoma, Gloria and husband Mike have lived in New Mexico and then Denver for over 30 years. Gloria worked as a business analyst in the computer manufacturing industry for Storage Technology Corp. and Sun Microsystems. After moving to Trinidad in 2009, she was thrilled to find live theatre in the community and is now determined to keep the experience available for others. Over the past six years Gloria has volunteered her time and energy to the marketing committee, fundraisers, financial reporting, and previously as Board Secretary.
Vice President & Marketing
An art major and a graduate from the Art Institute of Houston, Kirk honed his skills and began his own strategic marketing firm 21 years ago, working with small clients and Fortune 500 companies as well. He developed successful marketing and advertising campaigns that not only were creative, but increased revenue for his clients, and his work has generated multiple awards in the advertising industry. Using his video expertise, Kirk has written and directed three full length motion pictures, each film winning numerous awards and are available on most streaming platforms. That expertise and his marketing experience create a perfect fit for Main Street LIVE.
Sharon moved to Trinidad from Houston, TX in 2011 and was delighted to discover live theatre in Trinidad. She and her husband have been avid supporters of SCRT. Before retiring in 2016, she worked as a business analyst on a variety of e-commerce and web portal projects (translation: she is a “techie”). Those analytical skills serve her well as a member of the SCRT Board. As the President of the Trinidad Music Association, she serves as a liaison between SCRT and the TMA. Recently she has taken on the responsibility of managing the snack bar for the theatre.
Barbara was a Choreographer and featured dancer/singer in musical theatre productions in her native Fort Worth, Texas. She has trained with the Memphis Preparatory Ballet, Margo Dean School of Dance, Creative Arts Theatre School, Schaffenburg Ballet Academy and Bruce Lea’s Dance Factory. In Trinidad, Barbara has acted with both the Trinidad Community Theatre and the SCRT Professional company and has taught ballet through Dance Connection. With a background in accounting and financial planning, Barbara serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors.
Kris has sustained a 40-year career in the entertainment industry. After several appearances on stage as an actor in the early 70’s, Kris focused his talents on the management side of show business. A Personal Talent Manager and Booking Agent in Dallas, Texas from 1978 – 1985, Kris worked independently and by contract with The Allen Agency and Cabaret Attractions. He managed The Amarillo Civic Center and The Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts in Amarillo, Texas from 1986 – 2009, and in 2009 he retired officially. During his 23 years of service to the City of Amarillo, he produced over 300 shows, concerts and events. After retiring he returned to the stage as the popular comedic character, Tucker Yelldell, in the musical drama TEXAS in Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Kris was appointed Executive Director of the Texas Panhandle Heritage Foundation, the non-profit organization that produces TEXAS in 2011 and retired in 2016. In 2017 he moved to Trinidad and joined SCRT. Kris now returns with excitement to join the team at Main Street LIVE.
A native of Trinidad, CO and a graduate of Trinidad High School, Linda went to college for classes in Small Business and Arts Associate degrees. She has been a member of the Confederacion Mutualista Mexicana and Hispanic Americana for 14 years, and now serves on the Board as Vice President. For 12 years Linda has been doing fundraisers for the Confederacion (La Casa), local people, and also the SCRT. “ I love helping anyone in need, and now I am on the SCRT Board participating on the fundraising committee. The Theatre and the people I work with are all awesome."
Harriet has 50 years of experience in theatre as a Director, Choreographer, Actor, Writer, and grant writer. Resides in Las Animas County.
Fred has worked for over 50 years as a Lighting Designer, Scenic Designer, Technical Director, Actor and Director. He has three degrees in the performing arts, a degree from The Pasadena Playhouse School for the Performing Arts, a B.A. from Cal State Fullerton and an MFA from Wayne State University where he acted with the prestigious Hilberry Repertory Company. Fred works year-round promoting the reputation of SCRT in the national theater community, especially through his efforts with the United Professional Theatre Association.