Co- Founders

Theresa Barcus, CEO:


Ms. Barcus studied theatre at Kent State University. Starting her career in Cleveland, she performed as as vocalist for Dobama Theatre, Singing Angels, and freelance work. She is a board member of Mira Family Charity and has had several executive roles with Mira Productions. Ms. Barcus has directed several musicals for St Paul High School.  In addition, she served as Assistant Director at Greenbriar and Cassidy theaters.  She is currently the events coordinator for Sandy Ridge Vineyards and Mercantile.

Vanessa Cook, COO:


Ms. Cook holds an undergraduate degree from Baldwin- Wallace Conservatory of Music in Music Therapy and obtained a Master of Arts in Theater from Regent University. Ms. Cook is the owner of Cook Theatre Designs LLC, a freelance design and education company specializing in arts education and set, costume and prop design/production.  Cook Theatre Designs, LLC has been affiliated with Cleveland Opera Theatre, Cleveland Musical Theatre, Dobama Theatre, Cassidy Theatre, Traumatic Players, Heidelberg University and Community School, and Spark Theatre 4 Youth.

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