Executive Producer - Tina F. Turley
Office Phone: 205.391.3992
Tina F. Turley has a diverse background in the arts. She had over 25 years experience as a director, actor, writer, teacher and theater manager. She is no stranger to Theatre Tuscaloosa. Turley also served as Ticket Office Supervisor and Second Stage Coordinator for Theatre Tuscaloosa from 1997 to 1999. Her directing credits for Theatre Tuscaloosa includes: Joseph...Dreamcoat, Christmas Belles, The Sound of Music, Doubt, Miscast, The Sound of Music, Moonlight and Magnolias, A Lesson Before Dying, The Music Man, Crimes of the Heart, Rumors, Death of a Salesman, The Woman in Black, Proof, Arsenic and Old Lace, The Complete History of America Abridged, The Diary of Anne Frank, and Nunsense among others. Turley has an MFA in Theatre/Directing from UA. She served as Interim Faculty in the areas of Acting/Voice, Acting/Movement and Theater Management at UA. She also directed for UA's Opera program in the School of Music. As a writer Turley's credit include Stars Fell on Alabama and Invision Magic (in collaboration with Chris Gordon) for the inaugural season of Visionland Theme Park; Brush Up on Your Shakespeare which has toured with Theatre Tuscaloosa's Stage Centre program for many years and been produced by other companies all over the south; and Wasted Times, a domestic violence awareness play, commissioned by the University of Alabama's Women's Center. She also created, produced, and was a contributing playwright for the Kentuck 10-Minute Play Festival. Before moving to Tuscaloosa she lived in Dallas and worked as volunteer coordinator for Theatre Three, assistant to the Public Relations Director of the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University, volunteer coordinator for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, personnel director for Dillard's, managing director for the McKinney Avenue Contemporary, and managing director for the critically acclaimed Kitchen Dog Theater Company. Turley has served on the faculty of Mountain View College's Professional Actors Musical Theatre Conservatory in Dallas, Stillman College, Shelton State and UA. Turley's honors include the 2005 Druid Arts Award for theatre artist and 2006 Druid Arts Award for theatre educator; 2005 Distinguished Alumni Commencement Speaker - College of Arts & Sciences, Texas A&M-Commerce; 2005 recipient of Theatre Tuscaloosa's “Ox is in the Ditch” award; 2003 Allen Bales Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Theater - University of Alabama.
Managing Director - Adam M. Miller
Office Phone: (205) 391-2925
With more than nine years experience in non-profit marketing, Adam has dedicated himself to raising the profile and profitability of arts organizations and higher education organizations alike. With a special interest in online marketing, he has extensive experience in web design, e-mail marketing, search engine optimization, and paid search campaigns. Public relations is also a passion of his, having written press releases resulting in hundreds of column-inches worth of coverage and made dozens of appearances on live television programs on behalf of the organizations he has promoted. Most recently, Adam has served as a Marketing Manager for Academic Outreach in the University of Alabama’s College of Continuing Studies. Past positions also include Coordinator of the Campus Violence Project for the UA Women’s Resource Center, Director of Marketing and PR for the Louisiana State University Department of Theatre/Swine Palace Productions, Management Intern at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and Marketing Coordinator for the Bijou Theatre Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Adam holds both a BA in Communication and an MFA in Theatre Management/Arts Administration from The University of Alabama.
In addition to his role as an arts administrator, Adam also enjoys the occasional opportunity to act on stage. You might recognize him from recent Theatre Tuscaloosa productions in his roles as Ben Hecht in Moonlight and Magnolias and as Venticelli #1 in Amadeus.
Resident Costumer - Jeanette Waterman
Office Phone: 205.391.2402
Jeanette is a native of Mobile who studied Clothing and Textile Design at the University of Alabama.
Technical Director - Wheeler Kincaid
Office Phone: 205.391.2403
Wheeler is happy to be returning to the Theatre Tuscaloosa family after spending the last three years working as a designer, manager, and technical director in New York City. Off-Broadway credits inclue The Flying Karamazov Brothers, Freud’s Last Session, Oliver Parker, and Martha Clark’s Garden of Earthly Delights as well as working with the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, and as assistant technical director for Theatre Row Studios on 42nd Street. In NYC, Wheeler created designs for Access Theatre, Looking Glass Theatre, Wings Theatre, Stella Adler Studios, and The Rastro Dance Company. He also created designs for Red Mountain Theatre in Birmingham and Theatre Tuscaloosa—most recently the scenic and lighting designs for Driving Miss Daisy and Doubt. A native of Tuscaloosa, Wheeler received a B.A. in theatre from The University of Alabama after studying at Shelton State under the tutelage of Charlie Dennis. Wheeler is honored to be with this wonderful organization and in this beautiful facility on the SSCC campus once again.
Scene Shop Foreman - David Skelton
Office Phone: 205.391.2403
David Skelton is formerly an agri-science teacher with areas taught including construction, forestry, urban forestry, horticulture production, welding, aquaculture, small engines, and business. He has taught at Parish High School, Geneva City High School, and Hale County High School. David also works with Tuscaloosa Sailing Club and blacksmithing.
Artistic Director Emeritus - Paul K. Looney
After twenty-five years at the helm of Theatre Tuscaloosa, is currently the Executive Producer of the Alabama Stage and Screen Hall of Fame. He is widely recognized for his skills as a director, designer and performer. Paul’s work has been seen on the stages of UAB Town & Gown Theatre, Summerfest Musical Theatre, The University of Alabama, Asolo Theatre, Jasmine Hill Theatre, Jenny Wiley Summer Music Theatre, and Alabama Shakespeare Festival. In October 2008, he directed Shirley Jones, Patrick Cassidy, and Miss America 2007 in a concert version of Carousel in Oklahoma City. He has received numerous Druid Arts Awards and the prestigious Governor’s Arts Award. Since retirement, he has renewed his love of painting. His work can be viewed on his website.
Bookkeeper - Nancy
Office Phone: 205.391.3551
Nancy has been Theatre Tuscaloosa's bookkeeper since October 2008. In her spare time, Nancy enjoys cooking, church work, playing dominos with friends, and spending time with her family. She is excited to be a part of the Theatre Tuscaloosa family.
Advertising Manager/Playbill Editor - Kristy Conroy Stevenson
Kristy was welcomed into the Theatre Tuscaloosa family in 2004 and was awarded the Jake Leigerber Volunteer of the Year award that same year. A graduate of UA, Kristy prefers to stay behind the scenes designing and producing the playbills.
Marketing - Dennis
Dennis has served on Theatre Tuscaloosa's Board of Directors and has designed the show posters for years. Dennis is the owner of D. Harkey Designs and is married to Trich Harkey and has two sons, Connor and Willis.
Official Photographer - Porfirio Solorzano of f8 Productions
Porfirio is a Nicaraguan native and began his career in photojournalism in 1991 (New York Times Company). He worked at The Tuscaloosa News from 1994 through 2005, when he left the newspaper to set up his own business, f8 Productions, as a freelance photographer. Porfirio's passion for theatre and dance is readily apparent in his photographs.