Board of Directors

Shelley Brownfield

Artistic Director of Upstage Arts

Shelley joined the Upstage family in Spring 2010 costuming Into the Woods.  Since then she has taken on ever more responsible roles and has assumed the position of Creative Director. She has been directing most of the mainstage shows since then.  Shelley graduated from Clear Creek High School and attended Kilgore Jr. College performing as a Kilgore Rangerette.  From there she went on the The University of Texas at Austin where she earned her teaching credentials.  She is also the Theatre Arts teacher at League City Intermedaite.

Michael Ward

Theater Manager of Upstage Arts

Michael joined Upstage Arts as a set builder in 2001 when his daughter, Emma, joined the cast of Oliver. A former engineer with Union Carbide, Michael specializes in project management. In his free time, Michael is also a woodworking artist.  www.woodmeister.org.

Vanessa Beyers

 Manager of Upstage Arts