The Board and officers of Home Grown Theatre worked together, along with many others, as volunteers in support of the Pearland High School Choir program from 2008-2016. During these particularly rewarding years we supported program and process improvements, built successful fundraising activities and oversaw “behind the scenes” support and production work for a wide range of events including:
The talents of the young performers and their directors were enhanced by the many contributions of the “army of volunteers” who worked to bring many programs and shows to fruition. Collectively, we have experience with key elements of production that support award-winning and crowd-pleasing shows and concerts: fundraising, set and costume construction, front of house and hospitality, and much more.
Debbie Court, President
Occupation: Director, Communications
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Denise Kraus, Secretary
Occupation: Procurement Manager, Tubular
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Dawn Bufford, Director
Occupation: Senior Administrative Assistant
Industry: Port of Houston
Robin Garza, Director
Occupation: Director, Trauma Services
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Johnna Lenamon, Director
Occupation: Director, Network Management
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Tricia Baker, Treasurer
Occupation: Certified Public Accountant
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Artistic & Music Director
Derrick is the former head choral director at Pearland HS (2006-2016). Prior to leading Pearland, he taught at J. Frank Dobie HS in Pasadena ISD (2003-2006) where his choirs were consistent UIL Sweepstakes and Superior performing ensembles.
While at Pearland, the choir program experienced solid growth and success.
Currently, Derrick is Music Director for Bay Harbour UMC in League City, TX. In his free time, Derrick enjoys performing in community musicals and choirs and is a frequent Texas UIL adjudicator and Region Choir clinician.
Scotty is a local Theatre educator who is proud to be a part of the Home Grown Theatre team. He is currently teaching at J. Frank Dobie HS.
As a High school theatre director:
As a professional Actor/Director: