Craig Lee holds a BFA in Theater/Television from Texas Christian University and an MFA in Performance from the California Institute of the Arts. Before coming to TVCC Craig was the head of performance studies at Lon Morris College.
He served as the Producing Artistic Director of Applause Theatrical School and performance Company, located in Northwest Houston. While at Applause Theatre he taught acting and other performance related classes, and directed many musicals including Little Women, the Broadway Musical, Once Upon a Mattress, Kiss Me, Kate, Godspell, Lucky Stiff, The Secret Garden and Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
He has also taught for Texas Christian University, Tarrant County College, Blinn College, and Lone Star College -Montgomery. His college directing credits include: The Servant of Two Masters, Crimes of the Heart, and The Robber Bridegroom at Tarrant County College; A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at TCU; Sweeney Todd the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Hairspray the Musical, Metamorphoses, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Lon Morris College.
He has directed for Tyler Civic Theatre and many other North Texas theater companies including Artisan Center Theater, Grapevine’s Runway Theater and Casa Manana.
As an actor, he has performed with Theater Arlington, Dallas Children’s Theater, Fort Worth Opera, Fort Worth Shakespeare in the Park, and Hip Pocket Theater.
Elizabeth "Biz" Grim
Elizabeth “Biz” Grim is an MFA Scenography graduate from the University of Kansas. At KU, she was the scenic and costume designer for The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee Williams, lighting designer for Anna in the Tropics, by Nilo Cruz, and scenic designer for Book of Days, by Lanford Wilson, as well as costume designer for Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. She has worked the last four years at the Creede Repertory Theatre in Creede, Colorado, as their Scenic Charge.
She has had the privilege of doing a set design for Creede Rep for their production of The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite, by Quincy Long. Biz also worked as a designer for the Multi-cultural Theatre Initiative during their opening 2008-2009 season and their 2009-2010 season. She worked as a Stage Apprentice for the Santa Fe Opera for their 2005 and 2007 seasons.
In Biz’s free time, she volunteered her scenic painting abilities for two years at the William Inge Theatre Festival in Independence, Kansas. In 2007, she was the recipient of the KCACTF Region V Barbizon Scenic award for a production of James Joyce’s The Dead at Northwestern College in Orange City, IA.
M.F.A University of Kansas (2010)
B.A. Northwestern College (2007)
Andrew "Bohb" Nelson
Andrew “Bohb” Nelson has been working backstage for the past fifteen years in various positions and places. Bohb studied Technical Direction at Texas State University. The skills he learned and the contacts he made there gave him the opportunity to work in a wide range of theatres in New York, Illinois, and Colorado.
He served as the Technical Director for the Creede Repertory Theatre (2011). In his hometown of Austin, Bohb works at Bass Concert Hall, where he has worked on such shows at Les Miserables, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, and The Color Purple. Bohb is thrilled to be back in an educational setting, where he can share his passion for theatre with the next generation of theatrical professionals.
B.F.A. Texas State University (2009)