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Meet our Theatre Professors

The Theatre Departments has two full-time professors. They both have professional experience that helps bring the real world to the classroom.

Alison Trapp

Focus:  Acting/Directing

Masters Degree:  Texas Woman’s University, MA

Alison has spent most of her life devoted to the collaborative art of theatre.Her work extends itself to Acting, Directing,Playwriting,Arts Administration, and Education. Alison has had the pleasure of teaching middle school, high school, and college. She has experience One Act Play as a student, a director, and as an adjudicator for the Texas Theatre Adjudicator's Organization. She has worked in the professional world of theatre as well as educational. She is thrilled to be a part of the Theatre department at Grayson College.


James Owsley

Focus:  Technical Direction and Lighting Design

Masters Degree: Texas A&M University-Commerce, MS; 1990,2017, 2017

James is excited to be the Lighting Designer/Technical Director at Grayson College. His teaching experience has included various ages and a variety of subjects. He comes to Grayson College having previously taught in Middle School and College including Duel-Credit courses. He has taught Theatre, Government and History. He has experienced One Act Play as a student and director. He looks forward to working in the collaborative environment of theatre and teaching and learning from our students at Grayson College.