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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.


Fabian Garcia

Focus:  Technical Direction and Lighting Design

Masters Degree: University of Virginia, MFA

Undergrad: West Texas A&M University, BA / Grayson County College, AS

Fabian is a Lighting Designer/Technical Director from Dallas, Texas. He has been participating in theatre since high school and fell in love with lighting when he studied here at Grayson. As a Lighting Designer, he has learned to collaborate with designers and directors to create an environment and atmosphere that have helped tell the story of a show. He has spent his summers working professionally in his field and expanded his skills and connections.

Fabian is excited to return to Grayson College as the new Technical Director/Designer for the Theatre/Drama Department. He is looking forward to giving back to the community and helping the next generation of artists develop their love for the arts; including the magic of theatre.

“Each design presents a unique opportunity to collaborate with individuals, create environments and atmosphere that help tell a story, and highlight my creativity through light. I have had the great fortune of working on some truly inspiring projects.” – Fabian J. Garcia