BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CEO / Founder
Tonya has been in management for a total of 16 years. She has been with Theater Of Hope since 2019. Tonya was Assistant Director of It's A Wonder Life A Radio Play in 2021, and Tonya was the stage manager of A Princess And The Pea in the spring of 2022. Tonya believes that all individuals deserve a place of belonging and feels that this program supports that belief. Tonya guides and supports all individuals in their relationships with God and each other. Outside of Theater Of Hope Tonya works as a Dental Coordinator/ Assistant for a Specialty office and loves to be with her family and rescue animals.
Board President / Director of Training and Education
Don Davis studied theater at NYU's TISCH School of the Arts and has been invloved in theater for more than 32 years. At the age of 13, Don was cast as Young Scrooge in A Country Christmas Carol opposite of his dad who was cast as Scrooge. This experience spurred on a lifelong love for the theater. Don has acted in Macbeth, Oklahoma, My Fair Lady, MIrcale on 34th Street, Guys and Dolls, Princess And The Pea, and Romeo and Juliet. He has also directed Miracle on 34th Street, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe, A Wonderful Life A Live Radio Play, and A Christmas Carol A Live Radio Play. He has also served as Guild President for Onstage Theater in Bedford, Texas. Don has been with Theater Of Hope since 2019. Outside of the theater, he has been a certified Project Manage for the past 12 years. He has also served in churches as an Assistant Youth Minister, and a Youth Minister.
Public Relations / Marketing Director
Laura joined the program in 2020 as the costume director and is now the Public Relations and Marketing Director. Laura has always had an interest in performing arts; including theater, acting, and singing. She has multiple years of experience in supervising roles as well as a thorough background in working with youth. Outside of Theater of Hope, Laura is an elementary teacher and a certified instructor in martial arts through the American Taekwondo Association. She has 13 years of experience working with children ages 4-17. Laura believes that theater gives adolescents the opportunity to express themselves freely without the fear of judgement. Her goal with Theater of Hope is to pass on her love of creativity and share to others her relationship with God