Laura Bettis, Music Director:
Vocalist, Music Educator, Choral Director and Composer; she earned her Bachelor of Music Degree in Vocal performance from California State University at Northridge and a Master of Music Degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Laura has performed and directed musicals with numerous professional Musical Theater Companies. She is the Founder and Director of Opera Elegant. Laura, her husband and three daughters are long term residents; all contributing their musical talents to Katy, Texas.
Winkie Ballas Jamail, Choreographer / Dance Instructor
Winkie is an Educator With years of experience as a Producer, Writer, Vocalist, Dancer, and Actress. As an Entertainer, Winkie Performed at the MGM Arena in Las Vegas and Caesar’s in Tahoe; live shows have been on CBS, ABC, A&E and ESPN; toured the US as lead vocalist for the JIMMY CLANTON SHOWBAND; Performed live at the ROYAL ALBERT HALL in England for the DUAL OF THE GIANTS; She is a Certified EDUCATIONAL CONSULTANT, specializing in Instruction in Acting, Music and Dance for grades Pre-K through 12.
Burton Wolfe, Director of Theater Arts & Acting Coach; World Theater Founder:
Mr. Wolfe has taught Elementary School, Junior and Senior High, and currently teaches Acting and Speech Communications at Houston Community College. He has directed most Broadway Musicals and is author of over ten original musicals which have been performed in the U.S. and Internationally. He has worked with Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Julio Iglesias and other celebrities. “I love teaching Theater Arts; it builds teamwork, heart and soul...”