What Trey Does at TMP
Trey concepts and creates new dance works; collaborates with designers to execute concepts; shoots, directs, and edits videos; oversees and runs the branding, strategy and design aesthetic vision of the company; puts desks together; discovers, nurtures, and mentors dancers and designers; manages the cultural shape of the organization; works with the Engagement team to craft experiences; manages the color yellow; fosters connections in the greater arts world; and serves as a TMP spokesperson.
Trey’s TMP Accomplishments
Created multi-media performance piece "The More I See You" for Orange County Performing Arts Center and encouraged 3,000 people to follow him and the dancers outside for a performance experience that was brand new to them.
Trey McIntyre is one of the most sought after choreographers working today. Born in Wichita, KS, McIntyre has created a canon of more than 90 works for companies such as American Ballet Theatre, Stuttgart Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, New York City Ballet and Ballet de Santiago (Chile). He served as Choreographic Associate for Houston Ballet from 1989-2008 and Resident Choreographer for Oregon Ballet Theatre, Ballet Memphis and The Washington Ballet before forming his acclaimed Trey McIntyre Project in 2008 based in Boise, ID.
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What Trey Brings to TMP
He is not fearless, but he has the guts to do what it takes to be better than he was yesterday.
What Brian Does at TMP
Brian manages the business of TMP so that Trey and John Michael are free to fulfill the artistry and vision that led them to found TMP. As a manager and an attorney, he not only oversees all aspects of TMP’s business, but he also reviews and drafts virtually all agreements that TMP engages in.
Brian’s TMP Accomplishments
Rather than speak to his past accomplishments at TMP, Brian is most proud of being entrusted to help lead the thriving organization that is TMP into the future.
Immediately prior to joining TMP, Brian spent a year as a corporate and real estate attorney at Hawley Troxell, Idaho's oldest and largest corporate law firm. He worked in management for more than 10 years before he received his B.A. in Communication and Political Science from the University of Hawaii in 2007 and his law degree from Harvard Law School in 2010.
What Brian Brings to TMP
With Brian’s management and legal experience, he brings a level of business acumen that will help TMP grow into the future. One of the aspects he enjoys the most about management is the opportunity to help the people that comprise the business to confront the daily challenges of working in such a high-functioning, fast-paced environment as TMP. This makes Brian an asset not just to TMP but also to the people who make TMP thrive.
What Caty Does at TMP
Caty is responsible for leading TMP's strategy. She is proud to help bring Trey's artistic vision into the world by facilitating and lending a strategic eye to the work that everyone at TMP does so well.
Caty’s TMP Accomplishments
Caty has worked here longer than any other staff member besides Travis Richardson and she has worked in all areas of TMP’s operations besides production.
Caty graduated from Evergreen State College, BA, and from Antioch University, MFA. She published a book of prose and poems and won a half marathon. Caty gave birth naturally to a beautiful baby boy and loves her husband deeply.
What Caty Brings to TMP
Caty has a brain that works really well in the no-man's land between the analytical and creative. She loves to devote herself entirely to her work and she has a deep understanding of the inner workings of TMP from her years watching and helping to build its infrastructure. Caty’s institutional knowledge of TMP is highly regarded—and often tapped into—by her colleagues.
What Christina Does at TMP
She teaches daily class, conducts rehearsals, trains new dancers, creates rehearsal schedules, assists Trey with new work, and acts as the liaison between dancers and artistic leadership.
Christina’s TMP Accomplishments
Christina joined TMP in June and has already toured with the company and worked with Trey and the dancers on a new creation.
Christina was born in Vienna, Austria. She had a 25-year career as a leading dancer with Dance Theatre of Harlem, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Ballett du Grand Theatre de Geneve and Ballett Basel. Christina was a principal guest artist with the Royal Ballet of London and she performed on Broadway in "The Red Shoes."
She has been a teacher, coach and ballet master, working with Washington Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, North Carolina Dance Theatre, Ballet Arizona, Colorado Ballet, Gotesborg Ballett, Le Ballet du Grand Theatre de Geneve, Ballett Basel, Ballet Hispanico, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte and many more. Christina was Rehearsal Director for Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet and Armitage Gone! Dance. She is a Certified Life Coach and Wellness Coach.
What Christina Brings to TMP
Christina has an extensive knowledge of the classical, neo-classical and contemporary vocabulary. As a Certified Life Coach, she weaves into her work skills and practices designed to assist individuals to achieve their highest potential. Christina completed the New York City Marathon in 2008, and her ability to speak three languages comes in handy when touring overseas.
What Heather Does at TMP
Heather generates funding to support the mission of TMP through fundraising campaigns and events. She makes personal connections with TMP’s donors, and she keeps track all of TMP’s contacts through a database that she is consistently working on and refining.
Heather’s TMP Accomplishments
Heather helps bring Trey's artistic vision to life by generating funding for TMP.
Heather studied Community Development at Portland State University. She has a comprehensive background in non-profit work on a range of issues from transportation access and equity to environmental justice Heather’s first fundraising gig was selling Girl Scout cookies when she was 9- years-old. She paid her own way to Girl Scout camp on cookie sales. Heather plays the fiddle and loves to hike in Idaho’s mountains. She was raised in Boise and is the proud aunt of the coolest 8-year-old boy she knows.
What Heather Brings to TMP
Heather has a love for and belief in access to the arts for all. She has professional experience as an organizer and her non-profit experience in development, public relations, finance, and human resources benefits TMP in a number of ways. Heather is a “Jane of all trades” and loves meeting new people and sharing in the joy and impact of Trey’s work.
What KC Does at TMP
She handles grants management by gathering info, identifying prospects, preparing all interim and final reports and providing support in writing proposals and submitting applications. She enters all donations TMP receives, sends out daily reports and prepares all thank you letters. She supports the Development Department in fundraising events, campaigns and donor management and spends time with donors and Board Members at TMP events.
KC’s TMP Accomplishments
KC has been an integral member of the grants management team that has helped to secure funding for future projects at TMP.
KC graduated with honors from Boise State University with a BA in Communication. She has experience in project management, especially as it relates to event planning, relationship building, volunteer recruitment and grant management through her work with AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) and as Program Manager for the Girl Scouts. Her favorite part of the day is greeting everyone who visits TMP Headquarters and her full name is Katherine Christine Driscoll-Doyle.
What KC Brings to TMP
KC is a very loyal team player who loves working with people. She will go above and beyond to achieve and exceed project goals and has a positive "make it work" attitude.
What Jane Does at TMP
Jane takes the lead in developing plans and executing projects and initiatives that support the short- and long-term marketing and brand strategy. She makes sure messaging and design support the TMP brand promise and are aligned with the TMP brand.
Jane’s TMP Accomplishments
Jane started with TMP in August 2012 and she would say her biggest accomplishment at TMP so far, is getting hired. Her biggest accomplishment in life, however, is her 7-year-old daughter, Declan.
Jane is an Idaho native who moved to New York City to forge a 20-year career working for top-tier branding agencies Landor Associates, Desgrippes Gobé and British-based Sterling Brands. She has had the pleasure of working with clients such as P&G, Kraft Foods, Unilever, Colgate-Palmolive, Ocean Spray and MM Mars, Nestle Foods, Bath and Body Works and Victoria’s Secret.
Since moving back to Boise about four years ago, Jane has produced brand product on behalf of clients like Hotel 43, Boise State University, City of Boise, Treasure Valley Family YMCA, Boise Bike Project and Jack’s Urban Meeting Place (JUMP). Jane has a BS from Boise State University and a Master’s Degree in communication design from Pratt Institute in New York City.
What Jane Brings to TMP
Jane hopes to provide guidance for the growth of the TMP brand…and make marketing happen!
What Kristin Does at TMP
Kristin oversees Engagement programs including community events, educational activities, hospital visits and guest appearances. She develops community partnerships and manages logistics with artistic collaborators. Kristin tours occasionally with the company to implement intensive residencies in cities around the U.S.
Kristin’s TMP Accomplishments
Kristin helps design and carry out the company's Engagement initiatives, extending the impact of TMP and Trey's vision in communities across the country.
Kristin was a professional dancer for over 16 years. She was Assistant Dance Director at Harvard University, where she taught for the American Repertory Theater Institute, and was on dance faculty at Punahou School in Honolulu, HI. Kristin has a BA from Yale University and an EdM from Harvard. She is happily married to Brian Aune and is grateful that they can bring their dog Kai to work so he can fulfill his function as TMP's therapy dog.
What Kristin Brings to TMP
A love for the collaborative and creative spirit, a passion for Trey's work, a belief in the transformative power of art, an unflinching work ethic and an instinct to laugh heartily every single day.
What Kyle Does at TMP
Kyle films and edits videos, records performances, creates a documentary for every piece performed, creates videos that are screened before TMP home shows, manages photo and video archives, hires photographers, oversees photo distribution, photographs engagement events, designs and maintains website and is TMP’s IT guy.
Kyle's TMP accomplishments
Kyle creates videos that are seen by thousands of people and while doing that, has spent the last several months and untold hours storyboarding, designing and programming TMP's updated website.
Before joining TMP, Kyle worked as director and cinematographer on one feature-length film, one full-length documentary and 12 short films. With a passion for storytelling and design, Kyle spends most of his spare time writing, thinking about or making films and theater.
What Kyle Brings to TMP
Kyle has been a dedicated fan of TMP since seeing a TMP performance in Year 2: 2008-09. As part of the staff, Kyle is happy to do whatever he can to help showcase and elevate the art and brand of TMP.
What Travis Does at TMP
Travis creates or oversees all non-dance related stage functions such as lighting, sound, projection, scenery, wardrobe. He is TMP’s Resident Lighting Designer and oversees the development, updating and maintenance of the dance studio at TMPHQ.
Travis’ TMP Accomplishments
Travis was responsible for mounting a show at Carnegie Hall and was an integral part of successfully completing a month-long, seven-venue tour of Asia.
Travis has a B.S. in Technical Theatre from Minnesota State University Mankato and an MFA in Theatrical Lighting Design from San Diego State University. He has worked at every level of professional entertainment from small community theatres to Broadway, world-class opera companies and world-class dance companies. Travis was the Resident Lighting Designer for Playhouse on the Square (Memphis, TN) the Bishop Center for Performing Arts (Aberdeen, WA), and the Bay View Music Festival (Bay View, MI). Travis is a member of USA 829.
What Travis Brings to TMP
Travis is fully committed to achieving and maintaining Trey's artistic vision no matter what the circumstance or location, and he is dedicated to preserving the artistic integrity of all of TMP's ballets all around the world.
What Deborah Does at TMP
Deborah helps manage the internal operations of TMP Headquarters, including managing rentals of TMP's studio space. She also coordinates travel and logistics for the touring company.
Deborah’s TMP Accomplishments
Deborah has been an integral part of eight World Premieres and/or TMP premieres of Trey's work and of touring that work around the world.
Deborah is from Columbus, Ohio. She has a B.A. in Theatre-Stage Management from the Otterbein University Department of Theatre and Dance. She was the Company Stage Manager at the Contemporary American Theatre Company (CATCO) for four years, the Stage Manager at Creede Repertory Theatre for four seasons; the Entertainment Technician with Carnival Cruise Lines for two years; and she served as TMP's Stage Manager in Years 3, 4 and 5 before moving into the role of Operations Manager.
The first time Deborah traveled outside the U.S., she was 22 years-old and went solo to Bangkok, Thailand and Sri Lanka. She got a college scholarship to play the viola, she loves to play darts and she’s a sci-fi fan.
What Deborah Brings to TMP
A drive to organize and systemize, a healthy dose of OCD, and a devotion to the performing-arts vocation.
What Kate Does at TMP
Kate supervises all elements of wardrobe—clothing, shoes, wigs, etc.—and works closely with collaborating designers. She makes sure contracts with presenters are in place and signed and assists members of the artistic team on the road to make sure they have what they need to perform.
Kate’s TMP Accomplishments
Kate joined TMP as a full-time employee for Year 5, but traveled and worked with the company in Colombia, South America in Year 4.
Kate moved to Boise from Washington D.C., where for the past four years she was the wardrobe supervisor for 2012 Regional Tony recipient Shakespeare Theatre Company. Prior to that, she lived in Las Vegas and worked on Dragone's Le Reve. She also worked at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. as the wardrobe supervisor for many years. She graduated from Ithaca College.
What Kate Brings to TMP
Kate is willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed and is always up for being a lunch companion, especially if sushi is on the menu.