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Ashley H. White, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

Ashley H. White, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR –

Ashley H. White is an award-winning director, fight & intimacy director, and teaching artist.

Ashley is a certified Intimacy Director with IDC Professionals, and is one of only 29 Intimacy Directors to have been certified by Intimacy Directors International. Ashley works nationally as an Intimacy Director and Teacher, has taught hundreds of students and introduced the work into numerous organizations and institutions.

She is the only certified Intimacy Director in North Texas, was the first Intimacy Director to ever be hired by the Tony Award-winning Dallas Theater Center, and is the on set Intimacy Coordinator for the new Amazon Series PANIC, premiering Fall of 2020.

An experienced leader, she is the founder and President of SCDallas (est. 2012), North Texas’ only open resource for Stage Combat & Movement Instruction. SCDallas has over 700 members, is host to an annual Regional Workshop (The Lonestar Smash), and mounts regularly scheduled “Fight Nights” and workshops. Ashley is an Advanced Actor Combatant with the Society of American Fight Directors, with recommended certifications in every weapon discipline.

Ashley is the Artistic Director of the award-winning IMPRINT Theatreworks, coined “Dallas’ Hottest New Theatre Company” by Broadway World. IMPRINT launched its third season in January 2020 with the well-received Regional Premiere of PUFFS by Matt Cox, which she co-directed. In September, IMPRINT received 6 DFW Critics Forum Awards for their 2019 Season, including one for Ashley’s Direction.

She has been recognized for her work, most recently winning an outstanding direction award from the 2020 DFW Theatre Critics Forum, for the third year in a row. In 2018, she won three outstanding direction awards as well as a design contribution award for outstanding fight & intimacy direction from the DFW Theater Critics Forum. She also won the 2018 and 2019 Column Awards for Best Director of a Musical, and was featured on 2019 year-end best lists for TheaterJones, Culture Map, and the Column Online.

Ashley has been a featured artist on KERA’s Art + Seek, in Arts and Culture Texas, on TheaterJones.comin The Dallas Morning News, among other publications. Her monthly column on leading a theatre company, Square One runs on theaterjones.com

http://www.ashleyhwhite.com

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Kyle Igneczi, MANAGING DIRECTOR

Kyle Igneczi, MANAGING DIRECTOR – 
Kyle Igneczi is known for his work onstage throughout DFW and has earned multiple DFW Theatre Critics’ Forum and Column Awards.

Having toured the world with Sesame Workshop and The USO, some of the most recognized names in family entertainment, Igneczi brings a wealth of practical experience from the nonprofit world and has been serving in the DFW community since 2015. He joined the IMPRINT team in January of 2019.