Management Team – Bios

Management Team

 

 

Benjamin Bratcher – Benjamin is the Business Manager of IMPRINT theatreworks. He is a recent graduate of Abilene Christian University with a B.F.A in Theatre with an emphasis on acting. He also studied acting during the Tepper Semester in New York City with Syracuse University.

Originally from Hildesheim, Germany, Benjamin has worked in professional theatre since he was 10 years old and has continued his work in the DFW area.

Currently, he is pursuing his Master of Business Administration with Abilene Christian University and hopes to make a positive impact on arts organizations with his business expertise. The pursuit of his MBA led him to start working with Imprint Theatreworks and he is excited about running the business side of Imprint.

 

Jessie Wallace – Jessie is the Company Manager of IMPRINT theatreworks. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music and Theater and has served in almost every realm of the theater.

Jessie has worked as a business manager, office manger, and client service coordinator for several years in the area and will be combining her business management expertise with her theatre background to serve as IMPRINT’s Company Manager.

Her theatre experience spans North Texas and she works tirelessly and often as both an actress and a costume designer.

 

Billy Betsill –  Billy is the Strategic Development Manager for IMPRINT Theatreworks. He holds a B.B.A. in International Business, with a minor in Spanish, and an Associate of Arts degree. He has worked in the Marketing/Sales career field for over a decade and looks forward to using his creative business acumen to propel IMPRINT to the next level.
Billy is also a seasoned stage performer and has been performing for over two decades. He has performed with over a dozen production companies here in DFW and has been awarded many times for his performance. He is a veteran improviser, and performs locally with several different highly successful improv troupes. In fact, the troupe that he has the longest standing affiliation, Comedy Sportz Dallas, just opened a brand new comedy club in McKinney, Texas called The Comedy Arena.

 

Billy is also a trained detective for murder mystery dinner theatre with Keith & Margo’s Murder Mystery Texas and has been with them for several years. He has also been in-front of the camera several times over the years for both commercial and short film projects. Recently he has been in the studio lending his voice to some animated characters with Funimation and looks forward to doing that more in the future.

 

Shane Beeson – Shane is the President of the IMPRINT theatreworks board with a long history of business management and a strong theatre background.. He is in charge of global sales and client service for the Operational Risk Assessment group of Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC, a nationally recognized statistical ratings organization.  He manages a multi-million dollar business line comprised of mortgage backed securities, commercial and residential servicers, valuation firms and property managers.

Shane is also active as an actor on DFW stages.  Favorite roles include Jack in The Boys Next Door, Joey in A Steady Rain, Ben in The Mercy Seat, Garry in Noises Off, The Pilot in Laughter in the Stars, Lenny in Rumors, Moritz in Spring Awakening, Paul in Barefoot in the Park, Cliff in Deathtrap, Willum in The Nerd, the title role in Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Dan in Talk Radio, Nick in Over the River and Through the Woods, Jean in Rhinoceros, Brutus in Julius Caesar, the title role in Hamlet and several roles in The Laramie Project.