Teresa Coleman Wash
Teresa Coleman Wash is a playwright, producer and Founding Executive Artistic Director for the Bishop Arts Theatre Center an award-winning multicultural theatre that produces a full season of theater performances, jazz concerts, lecture series and arts education programs in Dallas, TX. She holds an MA in Arts Management from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD and a BS from Albany State University in Business Administration. Wash contributes to the Dallas Morning News Voices as an opinion columnist, and she is an alumni of The OpEd Project through the Dallas Public Greenhouses. In 2016, she was one of three recipients of the Dallas Observer's MasterMind Award. She serves on the Cultural Tourism Committee for the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau, the steering committee for Dallas Area Cultural Advocacy Coalition and is the current Dallas/Ft. Worth regional representative for The Dramatists Guild of America where she is also a Council member for the Southern region.
Founder and executive artistic director of Dallas’s Bishop Arts Theatre Center Teresa Coleman Wash looks at the realities of running a theatre company as a woman of color.