Martha Bawara, Artistic Director, has been with WRCT since September 2018 and is is pleased to have returned to the Central Wisconsin area after more than a decade. Coming from Houston, TX, Martha was Director of Theatre Arts and Technical Theatre at the nation's largest international school, Awty International, gaining certification as an International Baccelaureate Theatre Arts Educator with additional certification including emphasis in: devising theatre, documentary theatre, theatre in unconventional spaces, and acting technique. While in Texas, Martha also served as musical director and lead ensemble vocalist with AWJ Productions, a premier gospel production company performing in and around the Houston area. Before then she performed and worked as musical director with local South Florida theatre companies. Her directing and educational career began at North Broward Preparatory School in Boca Raton.
Originally from Milwaukee, WI, Martha has been working professionally in the arts since childhood and is an accomplished actress and vocalist currently featured with River Cities Jazz. She sits on the board of the Central Wisconsin Area Community Theatre.
Timothy James Young, Corporate Director, has been with WRCT since October, 2019. Timothy has been in sales/marketing and general management since 1993. Timothy is passionate about building relationships and has a natural desire to create comfortable, creative, and interactive environments that produce results. As a general manager he was entrusted to turn around the culture and improve relationships at several market centers across the Midwest.
Timothy has been an active mobile DJ/entertainer since 1991, performing as master of ceremonies at over 1,000 events with up to 2,000 people in attendance. In 2013 he was introduced to the wonderful world of community theatre. Through 2019 he has been involved in sixteen productions, with nine different theatre companies, including being cast as the lead actor of a world premiere comedic production on the stage of Wisconsin’s historic Grand Opera House. He is also a founding member and sits on the board of the Acts of Peace Players community theatre organization in Oshkosh, WI.