Bobby Linhart, will direct Beauty and the Beast this spring. He is a Tommy Tune nominated director and choreographer, has been acting and directing in Houston for many years; including TUTS, Queensbury, and right here at TUMC Theatreworks. He has been recognized for his commitment and excellence in teaching as he received the Houston Crystal Award for Teacher of the Year and nominated for the Houston West Chamber of Commerce Teacher of the Year. Mr. Linhart currently serves as president of the Terrace United Methodist Administrative Board and on the Board of Directors at the Queensbury Theater. He is a member of Educational Theatre Association, Texas Educational Theatre Association, and International Thespians Society. He holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Houston and Bachelor’s degrees from Southwestern University. His beautiful wife, Stephanie, and handsome son, Andrew, are the joys of his life. Mr. Linhart is as excited as ever to be at Terrace United Methodist Church, "Being at this incredible church with these amazing students continues to be a true blessing."