All About Our Staff

Alyssa Davidson Alyssa Davidson, Class Instructor and Private Instructor, brings to HITS over 10 years of experience in the musical theatre realm. Alyssa has worked with various Tony Award winners, composers, choreographers, casting directors, agents, producers, and directors. Her regional credits include a world premiere of a workshop musical, a regional tour with Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra, and an endless list of musicals, cabarets, and concerts. Alyssa is a graduate of The High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre from the University of Oklahoma.
anne heath welch staff Anne Heath-Welch, Vocal Instructor, has extensive experience teaching classical singing at Southwestern University at Georgetown, Sam Houston State University, and Lone Star College Kingwood. She is presently on the faculty at San Jacinto College Central and Bridges Academy of Fine Arts. She was a principal soprano at the English National Opera, UK and has sung principal roles with many other international operas. Anne is also very experienced with teaching musical theater and has had numerous winners at the Greater Houston NATS Musical Theater competition in addition to the Classical Division. Anne holds a Bachelor of Music from Centenary College of Louisiana and a Master of Music. She has additionally done doctoral work at The University of Texas at Austin.
 Eboni cropped Eboni Jones, Comptroller, is a native Houstonian with over ten years of experience in the accounting profession. She began her career as an auditor with Ernst & Young, and has extensive experience in accounting for non-profit organizations. Eboni recieved her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from Dillard University and her Masters of Public Accountancy from the University of Virginia. She is a licensed CPA and a member of the Texas Society of CPA's. Eboni is married to Pastor Jaron Jones and has two young daughters. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with family.
Kyle Dr. Kyle Kindred, Musical Instructor, has been pianist and music director for classes at HITS since 2009. He is also the Associate Professor of Music and Director of Composition Studies at Sam Houston State University. Also a composer, Dr. Kyle's compositions have been performed across the United States, as well as internationally. Dr. Kyle was the second place recipient in the 2014 The American Prize competition in the professional band/wind ensemble division, and is a featured composer in the Teaching Music Through Performance in Band series (Vol. 10). He holds degrees in composition from Wichita State University and The University of Texas at Austin.
Dana Dana Lewis, Dance Instructor and Choreographer, has been teaching and choreographing at HITS since 2008. Dana was the Resident Choreographer for Stages St. Louis for 15 years, where she choreographed over 40 productions. She was on the dance faculty for Webster University where she taught jazz and musical theatre styles. Additionally, Dana has taught numerous master classes around the country. Dana is a member of Actors' Equity Association and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. Dana attended Florida State University and has a degree in Dance.
Nicole Nicole McLaughlin, Office Manager and Bookkeeper, began working at HITS in 2011. Since then she has worked in virtually all aspects of HITS administration and currently handles procurement, accounts receivable, and accounts payable, as well as coordinating our facility and technology needs. Nicole has prior experience as a Loan Service Representative and in small business bookkeeping.
Kelly Moneyhan3 Kelly Moneyhan, Executive Director, has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing, customer experience, and management, as well as  training and leadership development experience. She has extensive experience in curriculum and program development for diverse corporate industries along with culture and branding initiatives for government agencies and municipalities. Actively engaged in the Houston community, she has over 10 years of experience as a volunteer and fundraiser for a variety of educational and artistic organizations. Most recently, Kelly served as member of the HITS Board of Directors and former chair of their Development Committee. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Florida and a Certified Training Professional Certificate from Texas A&M University.  
Santry Santry Rush, Director of Artistic Education, is responsible for developing curriculum and content for customized HITS programming. Santry has been with HITS since 2012 and has instructed production classes and acting technique at all levels. Proficient in sound design, Santry also has arranged costumes, contractors, equipment and audience talkbacks for HITS. In 2013, he launched an initiative to bring HITS into HISD schools and continues to be an integral part of our education outreach efforts. As a professional actor, Santry has performed in some 75 productions at the Alley Theatre and elsewhere. Santry was twice the Barnabas Grant Recipient as an author for two children's plays. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre from the University of Houston.
Sneesby Alt Headshot 8x10 Sarah Sneesby, Instructor and Choreographer, studied dance and theatre during her first two years of college at Tulane University and has over 13 years of training in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Pointe, Partnering, and Musical Theatre. While injuries prevented her from realizing a long-term career as a dancer, she enjoys integrating her loved of dance and theatre, both as a performer and as a director/choreographer throughout the greater Houston area. She has been choreographing and teaching dance since her sophmore year in high school and loves how much she discovers about the art of choreography and directing with each show she works on. After her knee injuries proved substantial, Sarah transferred to Washington State University where she graudated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.
marley wisnoski 2017 sm Marley Wisnoski, Director of Artistic Production, holds a Master of Arts degree in Theatre Studies from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama-University of London, as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Performance from Baylor University. Most recently serving as the Associate Artistic Director at Theatre Under the Stars, Marley has extensive experience as a director. Recent credits include The Sweet Potato QueensHeathersBonnie & ClydeStriking 12, and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.

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