Board Member

Nancy Gray

Nancy began her career in Orlando, FL as an actress and singer while also freelancing in the film and television production industry as a segment producer, production coordinator, script supervisor, and talent coordinator for clients including Nickelodeon, Disney, and The Family Channel on shows such as All ThatClarissa Explains it AllThe New Original Amateur Hour with Willard ScottGet the PictureNick ArcadeFamily Double DareThat’s My Dog, and Baby Races.

After moving to Austin, she taught music and directed choirs at Barton Creek Elementary, the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, and Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church (WHPC), while also teaching private voice lessons at Westlake High School. For the next 12 years, she worked as a Director of Communications for WHPC and the Austin Bar Association where she honed her nonprofit communications skills wearing multiple hats for both organizations. She produced large events and videos and oversaw all internal and external communications including websites, social media, email marketing, e-newsletters, print materials, visual presentations, media relations, grant writing, and public speaking. 

Currently, she works as an actor,  producer, and communications consultant for nonprofits and small businesses.  She is an advocate for the arts with a passion for telling stories that allow audiences to experience real, authentic human emotions to remind us of our commonalities rather than our differences. 

She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in vocal performance from Texas Tech University with Texas teacher certifications in music and theatre from Texas State University. She is a certified grant writer and project management professional (PMP). She also serves on the board of directors for the Inversion Ensemble.