Dance and Arts Management
Faculty & Staff
Carla Richard
Company Manager/Production Stage Manager

CARLA RICHARD is a graduate of Oklahoma City University, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Dance Management while currently pursuing her Masters in Business Administration. She serves as company manager, production stage manager, and moving light designer for The American Spirit Dance Company. Carla has been a Production Assistant for KWTV News 9 in Oklahoma City for Primetime News 9 at 4, 5, 6, and 10pm including the weekend evening shows, the Oklahoma Sports Blitz, and assisted the director for Gary England’s Weather Special 2012. Other managing experience includes: assistant stage manager for Classical Ballet School’s Beauty and the Beast, Jo Rowan’s assistant, and the moving light board programmer for The American Spirit Dance Company’s Home for the Holiday and Spring Show as well as the Student Choreography Show. As a performer, Richard was a featured dancer for the Mary Kay Industrial Seminars as a “Friend of Time” with Larwell Productions, a featured soloist, line captain, and part of the ensemble for the American Spirit Dance Company’s Home for the Holidays and Spring Show productions. Other performances include: MTV’s Dance Life, B Free Intensity, Oklahoma Centennial Spectacular, KWTV-News 9 (Voice Over), Lights!Camera!Fashion! (Model).