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Trish Rigdon

Houston Cinema Arts Society
Executive Director
Trish Rigdon is the Executive Director of Houston Cinema Arts Society where she has prodcuded the Houston Cinema Arts Festival since 2010. She has over 14 years of experience as a director, producer, and designer in the commercial and nonprofit professional theatre nationally and internationally. Trish is also a director and a designer in film. Her most recent project a live action short, ROOM 313, is in post-production. Prior to joining HCAS, she worked in the U.K. as the Associate Producer/Director and Production Designer for the Peter Hall Company at the Theatre Royal in Bath with Sir Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and director of the Royal National Theatre. Trish also served as the Director of Theatre for Rice University’s Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts and has taught in the Graduate Design Program for University of Houston’s School of Theatre & Dance. Ms. Rigdon holds a BA in Fine Arts from the University of St. Thomas, Houston, and an MFA in Theatre from the University of Houston.