Marcus Theatre

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Marcus Theatre

Denise Tooch

Head Director

Mrs. Tooch is in her 6th year here at Marcus High School. She teaches Theatre 1-2 and Theatre Production. She is also the sponsor of MHS Thespian Troupe #4268. 

Mrs. Tooch previously served 11 years at the lead director and technical director at McKinney High School. She earned her BFA in Theatre Arts/English/Secondary Education from Sam Houston State University, and a MFA in Stage Management from the Yale School of Drama. She worked on the East Coast as a professional stage manager for several years, and still maintains her Actors Equity Union membership. 

Her husband serves as the Technical Director for the theatre and dance program at UNT. They have 2 children.

Taylor Mudd

Associate Director

Look for Ms. Mudd's bio soon!

Elizabeth Lambert

Technical Director

Elizabeth Lambert is the technical director at Marcus High School. She is entering her seventh year teaching. She had previously taught at R L Turner in Carrollton where she assisted in directing the Schmidt and Jones "Best Musical " in 2015, along with the regional qualifier in OAP, "These Shining Lives." In 2019, two of her MHS design students qualified for the State UIL Design Contest and competed in Austin.