Linsey Retcofsky

Managing Director

Linsey joined Amphibian's staff in May 2013 after graduating with her Master of Arts in Theatre from Texas Woman's University. She was awarded participation in the Kennedy Center's inaugural summer playwriting intensive where she studied with Quiara Alegria-Hudes, Marsha Norman, Heather McDonald, and Carl Hancock Rux. She was the stage manager for Erik Ehn's world premiere production of Diamond Dick: The Tulsa Race Riots of 1921 which began in Dallas and traveled to La Mama ETC in New York City as part of Soulographie, a festival of Ehn's genocide plays. As a stage manager she has worked on productions led by directors West Hyler, RenĂ© Moreno, Raphael Parry, Jonathan Fielding, Sharon Benge, and Brenda Withers. She's also stage managed world premiere or development productions of works by playwrights Kieran Lynn, John Kolvenbach, Brenda Withers, Sarah Saltwick, Allison Gregory, Peter Zinn, Kathleen Culebro, and David Davalos. She stage managed the world premiere of The Panther's Scream and other Texas Tales which traveled to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and received rave reviews from The Herald and The Scotsman. In Dallas-Fort Worth she has worked with WaterTower Theatre, Shakespeare Dallas, Broken Gears, Project X, and Jubilee Theatre. Linsey is an instructor in the department of Music and Drama at Texas Woman's University in Denton, TX, and leads Amphibian's arts outreach programming at Tarrant County Green Bay Facility in the unit that serves military veterans. She serves on the board of The Welman Project, a nonprofit organization that distributes surplus materials from local companies for creative reuse in the classroom at no cost to schools or educators. Linsey is a member of Actors' Equity Association and Christians in Theatre Arts.