Charles Leslie became the Director of the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, in 2008. From 1999 to 2008 he served as the Assistant Director, Associate Director and Interim Director at the University of Texas Performing Arts Center in Austin, Texas. Prior to the University of Texas, Charles worked in the Evansville, Indiana office of the facility management company, Ogden Entertainment. He has served on grant panels for the City of Austin, Texas, and Colorado Creative Industries, and serves as a facilitator for the Colorado Creative Industries Change Leader Institute. Leslie has taught classes on venue management and served on the faculties of the University of Evansville and the University of Washington, and was the technical director and/or scene designer for television commercial shoots as well as for theatre companies including the Utah Shakespeare Festival, Hope Summer Repertory Theatre and the Texas Shakespeare Festival. He received a B. A. in Speech and Theatre from Lyon College, and a Master of Fine Arts in Theatre from the University of Texas.
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