Staff & Officers

Rick Ivey, Executive & Artistic Director
Joan Sowell, Director of Administration
Peggy Brady, President
Janice Faircloth, Artistic Director Emeritus

Dr. Annie Laurie McElroy, VP Education
Charlotte Arnold, VP Box Office
Laura Pike, VP Marketing
Dr. Karl Barton, VP Production
Mark Hey, VP Hospitality

Adam Carvin, Secretary
Rita Amisson, Treasurer
Janice Conner-Ross, Pamela Tucker, Mercer Watt, At Large

To reach a TEF officer, please call the office at 229-226-7404 or email

Board of Trustees:
Nathaniel Abrams, Jr.
Rita Amisson
Charlotte Arnold
Dr. Karl Barton
Peggy Brady
Adam Carvin
Barbara Clinebell
Copper Comita
Dr. Janice Conner-Ross
Jay Flowers
Debbie Godbehere
Eugenia Harris
Mark Hey
Melanee Hill
Ann Larson
Dr. Annie Laurie McElroy
Mary Jane McNeill
Patricia Osteen
Pat Pankey
Laura Pike
Mary Kathryn Sibley
Julie Spence
Joe Tarver
Pamela Tucker
Mercer Watt
Angela “Roonie” Willers
Dr. Robin Wise
Pam Wright

General Information

We ask that you turn off cellular phones and all other electronic devices before performances begin. Artists' contracts strictly prohibit the unauthorized use of cameras and recording equipment of any type.

TEF Office Hours and Contact Information:

Monday - Thursday, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
229-226-7404 | click to email

Box Office and Prepaid Ticket Desk

The box office and prepaid ticket desk, located in the auditorium lobby, open one hour before each performance. Click here to purchase tickets online

Release of Seats

If you are unable to attend a concert for which you have tickets, please call or email the TEF office to release your seats and enable people on our waiting list to purchase tickets for sold-out performances. TEF mails acknowledgements to ticket holders who release their seats at least 48 hours in advance.

Pre-concert Dinners

Season-ticket holders receive a timely, mailed invitation to our lively and delicious pre-concert receptions or dinners. Open bar is included. Reservations are required. Mingle with friends and view the Center’s art exhibits as you enjoy a hearty and satisfying meal on the premises.

Concert Venue

click here for interactive map and directions
Thomasville Center for the Arts: 600 East Washington Street, Thomasville, Georgia.

Handicap Accommodation

Free, off-street parking with handicap access is available in the Washington Street parking lot. To arrange for assistance, please contact the TEF office.