THEATRE DIRECTOR

BRIAN GRUNKOWSKI

BRIAN.GRUNKOWSKI@PISD.EDU

469-752-9247

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Beginning his 21st year teaching, Mr. G grew up in Frisco and attended Frisco schools graduating in 2000.  He received a Bachelor's degree from UTD in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Educational Psychology.  He began his teaching career as an elementary teacher for fourth and fifth grades while he pursued his MAT in Science Education from UTD.  In 2007, he was named Texas Science Teacher Mentor of the Year.  He joined his high school theatre teacher as a teaching team in 2003 where they qualified to UIL OAP Regionals for seven years and went to state in 2007 with David's Mother.  In 2009, he became the first theatre director at Heritage HS in Frisco ISD.  During his tenure at HHS, he was a five time UIL OAP regional qualifying director and coached both the UIL Poetry Interpretation State Champion and UIL Technical Design Set Design State Champion (2013).  He loves working at PESH Theatre, it's truly been a dream!  When not at PESH Theatre, Mr. G enjoys his favorite number one job- being Jaxson's dad. 

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

ZA'KEIJIA WRIGHT

ZAKEIJIA.WRIGHT@PISD.EDU

469-752-9232

Za'Keijia Wright grew up in Plano Tx and graduated from Plano Senior High School in 2014. After high school, she went on to West Texas A&M University where she earned her Bachelors of Arts emphasis Performance in 2018. She is passionate about the arts and is so thankful that she can share her knowledge of theatre with other young artist. She is excited to be apart of the wonderful legacy that is Plano East Theatre.