Staff

Janie Bush has been a part of the Ballet Lubbock family since 2001, serving as room mother, guild member, seamstress, assistant costume mistress, assistant stage manager and production manager.

Janie attended Atlanta Christian College and Florida Atlantic University and holds a B.S. in Education with a Minor in Music (Piano and Elementary Music).

Angela Frisbie is a native of Lubbock, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from Texas Tech University and her Master of Architecture from the University of Houston, where she worked as an architect and resided for ten years after returning from three years abroad in Sweden.

Over the last four years she has been enjoying returning the fruits of her labor and talent back to the community through her work with Lubbock’s non-profit organizations.  She has been instrumental in set painting, props and design with Lubbock Moonlight Musicals and Ballet Lubbock, as well as worked administratively with LHUCA.

Most recently Ms. Frisbie served for 2 years as Program Director for the Youth Orchestras of Lubbock. She is looking forward to continuing to help the West Texas community nurture its culture of creativity through her work with the Ballet Lubbock team as Business Manager and design/props artist.

Marcos Antonio Vasquez, born in a small neighborhood in Los Angeles, was first introduced to the performing arts at age 9 in his elementary school’s FAME program. At 15, he joined his high school’s color guard and began formal dance training. Mr. Vasquez continued studying modern dance, ballet, and jazz at Mt. San Antonio College under Amy Nakamura and Michelle Shear, and has attended the Perry-Mansfield Summer Intensive, Ririe-Woodbury Intensive, Ballet Lubbock Summer Workshop, and the Alvin Ailey Horton teacher workshop with Ana-Marie Forsythe.

Upon moving to Texas, Marcos began further study of ballet with the Ballet Lubbock Company under Yvonne Racz Key and Tamorah Tobin, and has performed in Nutcracker’s for Pampa Civic Ballet, Dali Ballet Company, and Ballet Lubbock.

Marcos’s performance credits also include the Cactus Theatre’s production of All Shook Up!, Lubbock Moonlight Musicals’s CATS & Peter Pan, and works by John Pennington, Yvonne Racz Key, Edward Truitt, Nyiki Swain, Darrell Jones and Elizabeth Gillaspy. Mr. Vasquez’s choreography work has been featured on the Dali Ballet Company and this coming Ballet Lubbock spring production, CLICK.

As Ballet Lubbock’s Director of Community Outreach, Marcos brings ballet education to students across the Lubbock community and takes part in Covenant Children’s Hospital’s Tutu Tuesdays.