Troy Scheid is a theatre educator with over 14 years' experience and the director of Brave Little Company – Theatre for Everyone. At Young Audiences of Houston, she works on the Arts Access Initiative, a collectively designed action plan to address inequities in access to arts and arts education in Houston ISD. She manages the Houston Arts Partners conference, which combines arts education advocacy with arts integration strategies created by Houston’s arts organizations in partnership with schools. As a freelance director, she has directed regional premieres of work by David Henry Hwang, Paula Vogel, and Liz Duffy Adams, and two world premieres by Y York. She is a graduate of Houston’s High School for the Performing Arts and Rice University.