Rick Garcia is Theatre Director at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Upper School in Austin, Texas. He has served as guest faculty at The University of Texas at Austin, Southwestern University and Texas A&M Corpus Christi. He is also the founder and artistic director for Maestro Theatre, a continuing education consultant organization for the training of theatre directors and educators. He was part of the writing team for an ABC Documentary, THE CHILDRENS DIGNITY PROJECT, hosted by Oprah Winfrey; the documentary was nominated for an Emmy Award. He was named the Texas Educational Theatre Association’s Teacher of the Year, 1996. Mr. Garcia also owns and operates Eastwood Hill Bed and Breakfast in San Marcos. The facility serves as headquarters for his teacher training seminars. He also ranches in Spur, TX. Mr. Garcia had six trips to the State UIL One Act Play Contest, including winning the State Championship in 1989.