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Founded in October 2015, Creative Arts for Christ serves the Plano/Dallas Metroplex, teaching, serving,  and empowering children to discover their God given talents and skills, to grow and reach others for Jesus Christ, through creative, artistic expression.​

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Crystal Griffith

Founder & Executive Director

Previous directing credits include Miracle on 34th Street; Bye, Bye Birdie; Beauty and the Beast; High School Musical Jr (Musical Director); Once Upon a Time; The Music Man Jr; Disney's The Lion King Jr; 3 separate productions of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever; Born to Worship; The Animals Came Two By Two; Expedition VBS; GUTSY - Growing Up To Say Yes; Rock of Ages Summer Showcase; Disney’s Aladdin Jr (Musical Director); Alpha & Omega and Basic Praise Kids’ Choir at Prestonwood Baptist Church - Dallas Campus, and nine years of Texas Music Teacher’s Piano Ensemble Programs. She studied music at Dallas Baptist University and is also currently pursuing an MBA in Marketing at DBU. Crystal holds a prior acting resume with various local theaters, including Dallas Summer Musicals and Dallas Children’s Theater.

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Barbara Stuart

Artistic Director & Choreographer

Barbara is from Richardson, TX and has worked in all aspects of theatre. Director/Choreographer credits include: Beauty and the Beast, Jr; The Little Mermaid, Jr; Miracle on 34th Street; High School Musical Jr; The Music Man Jr; The Lion King Jr; Once Upon a Time; My Favorite Year; 1940's Radio Hour, and others. She has also acted in: Miracle on 34th Street; 3 separate productions of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever; A Doll's House; Quilters, The Musical; Macbeth; The Crucible; Hello Dolly!; Oklahoma!; The Boyfriend; Aria De Capo; Heart of Africa; An Ancient Splendor;  Sunong; God's Coming to Dinner; The People vs. Christ; Art/Plays; A Marriage Proposal; Many Loves of Dobie Gillis; and For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls, among others. She holds a B.A. in Theatre Arts from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA (Cum Laude) and has toured in professional theater for 4 years throughout Canada.

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