Victoria Theatre Association Names Fairborn Native VP Ticketing & Sales
Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) has named Fairborn, OH native and University of Dayton graduate, Lisa Japs, as the new Vice-President of Ticketing and Sales.
Japs has been the Director of Ticket Center Stage for Victoria Theatre Association since 2009 and was recently promoted to Director of Patron Technology. She will begin her new role as Vice-President on Oct. 6, 2017.
"I am very excited to announce that Lisa Japs has accepted the position of Vice President Ticketing & Sales," said VTA President & CEO Ken Neufeld. "She has been a committed & valuable team member with VTA since 2003, starting as a TCS Agent and working her way up the Ticket Center Stage ladder. We all know her to be intelligent and committed to moving VTA forward. "
The announcement comes after VTA's current Vice-President of Ticketing and Hospitality, Lisa Wagner, was named Executive Director of Dayton's Levitt Pavilion.
"Lisa Wagner has been an important part of this organization for many years and her devotion to VTA and all its activities is legendary, "said Neufeld. "Her efforts in improving our patron experience, broadening our demographics, and improving our technology all stand as testament to her skills and talented leadership. The Levitt Pavilion is an exciting piece in the resurgence of downtown Dayton, and I have no doubt that under Lisa's leadership it will be wildly successful. "
Ticket Center Stage is part of Victoria Theatre Association, located in the Wintergarden of the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. Ticket Center Stage is the only outlet authorized to sell tickets for events at the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, Victoria Theatre, and The Loft Theatre. Patrons may by tickets in person at Ticket Center Stage, by calling 937-228-3630, (toll-free) 888-228-3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com.
Victoria Theatre Association is one of Dayton's premier arts organizations, presenting the Premier Health Broadway Series, the Morris Furniture Company Family Series, the Cool Films Series, Projects Unlimited Star Attractions, National Geographic Live Series, sponsored by Subaru of American and Wagner Subaru and The Discovery Series, which features curriculum-enhanced live theatre productions for school children. In addition to the performances it presents, Victoria Theatre Association also manages the historic Victoria Theatre, the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, and the Metropolitan Arts Center, which houses The Loft Theatre. Victoria Theatre Association receives funding from a variety of diverse public, corporate, individual and private sources, including the Montgomery County Arts and Cultural District and the Ohio Arts Council. The Ohio Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts helped fund this program or organization with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.