Brie Lowry, Executive Director
Brie Lowry from St. Louis, MO, graduated with her BFA in Ballet and a minor in General Business from the Honors College in May 2011 from Texas Christian University. Ms. Lowry officially retired from performing in fall 2017 after Ballet Under the Stars, fully transitioning into the company’s Executive Director role for the 20th anniversary season after being appointed to the post in spring 2014. In January 2017, Brie earned one of four Distinguished Alumna Awards
from COCA in St. Louis.
During her time as a performing member of the professional company, Brie performed over 50 roles across 35 ballets.
Ms. Lowry’s organizational initatives as the Executive Director focus on marketing, media and public relations strategy, fundraising and development, creative partnerships, grant writing, special events and innovative educational outreach programs in coordination with public performances, promotional and special events and the KBT Academy.
Programs developed and fostered by Ms. Lowry include Bourbon & Ballet with Maker’s Mark, the UK HealthCare hospital performance partnership, touring programs such as the North Florida outreach tour in 2015, the Mountain Arts Center performances and outreach programs, the Dance of Aging Program with the Morning Pointe Foundation and the Collaborative Arts Experience outreach funded by a Junior League grant.
Her classical training began at Dayton Ballet, Ballet Midwest and COCA (Center of the Creative Arts). She attended summer programs at Cincinnati Ballet, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, Burklyn Ballet Theatre in Johnson, Vermont.
At TCU’s School for Classical & Contemporary Dance, she performed works by faculty and internationally renowned guest choreographers and dancers. Ms. Lowry has also worked at American Ballet Theatre as a summer program administrator.
Brie is a lead teacher and contemporary YAGP coach in the KBT Academy and on faculty at Jane’s School of Dance in Versailles, Kentucky.
Outside of her ballet responsibilities, Ms. Lowry owns and operates a full-service media marketing agency, On Pointe Media, with a national client base and also serves as the Director of Marketing & Events at Corto Lima.