The Staff

The Staff


Victoria ReedVictoria Reed
Performing Arts Center Director

Originally from Wellesley, Massachusetts, Victoria is a recent transplant to the beautiful state of Tennessee. For the last 9 years, she has been the Bob & Dolores Hope Director of Entertainment at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she produced, directed and wrote several original shows. She created “Jump, Jive & Wail, the Music of Louis Prima” which won the Big Easy award for best original production.

Victoria spent 25 years in New York City where she produced, directed and performed with the USO of Metropolitan New York and USO World Headquarters and has traveled the globe entertaining our United States Military and Veterans. Her unique skill set includes producing patriotic entertainment and she has created several female vocal trios including the USO Liberty Belles, the American Belles, and the Victory Belles for the National WWII Museum.

A member of Actors Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild - American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and American Guild of Variety Artists, Victoria has experience with many aspects of the performing arts including professional cheerleading, competing in the 1987 Miss America pageant, commercials, several National and International Tours, cast recordings, off Broadway, and performing her own cabaret act on cruise ships, but her absolute favorite is performing for our United States Veterans!

Victoria is excited to be joining the team at Williamson County Performing Arts Center and looks forward to bringing a diverse array of entertainment events to Academy Park.

Contact Information:
Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park
112 Everbright Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Victoria.Reed@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
(615) 786-0186, ext. 2515


Christine BagnascoChristine Bagnasco
Performing Arts Center Operations Manager

Christine has a lifelong passion for the Arts, and has spent roughly two decades working in film, television, music, and her favorite, live theatre. A native of New York City, she has worked on several Broadway shows including “Reckless” and “42nd Street,” as well as off-Broadway theatre companies such as the Manhattan Theatre Club and the Roundabout Theatre Company. 

Christine moved to Nashville several years ago to continue pursuing a career in the entertainment industry, while enjoying the inspiration, tranquility, and possibilities that this great city offers.
  
When she’s not at the PAC, she can be found at the Grand Ole Opry, making jewelry, or in her kitchen cooking Italian food.  She continues to lay roots in her adoptive city, and is excited to give life to a wide variety of events at the Williamson County Performing Arts Center.

Contact Information:
Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park
112 Everbright Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Christine.Bagnasco@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
(615) 786-0186, ext. 2517


Jay Inman PhotoJay Inman
Performing Arts Center Technical Coordinator

With a lifelong love of the arts and a passion for technical excellence, Jay Inman is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to Williamson County’s Performing Arts Center at Academy Park. Originally from Morristown, TN, Jay has lived in the Nashville area for three years and is excited to continue putting down roots in the area. He studied Recording Industry Management with a concentration in Audio Production and a minor in Economics at Middle Tennessee State University.

When he’s not engineering live productions at the Performing Arts Center, you’ll likely find Jay in the studio producing/engineering records or working on a film project. In his free time, Jay loves to explore the world with his favorite camera in hand, eat ice cream, and play Spikeball. 


Contact Information:
Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park
112 Everbright Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Jay.Inman@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
(615) 786-0186, ext. 2516


Alison Worden headshotAlison Worden
Performing Arts Program Specialist

Alison, who grew up in Southern California and Memphis, has lived in the Nashville area most of her adult life. She has lived in Williamson County for the past 13 years and is excited to be a part of helping to create performing arts programming to serve this vastly growing area. Alison works with Williamson County Parks & Recreation’s Children’s Theatre programs, The Star Bright Players and The Rising Stars; as well as the Stars on Stage Youth Show Choir. She also coordinates theatre classes and workshops and all of the summer musical theatre camps. Alison holds a B.S. from Lambuth University and a M.B.A. from the University of Memphis. Her background is in administration, event planning, training/teaching, human resources and marketing/communications. Her most recent position was as the Executive Director of The Well Outreach in Spring Hill. Alison has also been a theatre mom for the past 10 years and is excited to be working with the programs that have so benefited her children.

Contact Information:
Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park
112 Everbright Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Alison.Worden@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
(615) 786-0186, ext. 2513


Ashlea BognerAshlea Bogner
Performing Arts Program Specialist

Ashlea is originally from Fort Smith, Arkansas. She moved to Nashville four years ago because of her love of live music and theatre. She was a member of the University of Arkansas Fort Smith’s Jazz Katz, which is the only jazz vocal group at a collegiate level in Arkansas. She later received her Bachelors of Science, with an emphasis in Music and Organizational Communication from Middle Tennessee State University. Ashlea is a Performing Arts Program Specialist for our music programs including; the Williamson County Community Chorus, the Williamson County Community Band and the 5 Points Swing Band. She also assists in marketing all of our entertainment programs. On her off-time, Ashlea can be found exploring new coffee shops, singer/ songwriter rounds, and hiking trails all around the Nashville area.

Contact Information:
Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park
112 Everbright Avenue
Franklin, TN 37064
Ashlea.Bogner@williamsoncounty-tn.gov
615-786-0186, ext. 2216


Cassie Bio PicCassie Jackson 
Box Office Coordinator

A native of Denver, Colorado, Cassie has experience both as a performer and behind the scenes in the world of live performance theatre. While majoring in vocal performance at the University of Illinois, she performed in numerous operas, oratorios, and musical theatre productions. Cassie received further training and experience at the renowned Aspen Music Festival in Colorado, and has had the pleasure of performing with the Sinfonia da Camera, Allerton Music Barn Festival, and the Finger Lakes Opera, among others. 

Behind the scenes, Cassie has worked in production for Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, as a Front of House Manager for the Blair School of Music, as a Venue Manager for OZ Arts Nashville, and even had the invaluable experience of teaching English to students in South Korea. She is currently forming her own production company, Liederbaum Productions, which will focus on multidisciplinary work by local artists with themes centered around our climate crisis.   In her spare time, Cassie can be found hiking, cycling, and spending time with her family and dog.

Contact Information: Williamson County Performing Arts Center at Academy Park 112 Everbright Avenue Franklin, TN 37064 Cassie.Jackson@williamsoncounty-tn.gov 615-786-0186, ext. 2525