Terry Silver-Alford serves as Distinguished Lecturer for the UT Theatre Department and teaches Musical Theatre Performance, Honors Introduction to the Theatre and Acting. He has worked professionally as a director, musical director, performer and composer at theaters across the country, including the California Theatre Center, Madison Repertory,  Madison Children’s Theatre, University of Madison Theatre and Opera Programs, Western Michigan Opera Program, Maryville College, Omaha Playhouse, Nebraska Caravan, Augusta Barn-Michigan, Fireside Theatre-Wisconsin, Light Opera of Oklahoma, and the Clarence Brown Theatre. Terry has directed or musically directed numerous productions and has composed four original musicals, a variety of chamber and vocal music pieces and incidental music for a number of CBT productions including Woyzek, Love’s Labour’s Lost, The Busy Body and Oedipus the King. Mr. Silver-Alford arranges and plays piano for the Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra as well. Favorite CBT directing credits include: The Real Inspector Hound, Blue Window, South Pacific, A Shayna Maidel, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Guys and Dolls, Assassins and Into the Woods. CBT musical direction credits include: Candide (assistant MD) Urinetown, Violet, The Threepenny Opera, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Kiss Me, Kate, The Music Man, and numerous productions of A Christmas Carol. In addition to CBT, Terry directs or musically directs shows locally, including The Flying Anvil Theatre. In the summer months, Mr. Silver-Alford directs the CBT Summer Acting Workshop for High School Students as well as teaching for Knoxville Children’s Theatre.