Terry is a member of the UT Theatre faculty and teaches Musical Theatre Performance, Introduction to the Theatre and Acting. Prior to joining the UT faculty Mr. Silver-Alford held the positions of Director of Musical Theatre at The University of Tulsa, and  Director of Musical Theatre at The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point. He has worked professionally as a performer, director, musical director and composer at theaters across the country, including the California Theatre Center, Madison Repertory, Omaha PlayhouseAugusta BarnFireside TheatreLight Opera of Oklahoma, and the Clarence Brown Theatre. Terry has directed or musically directed over 100 productions and has created the scores for four original musicals and a variety of chamber and vocal music pieces. He earned his MFA from The University of Tennessee. Terry regularly directs and or musically directs  shows for the CBT. Favorite CBT  directing  credits include The Twenty Fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Assassins, Into the Woods, and Guys and Dolls. Favorite Musical Direction credits include Kiss Me Kate, Tommy, and Man of La Mancha. In addition, Terry regularly composes incidental music for CBT productions and is the director of the CBT Summer Acting Workshop and also serves as co-facilitator of Outreach and Education hosting Theatre Talkbacks and writing preview articles for CBT shows.