Meet the Team

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Laura King

Laura King became the Executive Director of Young Audiences of Abilene in August of  2021.  Laura has a B.S. in education from McMurry University and has taught 17 years in elementary school.  She has enjoyed Young Audience programs with her former students and as a teacher.  As a lifelong education enthusiast, she is dedicated to serving Abilene's youth through her role at Young Audiences of Abilene. yadirector@abilenecac.org

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April Mercer

At YA, April has the opportunity to combine her love of the arts with her passion for education.  She earned her B.S. from McMurry University and has 8 years experience teaching English & Spanish. April adores the arts, often participating in local theater and musical performances. Young Audiences of Abilene provides a meaningful role in the education of our area children, and April is honored to be part of that. 

yaprogram@abilenecac.org

Executive Director

Program Director