​Cheryl Key

Artistic Director

Board President

Cheryl joined the ASMC board again in 2014. Cheryl was a charter member of the ASMC board when the organization formed. Cheryl has also been performing with ASMC since 1990. Cheryl has also performed with, served on the board, and was President of the Austin Civic Chorus Board of Directors. She is currently employed at BAE Systems as a Systems Engineering Manager.

ASMC 2010 Board Members

Pat Stewart

Vice President/House Manager

Pat joined the ASMC Board in 2009, after attending at least three years of performances. Previous and current volunteer experiences include working with the youth program at her church, United Methodist Women, Foundation for the Homeless, and Healthy Families Travis County. She is a member of the fantastic St. John’s United Methodist Church choir. She has been employed by the Lower Colorado River Authority for more than 25 years. In her spare time she loves to travel.


Lauris Blackwell

Script Chair/Special Events coordinator

This is Lauris’ first year on the Board of Directors for Austin Summer Musical forChildren. She has been teaching or performing professionally in theatre in New York and now Texas for over thirty years. She has been performing with ASMC since 2004. She has been a performer and Board member of River City Pops and has performed and choreographed with Natchez Opera Festival, Waco Children’s Theatre, Temple Civic Theatre, and is the Choreographer and Assistant Director for Buzz Productions. She is an instructor and choreographer at Shirley McPhail School of Dance and a teacher for Hillcrest Baptist Church, Mother’s Day Out Program.