Charlie Burns

Charlie Burns

Edmond

Charlie Burns is a former teacher of theatre, stagecraft, English, reading, and yearbook in both the Woodward and Putnam City school districts.  Charlie is a past president for OnStage Woodward, a non-profit theatre troupe and one of the founding organizations of OCTA.  He is the former Executive Director for the Woodward Arts and Theatre Council and former General Manager of the Woodward Arts and Theatre and Josie Adams Cultural Centre.  Mr. Burns holds a Master Degree in Secondary Education and Bachelor Degrees in Speech/Theatre and Mass Communications from NWOSU.

Burns relocated to Edmond from Woodward in 2018.  While living in Woodward, Burns served on the Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Boards of Directors, Envision Woodward Strategic Planning Committee, Northwest Pageants Board, NWOSU-Woodward Alumni Task Force, and the Woodward Public Schools Guiding Coalition.  He has been a grant panelist for the Oklahoma Arts Council's Leadership Arts program.

In his spare time, he can be found exploring historic structures, volunteering for various clubs and organizations, attending live theatre events, and spending time with his incredible husband, Jason, and his perfect daughter, Amelia.  Burns has a love of creating arts education opportunities for our future generations.