Mark Batts

Mark was the founder and Chief Executive of Operations of Batts Audio, Video and Lighting, Incorporated. Since 1997, Mark was a primary engineer for sound, lighting and theatrical installs, and he ensured the integrity, functionality, and safety of all the systems that Batts AVL stood behind. Mark held a degree in engineering technology from Texas A&M University.   


Texas Thespians Contributions

Mark served Texas Thespians as an advisor to the Executive Board for 10 years on Audio, Visual, and Lighting needs.  His love for Texas Thespians was strong; he sponsored Tech Challenge, Teacher's receptions, and Tech Design for years.  He truly believed in recognizing technical theatre students at Festival and was generous in his donations to both the organization and individual students. 

Mark Batts Memorial Scholarship Fund

Texas Thespians will award scholarships in honor of Mark Batts to senior Technical Theatre students who demonstrate  integrity and dedication to the craft of Audio, Visual, or Lighting. 

Keep the 

Legacy Alive

By contributing to the Mark Batts Memorial Scholarship Fund, you will ensure that Technical Theatre Students will keep alive the craft of which Mark was so passionate. 

Mark's love of AVL was infectious, and he invented new systems that are used throughout the nation. 

Won't you help keep Mark's legacy alive by making a donation?

Amy Jordan,

Executive Director

Chapter Director

Mailing Address:

c/o Mark Batts Memorial Scholarship Fund

15 Circle Drive
Denison, Texas 75021