Aura Team

Kira Renkas

Producing Artistic Director/Founder

After her producing work on the Children's Hour, she fell in love with the idea of creating jobs for people in The Craft, as she knows artists all desire opportunities. She graduated from UW-Milwaukee with a BFA in Acting. Some of her acting credits include Karen Wright--the Children's Hour, Juliet--Romeo & Juliet, the Princess of France--Love's Labour's Lost, among others. More recently, amongst her work for Aura, she co-founded the Milwaukee Theatre Alliance.

Morgan Pankratz

Marketing Director

Morgan has been working in Milwaukee's theatre community for the past six years. She believes that great marketing is an integral part of connecting people with the arts. She studied public relations and cultural studies at University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and previously worked in the marketing department at Skylight Music Theatre. She now works in the Marketing Department with the Milwaukee Ballet as the Box Office Manager.

Kirsten Roble

Social Media Manager

Kirstin found a love for creating content and working with small businesses, artistic organizations, and entrepreneurs to help them build and enhance their online presence through social media channels. When not creating content, Kirstin maintains a busy performance schedule in opera, musical theatre, and recital. She has recently been seen in performances with Madison Opera, Belle Ensemble, Madison Savoyards, Opera on Tap- Wisconsin, Kohl's Wild Theatre, Fresco Opera Theatre, and First Act Children's Theatre.