Ex-Eldersburg resident gets arts post

January 23, 1996

Barbara Garnish, daughter of Jack and Kay Garnish of Eldersburg, has been named interim artistic director for the Bainbridge Performing Arts company on Bainbridge Island, Wash.

The new position was effective Jan. 1.

She was director of the lighting department before being named interim artistic director.

Ms. Garnish, who grew up in Eldersburg and is a graduate of McDonogh School in Owings Mills, began at Bainbridge Performing Arts in 1992 as lighting designer for "Neverending Story." Her recent work as associate director for "Peter Pan" marked her 18th show with the company.

She has been involved in all aspects of production, including stage management, lighting design and directing.

Ms. Garnish received degrees in theater arts and political science from Drew University in Madison, N.J.


Eldersburg: Sykesville, Gamber and Winfield responded to a fire alarm in the 1400 block of Progress Way at 7:55 a.m. Sunday. Units were out for 20 minutes.

Eldersburg: Sykesville, Gamber and Liberty Road of Baltimore County responded to a stove fire in the 2100 block of Tulsa Road at 2:36 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for 28 minutes.

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