Our Staff

Caleb Buford

Director of Marketing & Communications
Caleb is dedicated to creating and developing ways to share the power of the arts and arts education with the community through engaging content and effective media. Caleb’s work has been featured in many local publications such as the Paducah Sun and Vue Magazine and by other organizations like the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center. “The arts are for everyone. Art provides an opportunity for individuals to explore the world, society, and personally reflect. Market House Theatre works to make the arts accessible to all which drives me to continue to be a part of their mission.” Caleb is an Eagle Scout and Alumni of West Kentucky Community & Technical College (WKCTC). He recently earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Northern Kentucky University (NKU). Outside of his work, he continues to be involved in the Scouts BSA program and directs Merit Badge College at WKCTC. Contact Caleb at (270) 444-6828 ext. 113 or at caleb@mhtplay.org.

Travis Hensel

Facility & Equipment Coordinator
Travis Hensel joined the MHT staff Jan. 7 2015 to help coordinate and maintain the many buildings and rentals at MHT. He is married to Emi Hensel and they have four children Jack, Norah, Jude, and Selah. Travis graduated with a BS in Education from Murray State University and taught at Hendron Lone Oak Elementary before leaving for one year with his family to work in Uganda. Contact Travis at travis@mhtplay.org or 270-444-6828, ext. 107.

Lisa Humphrey

Box Office Manager
Lisa Humphrey joined the staff of Market House Theatre as Box Office Manager in January, 2020. However, she has been involved at MHT since 1980. Lisa has worn many hats over the years; she has acted in multiple shows, worked as both light and sound board operator, served as assistant director/stage manager, built sets, served on the Board of Directors, and even directed several shows. “I have a deep love for Market House Theatre and felt like I was coming home when I joined the staff.” Prior to working here, Lisa owned the Itty Bitty Knitty Shop and is still an avid knitter and crocheter. Lisa earned a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and History from Murray State University. She loves spending time with her dog, Rosie. Contact Lisa at 270-444-6828, ext. 1, or info@mhtplay.org