Sandy Kozik (aka Bela d’Ball,Sr) got his BFA in Theatre from U of Memphis and then attended Ringling Bros. Clown College (’77) followed by ten years of touring with the Clyde Beatty/Cole Bros. Circus. He spent the next 30 years in nonprofit arts education as an Administrator of the aesthetic education models of Lincoln Center and Wolf Trap at DeltaARTS in West Memphis, AR and other nonprofits in Memphis He still acts, directs, and is a teaching artist. He is an Adjudicator for the Jimmy Awards for the Orpheum Theatre site in Memphis. He and his husband live with a Pug and Boston Terrier in Memphis, TN.