Gena Buhler has been the Executive Director of the Wheeler Opera House since 2015. Prior to joining the team in Aspen, Gena was the Theatre Director of the Vilar Performing Arts Center (Vail). Having spent her career in the performing arts, Gena spent earlier years in New York organizing national Broadway tours at The Road Company, where touring productions included Wicked and The Color Purple, to name a few. At IMG Artists (NY), she organized national and international tours for a robust roster of classical artists (Joshua Bell, Emerson String Quartet) and dance companies (Pilobolus, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo). Born in Michigan and a professionally trained dancer, Gena is a graduate of the University of Michigan.