WHO WE ARE
Lott Entertainment is the one-stop-shop for any project where you have lofty goals and ideas, but lack the human resources to accomplish them.
With many things in common, including a last name, Kathryn Lott and Allison Lott began a working relationship in 2012 and became fast friends. Though not related, the novelty of having the same maiden name gives Kathryn and Allison a quirky connection, and made it very easy to name the company! Add to that the incomparable volume of knowledge of the industry with nearly 30 years of experience between them, a hunger for something new in Houston and proven work compatibility, and you have the Lott Entertainment team. Allison and Kathryn saw an opportunity to take their individual areas of expertise and combine them to create the next big thing in special projects and events.
Performing Arts as the Director of Operations. Prior to SPA, Kathryn developed and fostered the largest opera young professionals group in the world at Houston Grand Opera, which remains the largest to this day. At HGO, she led eight programs including the young professionals group, and facilitated all events relating to these programs. Add to that her life-long training in theatre including her attendance of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and you get the creative force behind Lott Entertainment.
Her unparalleled background in production and theatre give her the knowledge to direct lighting, sound, staging, scripts, and all other elements of producing an event. Her keen eye for business ensures that she will deal professionally and thoroughly with vendors to secure the best prices and highest quality for her clients. Kathryn is deeply rooted in the community, and previously held the position of Board President of Catastrophic Theatre and served on the Board of Directors of Fresh Arts.
Photography of all images of Kathryn & Allison by Julie Soefer
Kathryn Lott is known in Houston as the authority on the production and operations of highly functioning events, and specializes in making spectacular things happen on stage. She has overseen larger than life productions such a Blue Man Group and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre and worked with world-renowned artists from every discipline such as Al Pacino, Lily Tomlin, Harry Connick, Jr., Philip Glass and more through her seven year tenure at Society for the
Allison Lott is a marketing and events professional with more than 15 years of experience marketing events both on and off stage as well as the facilitation of hundreds of special events. Her background is in the performing arts where she has worked for organizations including Broadway Across America, the Houston Symphony and Society for the Performing Arts. She holds a degree in Vocal Music and a minor in Business from the
University of Texas at Austin, and since her graduation in 2002 has made it her business and her passion to promote live entertainment.
A huge Broadway nerd, Allison has had the privilege to oversee marketing, large scale promotional events and sales for such shows as The Lion King, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, Blue Man Group, Mamma Mia!, Les Misérables, Chicago, Mary Poppins and well over a hundred more. Don’t ask her which one is her favorite because it is impossible to decide! She has spent the past decade honing her skills not only in marketing and communications, but in the start to finish operations of events and large-scale projects. From fundraisers to festivals to parties for 1,000+ people, Allison brings to the table unparalleled planning and logistical expertise. She is known for being cool under pressure, budget-conscious, highly organized and detail-oriented.