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Artistic Director

Directing Credits:

The Tempest – St. Bernard’s School, Julius Caesar — St. Bernard’s School, Scratched Fenders — Staged Reading at Mark Murray Gallery, The Country Wife -Odyssey Productions, The Twelve Pound Look – The Pearl Theatre Co. (Staged Reading), Clean Alternatives -The Pearl Theatre Co (Staged Reading), House of Bernarda Alba – American Academy of Dramatic Art, Summer – American Academy of Dramatic Art, Eight Reindeer Monologues – StageDoor Acting Ensemble, Finders Keepers – Stagedoor Acting Ensemble, Little Red Riding Hood -Theatre Row, The Mandrake – Bowman Ensemble, Gilgamesh Group Devised — PTTP University of Wisconsin, The Diviners – Denison University, The Collection – Denison University.

1990 – 1993 Co-Founding Artistic Director of Bowman Ensemble – Baltimore, MD Selected plays, hired actors, technicians, and designers, as well as acted in plays. In charge of the following administrative departments: New Plays, Fund Raising, Grant Proposals, Publicity, as well as daily operations of the theatre. Bowman Ensemble presented award winning productions of plays by Shakespeare, Valcav Havel, John Guare, Mathew Ramsay and others.

2001 – 2003 Head of New Plays, Stagedoor Acting Ensemble New York, NY — Assisted in creating this off-Broadway theatre. Led the search for Board of Directors, consulted on the repertoire, and conducted the search for new plays.

2009 – 2011 Board of Directors. Pearl Theatre Company — Responsibilities included: the financial health of the theatre, making recommendations to insure the continued solvency, initiating projects that further the mission of the theatre, and bringing an artistic voice, and an actor’s perspective to the Board’s deliberations.

2010 Pearl Theatre Company Summer Reading Series — Spearheaded the effort to create a reading series, and ran its daily operations.

2009 – 20011 The Scoundrels. Pearl Theatre Company.  Founded and currently organize a young persons audience development program that holds a series of events designed to encourage people in their twenties and thirties to attend plays at the Pearl.


2010 Clown Workshop. Two River Theatre Company – Red Bank, NJ.

2007 — 2009 American Musical and Dramatic Academy — New York, NY. Taught first and second semester acting.

2007 – PRESENT Shakespeare Consultant/Director — St. Bernard’s School. Consult with the director and work with the boys on the annual eighth grade Shakespeare production that performs at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University.  Directing full productions since 2016.

1994 – 2017 Pearl Theatre Education Outreach Program. Lead teacher in public high schools.

Acting Credits:

Broadway: A Thousand Clowns. Off Broadway: Uncle Vanya, No Exit, You Never Can Tell, The Twelve Pound Look, Henry IV Part I,The Philanderer, The Bald Soprano, Rosmersholm, Hard Times, Tartuffe, Twelfth Night, Arms and the Man, Richard II, The Forest, The Beaux Strategem, When Ladies Battle, and Mrs. Warren’s Profession. (The Pearl Theatre Company) The Cartells (Drama Dept.) Love Goes to Press (The Mint). Return of the Prodigal, (The Mint — production nominated for Drama Desk Best Ensemble). The Man of Destiny (Project Shaw). Waxing West (The Lark) A number of staged readings with The Actor’s Company Theatre. Verano Place (NY Fringe Festival) The Tutor (NY Fringe Festival) Regional: Twelfth Night (Playmakers Rep), Under a Red Moon (Human Race) Heartbreak House, Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Two River Theatre) Little Foxes, Measure for Measure, Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Love’s Labor’s Lost (New Jersey Shakespeare Festival) The Blue Room, The Importance of Being Earnest (Cleveland Playhouse) Betrayal (Vermont Stage Co.) Learned Ladies (McCarter Theatre) Lives of the Saints (Philadelphia Theatre Company) Sleuth, Othello (Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival) I Hate Hamlet (New London Barn) An Empty Plate at the Cafe de Grand Beouf (Berkshire Theatre Festival), Charley’s Aunt (St. Michael’s Playhouse), Love’s Labor’s Lost, King Lear (Texas Shakespeare Festival) Television: Elementary, Person Of Interest, The Good Wife, Law and Order, All My Children. Film: La French. BA Theatre Denison University. MFA Acting PTTP University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee.

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