M.F.A. in Theater Directing, Brooklyn College, 2014 (G.P.A. 3.98; Dean’s List)

Service Positions:
Secretary, Graduate Theater Organization (4 semesters)

Treasurer, Graduate Organization of Directors of Theater (2 semesters)
Theater Curriculum Committee Member (2 semesters)
Assistant to the Deputy Chair for Graduate Theater Studies (2 semesters)    

B.A. in English and American Literature, minor in Theatre Arts, Brandeis University, 1998

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

BROOKLYN COLLEGE:

Spring 2014:       Introduction to Acting (as a Graduate Teaching Fellow; enrollment 18)    

Fall 2013:       Introduction to Acting (as a Graduate Teaching Fellow; enrollment 19)

 

OTHER:

Ongoing:       Freelance Acting/Audition Coach

Summer 2012:       Workshop Leader, Star Lab Youth Theatre Program (NYC)

Winter 2011:       Workshop Presenter, Kennedy Center ACTF Region VI (Amarillo, TX)

Summer 2010:       Audition Monologues, The Maggie Flanigan Studio (NYC)

Summer 2009:       Theatre Appreciation, Seabeck Conference Center (Seabeck, WA)

1995-1997:       Head of Summer Camp Drama Department, Camp Tevya (Brookline, NH)

 

DIRECTING EXPERIENCE: UNIVERSITY (Selected)

Becky Shaw by Gina Gionfriddo
Brooklyn College (NYC)        Nov ‘13

North of Providence by Edward Allan Baker
Brooklyn College (NYC)        May ‘13

The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY)           Mar ‘07

The Odd Couple (Female Version) by Neil Simon
Stern College Dramatic Society (NYC)    May ‘01

A Higher Place by S. Kim Glassman
Stern College Dramatic Society (NYC)    May ‘00

The Sisters Rosensweig by Wendy Wasserstein
Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)    Nov ‘97

Sight Unseen by Donald Margulies
Brandeis University (Waltham, MA)    Apr ‘97

 

DIRECTING EXPERIENCE: PROFESSIONAL (Selected)

North to Maine by Brenton Lengel
State of Play Productions (NYC)    Jun ‘13

The Truth Quotient by Richard Manley
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)        Jan ‘13

Dally With the Devil by Victor L. Cahn
Beckett Thtr/Rachel Reiner Prd (NYC)    Sep ‘11

Shakespeare’s Slave by Steven Fechter
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)         May ‘11

The Starship Astrov by Duncan Pflaster
Oberon
Theatre Ensemble-MITF (NYC)    Jun ‘10
Nominated for eleven MITF Awards, including Outstanding Direction

The Master Builder by Henrik Ibsen
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)         May ‘10

Embraceable Me by Victor L. Cahn
Blumenthal PAC (Charlotte, NC)    Mar ‘10

Embraceable Me by Victor L. Cahn
Kirk Theatre/Rachel Reiner Prd (NYC)    Oct ‘09

Reflections: Short Plays by various authors
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)           May ‘09

23 Knives by Christopher Boal
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)           Jan ‘09

Nominated for two IT Awards, Named Pick of the Week, West Side Spirit/Our Town Newspapers

Ghost on Fire by Michael Weller
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)      Mar ‘08

Sherlock Solo by Victor L. Cahn
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)             Jan ‘08

Production subsequently ran in Latham, NY (Apr ’09) and Saratoga, NY (Nov ’10)

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)             Sep ‘07

O & J by Jeremy Dobrish, music by Stephen Sislen
Partial Comfort Productions (NYC)       Apr ‘07

The Mail Order Bride by Charles Mee, music by Nick Moore
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)            Oct ‘06

Crazy for the Dog by Christopher Boal
J. Cocteau/Rachel Reiner Prd (NYC)    Jun ‘06

Well-Laid Desert by Walter Brandes
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Feb ‘06

La Tempestad by Larry Loebell
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)        Oct ‘05

Fit to Kill by Victor L. Cahn
Clurman Thtr/Rachel Reiner Prd (NYC)    Apr ‘05

Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Jan ‘05

The Lower Depths by Maxim Gorky
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)        Jun ‘04

Named Pick of the Week, NYTheatre.com and OffOffOnline.com

Ursa Minor by Gary Giovanetti
Vital Theatre Company (NYC)        Jan ‘04

Under the One Time Sky by Susan Jennifer Polese
Axial Theatre Company/HERE (NYC)    Oct ‘03

Kryptonite City by Ross M. Berger
Hypothetical Theatre Company (NYC)    Sep ‘03

Faith by Isadore Elias
Hypothetical Theatre Company (NYC)    Jun ‘03

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Feb ‘03

Named One of the Year’s Top Ten Best Shows in all of New York City by Theatermania.com

Thrill Her Nights by Andrew Irons
adobe theatre company (NYC)        Jan ‘03

Zimmerman by Frank Barth
Sanford Meisner Theater (NYC)        Oct ‘02

Antigone by Sophocles
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)        Apr ‘02

Durang It!: Short Plays by Christopher Durang
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Feb ‘02

Staying In by Christopher Boal
Ensemble Studio Theatre (NYC)    Dec ‘01

The Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Oct ‘01

Strange Bedfellows by Bruce Cohen
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)        Mar ‘01

Blood Wedding by Federico García Lorca
Boomerang Theatre Company (NYC)    Sep ‘00

The Fiancée by Lucas Rockwood
The Theatre-Studio, Inc. (NYC)        Jul ‘00

Finding Louise by Donovan Johnson
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Mar ‘00

The Golden Cord by Stephen Packard
Polaris North (NYC)            Jul ‘98

 

ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR EXPERIENCE (Selected)

Diorama by Jennifer Brown Stone
Merlin Productions (NYC)        Apr ‘14

Dir. David Stone

Pericles by William Shakespeare
Theatre for a New Audience (NYC)    Feb ‘04

Dir. Bartlett Sher

Fifteen Notes by Ruth Kirschner
Ensemble Studio Theatre (NYC)    Apr ‘01

Dir. Curt Dempster

A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)    Feb ‘99

Dir. Donovan Johnson

Passionate Women by Mario Fratti
La MaMa, E.T.C. (NYC)        Sep ‘98

Dir. Joumana Rizk

 

RELATED POSITIONS / AFFILIATIONS (Separate Theatre Administration Resume Available)

Artistic Director (2003-present)
Resonance Ensemble (NYC)

Associate to the Artistic & Executive Directors (2001-2005)
Theatre for a New Audience (NYC)

Assistant to the Artistic Director (2000-2001 season)
Ensemble Studio Theatre (NYC)

Company Member/Artistic Associate (1999-present)
Oberon Theatre Ensemble (NYC)

Resident Artist (2003-2005)
Hypothetical Theatre Company (NYC)

Panelist/Reviewer for Playwriting Grant (2004)
Mid Atlantic Arts Council (Baltimore, MD)

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Movement Theater Studio’s 2014 Summer Program: The Ensemble Director

Filmmaking for Theatre Directors, 2010 One-Day Intensive, Elizabeth Lucas, Instructor

SDCF Directing Symposium 2003: Directing a New American Theatre

Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab 2002

Ensemble Studio Theatre Summer Conference 2001

SDCF Directing Symposium 2001: Directing Shakespeare