​​​​​​DIRECTING

Julius Caesar  by William Shakespeare*

Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston *Coming Oct-Nov 2017


Henry IV part 1 by William Shakespeare

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (Apprentice Company)


I, Snowflake by Bryn Boice

Devised by Anthem Theatre Company, BU Dance Theatre


Twelfth Night of the Living Dead by Brian MacInnis Smallwood

Anthem Theatre Company, Boston Center for the Arts


The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center

 

Rosmersholm by Henrik Ibsen                       
MFA Directing Thesis Production
Lane Comley Studio 210, BU Theatre

The Serpent by Jean-Claude Van Itallie     
Endgame by Samuel Beckett
Machinal by Sophie Treadwell
Misalliance by George Bernard Shaw
boom by Peter Sinn-Nachtrieb
     All @ Boston University College of Fine Arts

Wonder of the World by David Lindsay-Abaire
Stephens College, Columbia, MO
 

Speaking in Tongues by Andrew Bovell

Australian Made Entertainment, Theatre 54 at Shetler (NYC)

 

Navy Pier by John Corwin
InProximity Theatre Company, Theatre Row  (NYC premiere)


Orange Flower Water by Craig Wright
InProximity Theatre Company, Theatre 54 at Shetler  (NYC revival)

NEW WORKS and ADAPTATIONS
 

The Merry Way, a new play with song by Bryn Boice                         
Directed and Written for Anthem Theatre Company
TheatreLab@855, Boston, MA

Romeo VS. Juliet, adapted by Johnny Kinsman
A baseball-rivalry inspired vaudeville comedy (outdoor venues)
Anthem Theatre Company, sponsored by Cambridge (MA) Arts Council

Sickle, a new play by Abbey Fenbert
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Boston, MA

No Vacancies, a new farce by Dan Schultz
Okoboji Summer Theatre, Okoboji, IA

A Comedy of Errors, adapted for 4

by Will Ditterline and Shannon Michael Wamser
Anthem Theatre Company
Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

Pinchbottom’s Odyssey, by Burlesque Mayor of New York, Jonny Porkpie
Assorted burlesque venues, NYC and Coney Island, NY

The Complaint, a new play by Randy Noojin
CEO Theatre Company, The 45th Street Theater (NYC)

Puppet Love, by Mya Kagan
American Globe Theatre’s Turnip Festival of Short Plays* (NYC)
Later remounted for Ars Nova’s ANTFest (NYC)
*Honorable Mentions for Outstanding Direction and Best Play; Winner Best Actress

Pleased to Enjoy the Difficulty, written & performed by Katharine McLeod
United Solo Fest 2011 @ Theatre Row’s Studio Theatre (NYC)

No-Fault: A Tale of the Big “D” in the Big City, a new play by Christie Perfetti
Carnival Girls Productions, for New York Fringe Festival 2011

ASSISTANT DIRECTING

The School for Scandal*, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan

--Assistant Director to Paula Plum*

 *IRNE nominated for Best Play and Best Director, Mid-Size

 

Richard II, by William Shakespeare

--Assistant Director to Allyn Burrows

 

Equal Writes, a new play by Phil Schroeder                       

--Assistant Director to Clay Hopper

Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare                        

--Assistant Director to Adrienne Boris

A Doll House, by Henrik Ibsen                                   

--Assistant Director to Lillian King


EDUCATION

2013-2016:       MFA in Directing at Boston University

                                            Master’s Certificate in Arts Administration

1999-2002:       MFA in Acting at FSU’s Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training.
1996-1999:       BFA in Theatre Arts, Emporia State University

1992-1996:       BSJ in Advertising, Theatre Minor


RELATED WORK/SKILLS OF INTEREST

2012-present. Artistic Director of Anthem Theatre Company: a self-producing theatre ensemble in Boston, MA. Now a Resident Company at Boston Center for the Arts 2016-2019. Fiscally Sponsored by Fractured Atlas.


2003-present. Coach and Theatre Educator. Experience working with a broad range of skill levels, including young actors. Specialization in Shakespeare, Improvisation, Voice (Linklater, Roy Hart), Movement (Laban, Grotowski, Period Styles, etc.), Directing, Comedy, and Audition Coaching (for monologues, scenes and cold readings).

Currently Adjunct at Salem State University.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for a full teaching resume

REsumé

The School for Scandal, 2016 (Photo Credit: Stratton McCrady)

The Serpent, 2015

Rosmersholm, Master's Thesis, 2015

​The Merry Way, 2015

A Doll House, 2013

​Puppet Love, 2011

Romeo VS. Juliet, 2015


FReelance Director, Actress, Theatre Educator

​Endgame, 2014

​Wonder of the World, 2012

A Comedy of Errors (adapted for four) 2013

​Machinal, 2014

Follow Me

​Sickle, 2015

The 25th...​Spelling Bee, 2016