Education

2009 MFA Performance, University of Louisville

2002 BA English Education, Geneva College

2013-2016 Tai Chi, Win- Win Kung Fu Cultural Center

Teaching/Education Experience

Part Time Positions

Teaching Artist, Pittsburgh Public Theater, 2010-present

Standardized Patient, University of Pittsburgh Medical School 2010-present  

Adjunct Professor, Communications Department Geneva College 2009-2016

Acting Instructor, Henry Mancini Academy 2016-2018

Found and Teacher, Hillside Studio for Performance 2011-2013

Ropes Course Facilitator, Pisgah Program 2001-2012  

Teaching Assistant & Teacher, University of Louisville 2006-2009

Full Time Positions

High School Humanities Teacher, Beaver County Christian School 2002-2005  

Workshops

Exploring Healing and Movement with Philosophy in conjunction with Dr. Meek, Geneva College 2013-19. One time workshop each semester.

Hamlet, Hickory High School, May 11, 2018.

Acting Techniques as Communication Tools for Botany in Action, Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, September 15, 2017.

Understanding Movement as Story, Beaver County Christian School, March 10th, 2014.

Romeo and Juliet, South Side School District, November 15, 2013.

Learning Lab Acting Exploration with incoming Freshman, Geneva College, August 30, 2012 & August 22, 2013.

Camps

2015 Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls week long Shakespeare Camp grades 7-12.

2012 Sweet Water Art Center week long Shakespeare Camp ages 13-17.

2013 Hillside Studio, Shakespeare in the Woods, week long Shakespeare Camp for middle & high school ages.

2012 Hillside Studio, Shakespeare in the Woods two week long Shakespeare Camps for middle and high school students.

2011 Hillside Studio Shakespeare in the Woods week long Shakespeare Camp for middle school ages.

2007 & 2008 Aliquippa Impact assistant to summer camp drama director for high school students.

Directing

2017 James and the Giant Peach Jr., Community Day School of Pittsburgh, Middle School. 

Festival Guide

2017 & 2019 EQT Children’s Theater Festival Pittsburgh

 Production/Producing

Amiche Productions co-produced with Lara Lynn McGill

2019 Song of Songs

2015 The Heart of Shahrazad

2014 Song of Songs

2013 Shakespeare’s Women

2014 & 2015 Artists Festival in Beaver, PA

2013-2015 Social Media for Amiche’s web site and social media

Self-Produced

2011-2010 Portrait of a Family

Writing

2019 Libretto In Our Own Voices

2019 & 2014 Adaptation Song of Songs

2016 Script/Adaptation Our Seven Ages: A Shakespeare ReMix

2016 Script/Adaptation A Midsummer Night’s Dream In Brief

2016 Script/Adaptation Twelfth Night In Brief

2015 Script/Libretto The Heart of Shaharzad

2012 Script Letters from the Unground Railroad

2010 Script Portrait of a Family 

Awards

2009 The Warren Oates Graduate Student Merit Award, University of Louisville   Awarded for outstanding contributions to the theatre program and for the promise of making significant contributions to the artistic community.