Equivocation (2018)

Dancing at Lughnasa (Fall 2017)

Deathtrap (Summer 2017)

The Great Gatsby

References to Salvador Dali...*

Equivocation

Boeing Boeing

The Comedy of Errors

Things Being What They Are

Elephant’s Graveyard

Frankenstein

Treasure

Cementville

Cartoon

The Flu Season

As You Like It

Misdirected Happiness

Spirits to Enforce

God Woke

Muffins Man

The Dumb Waiter

Bill Cain

Brian Friel

Ira Levin

Simon Levy

José Rivera

Bill Cain

Marc Camoletti

William Shakespeare

Wendy MacLeod

George Brant

David Quicksall

Tim Slover

Jane Martin

Steve Yockey

Will Eno

William Shakespeare

Alyssa Cumpton

Mickle Maher

Michael Cotey

Patrik Beck

Harold Pinter

Next Act Theatre

Illinois Wesleyan University

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Northwestern University

Goodman Theatre

Northwestern University

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre

First Stage (Company Class)

Northwestern University

Illinois Wesleyan University

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Youngblood Theatre Co.

Youngblood Theatre Co.

First Stage (Company Class)

Milwaukee Chamber Young Playwrights

Youngblood Theatre Co.

Northwestern Toy Theatre Festival

Pink Banana One-Acts Festival

Player’s Guild at UWM

* denotes reading

The Odyssey

Psychonaut Librarians

Julius Caesar

Anna in the Tropics

Richard III

George Orwell’s 1984

Complete Works...Abridged

The Mouse That Roared

dir. Mary Zimmerman

dir. Krissy Vanderwarker

dir. Joseph Hanreddy

dir. Henry Godinez

dir. Jessica Thebus

dir. Hallie Gordon

dir. Sean Graney

dir. Bo Johnson

Oregon Shakespeare Festival

The New Colony

Utah Shakespeare Festival

Northwestern University

Gift Theatre

Steppenwolf for Young Adults

Milwaukee Repertory Theater

First Stage Company Class

Master of Fine Arts in Directing @ Northwestern University (anticipated 2017)

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Acting @ University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Youngblood Theatre Company Founding Artistic Director (’09-13) ; Board President (’12-13)

Produced 16 productions including several Milwaukee premieres; managed all financials, including creating the budget; used social media tools daily to connect with patrons; designed all marketing an promotional materials on print and web including postcards, posters, print ads, website, and press releases


South Milwaukee Performing Arts Center Board Director (’13-14)


First Stage Academy Assistant & Education Assistant (’10-11)

Registering hundreds of students using Tessitura; completed various administrative tasks: invoices, payments, customer service


Milwaukee Chamber Theatre Education Consultant (’14-’15); Education Assistant (’10)

As Consultant: Designed online survey method for Young Playwright’s Festival; completed dramaturgical research for 14-15 season and educational guide for THE TRAIN DRIVER

As Assistant: Maintained educational blog; facilitated talkbacks for performances


Milwaukee Repertory Theater Administrative Intern (’09-10)

Organized Milwaukee General Auditions


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Program Assistant (’06-08)

Coordinated the Milwaukee County High School Theatre Workshop Day (’07-08), both involving nearly 300 high school students and 70 workshops; collaborated with faculty as member of the Education Outreach Committee; organized the Educational Matinee Series by actively participating schools and making reservations

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education

directing experience

assisting experience

producing & administration

BIO

Cementville

Treasure

Elephant’s Graveyard

An Apology...Faustus

Spirits to Enforce

Spirits to Enforce

Red Light Winter

The Dumb Waiter

sound design

Undergraduate

Northwestern University

Illinois Wesleyan University

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Youth Theatre

First Stage Theatre Academy, WI

Creative Compass Dramatics, IL

Zona Gale Youth Theatre, WI

teaching / guest artist


Adjunct Faculty (’16), Teaching Assistant (’16, ’17), Shop Assistant (’15)

Adjunct Faculty, Guest Director (Treasure ’13)

Guest Director (Cementville ’14)



In-School Educator (’14), Lead Teacher (’12-14), Teaching Assistant (’11)

Theatre Games, Stage Combat (’14)

Stage Movement, Theatre Games (’09)

dir. Michael Cotey

dir. Michael Cotey

dir. Michael Cotey

dir. Edward Morgan

dir. Kevin Rich

dir. Michael Cotey

dir. Benjamin Wilson

dir. Michael Cotey

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Illinois Wesleyan University

First Stage Company Class

Youngblood Theatre Co.

Kenyon College, OH

Youngblood Theatre Co.

Youngblood Theatre Co.

Player’s Guild at UWM

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FAIR at Oregon Shakespeare Fest.

Chicago Int. Puppetry Festival

Directors Lab Chicago

fellowships / assistantships

Assistantship (’17)

Catapult Program Participant (’17)

Participant (’13)