Education:
MFA, Theatre, Acting
New School University, New York, NY 

BA, Speech Communication Media Studies
Theatre Minor
Pace University, New York, NY
  

Teaching Experience:
School of Performing Arts at Pace University 
Associate Professor 
2014- present- Associate Director of the School of Performing Arts 
2012- 2014 Associate Chair of the Performing Arts Department
2010- present Director of BFA Acting- Created the implemented the BFA in Acting
2009- Full Time Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Performing Arts 
Courses taught: Acting 1, Acting 2, Advanced Scene Study 1, Script Analysis, Travel Course Italy
2007/2008 Full Time Lecturer in the Performing Arts Department
Courses taught: Acting 1, Acting 2, Advanced Scene Study, Travel Course to Greece
2006/2007 Adjunct Professor in the Performing Arts Department 
Courses taught: Acting 1, Acting 2
2005/2006 Adjunct Professor in the Communication Studies Department 
Courses taught: Communication 200 

Current Responsibilities:
Recruitment/Audition/ Interview perspective freshman/ transfer students (we audition approximately 500 students this year); Course Development; Advisement of BFA Acting and BA Theater Arts Majors; Teaching; Directing

Significant Highlights:Created and developed the Department’s first Travel course to Greece and Italy. Published “With Talent Comes Responsibility” The Soul of the American Actor, Jan. ‘08Received Dyson Mentoring Grants 07-08, 08-09Directed the Department’s production of Summer and Smoke by Tennessee WilliamsMentored/Directed 1st African American History Showcase with Multicultural AffairsCreated a Performance Exhibition for freshman giving them all a chance to performRepresented Performing Arts at the NACAC Fairs in Boston and New York

Additional Teaching Experience:
TVI Actors Studio, New York/ LondonInstructor ’06, ‘07Script Analysis, Scene Study 
Lehman Collage (City University of New York)Guest Lecture ’06, ‘07Scene Study An Actor PreparesThe Voice and the Actor
Bradford Schools/ Wood Tobe-Coburn       Adjunct Professor ‘05, ‘06       Dramatic Literature        Business Communications       Oral Communication and Presentation 
Junior ToursInstructor ‘05 - present
Acting 
Improvisation
National Honors Society  
Guest Lecturer ’03, ‘99
Hawley Cultural Center Public Speaking for teens and Adults ‘04Responsibilities- give students the skills and experience necessary for developing dynamic oral communication
Wallenpaupack Area School DistrictArtist in Residence ‘02, ‘03, ’04, ‘05Guest Director ’04, ’05, ‘06
Musical Theater Production Director ’97-’04    Responsibilities- casting and coordinating cabaret productions 
Speech and Debate Coach ’97- presentResponsibilities- develop student presentation skills for competition• Coached 3 PA State Champions and 11 PA State Finalist • Coached 1 National Champion and 8 National Finalist
Community Education Instructor ’98-‘04Responsibilities- run classes in communications, theater, speech, group dynamics, and musical theater
Camp Courage (behavior modification for under-privileged children)Administrative Coordinator Support Group FacilitatorFounding Member Responsibilities- ensure the camp was running according to its curriculum, create a support group curriculum 

Professional Experience:
The Theater of Jean-Claude van Itallie Collaborated on an evening celebrating the work of Jean-Claude van ItalliePresented work of Chekhov translated and adapted by Jean-Claude van Itallie
The New Globe Theatre, Inc. (Off-Broadway company)Founding Member ‘05Producing Consultant ‘06 – presentProduction Stage Manager ‘07Company Manager ‘07
Warner Brothers Television StudioCasting ‘02Responsibilities- running auditions, attending showcases, booking actors,         Paramount Productions/ Entertainment TonightProduction assistant ‘01 Responsibilities- Production feeds, setting shots, dubbing 
Researcher ‘01Researching and creating interview questions
Ritz Company Playhouse of the Pocono MountainsGuest Director ‘98- ‘04 Responsibilities- choosing productions, casting shows, directing shows, over seeing budget co

Awards/ Honors:Member of Actors Equity Association 
Member of AFTRA HOBY award for excellence in leadership1997 & '98 PA State Champion Speech and Debate (Oral interpretation)1998 National Champion Speech and Debate (Dramatic Interpretation)American Red Cross Outstanding Achievements in Community OutreachPresident of the Class of 1998 (4 years) President of Student Activities (97-98) President of Speech and Debate Society (96-98)
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