CU faculty member since 2007
MFA in Acting, Columbia University; BFA in Acting, University of California at Santa Barbara.
New York credits include: Foodstable (HERE Arts Center); Svejk (Theatre for a New Audience); Hamlet (Michael Weller Theatre); Cold (Bank Street Theatre); Andorra (directed by Liviu Ciulei, Theatre for a New Audience); Richard III (directed by Andrei Serban, LaMaMa ETC); Godard (directed by Robert Woodruff, Ohio Theatre); Macbeth (Drama Committee Repertory Theatre); The Song of Seven Cities (directed by Peter DuBois, CSV Cultural Center).
Regional credits include: New Frontiers (Write Out Loud); Rhapsody in Bloom (Stories On Stage); A Man for All Seasons (directed by Anthony Powell, Arvada Center for the Arts); An American Christmas (Lambs Players Theatre); Richard III (directed by John Houseman, Old Globe Theatre). Resident Company Member of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, where credits include: Measure for Measure; Much Ado About Nothing; To Kill a Mockingbird (Out Front Colorado Marlowe Award); Henry VIII; The Three Musketeers (Daily Camera’s Eye Award nomination); Richard III (title role, Denver Post Ovation Award nomination).
International credits include: DoMA (Divadlo HoME); Oedipus (complexly) (Divadlo Alfred ve Dvoře); Angels in America (Eastern Europe premiere); and The King Stag (Misery Loves Co.).
Film and TV credits include: Les Miserables; Prague Duet; Hidden in Silence (Lifetime Network); Law & Order; Psyched (Discovery Channel); and network commercials.
CU acting credits include: The Ingenious Chambermaid (directed by Joan Schirle); The Visit (directed by Jane Page) and Marat/Sade. CU directing credits include: Angelina.
Professional affiliations: Actors Equity Association; Screen Actors Guild; Voice and Speech Trainers Association; Association of Theatre Movement Educators; Association for Theatre in Higher Education. Workshop leader for ATHE and ACTF.
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