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Drama Professor / Stage & Theatre Professional / Management Expert
Classically Trained Actor and Director specializing in directing and choreography with more than twenty years of experience as a dedicated drama educator. Possesses extensive knowledge of Shakespearian Theatre and the ability to work within many roles, both on and off stage. Credentials include full membership in the Directors Guild of Great Britain, Master s-Level education, as well as various publications and productions.
Professional Achievements _______________________________________
Successfully created first color edition magazine publication as well as electronic format. (Cutting Edge)
Developed and implemented a new acting training program to assist amateurs in honing their skills. Additionally, integrated this program successfully into the music program. (Catskill High School)
Received multiple nominations for Irene Ryan Award.
Acted as integral role in terms of retaining Society of American Fight Directors Membership for organization. (Cutting Edge)
Successfully took on multiple roles as head of development, marketing, finance, personnel, and general administrator. (Leeds Repertory Company)
Produced numerous plays and musicals over course of professional career, many of which received positive praise from critics and audiences.
Teaching Appointments & Professional Experience ____________
Marist College 2007-Present
Position: Adjunct Professor
Responsibilities include creating course curriculums, conducting research, as well as additional on and off campus work as needed. Courses taught include:
Classics to Western Literature
Introduction to Literature
Literature and Gender
Literary Genres: Drama and Poetry
Themes in Shakespeare
The Art of Poetry
Sam Scripps Theatre 2006-Present
Position: Resident Director
Responsibilities include administrative and design functions related to the overall operation of the theatre, directing and choreography of various productions, set planning, design, and construction, lighting design, graphics design, budget control and compliance, as well as additional tasks as needed. Productions include:
Death of a Salesman
Romeo and Juliet
I Love You
You re Perfect, Now Change
High School Musical
I Love My Wife
The Cutting Edge Magazine 2006-2008
Position: Associate Editor
Responsibilities included comprehensive editing and reading a various submissions for publication, conducting of all interviews related to magazine personnel, development and creation of numerous articles, as well as graphic design and advertising tasks.
Catskill Senior High School 1989-1998/2004
Position: Dramatics Director
Responsibilities included roles as theatre director and acting coach to class, creation and implementation of complete drama training program including selecting and directing plays and musicals, course instruction, as well as supervision of theatrical make-up processes. Productions included:
Annie Get Your Gun
Into the Woods
West Side Story
Guys and Dolls
The Pirates of Penzance
My Fair Lady
Courses taught include:
Leeds Repertory Company 1993-1997
Position: Artistic/Managing Director
Responsibilities included comprehensive oversight and management of theatre company including script development, hiring, casting, set design, production, directing, as well as administrative tasks such as budget control and recruitment.
Education & Training _______________________________________________
Master of Fine Arts - Drama, University of Exeter
Concentration in Directing & Shakespeare.
Bachelor of Arts Theatre, State University of New York at Albany Concentration in Acting & Directing.
Associate in Science, Columbia-Greene Community College
Concentration in Business Administration.
Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Studied Acting & Directing under the tutelage of Clare Venables and Adrian Noble
Shakespeare s Globe; New Globe, Bankside, London, England
Studied Acting & Directing under the tutelage of Graham Christopher and Patrick Spottiswoode.
British Academy of Stage and Screen Combat, England, UK
Studied Sword, Quarterstaff, and Hand-to-Hand under the tutelage of Dr. Christopher Main.
British Academy of Dramatic Combat, London, England
Studied Sword Play (Various Types) under the tutelage of Phillip Stafford
Received vocal coaching under the tutelage of Stewart Pearce and William Leone.
Received movement training under the tutelage of Dr. Constance Valis-Hill.
Editor: Shakespeare Festivals Around the World
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Author: Contemporary Shakespeare
ISBN: 1413417205; 1413417191
Author: The Other Side
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Academic Projects ____________
Final Graduate Project: Researched the full production history of Hamlet from about 1602 to 2002 using extensive, in-depth knowledge regarding Shakespearian theatre. Culmination of research was a production of this work with an all female cast. Additionally, staged and choreographed the combat for the production and edited and adapted the script.
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Professional & Personal Interests ____________
Enjoy and skilled at jazz, tap-dancing, mask exploration, various musical disciplines and instruments, particularly percussion, MIDI programming, graphic and web design, Shakespeare, Restoration Comedy, Greek Drama, American Vaudeville, Physical Theatre, Stanislavski System, Eastern Philosophy, Intercultural Drama, and Classical Technique.
Affiliations & Memberships ____________
Member, Society of American Fight Directors
Member, The Association of Theatre in Higher Education
Head Dramaturge & Lecturer, Exeter College
President, The State University of New York s Dramatic Association (Former)
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