DIRECTOR

Directing credits include In the Blood (The Juilliard School), Lost In the Stars (Union Avenue Opera), the world première of Independence Eve (Signature Theatre DC), hop tha A (Ars Nova), Artney Jackson (The Lark/New Black Festival), The May Queen (PlayMakers Repertory Company), The Harvest (Lincoln Center LCT3), King Hedley II (Arena Stage), Julius Caesar (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Don Giovanni (The Tank), and Disgraced (Asolo Repertory Theatre). My international credits include assisting on The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Royal Opera House, London), and Here I Go (La MaMa Spoleto, Italy). I hold an MFA (UT Austin) and a BFA (Wright State University). SDC Associate member.

AEA | SAG-AFTRA | SDC Associate

DIRECTOR (selected)

In The Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks Director The Juilliard School –New York, NY

Black Dick by Tearrance Chisholm [SR] Director New York Theatre Workshop –New York, NY

Lost in the Stars Director     Union Avenue Opera –St. Louis, MO  Composer – Kurt Weill Libretto – Maxwell Anderson

Independence Eve [World Premiere Opera] Director     Signature Theatre-Arlington, VA Composer – Sidney Marquez Boquiren Libretto – Daniel Neer

Artney Jackson by James Anthony Tyler [SR] Director The Lark Theatre  – New York, NY

hop tha A by James Anthony Tyler Director TBG Theatre/Drama League – New York, NY

The Need Is Great, The Time Is Short Director     Redford Theatre Marquee-Detroit, MI by Ilana Marks Beltz

Where the Sun Don’t Shine by Dennis A. Allen II *(Obie Award Winner) 3rd Annual 48Hours in Harlem Festival* Director Harlem School of the Arts –New York, NY

Harlem Now! (OR Gentrify This) [SR] Director The Cell Theatre –New York, NY  by Latonia Phipps

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR (selected)

The Harvest by Samuel Hunter Asst. Director Lincoln Center/LCT3 – New York, NY [Davis McCallum, dir.]

The May Queen by Molly Smith Metzler Asst. Director    PlayMakers Repertorty Co. – Chapel Hill, NC [Vivienne Benesch, dir.]

Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar Associate Director Asolo Repertory Theatre – Sarasota, FL [Michael Donald Edwards, dir.]

The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Kurt Weill Fellow The Royal Opera House, London  by Kurt Weill [John Fulljames, dir.]

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner Asst. Director    Asolo Repertory Theatre – Sarasota, FL by Todd Kreidler [Frank Galati, dir.]

All The Way by Robert Schenkkan Asst. Director Asolo Repertory Theatre – Sarasota, FL [Emily Sophia Knapp, dir.]

King Hedley II by August Wilson Asst. Director Arena Stage – Washington, DC [Timothy Douglas, dir.]

Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare Asst. Director Oregon Shakespeare Festival  [Amanda Dehnert, dir.]

FELLOWSHIPS /AWARDS/HONORS

National Directing Fellowship (Finalist) Eugene O’Neil Center 2018 

Fall Directors Project Fellow The Drama League of New York 2016

Asolo Rep Directing Fell Asolo Repertory Theatre 2015-16

Kurt Weill Fellowship Kurt Weill Foundation 2015

Observership Recipient Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation 2014-15

FAIR Experience Fellowship in Directing Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2011

TRAINING

MFA Acting, The University of Texas at Austin – Austin, TX

BFA Acting, Wright State University – Dayton, OH

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