Theatre Director

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Directing Experience

MFA Theatre Directing, Columbia University
BA Theatre Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara

Co- Founder/ Artistic Director                
Elements Theatre Collective, 2011- 2013


The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Carson Kreitzer             
Columbia Stages, The Connelly Theatre, NY     

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf  by Edward Albee            
Columbia University, NY. Advisor: Leigh Silverman

Yet UnNamed, A Devised Work    
Columbia University, NY. Advisor: Anne Bogart

These Mistakes by Samantha Cooper
Columbia University, NY. Advisor: Brian Kulick    

Or, ,by Liz Duffy Adams            
Elements Theatre Collective, Santa Barbara, CA        

Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph                
Elements Theatre Collective, Santa Barbara, CA         

boom, by Peter Sinn Nachtreib
Elements Theatre Collective, Santa Barbara, CA            

Ngizobona, by Sara Rademacher
University of Kwa Zulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa    

BRB (Be Right Back) by Alexei Ryan                
University of California, Santa Barbara. Advisor: Risa Brainin

Three New Solo Works by Jose Esqueda, Nick Roberson, and Hayley Simms 
University of Santa Barbara CA. Advisor: Naomi Iizuka

Propoganda: A One Act Play by Barack Obama and Mitt Romney by Raul Martinez (Staged Reading)
LMCC Artist Open Studios, Governor's Island, NY

Directing: Musicals and Opera  

The Last Five Years by Jason Robert Brown                                  
Elements Theatre Collective, CA

Legally Blonde: The Musical! by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin and book by Heather Hach                                                
Santa Barbara School of Performing Arts

Reefer Madness: The Musical! by Kevin Murphey, music by Dan Studney                                              
Out of the Box Theatre Company, CA  

The Snow Maiden of Appalachia by Andrew Austin (Staged Reading)                     
Tidewater Opera Initiative, VA  

Training: The Musical by Joseph Schermann (Staged Reading)                                            
Elements Theatre Collective, CA

Assistant Directing

Persians by Aeschylus                  
The Getty Villa, CA, Director: Anne Bogart 

Orpheus in the Underworld by Jaques Offenbach
Virginia Opera, VA. Director: Sam Helfrich

Basetrack Live Created by Edward Bilous    
En Garde Arts, National Tour and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Director: Seth Bockley

Love Person by Aditi Brennan Kapil (World Premiere)                  
Mixed Blood Theater, MN. Director: Risa Brainin 

The Brothers Size by Tarrell Alvin McCraney  
Seattle Repertory Theatre. Director Juliette Carrillo

Three Tall Women by Edward Albee   
Seattle Repertory Theatre. Director: Allison Narver
Tiny Alice by Edward Albee         
Marin Theatre Company, CA. Director: Jasson Minadakis

Setup and Punch by Mark Saltzman and Berton Averre  
University of California, Santa Barbara. Director: Daniel Hodnett    

The Golden Cage by Krister De Leon (World Premier, Recognition of Outstanding work from the Mexican Consulate
University of California, Santa Barbara. Director: Krister De Leon                                       


Three Tall Women by Edward Albee
Seattle Repertory Theatre

The Brothers Size  by Tarrell Alvin McCraney          
Seattle Repertory Theatre

Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen  
Ensemble Theatre Company, CA.   

Spring Awakening: The Musical    
Out of the Box Theatre Company, CA.

The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov  
University or California, Santa Barbara 

Education and Training

Columbia University                   
Master of Fine Arts, Theatre Directing

University of California, Santa Barbara                
Bachelor of Arts in Dramatic Arts     

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Durban, South Africa         
Certificate in Theater and Performing Arts Studies
Seattle Rep. Professional Artist Training Program        
2010-2011 Season Casting and Artistic Internship with Artistic Director Jerry Manning/ Literary Manager Braden Abraham

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation
SDCF Observership 2016-2017

Roundabout Theatre Theatrical Teaching Institute
TTI Framework Intensive Workshop

Related Experience 

President's Assistant
National Theatre Conference, 2015- 2016

Directing Intern
A Delicate Balance by Edward Albee
The Guthrie Theater, MN, Director: Gary Gisselman                                                            

Literary Assistant        
Pullman Porter Blues  
Seattle Repertory Theatre, Director: Lisa Peterson 

PlayLabs Intern/Assistant
Notari Notari by Shigefumi Fukatsu
The Playwrights Center, MN, Director: Micheal Bigelow Dixon

Asst. Stage Manager
Timon of Athens by William Shakespeare
heater Actors Group and Lit Moon World Shakespeare Festival, Santa Barbara

Stage Manager/ Founding Member
Pounding Nails into the Floor with my Forehead by Eric Bogosian
Theatricians Theater Group, Santa Barbara

Stage Manager
Homonomore by Justin Gillman (World Premier) 
University of California, Santa Barbara.

Stage Manager
Hop by Erin Bregman
University of California, Santa Barbara