Designated Linklater Teacher 2007
MFA, Acting, Rutgers University – with Bill Esper
BA, Theater Arts, University of Michigan
Faculties include: Rutgers University Mason Gross School of the Arts BFA program, Actor’s Studio at Pace MFA program, NYU Tisch CAP 21, Maggie Flanigan Acting Studio, Circle in the Square Theatre School, School for Continuing Professional Studies at NYU, Penny Templeton Acting Studio, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Professional Performing Arts High School in Manhattan, and served as the Director in Residence at Shakespeare’s Globe, London for Mason Gross School of the Arts in 2003-4. Additional workshops and training institutions: LAByrinth Theater Company, NYC; NJPAC Summer Youth Program, Childsplay Inc. Tempe, Arizona; Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Cold Spring, NY; Wingspan High School Summer Program, NY, NY; Harwich Junior College After School Program, Harwich, Boston; Albright College Theatre Lock-In, Albright, PA, Rutgers Junior Outreach Program, New Brunswick, NJ. Founding member, actor, and teacher of Theatre Lila. Methodologies include: Voice Production, Dialects, Speech (Dudley Knight, Phil Thompson, Louis Colaianni’s Phonetic Pillows, Patricia Fletcher’s “Classically Speaking” and Skinner speech work), Vocal Health and Rehabilitation, Accent Reduction, Audition Preparation, Voice and Movement for the Actor; Shakespeare, Text Analysis, and Vocal Coaching for Productions.