RESUME

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

• Dedicated, analytical, and empathetic theatre educator with experience in teaching, arts administration, and curriculum development  •

•  Resourceful director diving into textually rich worlds and reinventing classics  •

• Proactive collaborator with an eye for creative programming and inventive solutions  •  Warm and enthusiastic with a go-getter attitude  •
 

RELEVANT SKILLS
  • Mastery in Microsoft Office and Google Suite 

  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and GIMP

  • Proficiency in iMovie, Experience with Premiere Pro

  • Proficiency in Tessitura, Spektrix, and Audience View Ticketing Software 

  • In-Classroom Teaching

  • Curriculum Development

  • Lesson Planning

  • Directing

  • Stage Management

  • Playwriting

  • Text and Script Analysis

  • Theatre and Art History

  • Dance: Tap, Ballet, Jazz Dance, Hip Hop, Contemporary

  • Dramaturgy

     

ARTS ADMINISTRATION AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Young Conservatory Fellow

THE YC AT AMERICAN CONSERVATORY THEATER

  • Developed course descriptions, curriculum, and student learning outcomes to align with YC’s pedagogical goals

  • Generated programming changes and facilitate communication with YC families and faculty during COVID-19 shelter-in-place and social distancing orders

  • Assessed enrollment data to identify trends and recommend course programming

  • Liaised between families, students, staff, faculty, and artists for multiple classes and performance opportunities

  • Led hiring, scheduling, and marketing for the YC Summer 2020 Intern Program

  • Analyzed and evaluated prospective new works in A.C.T.’s Litbrain literary program

  • Created dramaturgy packet and program publications for A.C.T. Fellows Project

2019-2020

"Step It Up" Teaching Artist

OAKLAND SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS

  • Designed and taught 14-week introductory theatre intensive with an audition focus for prospective 4th and 5th-grade students with limited previous theatre training

  • Evaluated student’s skill level and progress in an end-of-program audition
     

2018-2020

Artistic Direction and Education Intern

MARIN THEATRE COMPANY

  • Taught arts integration outreach: literature, history, public speaking

  • Instructed and assisted on-site classes for students in 1st through 9th grade

  • Planned and executed audience engagement, including interactive lobby dramaturgy

  • Led student matinees and post-show discussions

  • Evaluated and discussed prospective plays in 2019-2020 season planning committee

  • Assessed new works for MTC’s Calicchio Play Prize Competition and Marin Young Playwrights Festival
     

2018-2019

Box Office and Front of House Staff

MARIN THEATRE COMPANY

  • Processed online, phone, and in-person ticketing sales

  • Fielded inquiries about company policy, play content, and upcoming events

  • Supervised volunteer ushers and coordinated communication between box office, front of house staff, and stage management
     

2018-2019

Teaching Artist

SAN FRANCISCO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

  • Communicated with camp managers, administration, and families on student needs, camp progress, and upcoming assignments

  • Collaborated with fellow teaching artists, supporting each other with classroom, production, and student needs

  • Taught classes in Voice and Movement, Text and History, and Production and Design

  • Directed condensed productions of Shakespeare plays for ages seven to thirteen
     

2018-2019

Theatre Intern

THEATRE PHILADELPHIA

  • Assigned and arranged nominators for the 2017-2018 Barrymore adjudication process, communicating with over thirty theatre companies and seventy adjudicators

  • Tracked finances of Barrymore Participation fees for over one hundred productions

  • Facilitated planning and execution of Barrymore Awards and 1st Annual Philly Theatre Week through contacting vendors, planning seating charts, and setting up event spaces 

  • Managed office tasks, including collecting and sending mail, creating office manuals, and organizing digital and physical company documents
     

2017-2018

Artistic Learning Intern

CALIFORNIA SHAKESPEARE THEATRE

  • Performed roles of counselor, teaching assistant, stage manager, and assistant director

  • Managed and recorded student emotional, instructional, and medical needs

  • Conceived and taught two master classes: commedia dell'arte and War of Roses History

  • Operated soundboard  and aided light board programming and light refocusing
       

     

2017

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Junior-Level Teaching Artist

A.C.T. Young Conservatory, 2020-Present

  

 

On-Call Substitute Teacher
Oakland School for the Arts, 2019-2020
 

  
Front of House Staff
The University of the Arts
, 2017-2018

  
Summer Camp Teaching Artist
Kids 'N Dance, 2016

 

THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE

Directing

ICECREAM

To The Sticking Place

Metamorphize

Wet Nurse

Dim The Lights: Senior Showcase

Milk

 

UArts Brind School

UArts Brind School

Speakeasy 932

Speakeasy 932

OSA School of Theatre

OSA School of Theatre

Assistant Directing

The Who and the What

How I Learned What I Learned

The Bourgeois Gentleman

Performance Playground

The Summer in Gossensass

God's Ear

 

Marin Theatre Company

Marin Theatre Company

UArts Brind School

Brind School and Subcircle

UArts Brind School

UArts Brind School

 

Hana S. Sharif

Margo Hall

KC Macmillan

Jorge and Nikki Cosuineau

Rick Stoppleworth

Shira Daniels

 

Stage Management and Production Assistance

Freaky Friday

How I Learned What I Learned

Oslo

Don't You Know Who I Think I Am?

Twelfth Night

Ends In Riot

 
 

Marin Theatre Company

Marin Theatre Company

Marin Theatre Company

UArts Brind School

UArts Brind School

UArts Brind School

 

Jasmine Osborne

Margo Hall

Jasson Minadakis

Julia Louis

Matt Pfeiffer

Monique Asselin

 

CORE STRENGTHS
  • Team Collaboration

  • Creative Thinking

  • Problem-Solving

  • Communication

  • Adaptability and Flexibility

  • Time Management

  • Organization

  • Empathy

     

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

The University of the Arts
BFA in Directing, Playwriting and Production with a Focus in Directing and Dramaturgy (‘18)

Selected Instructors

Joanna Settle: Artistic Direction/Shakespeare

Jacqueline Goldfinger: Playwriting/Dramaturgy

Eugenie Chan: Playwriting

Matthew Travisano: Text and Language

Terry Bamberger: Acting/Shakespeare

Becky Potter: Movement/Clowning

Chris Mirto: Directing

Fadi Skeiker: Directing

Amy Dugas Brown: Casting/Business of Theater

Rebecca Wright: Collaboration in Theater

Kate Tejada: Financial Leadership

 

REFERENCES

References Available Upon Request