Teaching

EDUCATION & TRAINING

SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE, Bronxville, NY/ M.F.A.  Directing & Playwriting
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, NYC / M.A.  Theatre In Education
WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY, Wayne, NJ/ B.A.  Special Ed. & Elem. Ed.
NJ STATE CERTIFICATION: Tch. of Handicapped & Elem. Sch. Teacher

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Sample Syllabi available upon request.

BLOOMSBURG UNIVERSITY, Bloomsburg, PA, 2011-2012
Assistant Professor of Theatre/Performance
Courses:
Fundamentals of Acting, Advanced Acting
Play Directing
Playwriting
Director:
The Burial At Thebes/Seamus Heaney (Nominated-Kennedy Center Theatre Festival)
Dead Man’s Cell Phone /Sarah Ruhl
 
HOBART AND WILLIAM SMITH COLLEGES, Geneva, NY, 2002-2007
Assistant Professor of Theatre
Courses:
Introduction to Dramatic Literature
Acting I, Acting II
Playwriting Workshop (Play Devising), Advanced Playwriting
First Year Seminar in Theatre Games and Improvisation
Fundamentals of Theatre Directing
Shakespeare, Page and Stage (Interdisciplinary English/Theatre course)
Director:
The Misanthrope / Moliere, The Water Engine / David Mamet, Dangerous Corner /J.B.Priestley, Lysistrata /Aristophanes, Twelfth Night / William Shakespeare, Lucia Mad/ Don Nigro
Independent Studies:
Playwriting, Acting, Dramatic Literature, Masters Level Teacher Education program
Advisor:
Phoenix Players (Student run theatre organization)
Student Advisor
Faculty Examiner: Honors Project on Theatre Performance

WELLS COLLEGE, Aurora, NY, 2008-2011
Adjunct Professor
Courses:
Acting – Scene Study
Methods of Directing
Introduction to Playwriting
Director:
The Words Upon The Window-Pane Adapt. From Yeats

RUTGERS U., MASON GROSS SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, New   Brunswick, NJ      
Adjunct Professor
Courses:
Acting and Improvisation
Basic Text – Dramatic Literature and Dramatists from Antiquity to the present

MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY, Montclair, NJ
Adjunct Professor
Courses:
Acting and Improvisation

MUHLENBERG COLLEGE, Allentown,PA
Adjunct Professor
Courses:
Introduction To Dramatic Art

MORRIS COUNTY COLLEGE, Randolph,NJ
Guest Artist/Teacher:
Workshops in Improvisation and Acting Shakespeare as a part of an Arts Conference

NY SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, Joseph Papp Public Theatre, NYC
Artist/Teacher:
Created and taught process oriented Playwriting workshops in NYC public schools

PLAYWRIGHT’S THEATRE OF NJ, Madison, NJ
Artist/Teacher:
Created, developed and led Playwriting workshops
Director:
Directed student plays for NJ Young Playwright’s Festival

OBERLIN COLLEGE THEATRE INSTITUTE, Oberlin, OH
Artist/Teacher:
Taught Acting, Improvisation, and Playwriting

GOOD CLEAN FUN,Fort Lee,NJ
Director of Education: Directed, wrote, and acted in scenes for discussion

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