Education

MFA, Directing

Mason Gross School of Arts

Rutgers University

New Brunswick, NJ

Amy Saltz, Ed Stern and Hal Scott. Included three years of movement and complete Meisner progression with William Esper and Maggie Flanigan. Produced two seasons in the black box as a teaching assistant.

BA, English Literature

Williams College

Williamstown, MA

With a minor in Political Philosophy. Relevant course work included Advanced Scenic Design with the late Arden Fingerhut (who changed my understanding of theatre); and acting and design workshops with numerous visiting artists. Performed in the mainstage season all four years, and produced and directed, including a site-specific, 1940’s jazz club with live music, and traditional musicals.

Acting Diploma

LaGuardia School for the Performing Arts

New York, NY

One of 2000 applicants for 75 spaces. Stanislavski-based techniques from protégés of Harold Clurman, Bobby Lewis, Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg and Uta Hagen. Course work included speech, movement, makeup, camera, and modern dance. Auditioned for and toured the city with a Bus & Truck company which devised an original, multi-cultural musical with Anthony Abeson (NYC acting instructor).

Studio Training

New York & Chicago

  • Advanced Scene Study at Center Theater (with Dan LaMorte) in Chicago
  • Shakespeare Workshop at Labyrinth, with Barry Edelstein
  • Shakespeare Coaching with Ian Hersey, at The Public
  • On-camera technique, with Heidi Marshall
  • Cold Reading, with Maggie Flanigan
  • Monologues, with Karen Kohlhaas
  • Voice Over Technique, at Shut Up & Talk

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