Academic Appointments

Fall 2016-Pres.

Christopher Newport University, Assistant Professor of Acting, Department of Theater and Dance. Teaching all levels of Acting, Voice for Actors and Movement for Actors and Directing productions for TheaterCNU.

2014-2016

University of Pittsburgh, Instructor of Record, Department of Theatre Arts. Teaching Introduction to Acting, Advanced Acting and Physical Theatre Techniques and Directing and Assistant Directing for UPStages.

Courses Taught

Christopher Newport University, Assistant Professor of Acting, Department of Theater and Dance.

THEA 230: Practical Acting: From Broadway to Boardroom (Liberal Learning Core, Area of Interest: Creative Expressions). Fall 2016, Fall 2017.
THEA 232: Acting I (Required for all Theater Majors). Spring 2017, Spring 2018.
THEA 233: Acting II. Fall 2016, Fall 2017.
THEA 332: The Actor’s Voice I. Fall 2016, Spring 2018.
THEA 334: The Actor’s Body. Fall 2017.
THEA 430: Acting III. Spring 2017.
THEA 432: The Actor’s Voice II – Verse and Text. Spring 2017.
THEA 499: Independent Study: Advanced Shakespeare: Character Exploration. Spring 2017.
THEA 499: Independent Study: Creating A Character. Fall 2017.
THEA 499: Independent Study: Audition Technique and Preparation. Fall 2017.

The University of Pittsburgh, Instructor of Record, Department of Theatre Arts.

THEA 0830: Introduction to Performance. Fall 2014 (2 sections), Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016.
THEA 1102: Acting 1. Spring 2015, Fall 2015.
THEA 1392: Special Topics: Creating A Character. Spring 2016.

The University of Pittsburgh, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Theatre Arts.

THEA 1100: Voice and Movement 1. Fall 2014.

Other Teaching Experience

2014 – Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Teaching Artist, Cold Spring, NY. Teaching Acting Shakespeare.
2009-2014 – Private Audition and Public Speaking Coach, New York, NY.

Professional Affiliations

Actors Equity Association (AEA), Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE), Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC), Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA)

Teaching & Research Interests

Acting (Classical & Contemporary), Directing, Michael Chekhov Technique, Jacques Lecoq Technique, Heightened Text Techniques, Middendorf Breathwork

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