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Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!                Florida State University                              Tallahassee, FL

The Ruby Sunrise                                             Florida State University                               Tallahassee, FL

The Fault (Julius Caesar)                                 Florida State University                               Tallahassee, FL

Dragons Love Tacos                                         Clinton Area Showboat Theatre                  Clinton, IA

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! +             Clinton Area Showboat Theatre                  Clinton, IA

Prefers Bright Indirect Light +                        Florida State University                                Tallahassee, FL

INK, Inc. ~                                                           Florida State University                               Tallahassee, FL

#FREEBRITNEY ~                                              Florida State University                                Tallahassee, FL

Halloween 1977                                                Theatre Cedar Rapids’ Flash Play Fest.      Cedar Rapids, IA

Black Box, An Adoption Story                          TCR's Underground New Play Festival       Cedar Rapids, IA

Again, I'm You                                                    TCR's Underground New Play Festival       Cedar Rapids, IA

Young Artists Sing Andrew Lloyd Webber +  Des Moines Young Artists Theatre              Des Moines, IA

The Velvet Sky *                                                Des Moines Playhouse                                 Des Moines, IA

Circle Mirror Transformation *                        Des Moines Playhouse                                 Des Moines, IA

Four Dogs & a Bone *                                       Stagewest Theatre Company                      Des Moines, IA


~ Devised   + Choreographer   * Staged Reading


Associate Director

Constellations           Clinton Area Showboat Theatre                Director: James Beaudry      Clinton, IA

All Shook Up              Clinton Area Showboat Theatre                Director: James Beaudry     Clinton, IA

Shakuntala                Gateway Dance & Pyramid Theatre Co.    Director: Ken-Matt Martin    Des Moines, IA


Assistant Director

Newsies                          Florida State University                       Director: Michael Fatica       Tallahassee, FL

Shakespeare in Love     Theatre Cedar Rapids                          Director: Angie Toomsen     Cedar Rapids, IA

Marjorie Prime               Stagewest Theatre Company              Director: Todd Buchacker    Des Moines, IA


Associate Producer

Sister Act                                                    Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA                   

Calendar Girls                                            Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA

State Fair                                                    Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA

The Wedding Singer                                  Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA

Always…Patsy Cline                                   Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA

Smokey Joe’s Café                                     Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA

Church Basement Ladies                          Clinton Area Showboat Theatre           Clinton, IA


Other Production Credits

The Wizard of Oz           Music Director        Kata Klysmic Productions                       Des Moines, IA

The Bee's Knees            Choreographer       Iowa Theatre Artists Company               Amana, IA

Marjorie Prime               Dramaturg              Stagewest Theatre Company                 Des Moines, IA

Pinkalicious                    Marketing                Clinton Area Showboat Theatre             Clinton, IA

Caucus! The Musical!    Dance Captain         Epic Stage Productions                           Des Moines, IA



Best Play of 2021, River Cities Reader: Constellations, Clinton Area Showboat Theatre 

Best Play Runner-Up, Best Ensemble: Black Box, An Adoption Story, TCR’s Underground Festival 2019

Best Use of Props: Halloween 1977, TCR’s Halloween Horror Nights Flash Play Festival



  • M.F.A. Directing – Florida State University (Candidate 2024)

  • M.S. Adult Learning & Organizational Performance: Leadership, Training/Development – Drake University

  • B.F.A. Music Theatre, Minor in Dance – Viterbo University

  • Consent Forward Artist Program (2024) – Intimacy Directors and Coordinators

  • Summer Shakespeare 4-Week Course (2018) – LAMDA (London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art)

Related Experience

Clinton Area Showboat Theatre: Associate Producer (2021-2022), Director of Education (2022)

  • Operational support for all aspects of 5-show residential summer stock season and youth-theatre programs including casting, community engagement, marketing, policy development, company and volunteer management, accessibility services, and general administration.

  • Direct youth theatre productions, coordinate and teach summer camps, guide and supervise middle and high school students in the “Deckhand” program. 


Freelance Actor (2005 – present)

  • 19 years professional acting experience on stage and film (resume available upon request)


Teaching Experience – Higher Education (2016 – present)

  • Instructor of Record/Adjunct: Directing I, Scene Study, Musical Theatre I

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Directing I, Performance II, Musical Theatre I & III, Intro to Design, Intro to Theatre


Teaching Experience – Youth Theatre (2008 – 2022)

2008 – 2021

  • Independent artist contracted with local theatres, performance academies, and non-profit organizations to design and teach various courses, camps, and workshops including acting, show choir, piano, dance, and film.


Grant Writer, Event Planner, Volunteer Manager, Inclusion Coordinator (2007 – 2017)

  • Certified in Grant Writing (Drake University) and Volunteer Management (Des Moines Area Community College)

  • Over 600k in grants awarded; planned multi-state conferences on a six month timeline

  • Provided training on accessible and inclusive volunteer opportunities and coordinated accommodations

  • Extensive experience navigating federal/state/local government and non-profit sector


Adjudication/Workshops (2011 – 2021)

  • Des Moines Performing Arts' Iowa High School Musical Theatre Awards: Adjudicator, 2012-2021

  • Iowa Thespian Festival: "Be Not Afeard" Shakespeare Workshop & Individual Events Adjudicator – 2018

  • Iowa Musical Theatre Competition: Adjudicator, 2011


Private Coach (2013 – 2021)

  • Coach student and adult clients for acting competitions, public speaking, and career development.


Special Skills

  • Singer: belter/soprano; Instruments: advanced flute, intermediate piano, improvisational tambourine/kazoo

  • Strong mover with training in ballet, jazz, tap, modern

  • Puppetry (arm-rod, object performance)

  • Unarmed combat (SAFD Certified 2022)

  • Handling small captive wildlife: owls, snakes, ‘possums & more!

  • Valid U.S. passport, Florida driver's license

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