Resume

PRODUCING EXPERIENCE

Sally Sue's Shoppin' Showcase and Smashed Glass Art Extravaganza, written and directed by Drew Freeman, anticipated 2020 (in production)

First Date, short film directed by Vivi Varon and Logan Bowes, anticipated 2020 (in post-production)

What's Good For Business, short film directed by Cara Powers, 2019

No Good Demon Goes Unpunished, short film directed by Lily Herman, 2018

WRITING EXPERIENCE

First Date, short film directed by Vivi Varon and Logan Bowes, anticipated 2020 (in post-production)

What's Good For Business, short film directed by Cara Powers, 2019

No Good Demon Goes Unpunished, short film directed by Lily Herman, 2018

Colonel Crackshot, commercial directed by Cara Powers, 2015

Boys Will Be Boys, Kansas City Horror Play Festival, October 2017

Schizo (reading), Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Summer 2014

Getting CloserRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art, Summer 2014

The SinkingGustavus Adolphus College  Black Box, Spring 2010

Death and Louise  (reading), Gustavus Adolphus College, Spring 2010

Lucy UneditedHarold Pinter Studio, Spring 2009

Very Far AwayLawrence Free State Black Box, Winter 2004

DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

What's Good For Business, short film written by Cara Powers, 2019

Yes Ma'am Circus, documentary by Cara Powers, 2018

Colonel Crackshot, commercial for Brits Inc, written by Cara Powers, 2015

Spring Awakening, Steven Sater, book writer, Mid-Life Players

Dr. Deranged and the Super Villain Reunion, Jessica Whitfield, writer, City Theatre of Independence

Dancing With Crows Feet, Various writers, Arts and Ageing Kansas City

A Kansas Nutcracker (Assistant), Ric Averill, writer, Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage

Love/Hate, Jordan Kenton Thomas, writer, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art            

Frackture, Self, co-writers, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Edward II Devised Piece, Self, co-writers, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

The Sinking, Self, writer, Gustavus Adolphus College Black Box   

Untouched (Assistant), Prisca Kendagor, writer, Vulcan’s Forge

Lucy Unedited, Self, writer, Harold Pinter Studio       

Tammy’s Art and Beauty Salon, Self, co-writers, Harold Pinter Studio

Downtown, Jeffrey Hatcher, writer, Gustavus Adolphus College Black Box   

West Side Story (Assistant) , Arthur Laurents, book writer, Lawrence Free State Main Stage               

Very Far Away, Self, writer, Lawrence Free State Black Box

OTHER FILM EXPERIENCE

Script Supervisor, The Harbinger, short film by Tom Hannigan, 2019

Script Supervisor, First Date, short film by Cara Powers, 2019

Production Assistant, Free Keiko, short film by The Video People, 2020

Production Assistant, Improv Guru, webseries by Flatiron Films, 2019

Production Coordinator, Scout's Honor, short film directed by Melissa McGlensey, 2018

Production Assistant, Booked It,short film by Carly Glenn, 2018

ACTING EXPERIENCE

Hecate, Drunken Shakespeare: MacDrunk-The Scottish Play, Kevin King, director, Whim Productions

John Manzoni, FractureSelf, co-directors, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art   

Various roles, The Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins, Darren Royston, Director, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art     

Various roles, Edward II Devised Piece, Self, co-directors, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art  

God, UntouchedPrisca Kendagor, Director, Vulcan’s Forge 

Lucy, Lucy Unedited, Self, director, Harold Pinter Studio

Multiple, Tammy’s Art and Beauty SalonVarious Directors, Harold Pinter Studio

 

 

EDUCATION

Harold Ramis Film School at The Second City        Chicago, IL

Certificate in Comedic Storytelling

  • Instructors: Rachael Mason, Katherine O'Brien, Jeff Griggs, John McNaughton, John Hancock, John Mossman, Vince Singleton, Dale Chapman. Kimmie Companik-Warner, Dionna Griffin-Irons, Ron Falzone, Matt Hovde, Gary Fox, Mariano DiMarco, Angie Gaffney

  • Courses: Comedic Storytelling, Filmmakers Lab, Producing, Directing, Adaptation, Episodic Narrative, Improv, Finding Your Comedic Voice

  • Studied at the world famous Second City Chicago's film school, the Harold Ramis Film School. This is the only program of its kind in the world.

  • Focused on developing and structuring scripts and learning the technical skills necessary to succeed in the industry.

 

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and Birkbeck, University of London    London, UK

MA Text and Performance, Directing Pathway

  • Instructors: Paul Sirett, Andrew Visnevski, Lisa Goldman, Aoife Monks, Fintan Walsh, Brian Stirner,

Dan Scherer, Adrienne Thomas, Darren Royston

  • Courses: directing, playwriting, dramaturgy, acting,  the Laban system, contemporary theatre, voice,

Elizabethan theatre (specifically focused on Marlowe’s Edward II)

  • Workshops: Miesner Technique with John Beschizza,  Directing with Paris Erotokritou

Queen Mary, University of London   London, UK 

Studied Abroad with a focus on contemporary performance and writing

  • Instructors:  Lois Weaver, Nicholas Ridout,  Dominic Johnson, Bridget Escolme, Peggy Shaw

  • Courses: performance composition, performance theory, natural theatre, historical costuming,

interventionist theatre, body movement

 

Gustavus Adolphus College   St. Peter, MN, USA

BA in Theatre with focus on directing and playwriting

  • Intructors: Henry MacCarthy, Amy Seham, Micah Maatman, Terena Wilkens, Mat Smart

  • Courses: Directing, Playwriting, South American Theatre, Acting, Set Design, Lighting and Sound

Design, Costume Design, Film Noir
 

Kansas City Improv Training Center, Kansas City, MO, USA

  • Studied 101 and 201 level classes with local improv artists

  • Studied under the Kansas City Improv Company, the best known and most well respected improv company in the area

  • Performed in front of live audiences at weekly classes, bi-weekly get togethers, and finale performances. 

  • Focused on character development and composing improvised scenes

 

STAGE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Dance of the Seven Deadly Sins, Darren Royston, directorRoyal Academy of Dramatic Art               

Urinetown: the MusicalAmy Seham, director, Gustavus Adolphus College Main Stage   

Tammy’s Art and Beauty SalonSelf, co-directors, Harold Pinter Studio

The Dumb WaiterTristan Rholl, director, Gustavus Adolphus College Black Box    

Fefu and Her Friends, Amy Seham, director, Gustavus Adolphus College Main Stage   

 

TECHNICAL THEATRE EXPERIENCE

FracktureLight and Sound Designer, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Broadway in South Africa 3rd Annual GalaRunning  Crew, Manhattan Theatre Center

Split Britches: Miss America, Backstage Crew, People's Palace

Tammy’s Art and Beauty SalonLight Board Operator, Harold Pinter Studio

The Dumb WaiterSound Board Operator, Gustavus Adolphus College Black Box

Multiple shows and concerts, Sound Board Operator, Gustavus Adolphus College

OTHER THEATRE EXPERIENCE

    Box Office Assistant Manager, Jeff Church, Artistic Director, Coterie Theatre

Usher, The Icarus Project, Zoe Lemmonier, director, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Merchandise, Spider Man Turn Off The Dark, Julie Taymor, director, Foxwoods Theatre   

Usher, Radio City Christmas SpectacularLinda Haberman, director, Radio City Music Hall

Usher/Bartender, Various shows, Various Directors, Lied Center of Kansas

Usher, Various shows, Various Directors, Unicorn Theatre