Greetings!I studied Theatre at Florida Southern College and Greensboro College. I have been teaching and coaching privately for close to 12 years, which includes classes workshops and one on one audition preparation. Along with teaching, I have been working as an Actor, Director and Set Designer in the Tampa Bay area since 2002. If you are looking for help with auditions, scene study, character development, scene study and a great overview of what working in the theatre is about, I am at your service. I also have a great deal of experience working with not for profit Arts organizations on fundraising and bringing awareness to their cause.
I am a visiting artist that directs various productions for these Companies. Recently I have directed "Same Time Next Year", "All in the Timing", "Sylvia", "God of Carnage", "Dealer's Choice", "Play On", "The Philadelphia Story" and "Moonlight and Magnolias" to name a few.
I have worked periodically as a Set Designer and Master Builder for many Theatre companies and performance venues in the Tampa Bay area. Recent productions include " God of Carnage", Complete Works...", "State Fair", "Chicago", "Damn Yankees", Midsummer Night's Dream", "The Nutcracker", "The Drawer Boy" and "Mornings at Seven" to name a few.
-Oversight of aspects of productions
-Management and supervision of staff and volunteers
-Coordination of show and rehearsal schedules for multiple productions
-Booking and management of all traveling companies and productions
-Creation and distribution of press releases
-Working with the Artistic Director to hire all Directors and Technical staff
-Management of all staff and volunteers
-Establishment of new 501(c)3 Not for Profit Corporation
-Implement and manage new organizational structure
-Management and supervision of the construction and renovation of a new rehearsal and performance venue
Worked with the rest of the board members to raise funds, select plays coordinate the construction and installation of the sets for each production. Also worked to help staff all productions, fundraising events. I also worked with the cities not for profit arts foundation, doing all that was possible to promote the arts in the city of Largo and the Tampa Bay area.