My undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting from the University of MN, Duluth. After Which I moved to San Diego & had the great opportunity to act, assistant direct & stage manage with the San Diego Repertory, Lamb’s Players Theatre & The Old Globe Theatre. I pursued my Masters of Arts, in Directing at Emerson College in Boston, MA. While in Boston I directed & stage managed at the American Repertory Theatre & The Huntington Theatre. Upon my return to California, I spent time in Los Angeles working in casting, here in San Diego I created Lotus Theatre, artistic/producing director & acting teacher.