Auditorium Manager and Technical Director
BA, Communications-Truman State University
MFA, Theatre-Ohio University
Additional experiences or positions held:
Internship at The Cleveland Play House, company member two seasons at Hope Repertory Theatre. Company Member one season at Monomoy Theatre, Chatham Mass. Company member one season PlayHouse on Broadway, Pittsburg KS.
What attracted you to teaching at Truman?
My undergrad work was here.
What do you like best about working at Truman?
The teaching I do at Truman consists of private lessons. I do believe that at a university, everyone, faculty or not, has a responsibility to teach and pass on their knowledge.
What do you consider to be your greatest professional accomplishment?
When my students go out to auditions and get work.
How have you involved undergraduate students in your research?
The sessions with the students are twofold: advancing their training and helping me experiment with and perfect my training methods.
What do students seem to like most about your classes?
The chance to explore their art outside of the class room and more in-depth.
What careers have some of your former students entered?
Teaching, tech theatre, and acting