Resume

Directing Awards/Honors

* LA Stage Alliance Ovation Award Nomination: Best Director of a Musical for Rooms: a Rock Romance (2012)

*Festival of New American Musicals Award Winner: Best Musical at Hollywood Fringe Festival for The Trouble With Words (2011)

* LA Weekly Award Winner: Best Ensemble for Altar Boyz (2010)

*LA Weekly Award Nominee: Best Musical for Altar Boyz (2010)

* Stage Scene LA Award Winner: Best Musical, Best Ensemble, Director of the Year (2007-2008; 2010-2011)

*LA Weekly Award Winner: Best Ensemble, Best Choreography for Altar Boyz (2009)

*LA Weekly Award Nominations in 4 categories, including Best Musical  for Altar Boyz (2009)

*Festival of New American Musicals Preview Event Performance of A New Brain performed for author William Finn (2009)

*LA Times Critic’s Choice for A New Brain (2008)

*Backstage West Garland Critic’s List: Musical Direction and Ensemble Performance for A New Brain (2008)

*OC Weekly pick for Best in Theatre for A New Brain (2007)

* National Finalist for Directing in the Kennedy Center ACTF (2006 & 2007)

 

Theatre: Directing

New Show2016Silver Spring, MD
The Lincoln Tribute First Person Accounts2015Ford’s Theatre, Washington, DC
Caps for Sale (World Premiere, National Tour)2015Adventure Theatre, Glen Echo, MD
Blue Straggler (World Premiere)2015Source Festival, Washington, DC
Nero/Pseudo (World Premiere)2014WSC Avant Bard, Washington, DC
Yank! (Staged Reading)2014Rainbow Theatre Project, Washington, DC
Robot Songs (World Premiere)2013TheaterLab, New York, NY
The Trouble with Words 2013Coeurage Theatre, Los Angeles, CA
All Shook Up2013Little Theatre, Fullerton, CA
The Drowsy Chaperone2013Burnight Theatre, Cerritos, CA
Rooms: A Rock Romance (West Coast Premiere)*
2012Chance Theatre, Anaheim, CA
Fiorello! (Staged Reading)2012Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA
Hansel and Gretel2012Little Theatre, Fullerton, CA
Drunken City2012Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
Nerve2012Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Assistant Director)2011 Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA
A Prayer for Owen Meany 2011Young Theatre, Fullerton, CA
The Trouble with Words (World Premiere)*2011Coeurage Theatre, West Hollywood, CA
The Merry Wives of Windsor (HS Summer Intensive)2011Old Globe Festival Theatre, San Diego, CA
Reefer Madness2011Burnight Theatre, Cerritos, CA
I Love You, Because2011Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
Ordinary People2011Concordia Theatre, Irvine, CA
Equus2010Young Theatre, Fullerton, CA
As You Like It (HS Summer Shakespeare Intensive)2010Old Globe Festival Theatre, San Diego, CA
Whisper House (World Premiere; Assistant Director)2010Old Globe Theatre, San Diego, CA
House of Several Stories (Workshop Reading)2010Chance Theatre, Anaheim, CA
Violet2010Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
Altar Boyz*2009Celebration Theatre, West Hollywood, CA
A New Brain*2009 El Portal Forum Theatre (2nd Remount), North Hollywood, CA
A New Brain*2008Rude Guerrilla Theatre (1st Remount), Santa Ana, CA
Dog Sees God2009Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
A Piece of My Heart2009Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
Company2009Burnight Theatre, Cerritos, CA
Songs from an Unmade Bed (West Coast Premiere)2008Celebration Theatre, West Hollywood, CA
You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown2008Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
Falling Dreams (World Premiere)2008Stages Theatre, Fullerton, CA
As It Is In Heaven 2008 Hallberg Theatre, Fullerton, CA
A New Brain*2007Grand Central Theatre, Santa Ana, CA
Anna in the Tropics2007 Burnight Theatre, Cerritos, CA
What’s Opera, Doc? 50th Anniversary Celebration2007Star of India Ship, San Diego, CA
The Diviners2006-2007Family Theatre, Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Dead Man Walking 2007Hallberg Theatre, Fullerton, CA
Suicide by Punchbowl (Staged Reading)2007Lab Theatre, Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Pig Farm (Assistant Director)2007South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA
James and the Giant Peach (Production Assistant)2007South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA
Seussical2006 Little Theatre, Fullerton, CA
Secrets and Other Indulgences (Staged Reading)2006Lab Theatre, Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Marisol2005Arena Theatre, Fullerton, CA
Under Milkwood (Co-Director)2005Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Laugharne, Wales
Terminating … or Ambivalence2004Arena Theatre, Fullerton, CA
For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls2004Directing Studio, Fullerton, CA
The Guys2004Showcase Theatre, Huntsville, TX
Not About Nightingales 2004Mainstage Theatre, Huntsville, TX
Rich, Red Clay (Original Script)2002-2003Showcase Theatre, Huntsville, TX
All in the Timing 2002Showcase Theatre, Huntsville, TX
The Santaland Diaries2002 Showcase Theatre, Huntsville, TX