directing resumé

directing

Little Women, Knee, Howland, and Dickstein, (Stage Director and Conductor) Shepherd University, February 2017

Iolanthe, Gilbert and Sullivan, (Stage Director) Shepherd University, February 2016

Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell, (Stage Director) Shepherd University, February 2015

Avenue Q – the Musical, Lopez, Marx, and Whitty, (Stage Director) Shepherd University, February 2014

Die Fledermaus, Johann Strauss, (Stage Director) Shepherd University, February 2013

The Gondoliers, Gilbert and Sullivan, (Stage Director) Jacksonville University, April 2012

Little Women, Knee, Howland, and Dickstein, (Music Director) Jacksonville University, October 2011

The Apple Tree, Harnick, Bock, and Coopersmith, Jacksonville University, October 2010

Chess, Andersson, Ulvaeus, Rice, and Nelson, (Stage Director, Music Director, Choreography assistance, The Florida Theatre (Jacksonville, FL) and Swisher Theatre (Jacksonville University), April 2010

Transcendence from The Collaborative Project – a  staging of Rejoice in the Lamb by Benjamin Britten. Acting scene written by Matthew R. Watson (Stage Director, Music Director, Co-choreographer, co-designer for puppets) Jacksonville University, November 2009

Hooray for Hollywood! – original revue written by Bobb Robinson and Robert Tudor (Co-Author, Music and Stage Director) Jacksonville University, April 2009

Fall Opera Scenes Program – Scenes from Carmen, Susannah, and Iolanthe. (Music and Stage Director) Jacksonville University, November 2008

Ragtime, Flaherty, McNally, & Ahrens (Music Director) Jacksonville University, November 2008

Oklahoma!, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, (Music Director) Jacksonville University, April 2008

A Celebration of the American Songbook – music of Porter, Gershwin, Berlin, and Kern.  (Writer, Music Director, Stage Director) Cummer Museum of Art & Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Jacksonville, March 2008

Fall Opera Scenes Program – Scenes from Le Nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni, and Die Zauberflöte (Music and Stage Director) Jacksonville University, December 2007

The Orpheus Project – a collaborative performance project including opera and arts songs; ballet, jazz, and modern dance; film; glass blowing; photograpy; and theatre centered on the myth of Orpheus and the Underworld. (Music and Co-Stage Director) Jacksonville University, November 2007

Company, by Stephen Sondheim (Music Director) Jacksonville University, April 2007

Dido and Aeneas, by Henry Purcell (Stage and Music Director) Jacksonville University, October 2006; Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, WV, February 2002

training

  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Performance
    University of Maryland, College Park, MD
  • Master of Music in Voice Performance
    University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
  • Bachelor of Music in Voice Performance
    Stetson University, DeLand, FL

Voice:  Jane Christeson, Joseph Evans, & Dominic Cossa.
Acting:  including techniques, direction, improvisation, and scene study (Craig Maddox, Franklin Summers, Leon Major, Naomi Jacobson, Paul Douglas Michnewicz, and Nick Olcott.
Dance:  Ballet, jazz, & modern.

interests

Hiking, running, yoga, photography, and classical guitar