Resume

Directing

City Lights Theater Company, San Jose, CA—2012

  • “Xmas Cards” in Christmas Shorts (Matt Hoverman)

Opera San José, San Jose, CA—2012—Educational Outreach

  • The Billy Goats Gruff (Davies, Mozart, Donizetti)

San Jose Rep’s Emerging Artists Lab, San Jose, CA—2012

  • A Dark and Stormy Christmas Story (created by Steve Boyle, Peter Hsieh, and Heather Noelle Robinson)
  • Selling Point and Sunday Sundays (Peter Hsieh)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, NJ—2008-2012

  • The Marriage of Figaro (original adaptaion based on Beaumarchais) with the Next Stage Ensemble
  • Look Back in Anger (John Osborne) a workshop of the first act, STNJ Late Night Series

Bindlepunks, San Jose, CA—2010-2011

  • Our American Myth: A Theatrical Experiment (devised by the company)
  • Back When (Max Koknar) and It Figures (Cary Silberman) in the 24-hour play project

Playwrights Horizons Theater School, NYU—2005-2006

  • Odysseus (John Barton)
  • Lot 13: The Bone Violin (Doug Wright)

Directing—Staged Readings

City Lights Theater Company, San Jose, CA—2012

  • Bones (Ross Peter Nelson)

Subterranean Shakespeare, Berkeley, CA—2012

  • Doctor Faustus (Christopher Marlowe)

Dragon Productions, New Play Development Factory, Palo Alto, CA—2012

  • Don’t Be Evil (Bennett Fisher)

Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Young Theater Maker Showcase, San Francisco, CA—2011

  • Invisible Woman (Genevieve Jessee)

Z Space, San Francisco, CA—2011

  • Co-directed with Lauren Gunderson: Being Harold Pinter (Belarus Free Theater)

Assistant Directing and Dramaturgy

Upcoming in 2013—A Minister’s Wife at San Jose Repertory Theatre, directed by Michael Halberstam

Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, CA—2012

  • A Steady Rain (dir. Meredith McDonough)

TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, CA—2011-2012

  • Of Mice and Men (dir. Robert Kelley)
  • Clementine in the Lower Nine* (dir. Leah Gardiner)

Renegade Theatre Experiment, San Jose, CA—2011

  • Dramaturgy for Eat the Runt (dir. Sean Murphy)

Opera San José, San Jose, CA—2009-2012

  • Die Fledermaus (dir. Marc Jacobs)
  • Idomeneo (dir. Brad Dalton)
  • Tosca (dir. Sandra Bengochea)
  • Le Nozze di Figaro (dir. Peter Kozma)
  • La Cenerentola (dir. Sandra Bengochea)
  • Cosi Fan Tutte (dir. Brad Dalton)

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Madison, NJ—2007-2008

  • Private Lives (dir. Paul Mullins)
  • The Bald Soprano (dir. Matthew Arbour)
  • Henry IV, Part One (dir. Jason King Jones)
  • Twelfth Night (dir. Tim Nicolai)

NYU Tisch School of the Arts—2006-2007

  • There Was and There Wasn’t* (dir. Fritz Ertl)
  • For Colored Girls… (dir. Kate Moran)

Literary

San Jose Rep’s Emerging Artists Lab (SJREAL)—2012-current

  • Literary Organizer

Cutting Ball, San Francisco, CA—2012-current

  • Risk is This Selection Committee

Dragon Productions, Palo Alto, CA—2011-current

  • New Play Development Factory Selection Committee

Bay Area Playwrights Festival, San Francisco, CA—2011-2012

  • Selection Committee

Renegade Theatre Experiment, San Jose, CA—2011-2012

  • Literary Manager

Producing and Artistic Administration

Playwrights Foundation, San Francisco, CA—2009-2012

  • Festival Producer, Des Voix…Found in Translation
  • Producer, Resident Playwright Initiative Showcase
  • Associate Producer, Rough Reading Series

Awards

  • Finalist, Theatre Bay Area TITAN Award, 2012, including a mentorship with master director Kirsten Brandt

Education and Training

  • Theatre Bay Area, ATLAS for Directors Professional Development Program, 2012
  • The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Directing Internship, 2007-2008
  • New York University, BFA in Theatre with Honors, 2007
  • New York University, Minor in Music History, 2007
  • Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, NYU, studio work in directing and design, 2007
  • NYU Tisch Dublin Acting Program, 2006