Head of Acting and Directing at the University of Notre Dame. Chicago Director and Acting Coach. Owner of The Skilled Speaker. Teaching Artist, Seattle Children's Theatre. Audiobook Narrator. 25 years experience as Actor, Teacher and Director.
My teaching style is direct and specific. My standards are high but the path to successful acting should be filled with compassion and empathy. I have taught acting and theatre classes to students at every level from kindergarten through graduate school.
Joyce Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2014, 2007. Kaneb Center Faculty Fellow 2007-2008. Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence Award 2004.
Master of Fine Arts, Acting. The Theatre School at DePaul University. Bachelor of Arts, Theatre and Humanistic Studies. Saint Mary's College at Notre Dame.
Theatre Nohgaku Company Member. The Skilled Speaker Public Speaking Courses. Check out my work on Audible.com