THEATER

    Martha (Ellen Melaver)*, The Whitefire Theatre, Sherman Oaks, CA  Ovation Nominated & Recommended
                                                                      Valley Theatre Award 2018, Best One Person Show

    White Guy on the Bus (Bruce Graham)*, The Road Theatre, N. Hollywood, CA  Ovation Recommended
                                                                      Scenie Award 2017-Best Direction and Production of a Drama
    
Two Sisters (Gail Louw)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    Martha (Ellen Melaver)*, LGBT Center, Hollywood, CA
    American Wee-Pie (Lisa Dillman)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA  
                                                                     Scenie Award 2015-Best Direction of Comedy
    
Joan’s Show An Evening with Joan Copeland*, Dicapo Opera Theater, NYC
    Paul and Eddie (Ken Brisbois)*, Turnip Festival, (Best Play Award 2010) American Globe Theater, NYC
    In The Middle of Nowhere (Kent R. Brown)*, Sands Theater, Deland, FL
                                                                     2008 Julie Harris Playwright Award Winner
    Paul and Eddie (Ken Brisbois)*, The Mercury and The Magic (Rolin Jones)*,
    The Big Brain on Bobby Martin (Marco Ramirez)*, City Theater Summer Shorts
                                                                     America’s Short Play Festival; Arsht Center, Miami, FL
    Khalass (Enough) (Thomas Coash)*, Sands Theater, Deland, FL
    Famished (Frank Basloe)*, The Australia Project, Kraine Theater, NYC
    2 (Romulus Linney)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, LA
    How We Talk in South Boston (David Lindsay-Abaire)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    Santa God (Tim Sims)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    A Shot In The Dark (Harry Kurnitz), Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    Stay Carl, Stay (Peter Tolan)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    Deuces (Steve Patterson)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    Life History of The African Elephant (Clem Martini)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    A Piece of My Heart (Matt Cooper)*, The Odyssey Theater, CA
    Bad Brad (Brook Berry)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    Chateau Rene (Sam Ingraffia)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA; Double Image Theater, NYC
                                                                    Published by Samuel French as Double Image Festival winner
    Heat of Re-Entry (Abby Tetenbaum)*, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
    God Bless America (Steve Felson)*, The American Theater of Actors, NYC
    Down The Drain/Swordplay (Original one-acts by Steve Felson)*, The Quaigh Theater Dramathon, NYC
    * World, West Coast, Eastern, Southeastern, or New York Premieres

FILM/TELEVISION

Perfect Opposites  Feature Film (co-producer/co-writer; 2nd unit director)
(Piper Perabo, Aaron Paul, Jennifer Tilly, Joe Pantoliano, Artie Lange, etc.)
Service With A Smile   2 training films for Yankee Stadium employees (Producer/writer/director)
Bad Brad/Deuces TV versions of the original stage plays; BHTV Beverly Hills TV (Cable)

OTHER

Member: Actors Studio Director and Playwright Unit, Los Angeles; The Road Theatre Company
Acting Teacher: American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), NYC 1987-88
American Academy of Dramatic Arts (AADA), CA 1989-90
Worth-Tyrell Studios, Morristown, NJ 1998-2008
Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson, NY 2006-2010
Sands Theater, Deland, FL 2007                                                                                                      
Private Classes: New York, LA, Toronto, Montreal
Play Workshops: University of Southern California (LA), The Road (LA), T40too at Theatre 40 (LA), PUP; Pop Up Plays-various theatres; (LA), The Lunchbox Theater (Calgary), The Odyssey (LA), Manhattan Class Company (NYC), First Stage (LA), South Street Theater (NYC), The Actor’s Outlet (NYC), The Vertical Rep (Brooklyn)
Guild Member: AEA, SAG/AFTRA, The Dramatists Guild of America
Former Member: Board of Directors and Artistic Committee, Theatre 40, Beverly Hills, CA
Stage Scenie Award:  Direction of a Drama (White Guy On The Bus); Intimate Theater; 2017
                                    Direction of a Comedy (American Wee-Pie); Intimate Theater; 2015

EDUCATION

Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York, B.A., English (Honors), 1977
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, NYC, Associate of Occupational Studies, 1980
The Michael Chekhov Studio Teacher Training Program, NYC, 1983-84
Assistant Director to Peter Frisch (Former chair, Theater Dept., Carnegie Mellon), Dennis Moore