Curriculum Vitae

Education

Masters of Fine Arts, Acting | May 2012
The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Bachelors of Arts, Theatre and Performance Studies | May 2008
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

High School Diploma, Drama | May 1993
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts


Teaching Experience

Teacher of Record, TPS 1500: Introduction to Theatre Studies |  Fall 2017
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

  • Taught an introduction to theatre studies course for majors
  • Focused on the value of theatre and performance in everyday life by studying various aesthetic performances and dramatic texts
  • Developed skills as scholars, artists, and communicators through close readings, written and oral responses, and collaborative assignments.

Teacher of Record, TPS 1107: Theatre in Society |  Fall 2012-Present
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

  • Taught an introduction to theatre course
  • Focused on the value of theatre and performance in everyday life by studying various aesthetic performances and dramatic texts
  • Utilized individual and group exercises to promote student learning

Teacher of Record, TPS 2203: Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting |  Fall 2014
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

  • Taught an introductory acting course to majors
  • Focused on improvisation, monologues, and scene work
  • Utilized individual and group exercises to promote student learning

Teacher of Record, TPS 2202: Introduction to Acting |  Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2012
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

  • Taught an introductory acting course to non-majors
  • Focused on improvisation, monologues, and scene work
  • Utilized individual and group exercises to promote student learning

Teacher of Record, TH 115: Beginning Acting |  Spring 2012, Spring 2011
Department of Theatre & Dance, The University of Alabama

  • Taught an introductory acting course to non-majors
  • Focused on improvisation, monologues, and scene work
  • Utilized individual and group exercises to promote student learning

Teacher of Record, SPK 439: Beginning Acting  |  Fall 2011
Department of Fine Arts, Stillman College

  • Taught an introductory acting course to non-majors
  • Focused on improvisation, monologues, and scene work
  • Utilized individual and group exercises to promote student learning

Teacher of Record, TH 113: Voice and Diction  |  Fall 2011
Department of Theatre & Dance, The University of Alabama

  • Taught an introductory voice and diction course to minors and non-majors
  • Utilized vocal techniques including: IPA, Linklater, and Rodenburg

Teacher of Record, TH 141: Acting I  |  Fall 2010
Department of Theatre & Dance, The University of Alabama

  • Taught an introductory acting course to Theatre majors and minors
  • Focused on improvisation, monologues, and scene work

Graduate Assistant, TH 114: Introduction to Theatre  |  Fall 2009-Spring 2012
Department of Theatre & Dance, The University of Alabama

  • Assistant teacher for an introductory theatre course to non-majors
  • Led weekly break-out discussion group of over forty students

Service & Outreach

Guest Lecturer, “Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Scarlet Letter”  |  Fall 2015
All eight sections of TPS 1107: Arts in Society: Theatre and Performance
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

Guest Lecturer, “George Bernard Shaw and Arms and the Man”  |  Spring 2015
All eight sections of TPS 1107: Arts in Society: Theatre and Performance
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

Guest Adjudicator, Fabrefaction Winter Arts Festival  |  December 2014, 2015
Coached and critiqued end-of-semester General Audition Packages for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Fabrefaction Theatre Conservatory, Atlanta, GA

Guest Lecturer, “Musical Theatre and Into the Woods”  |  Fall 2014
All eight sections of TPS 1107: Arts in Society: Theatre and Performance
Department of Theatre & Performance Studies, Kennesaw State University

Workshop Leader, “The Fundamentals of Teaching Acting”  |  July 2014
Bard and Breakfast Educator Workshop, Region VII Education
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

Workshop Leader, “Styles of Classic Comedy”  |  July 2014
For visiting troupe of undergraduate actors from Chongquing, China
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

Recruitment  |  Spring 2010-Spring 2012
Department of Theatre & Dance, The University of Alabama
Taught Movement/ Warm-up Master Class

Guest Lecturer, “Acting as a Career”  |  Spring 2012
FA 200: Introduction to Fine Arts, The University of Alabama

Voice and Diction Coach, 2012 Spring Freshman Showcase  |  Spring 2012
Department of Theatre and Dance, The University of Alabama

Demonstrator/Lecturer, Stage Combat Master Class  |  Spring 2011
University Recruitment Workshop, The University of Alabama

Workshop Leader, Theatre Games Master Class  |  Fall 2009
Arts Day, Coker Elementary School, Coker, Alabama


Professional Theatre Experience

2017

(Upcoming) BOY (Doug)
Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta, GA

The Bridges of Madison County (Richard “Bud” Johnson)
Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, GA

2016

Ghost: the Musical (Subway Ghost/Ensemble)
Georgia Ensemble, Roswell, GA

Here I Sit Brokenhearted (Celebrant)
Beckett Theatre, Off-Broadway, New York, NY

Carousel (Mr. Bascombe)
Serenbe Playhouse, Serenbe, GA

The Full Monty (Harold)
Atlanta Lyric Theatre, Marietta, GA

2015

Memphis: the Musical (Mr. Simmons)
Co-Production with Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, GA and Theatrical Outfit, Atlanta, GA

Hands on a Hardbody (J.D. Drew)
Aurora Theatre, Lawrenceville, GA

2014

West Side Story (Detective Schrank)
Fabrefaction Theatre Conservatory, Atlanta, GA

Cymbeline (Caius Lucius)
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

Macbeth (Porter, Doctor)
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

My Fair Lady (Jamie)
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

On Golden Pond (Bill Ray)
Stage Door Players, Dunwoody, GA

2013

Warrior Class (u/s Nathan Berkshire)
Alliance Theatre, Atlanta, GA

Urinetown (Old Man Strong/Ensemble)
Fabrefaction Theatre, Atlanta, GA

The Comedy of Errors (Egeon)
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

The Winter’s Tale (Antigonus)
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

Camelot (Pellinore)
Texas Shakespeare Festival, Kilgore, TX

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide Club (Mr. George/Inspector Micklewhite)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, GA

2012

Hell: Paradise Found (Simon Ackerman)
59E59 Theatre B, Off-Broadway, New York, NY

The Man Who Came to Dinner (John)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, GA

Assassins (Ensemble)
Fabrefaction Theatre, Atlanta, GA

2010

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Murray Deutch/Surf Ballroom MC)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre @ 14th Street Playhouse, Atlanta, GA

2009

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story (Murray Deutch/Surf Ballroom MC)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, GA

2008

Great Expectations (Ensemble)
Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, GA

Cannibal! The Musical (Rev. Shannon Bell)
Dad’s Garage Theatre Co. Atlanta, GA

Song of the Living Dead (Zombie)
Dad’s Garage Theatre Co, Atlanta, GA

Secrets (Ensemble)
Kaiser Permanente ETP Atlanta, GA

2007

The Importance of Being Earnest (Jack/Cecily/Mary)
Academy Theatre, Atlanta, GA

A Child’s Christmas in Wales (J.R.)
Theatre Gael, Atlanta, GA

1997

Six Degrees of Separation (Doug)
Charlotte Repertory Theatre, Charlotte, NC


Selected Academic Theatre Experience

2012

An Italian Straw Hat (Nonancourt)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2011

The Seagull (Dr. Dorn)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Animal Crackers (Capt. Spaulding)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

The Baby Dance (Richard)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Moby-Dick (Ensemble)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2010

An Enemy of the People (Dr. Stockmann)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Saint Joan (Warwick)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Candide (Ensemble)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2009

The Time of Your Life (Nick)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Guest Director: Philip Sneed (Executive Director of the Arvada Center for Performing Arts, Arvada, CO)

Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Freddy)
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

2007

The Cripple of Inishmaan (Dr. McSharry)
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

The King of Hearts (Lt. Kost)
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA


Television Experience

2017

Halt and Catch Fire Ep. 402 (Co-Star/Hardware Richard) 
AMC/ d. Meera Menon

2016

Gerty and Friends Ep. 101 (Co-Star/Station Manager) 
Web/ d. Ashley Prince

Sleepy Hollow Ep. 315 (Co-Star/Drummer) 
Fox/ d. Russell Fine

2015

Swamp Murders Ep. 304 (Lead/Det. Larry Thomas) 
ID Channel/ d. Scott Thigpen

2014

Resurrection Ep. 213 (Co-Star/Returned Man #2) 
ABC Studios/ d. Dan Attias

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Film Experience

2010

Disney Shot Kennedy (Berkeley) Modest Conspiracy Films, Atlanta, GA
Official Selection of: 2010 New York Friar’s Club Comedy Film Festival, 2010 Atlanta
Underground Film Festival, 2010 San Antonio Film Festival

2007

Hands Down (Van Topaz)
Atlanta 48 Hour Film Festival, Atlanta, GA


Directing Experience

2017

(Upcoming) Julius Caesar
Impulse Repertory, Atlanta, GA

2011

Fat Pig
Studio Theatre 13, Tuscaloosa, AL


Staged Readings

Coyote Hour (Jonathan) | Actor’s Express, Atlanta, GA | 2017

Ivanka (Donald Trump) | Actor’s Express, Atlanta, GA | 2016

Night Blooms (Clayton) | ArtsRevive, Selma Freedom March Commemoration, Selma, AL | 2015

Coyote Hour (Jonathan) | Dramatists Guild, Atlanta Friday Night Footlights, Atlanta, GA | 2014

Sorrow’s End (Peter Walsh) | New Works and Ideas Festival, Kennesaw State University | 2014

Miss Ever’s Boys (Dr. Douglas) | Alliance Theatre, for the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities | 2013

Nicholas: the Worm | Getchell New Play Contest, Southeastern Theatre Conference | 2011

King Lear (Kent) | Improbable Fictions, The University of Alabama | 2010

Untitled | Getchell New Play Contest, Southeastern Theatre Conference | 2010


Professional Development / Training

SAFD Fight Certification in Single Sword Combat (Cert: Geoff Kent) | Spring 2012

Archetypes Master Class with Janet Rogers (visiting guest artist from Virginia Commonwealth U), University of Alabama | 2010

Actor Internship, Georgia Ensemble Theatre, Roswell, GA | 2008

Actor Internship, Charlotte Repertory Theatre, Charlotte, NC | 1996


Memberships

Co-Founder/Artistic Director, Studio Theatre 13, Tuscaloosa, AL | 2011-Present

Season Selection Committee, Dad’s Garage Theatre Co, Atlanta, GA | 2009

National Advisory Board, Winston-Salem Arts Council, Winston-Salem, NC | 2007-Present


Honors / Awards

10 Best Productions of 2015, Memphis, Aurora/Theatrical Outfit by Atlanta Journal/Constitution | 2015

Atlanta Suzi Bass Award Nomination for Best Musical, Memphis; Aurora Theatre/Theatrical Outfit | 2015

Atlanta Suzi Bass Award Nomination for Best Ensemble, Hands on a Hardbody; Aurora Theatre | 2015

Best Production of 2012, Assassins, Fabrefaction Theatre Co. by ArtsATL.com | 2012

Full Graduate Assistantship, The University of Alabama | Fall 2009-Spring 2012

Marian Gallaway Graduate Acting Award for Excellence in Performance, University of Alabama | 2010 and 2012

Atlanta Suzi Bass Award Nomination for Best Musical for Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story; Georgia Ensemble Theatre | 2009

Atlanta Sunday Paper’s annual Spotlight List of Top 10 Theatre Productions for Great Expectations; Georgia Ensemble Theatre | 2009


References

Seth Panitch – Head of MFA Acting
The University of Alabama
(205) 348-3845
spanitch@as.ua.edu

Gretchen E. Butler – Managing Director
Serenbe Playhouse
(770) 463-1110
gretchen@serenbeplayhouse.com

Margaret Baldwin – Senior Lecturer, Coordinator of General Education
Kennesaw State University
(470) 568-2257
mbaldwin11@kennesaw.edu

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