MFA Set Design, Florida Atlantic University -- May, 2011
BA Creative Writing/English, with high honors, Michigan State University
Set Design Experience
Gulfshores Playhouse, Naples, Florida:Tuesdays with Morrie
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida : Talking Pictures, Twelfth Night, Jacques Brel Project, Eurydice, A Thurber Carnival
Women's Theatre Project, Fort Lauderdale, Florida : Eclipsed, Speaking Elephant
Old Town Playhouse, Traverse City, Michigan: Rosenstrasse, The Mummy, Last Call
Props Master, Mosaic Theater, Plantation, Floirda February, 2012 to present.
Props, Florida Atlantic University, 2006-2009
Upholstery, furniture design, breakable objects and pottery, body parts.
Experience buying, making, altering, upholstering. Have redone furniture, recovered and reupholstered or stripped down to the frame. Designed furniture: Tudor cradle, chairs, table, Roman era sarcophagus, prie deux. Cut and carved styrofoam: stones, bricks, hillsides. Worked with glue guns, staplers, skewers, muslin, cheesecloth, burlap, erosion cloth and canvas. Have worked with guns, blank ammunition.
Experience with faux techniques: various marbles, woodgrain, staining, pickling, stone and brick, linoleum. Stencilling, spattering, scumbling, glazes and washes. Have used projections and gridded enlargements. Lettering. Textures.
Scenic Painting, Mosaic Theatre, Plantation, Florida
Scenic Painting, Sixth Star Entertainment, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Assistant Scenic Charge. Des Moines Metro Opera, summer season, 2006
Scenic Charge, FAU Summer Rep, 2008, 2009
Old Town Playhouse, 1995-2002
Special projects: three-color marble floor Sound of Music
Black on black American flag on floor for Assassins
Three flats of library books (1,100 spines) for Beauty and the Beast
Five walls of hierogyphics and Egyptian painting in The Mummy
AutoCad, Photoshop, Word, Excel
Assassins, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Rainmaker
Rosenstrasse, The Last Call, The Mummy, To Jerusalem