All in a day’s work…
I have always been passionate about theatre and interested in its continued sustainability in this age of constant, inexpensive digital media. After a successful career on Broadway, in feature films and voiceover, I moved to the Bay Area and concentrated on teaching master classes in acting, vocal coaching, monologues, dance and improvisation while dabbling in directing. I have subsequently established a successful private studio and now that my twins are in pre-school, I am looking forward to the next phase of my professional life.
Associate Adjunct Professor Mills College - 2019
Conceived and implemented an introductory musical theater curriculum for students in a wide skill range resulting in a final performance comprised of songs, duets and group numbers linked by dialogue gleaned from students’ written observations.
Professional Vocal Coach - 2019
Consultant in vocal techniques and vocal wellness, National Theatre and Young Vic production of The Jungle at the Curran.
Judge and vocal coach for winners of the Rita Moreno awards competing in the national competition The Jimmy Awards in New York City.
Master Classes and Private Coaching in Acting, Voice, Improv, Dialect and Audition Techniques — 2010-Present
Broadway Classroom (NYC), University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Sweet Briar College, Notre Dame de Namur, Studio A.C.T., Theatreworks Summer Conservatory, Young Actors’ Theatre Camp, Bway!, Columbus Childrens’ Theatre, The Muse Machine, Miami Valley School, Lick-Wilberding High School and The Nueva School.
Palo Alto Children’s Theatre; Palo Alto, CA 2014-2015
Taught private voice lessons, choreographed MainStage musicals, conceived, directed and choreographed Playhouse productions and directed and choreographed an in-school musical.
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