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Spring 2020

Section 8187 of THAR10A
Introduction to Acting -- : Jan 13 - May 13 2020

Section 8188 of THAR10A
Introduction to Acting -- : Jan 13 - May 13 2020

Fall 2019

Section 2156 of THAR11.1
Performance: Non-Musical -- : Aug 19 - Dec 13 2019
Auditions for the fall play will be held on 8/23 & 8/24 at 5:30pm and callbacks on 8/25 at 12pm in Lark Temporary, 2228T. For more information go to theatrearts.santarosa.edu. Days and hours to be arranged during rehearsals and performances T-F evenings and weekends (TBA).

Section 2157 of THAR11.1
Performance: Non-Musical -- : Aug 19 - Dec 13 2019
Auditions for the fall play will be held on 8/23 & 8/24 at 5:30pm and callbacks on 8/25 at 12pm in Lark Temporary, 2228T. For more information go to theatrearts.santarosa.edu. Days and hours to be arranged during rehearsals and performances T-F evenings and weekends (TBA).

Section 2158 of THAR11.1
Performance: Non-Musical -- : Aug 19 - Dec 13 2019
Auditions for the fall play will be held on 8/23 & 8/24 at 5:30pm and callbacks on 8/25 at 12pm in Lark Temporary, 2228T. For more information go to theatrearts.santarosa.edu. Days and hours to be arranged during rehearsals and performances T-F evenings and weekends (TBA).

Bachelor of Arts: Drama - University of Washington, Seattle
Master of Fine Arts: Directing - San Jose State University

Additional Training:
Inter-Disciplinary uses of Theater in the Classroom - Berkeley Repertory Theater
Movement for the Actor/ Commedia techniques - Dell Arte School
Play Development - Bay Area Playwright's Festival/Donna Breed
 

Academic Experience: 

1995 - current
Santa Rosa Junior College - Theatre Arts Faculty
Courses: Beg., Int., Adv. Acting, Acting for the Camera, Movement and Improvisation, Film Appreciation, World Theater, Introduction to Theater

1989 - current
Chabot Las Positas College District -Theater Arts Faculty
Courses: Beg, Adv. Acting, Improvisation, Introduction to Theater, Film Appreciation, Stage to Screen, Children's Theatre

1997 - current
California Shakespeare Theater (formally California Shakespeare Festival)
Courses: Summer Conservatory - Text, History, Improvisation, Scene Study

2008 - 2010
Berkeley City College - Theatre Arts Faculty
Beginning and Intermediate Acting

1994
American Musical Theater, San Jose, CA
Courses: Conservatory - Playwrighting

1992
Willows Theater, Concord, CA
Courses: Young Performer's Studio (play production)

1989 - 91
Children's Theater Workshop, Pleasanton, CA
Courses: Improvisation, Play Production, Acting

1988 - 89
Valley Institute of Theater Arts, Saratoga, CA
Courses: Acting, Musical Theater, Creative Dramatics

1987
San Jose State University
Courses: Beg. Acting, Oral Expression

 

Work and Consulting Experience: 

2015 American College Theatre Festival (Central Washington University) Workshop presenter: "The Zen of Directing"

Study Abroad Faculty: 2011 - London Fall semester ,  2014 - Florence Spring semester,   2016 - London summer (Las Positas College)

 

Professional Involvement and Community Service: 

Theatre Bay Area
Theatre Communications Guild
Screen Actors Guild (Taft-Hartley)
American Federation of Teachers

 

Presentations and Publications: 

Plays Directed at Santa Rosa Junior College:

EMOTIONAL CREATURE

FOOTLOOSE

COMEDY OF ERRORS

THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND
COLOR OF BRUISE
GROSS INDECENCY: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde
ALADDIN
ALL IN THE TIMING
STEEL MAGNOLIAS
RUMORS
SKIN OF OUR TEETH
EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
GUYS AND DOLLS
COMEDY OF ERRORS
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Plays Directed at Las Positas / Chabot College:
LARAMIE PROJECT
SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL
THE BIRDS
LYSISTRATA
MACBETH
A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT DREAM
THE TEMPEST
IMAGINARY INVALID
THE CRUCIBLE
AESOP'S FABLES
THE EMPEROR'S COOL CLOTHES
NICKEL AND DIMED
WILD OATS
A SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS
MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT
GODSPELL
METAMORPHOSES
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
FOOLS
FAHRENHEIT 451

WELCOME HOME JENNY SUTTER

Honors and Awards: 

1996-97 CHANCELLOR'S AWARD - "Recognition of Creativity and Excellence"
Chabot Las Positas College District

2000 DEAN GOODMAN CHOICE AWARD - Direction of "GROSS INDECENCY" at SRJC