Resume

Directing

International

  • The Convert, by Danai Gurira: Almasi Collaborative Arts, Zimbabwe (nominated for Zimbabwe's national arts medal)

Off Broadway and NYC

  • The Chimes, by Kevin Christoper Snipes: The Public Theater - SPF 2009
  • Some Old Black Man, by James Tyler: Theater Masters - The Wild Project, NYC /  Aspen, CO
  • Ground, by Sarah Saltwick: Theater Masters - The Wild Project, NYC / Aspen, CO
  • The Delay, by David West Read: NYU Studio Tisch / Four Tens
  • Missing Celia Rose, by Ian August: Theater Row - SPF 2007
  • Spirit Sex, by Desi Moreno-Penson: Ensemble Studio Theater (Going to the River Fest)
  • Bacteria, by Rachel Jendrzejewski: Theater Masters - The Wild Project, NYC / Aspen, CO

Regional

  • Last of the Red Hot Lovers, by Neil Simon: Walnut Street Theater / National Tour
  • A Christmas Carol, adapted by David Thompson: McCarter Theatre Center (recurring yearly since 2016)
  • The Last Schwartz, by Deborah Zoe Laufer: Theater J
  • The Mousetrap, by Agatha Christie: McCarter Theatre Center
  • The Understudy, by Theresa Rebeck: McCarter Theatre Center
  • Familiar (upcoming), by Danai Gurira: Woolly Mammoth
  • Roz and Ray (upcoming), by Karen Hartman: Theater J
  • The Language Archive, by Julia Cho: Bristol Riverside Theatre
  • Tamer of Horses, by William Mastrosimone: Passage Theatre
  • By The Water, by Sharyn Rothstein: Premiere Stages
  • Roundelay, by R.N. Sandberg: Passage Theatre
  • Blessed Are, by Jessica Bedford: Passage Theatre
  • A Little Night Music, by Sondheim and Wheeler: Princeton Summer Theatre
  • Know Dog, by Kathryn Walat: Luna Stage
  • The Kid Who Talked to Penguins, by Ed Monk: Hangar Theater
  • Slippery As Sin, by David Lee White: Passage Theater
  • Hannah, by John Wooten: Premiere Stages
  • You Win Some, You Lose Some, by Adam Immerwahr: OnStage
  • Love and Communication, by Jim Christy, Jr.: Passage Theater
  • Trenton Lights, by David Lee White and June Ballinger: Passage Theater
  • Not Just Surviving, but Thriving, by Adam Immerwahr: OnStage
  • Blood: A Comedy, by David Lee White: Passage Theatre
  • The Possibilities, by Howard Barker: Hangar Theater - The Wedge
  • The Thing about Air Travel, by Max Posner: Hangar Theater - The Wedge

Educational

  • Illuminating Spirits, by Adam Immerwahr: Passage Theatre / NJ School Tour
  • Billy Loves Tara, by Alexis Martin: Mantua Street Project: Drexel University
  • Once Upon a Mattress, by Mary Rodgers: Westminster Choir College
  • Flight of the Lawnchair Man, by Ullian and Lindsay-Nassif: McCarter Theatre - Summer First Stage
  • Metamorphosis, by Mary Zimmerman: Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • Still Life with Iris, by Steven Dietz: Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • Measure for Measure, by Shakespeare: Brown University
  • Hush: An Interview with America, by James Still: Interlochen Center for the Arts
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood, by Rupert Holmes: Musical Forum, Brown University
  • The Shrew, adapted by Charles Marowitz: Shakespeare on the Green, Brown University

Associate / Assistant Directing

  • The Convert, associate director to Emily Mann: McCarter / The Goodman / Center Theater Group
  • Sizwe Banzi is Dead, associate director to John Kani: Syracuse Stage
  • A Christmas Carol, assistant director to Michael Unger: McCarter Theatre Center
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, assistant director to Tina Landau: McCarter Theatre / Paper Mill Playhouse
  • Miss Witherspoon, assistant director to Emily Mann: McCarter Theatre / Playwrights Horizons

Producing / Arts administration / teaching

Leadership Positions

  • Theater J, Artistic Director: 2015-present
  • McCarter Theatre, Associate Artistic Director: 2013-2015
  • McCarter Theatre, Associate Producer: 2010-2013
  • McCarter Theatre, Producing Associate: 2007-2010
  • McCarter Theatre, Grants Manager: 2006-2007
  • Passage Theatre, Resident Director: 2009-2016
  • OnStage Seniors, Artistic Director: 2009-2016
  • Nassau Presbyterian Church, Artist-in-Residence: 2014-2016
  • Brown/Trinity Rep MFA New Plays Festival, Assistant Producer: 2004-2005
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts, Faculty Member: 2001-2006
  • Interlochen Center for the Arts, Assistant to the Director of Theatre Arts: 2001-2004

Notable Producing Credits

  • The Christians, Theater J: Two Helen Hayes nominations.
  • Fiasco's Into the Woods, McCarter Theatre: Original production, transferred to The Old Globe, the Roundabout, the West End, national tour.
  • Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere coproduction with Lincoln Center Theater, starring Sigourney Weaver and David Hyde Pierce. Transferred to Broadway (six Tony nominations including winning for Best Play).
  • Eclipsed, McCarter Theatre Lab: Original developmental production directed by Liesl Tommy. Play later performed at Woolly Mammoth, Yale Rep, Center Theater Group, and Broadway (six Tony nominations including Best Play).
  • A Comedy of Tenors, McCarter Theatre / Cleveland Playhouse:  Ken Ludwig world premiere.
  • Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll, McCarter Theatre: U.S. premiere adaptation by Emily Mann and Pierre Laville.
  • Baskerville, McCarter Theatre / Arena Stage: Ken Ludwig world premiere.
  • The Figaro Plays, McCarter Theatre: World premiere adaptations, directed and adapted by Stephen Wadsworth.
  • Sizwe Banzi is Dead, McCarter Theatre / Syracuse Stage: Coproduction with Market Theater (South Africa).
  • August Wilson's Fences, McCarter Theatre / Long Wharf Theater: Directed by Phylicia Rashad.
  • The White SnakeMcCarter Theatre / Goodman Theatre: Written and directed by Mary Zimmerman.
  • Fetch Clay, Make ManMcCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere directed by Des McAnuff.  
  • Edward Albee's Me, Myself and I, McCarter Theatre / Playwrights Horizons: As associate producer. World premiere.
  • Are You There, McPhee?, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere by John Guare.
  • Phaedra Backwards, McCarter Theatre: As associate producer. World premiere by Marina Carr.

Awards Adjudication

  • Drama League Award Nominator: 2015
  • Philadelphia Barrymore Award Voter: 2010-2012
  • Fred Ebb Songwriting Awards Voter: 2016

Visiting Artist / Teacher

  • Brown/Trinity MFA
  • Chautauqua Theater Company (MFA)
  • Rutgers University
  • Princeton University
  • Juilliard
  • Kean University
  • Arcadia University
  • Rider University
  • Westminster Choir College
  • McCarter Theatre Education
  • Theater J Education