Fredericia Theatre

Fredericia Theater

Fredericia Theater - 2012 Reumert Award Nomination

York Theatre, 2005 Richard Rodgers Award Winner

York Theatre, Manhattan Theatre Club

National Musical Theatre Conference, St. Petersburg, Russia

New York Dance Theatre Workshop

New York City Opera (dir. Gerald Freedman, chor. Agnes DeMille)

Majestic Theatre (dir. Vivian Matalan, chor. Agnes DeMille)

Big League Theatricals | Brazil

Pace/Big League Theatricals | 2nd National Tour

Big League Theatricals | 2nd National Tour

Big League Theatricals | National Tour

Big League Theatricals | 2nd National Tour

Big League Theatricals | 2nd National Tour

Pegasus Players/USIA | African Tour

Big League Theatricals | National Tour

Big League Theatricals | 2nd National Tour

NAMT Festival 2013

NAMT Festival 2012

NAMT Festival 2010

NAMT Festival 2009

NAMT Festival 2007

O'Neill Music Theatre Conference

O'Neill Music Theatre Conference

O'Neill Music Theatre Conference

Idaho Shakespeare Festival/ Great Lakes Theatre

Beck Center for the Arts

Playhouse Square/Baldwin Wallace University

Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Great Lakes Theatre

New London Barn Theatre

Beck Center for the Arts

PlayhouseSquare/Great Lakes Theatre

Beck Center for the Arts

Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Great Lakes Theatre

Porthouse Theatre

Cain Park

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Great Lakes Theatre

Cain Park

Beck Center for the Arts

Playhouse Square

Cain Park

Baldwin-Wallace College/Playhouse Square

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theatre

Beck Center for the Arts

Westchester Broadway Theatre, Carousel Theatre

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Cain Park

Idaho Shakespeare Festival/ Great Lakes Theatre

Marriott-Lincolnshire Theatre

Beck Center for the Arts

Cain Park

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Great Lakes Theatre

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cain Park

Cain Park

Idaho Shakespeare Festival

Carousel Theatre, Great Lakes Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Dobama Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre

Cain Park

Porthouse Theatre

Warehouse Theatre, Cain Park

Cain Park

Cain Park

Porthouse Theatre, Connecticut Rep. Theatre, Cain Park

Cincinnati Playhouse, Rep. Theatre of St. Louis, Great Lakes Theatre

Porthouse Theatre, Cain Park, Repertory Theatre St. Louis

Cain Park

The Cleveland Playhouse, Cain Park

Cain Park

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cain Park

Great Lakes Theatre, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cain Park

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis

Great Lakes Theatre, Rep. Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse

Connecticut Repertory Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre, Rep. Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse

Goodspeed Opera, National Musical Theatre Conference

Cain Park

Great Lakes Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre (10 seasons), Dallas Theatre Center

Pegasus Players

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Great Lakes Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre

Cain Park, Pegasus Players

Dallas Theatre Center, Great Lakes Theatre Festival

Porthouse Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre

Great Lakes Theatre

Skylight Comic Opera, Pegasus Players

Great Lakes Theatre

Cain Park

Pegasus Players

Cain Park

Pegasus Players

Skylight Comic Opera, Cain Park

Baldwin-Wallace College

Cleveland Opera

Baldwin-Wallace College

Piedmont Opera

Piedmont Opera

Piedmont Opera

North Carolina School of the Arts

Anchorage Opera

Skylight Comic Opera

Pegasus Players

Pennsylvania Opera Theatre

Pennsylvania Opera Theatre

Skylight Comic Opera

New York/International

LIZZE, european premiere

[title of show] danish premiere

AVENUE Q danish premiere

DUST TO DREAMS: A SANDBURG CELEBRATION

THE GIG

THE ADVENTURES OF FRIAR TUCK

WINTERMAN

BRIGADOON (Assistant Director)

BRIGADOON (Assistant to the Director)

 

 

 

National/International Tours

TOMMY

TOMMY

THE SECRET GARDEN

GUYS AND DOLLS

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

SONGS FROM BUBBLIN' BROWN SUGAR

BARNUM

INTO THE WOODS

 

 

 

New Works

THREE LITTLE PIGS

THE CIRCUS IN WINTER

LIZZIE BORDEN

FACTORY GIRLS

THE BREAK UP NOTEBOOK: THE LESBIAN MUSICAL

WILLY AND RUPERT

THE PASSION OF LIZZIE BORDEN (w/ Lauren Slanigan)

THE GIG

 

 

 

 

Regional Theatre

LES MISÉRABLE

CARRIE regional premiere

MURDER BALLAD regional premiere

SWEENEY TODD

LES MISÉRABLE

NEXT TO NORMAL

SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM Regional Premiere

SPRING AWAKENING

CABARET

HELLO, DOLLY

DREAMGIRLS

[title of show] Regional Premiere

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

PIPPIN

GREY GARDENS Cleveland Premiere

I LOVE YOU BECAUSE

HAROLD AND MAUDE Cleveland Premirere

BROOKLYN THE MUSICAL Regional Premiere

INTO THE WOODS

THE BREAK UP NOTEBOOK: THE LESBIAN MUSICAL

BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY

KISS ME, KATE

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

NINE

BATBOY

MARRIED ALIVE

PASSION

HAIR

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED…FORUM

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD

TICK, TICK…BOOM

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE

ANYTHING GOES

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Cleveland Premiere

PRIVATE LIVES

BAT BOY Ohio Premiere

A CHORUS LINE

GOBLIN MARKET Ohio Premiere

AVENUE X Ohio Premiere

WEST SIDE STORY

ONCE ON THIS ISLAND

GYPSY

THE FANTASTICKS

THE MUSIC MAN

SIDE SHOW Ohio Premiere

VIOLET Ohio Premiere

INTO THE WOODS

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

MASTER CLASS Regional Theatre Premiere

THE MOST HAPPY FELLA

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE

BLITHE SPIRIT

SHE LOVES ME

THE GIG Regional Theatre Premiere

THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM

THE SCHOOL FOR WIVES

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

ASSASSINS Chicago Premiere

ROUGH CROSSING

NOEL AND GERTIE

YOU’RE GONNA LOVE TOMORROW

LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILLE

QUILTERS

PEOPLE WHO LED TO MY PLAY

LA RONDE

PACIFIC OVERTURES

THREEPENNY OPERA

COMPANY

ANYONE CAN WHISTLE

FOLLIES

THE FROGS

WORKING

 

 

 

Opera

RENT/LA BOHEME in repertory

MADAME BUTTERFLY

STREET SCENE

OTHELLO

TOSCA

LA BOHEME

POSTCARD FROM MOROCCO

SWEENEY TODD

HARRIET, THE WOMAN CALLED MOSES

THE DEATH OF CARMEN

LA TRAVIATA

DON GIOVANNI

THREEPENNY OPERA

Awards

Best Director of a Musical: Sweeney Todd 2013

Best Musical Production: Sweeney Todd 2013

Best Musical Production: Sring Awakening 2012

Best Director of a Musical: Spring Awakening 2012

Northern Ohio Live Award of Achievement 2009

 

Associations

Resident Director, Great Lakes Theatre Festval, 2005 - present

Director of Music Theatre, Baldwin-Wallace College, 1995 - present

Artistic Director, Cain Park, 1992 - 2009

Associate Director, Great Lakes Theatre Festival 1987 - 1994

 

Education

M.F.A., DIRECTING, Northwestern University

M.A., THEATER, Northwestern University

B.A., THEATER and DANCE, Barat College

Magna Cum Laude

Evanston, Illinois

Lake Forest, Illinois

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