I am a theatre artist, husband and father. After 20 years in Chicago, I recently moved to Portland, ME. I’ve been lucky enough to amass hundreds of credits over the past twenty years as (in alphabetical order) an actor, designer, director, producer and writer. From 2006 to 2019, I served as artistic director of Halcyon Theatre.
Outside of my artistic work I’ve spoken at national and local conferences on topics including: The work of Maria Iréne Fornes; New Play development and small theatres; Inclusive strategies for expanding the Canon; Developing and producing women writers; Building inclusive programming; Producing classic and classical women writers; The pros and cons of community-specific programming; Balancing parenthood in the arts, and more.
I’ve has served on selection committees for national New Play conferences, local Grant panels and more. I’ve also worked as a consultant with other non-profit organizations on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in programming and delivery of programs; Community building, community partnerships and engagement; Developing co-productions, including contracts and best practices; Re-branding, Digital Strategy, and Visual Identity creation; and using data to measure and shape programming strategy.