Educator/writer/performer with twenty-five years experience teaching, directing and choreographing both musical theater and play performances.
(2020) Poet/Vocalist on Duets featuring Bonnie Murphy, composer/pianist
(2017) Vocalist on Concert of Prayers featuring songs by David Paul Mesler from A Child’s Book of Prayers
(2011) Performed as Sarah Helen Whitman in concert version of The Hours of Life by Paul Lewis
(2009) Self Produced Solo Album of Original Songs called Island in the Sound
(2007) Solo vocalist for Bainbridge Performing Arts’ The Last Poem on Earth for National Poetry Month
(2003-2007) Solo vocalist on five albums titled I Hear America Singing - Volumes I - V featuring American poets set to original songs by David Paul Mesler
LANGUAGE ARTS & DRAMA TEACHER AT BAINBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL, WA 1995 TO 2020
Plan, coordinate and facilitate instruction in writing composition for multiple disciplines including playwriting for Student One Act Festivals and directing fall plays and spring musicals.
BAINBRIDGE PERFORMING ARTS – THE PLAYHOUSE 1993 TO 1996
Choreographed and/or performed in various musical theater performances including Big River, Once Upon a Mattress, The Music Man, My Fair Lady and The Wizard of Oz.
L.A. CONTEMPORARY DANCE THEATER, LOS ANGELES, CA 1984 TO 1989
Member of modern dance company based in the Los Angeles area. Lula Washington, Artistic Director
ST. LOUIS DANCE KALEIDEUM, ST. LOUIS - 1976 TO 1977
Founding member, choreographer and performer.
PEACOCK ALLEY ARTS CENTER, ST. LOUIS - 1976 TO 1977
Responsible for hiring and supervising of teachers, classes and special events at the community arts center. Taught beginning and advanced modern and jazz dance techniques.
THE MUNY, ST. LOUIS - 1973 TO 1974
Chorus member in the equity summer-stock, musical theater company. Performed for two seasons in various Broadway productions including Fiddler on the Roof, South Pacific and Sound of Music.
SCRiB Lab, Seattle, WA - Playwriting and Play Production (May 2022 to Present)
Freehold Theater, Seattle, WA – Step II: Scene Study (2009) and Step III: Scene Study (2010)
ACT Theater, Seattle, WA – Playwriting Workshop (2011)
American Dance Center – New York City, N.Y. - Scholarship Student (Modern/Jazz) 1975-1977
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT – Modern Dance/Theater Major 1974-1975
Masters in Humanities, Cal State Dominguez Hills
Bachelor of Arts in English, Cal State Los Angeles