EDUCATION

Ph.D. Theatre—Performance/History/Theory 2021  
with Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization Certificate (G.I.S.) in Disability Studies

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH     

Production Specialization in Dramaturgy  

Awarded multi-year Dean’s Distinguished University Fellowship
Awarded Melton Center Jewish Studies Fellowship
Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society (Academics)
 

M.F.A. Directing 2014        

Baylor University, Waco, TX      

Magna Cum Laude  

Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honors Society (Service)      

Golden Key National Honors Society (Academics)  

 

B.A. Individualized Studies: Dramatic Literature and Theory 2010      

Granite State College (University System of New Hampshire), Concord, NH          

Integrative Experience (Senior Project): Staging Elizabethan Theatre for the 21st Century      

Summa Cum Laude        

Alpha Sigma Lambda National Honors Society (Academics)  

Delivered Student Graduation Address 
 
A.A. Liberal Arts: Theatre Option 2004      

Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA        

Magna Cum Laude  

Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Achievement  

Departmental Honors in Theatre, English, and Math  
 

OTHER EDUCATION (including multi-session workshops) 
 

The Story of the Yiddish Stage [online course, approx 4 weeks], 2018
YIVO Institute, New York
 

Vilnius Yiddish Summer Program, 4 wks, 2017  
Vilnius Yiddish Institute, Vilnius Universitat, Vilnius, Lithuania

World of Yiddish Theatre [online, approx 4 weeks], 2017
National Yiddish Book Center

 

Lessac Vocal & Body Kinesensics, 16 wks, 2014   
Marion Castleberry            

 

Clowning/Eccentric Performing, 1 wk, 2013
Avner Eisenberg / Julie Goell
Celebration Barn Center for Physical Theatre

 

Directing Observership, 2012

Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Steven Pounders

Baylor University

 

Production Respondent Training, 3 days, 2010

Wil Kilroy, Peggy-Rae Johnson

Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival

 

Directing Observership, 2009
Heartbreak House, directed by Gus Kaikkonen

Peterborough Players

 

National Critics Institute Workshop, 4 days, 2004

Dan Patterson
Eugene O’Neill Center/KCACTF