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Directing and Production Credits



Producing Artistic Director, Theatre NOVA, 2016-present


Executive/Artistic Director, Two Muses Theatre, 2011-2016

     A non-profit, professional theatre whose mission was to provide opportunities for women in theatre.


Professor of Theatre, University of Detroit, Mercy and Oakland  

     Community College


Producer, Technical Director, Sound Designer, Music Director,

      Choreographer, Vocal Coach, Stage Manager


Editor in Chief of Vocal Ease Magazine, 1995-1997



Some Plays I've Directed (representative)

Kill Move Paradise - Theatre NOVA  WILDE AWARD Council Cargle Award Excellence in Diverse Storytelling- Reviews

Clutter - Theatre NOVA  WILDE AWARD BEST PLAY - Reviews

Pop Star - Tipping Point Theatre

Clybourne Park - Two Muses Theatre NAMED TOP TEN THEATRE OF 2015 BY DETROIT FREE PRESS 

How I Learned to Drive -  Two Muses Theatre NAMED TOP TEN THEATRE OF 2016 BY THE EXAMINER

Love, Loss and What I Wore - Two Muses Theatre 

A Little Work - Two Muses Theatre     WORLD PREMIERE by Anita Diamant

Sylvia - Two Muses Theatre 

The Odd Couple (Female Version) - Two Muses Theatre 

Boom - BreatheArt Theatre Company 

Black Comedy - Oakland Community College 

Fools - Oakland Community College

Office Hours -  Oakland Community College

Be the Hunter - Heartlande Theatre Company

The Nerd - Oakland Community College

All in the Timing - Oakland Community College

Cheaper by the Dozen  - YHS 


2010 - present
2010 - present
Some Musicals I've Directed AND Choreographed 

Unless specifically designated, I directed and choreographed these musicals (representative list).

Follies in ConcertTheatre NOVA

Next to Normal - Two Muses Theatre 

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change - Two Muses Theatre     

Fiddler on the Roof  - Ypsilanti High School  

Into the Woods - YHS

Damn Yankees - YHS    
I Do! I Do! - Morris Co. Art Theatre     CHOREOGRAPHER            
Sound of Music  - YHS   

Fiddler on the Roof -  Jewish Ensemble Theatre  MUSIC DIRECTOR 

You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown  - YHS    
Pirates of Penzance  - YHS    
Grease  - YHS   
Bye Bye Birdie  - YHS    
They’re Playing Our Song  - Wiards Orchards
Carousel - Ann Arbor Civic Theatre       VOCAL DIRECTOR

West Side Story  - YHS

Three Penny Opera - Hilberry Theatre  VOCAL COACH


Theatre Workshops Presented   


Directing, Meisner Acting Technique, Audition Technique, Laban Movement Technique, Michael Chekhov Technique, Acting the Song, The Business of Acting, Children’s Storytelling Theatre, Dance, Make-up, Improvisation, Playing Shakespeare, and Dialects





Professional Training

Ph.D., Theatre—Wayne State University, Rumble Scholar;

Master of Arts, Theatre; Bachelor of Music, Voice—University of Michigan, Musical Comedy Scholarship

Additional Voice Training:  Twelve years of study with professors at University of Michigan and Wayne State

Dance Training:  Jazz, Ballet, and Tap at Dance Theatre Studio in Ann Arbor

Additional Acting Training:   Uta Hagen; Michael Chekhov Technique: Slava Dolgatchev, Lenard Petit, Joanna Merlin, Ted Pugh; Meisner Technique,  Purple Rose Theatre; Second City and Improvisation Workshops in Chicago, Toronto, New York; Classical Theatre Company of U of D; Audition Intensive with Claire Simon and Erica Daniels


Vocal Coaching, Choral Conducting, Musical Direction, Choreography and Dance                    
Technical Production, Business Production, Promo Layout, Copy Editing

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