Music and drama intertwine. Singularly and together the two art forms express the joys,sorrows and challenges of life throughout the ages. It is the actor who illuminates the human condition so that our common bond may be examined.
My background encompasses training and performance in Musical Theater and drama and vocal music. In addition, I've studied stage combat at the Society of Fight Directors national workshop.
My MA is in acting/directing. Directing credits for Cabrillo Theater Arts department include: "The Mikado", "Sweet Charity","Seussical","Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat", "Brigadoon", and "Marat-Sade". In addition, I direct for companies in the South San Francisco Bay area.
I am currently the Program Director for Stagebridge Santa Cruz, a senior performing arts company dedicated to providing instruction and performing opportunities to students 50+.
I also administer and teach for the St. Andrew Summer Music Camp, a one week music training camp for grades 1-6 held at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Aptos.
Awards include the Metropolitan Opera Auditions which led to study and performance in Europe with the AIMS program and performances with the Opera Theater of St. Louis.