Technical Director, Theatre
Adjunct Lecturer, Theatre
Phone: 814-871-7720
Office: SCOT 008

  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Service

Courses Taught

  • Scene Technology (THEA 112)
  • Principles of Design (THEA 251)
  • Costume and Makeup (THEA 252)
  • Production and Performance (THEA 390)
  • Scene Painting (THEA special topics)
  • Production and Stage Management (THEA special topics)

Educational History

  • University of Scranton, BA Theatre and English double major with a minor in Theology/Religious Studies, 2001
  • University of Arizona, MFA Theatre Technology and Production with an emphasis in Technical Direction, 2007
  • Cobalt Studios, Scenic Painting Techniques Intensive Seminar,Summer 2009
  • The O'Neill Center's 2012 National Puppetry Conference, "Materials and Movement in Puppetry", Summer 2012
  • USITT Costume Symposium at Perdue University, "Puppetry Boot Camp:  Construction and Manipulation", Summer 2012

Professional Experience

Technical Director/Instructor

Department of Theatre, Communication and Fine Arts

Gannon University, Erie, PA



Instructor - Technical Theatre/Design

shakeXperience and GTX Theatre Camps

Gannon University, Erie, PA

2009 - current



shakeXperience Theatre Camp

Gannon University, Erie, PA



Production Assistant

shakeXperience Theatre Camp

Gannon University, Erie, PA



Graduate Teaching Assistant/Instructor

Department of Fine Arts

Arizona Reperatory Theatre, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ



Assistant Technical Director

Music Theatre of Wichita, Wichita, KS

Summer 2006


Master Carpenter

Utah Shakespeare Festival, Cedar City, UT

Summer 2005


Assistant Technical Director

Department of Theatre and Dance, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA



Local Production Crew

Williamsport Community Arts Center, Williamsport, PA



Production Stage Manager

Playhouse on the Square, Memphis, TN


Professional Societies

Member, United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT)


Service on Gannon University Committees:

  • University Safety Committee, Fall 2007 - current
  • Event Coordination Committee, Fall 2009 - current


Service on University of Arizona Committees:

  • Curriculum Committee, Graduate Student Representative, 2006-2007


Service in Erie Community:

  • Volunteer stitcher/technician at the Erie Playhouse
  • Volunteer at the MLK Center