Artistic Director of Seattle Civic Light Opera before coming to BYU. Active professionally as staff director for Tuacahn Center for the Arts; 15 productions directed there. Active as an actor in LDS Church and regional/national cinema.
Research InterestsMusic theatre, especially new works. Recently directed American premiere of Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn's new musical COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO. Presented a paper on new works in the academy in Australia summer 2015. Also directed professional productions summer of 2016 at the Cape Cod Playhouse and Tuacahn Center for the Arts. Recently appeared in an HBO film "Mosaic" directed by Academy Award winning director Stephen Soderbergh.
Teaching InterestsActing within the BFA Music Dance Theatre program and the BFA Acting program. Current chair of Music Dance Theatre (MDT) Steering Committee since 2007.
- Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, University of Arizona (2018 - 2018)