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Relevant Work Experience:
PRODUCER/OWNER, Phoenix Shakti Productions, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Production company which recently produced a half-hour animated DVD for children of divorce.
V.P. OF DEVELOPMENT, The Late Bloomer Company, Burbank/New York. A company which produces films for TV. Worked with the producer, Lee Levinson.
PRODUCER/DIRECTOR, Alpha Theatre Productions, New York City. Established and managed this professional theatrical organization, produced and directed a play off-Broadway.
PRODUCER/DIRECTOR/TEACHER, Dublin Theatre Workshop, Ireland. Set up this acting school, the first in Ireland. Taught acting and playwriting, produced/directed a play.
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR/FOUNDING HEAD OF THEATRE PROGRAM, Saginaw Valley College (now Saginaw Valley University), Michigan. Created a new theatre program and curriculum. Taught playwriting, acting, directing, dramatic literature. Directed several plays.
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Thompson Theatre, North Carolina State University. Helped to establish a professional regional theatre. Trained the company actors, directed a number of productions in a very unique open-stage theatre. Worked with playwrights to develop their plays. Conducted a national one-act play competition. Adapted three plays for production.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF THEATRE, MacMurray College, Illinois. Directed, taught acting, introduction to theatre, English composition.
PRODUCER/ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, Lubbock Little Theatre, Texas. Produced, directed and designed six productions (including a musical), managed all aspects of the theatre.
Directed over forty plays (produced two dozen of them) and a short film.
Have performed forty-nine roles.
Have written ten screenplays, three plays, three print books, twelve eBooks on Amazon.
Two-year Certificate (Film Directing/Producing) - UCLA Extension, Ph.D. (Theatre) - Columbia Pacific University, Advanced graduate studies (Theatre) - Tulane University, M.F.A. (Acting/Directing) - Carnegie Institute of Technology, B.A. (Literature/Philosophy) - Washington & Jefferson College
Unique traits: Am a modern shaman, trained and have practiced Reiki, past-life therapy, spirit releasement therapy, past life readings, shamanic healing.