Theater Education

Since 2015, I have been an associate professor and academic program coordinator for the Department of Theater at University of California, Santa Barbara. I have previously worked with the following theaters, youth and special education organizations, and universities. Complete resume available upon request.

Rochester, NY

  • University of Rochester

  • Nazareth College

  • New York State BOCES Theatre & Education Residencies

  • Monroe County Theatre Education Artist  

  • Geva Theater Center

  • Young Audiences of Rochester  

  • Arden Conservatory Theatre (Founder and Producing Artistic Director)

New England

  • Shakespeare & Company

  • Hanover High School

New York City

  • Columbia University (Lecturer)

  • Barnard College (Lecturer)


I studied theater at Yale University and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. I began my career as an actress focusing on Shakespeare, and also worked on television on the show “All My Children." Complete theatrical resume available upon request.

Rochester, NY

  • Rochester Children's Theatre Ensemble 

  • Blackfriars Theatre

  • Shipping Dock Theatre

  • Shakespeare Players & Finger Lakes Shakespeare Festival

New England

  • Dartmouth College Hopkins Center

New York City

  • ABC Television Contract Player

  • Theatre for a New Audience

Academic Administration


  • University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Duke University Health Professions Advising Office   



University of Rochester Medical Center Chaplaincy Services          2010 - 2011

  • Chaplain Resident - Clinical Pastoral Education Levels I & II

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Chaplaincy Services          2006

  • Chaplain Intern - Clinical Pastoral Education Level I

My Education

Yale University B.A. 1980

University of Chicago Divinity School M.A. 1981

Goodman Theatre / DePaul University School of Drama 1981-1982

LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) C.F.A. 1983

Columbia University School of Arts and Sciences (a.b.d.) M.A., 1987,  M. Phil.1990  

Colgate-Rochester-Crozer Divinity School M. Div. 2010