HATHAWAY BROWN THEATRE INSTITUTE
Brown School, 2013
create and oversee theatre training and production for all grades
1 - college.
SCHOOL OF THEATRE
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, FAIRMOUNT PERFORMING ARTS CONSERVATORY
Center for the Arts, 2004-2011 Responsible
for collaborating with Executive Artistic Director to develop, create
and oversee theatre training for all ages and youth and professional
Community Center of Cleveland, 2004-2008
Responsible for overseeing the produced theater productions.
Supervised all aspects of productions; Hired actors, designers and
technical personnel; Executed contracts with Actors' Equity Association.
VICE PRESIDENT & CO-OWNER, October, 1992 - March, 2012
Research Organics, Inc.
Responsible for overseeing internal operations
of an eighty employee biochemical manufacturing company. Facillitated
addition of equipment, personnel and internal systems to modernize
company. Provided management support to achieve ISO 9001 certification.
Facillitated improvement of environmental and safety issues. Improved
productivity and efficiency of operation to more than double sales
in first 8 years of employment.
DIRECTOR/CULTURAL ARTS DIRECTOR
Stroum Jewish Community Center (JCC)
of Greater Seattle, Mercer Island, Wa, '88-'92
for all programming in fine arts, dance, music and theatre. Supervised
Mature Adult Services Director and Youth/Camp Director. Coordinated
Cultural Arts Committee and Theatre Sub-committee.
Founder and Producing/Artistic Director of "Center Stage,"
a professional equity theatre (Small Professional Theatre Contract;
Actors' Equity Association); Supervised all aspects of productions;
Hired guest directors, actors, designers and technical personnel;
Executed contracts with Actors' Equity Association; Directed some
of the productions.
Responsible for all departmental fiscal and project budgets, receivables,
payables and payroll. Wrote all grant proposals. Planned and coordinated
fundraising campaigns and events. Coordinated equipment purchases.
Implemented and supervised box office. Created and implemented marketing
plan. Supervised group sales. Coordinated ad and flyer trades with
other theatres. Contacted media for interviews and features. Supervised
the design and production of brochures, flyers, posters and advertising.
Supervised content and production of playbills. Supervised solicitation
of program advertising. Worked closely with the JCC Communications,
Customer Service, Computer Operations and Custodial departments
in support of all arts programs.
Founded and Supervised the JCC Youth Theatre and Theatre Camp.
Hired teachers and supervised classes in art, dance, music, and
theatre for all ages; Developed curriculum.
Procured 6-8 art exhibits per year for the JCC's gallery; Coordinated
opening receptions; Administered sales of art work. Coordinated
some of the JCC's community-wide special events involving the entire
JCC staff, a corps of volunteers, and other community organizations
in holiday programs with attendance of up to 1,000 people; Supervised
food, entertainment, crafts booths and special activities.
Lakewood Little Theatre
Beck Center for the Cultural Arts, Cleveland, Oh, '86-'88.
Produced a 12 play season of musicals, dramas and comedies in a 500
seat proscenium theatre and a 100 seat black box theatre; Hired and
supervised guest directors, designers and technicians; Coordinated
all aspects of production; Directed six plays annually.
Responsible for total budget of the theatre. Worked
closely with Publicity and Marketing departments. Supervised content
and production of a 40 page playbill for eight mainstage productions
annually. Worked closely with play selection committee.
Directed Adult Theatre Education; Hired and supervised
teachers; Developed curriculum. Spoke to community groups about
Beck Center's programs.
AND PERFORMING ARTS DIRECTOR
Jewish Community Center of Dallas
Dallas, Tx, '84-'86.
Responsible for all programming in fine arts, dance,
music and theatre.
Directed a community theatre program that performed
a season of musicals, comedies and dramas and "The Performing
Arts Camp"; a summer theatre experience for 3-9th graders involving
rehearsal and performance of a production and theatre arts classes.
Directed plays. Supervised all aspects of the productions and the
Responsible for fiscal and project budgets for
all departmental programs. Executed contracts, receivables, payables
& payroll. Supervised Youth Theatre director and other part-time
staff. Worked closely with the JCC Communications, Customer Service,
Computer Operations & Custodial departments in support of all
arts programs. Executed contracts with designers, technical personnel
and teachers. Created and implemented marketing plan. Contacted
media for interviews and features. Supervised the design and production
of brochures, flyers and playbills.
Procured 6-8 art exhibits per year for the JCC's
gallery. Hired teachers and supervised classes in art, dance, music
and theatre for all ages; Developed curriculum.
Collaborated with other organizations to present
lectures. Coordinated a committee of Rabbis and Holocaust survivors
for the annual Holocaust Remembrance program; Wrote and directed
Lakewood Civic Auditorium
Lakewood Board of Education, Cleveland, Oh, '80-'82.
Managed and supervised a 2,000 seat auditorium.
Responsible for budgets, technical direction and
public relations. Stage managed events and trained crews. Coordinated
all equipment purchases. Responsible for upkeep of facility. Executed
all technical (lights, sound and stage hardware) set-ups. Trained
and supervised stage crews for numerous rentals, among others, The
Cleveland Orchestra concerts, Singing Angels, Phillipine Folk Dancers,
Cleveland Civic Opera, The Clancy Brothers, and the Great Lakes
Pennsylvania State University, Graduate Work--Theatre,
Kent State University, Cum Laude--B.A.--Theatre, May 1980