(~Joseph Jefferson Award Nominated/Received *World Premiere)

Select Theater - Mostly in Chicago, except WaterTower Theatre, and where noted




Pride and Prejudice - Kate Hamill - WaterTower Theatre (upcoming)
Hit the Wall - Ike Holter - WaterTower Theatre (upcoming)
Queen* - Madhuri Shekar - Victory Gardens Theater
The Legend of Georgia McBride - Matthew Lopez - Cardinal Stage Company, Bloomington, IN
Sex with Strangers - Laura Eason - Cleveland Play House
Hand to God - Robert Askins - Studio Theatre, Washington DC
Spinning - Deirdre Kinahan - Irish Theatre of Chicago
Lot's Wife* - Eric Rosen - Kansas City Repertory Theatre
Cocked* - Sarah Gubbins - Victory Gardens Theater
Bruise Easy* - Dan LeFranc - American Theater Company
The Cheats* - Hamish Linklater - Steep Theatre
Rest - Samuel D. Hunter - Victory Gardens Theatre
Venus in Fur - David Ives - The Goodman Theatre
Martyr - Marius von Mayenburg - Steep Theatre
Yankee Tavern - Steven Dietz - American Blues Theatre
Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey~ - Tim Luscombe - Remy Bumppo Theatre
The Whale~ - Samuel D. Hunter -Victory Gardens Theatre
A Small Fire - Adam Bock - Steep Theatre
Luther - Ethan Lipton - Steep Theatre
Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom - Jennifer Haley - Strawdog Theatre
fml: How Carson McCullers Saved My Life - Sarah Gubbins - Steppenwolf Theatre*
The Girl in the Yellow Dress - Craig Higginson - Next Theatre
The Receptionist~ - Adam Bock - Steep Theatre
Ask Aunt Susan - Seth Bockley - The Goodman Theatre (New Stages Amplified Workshop Production)
The Kid Thing*~ - Sarah Gubbins - About Face/Chicago Dramatists
The Metal Children - Adam Rapp - Next Theatre
Wreckage -Caridad Svich - Caffeine Theatre at Theater 773
Shining City~ - Conor McPherson - Redtwist Theatre
The Winter's Tale - Shakespeare - Getz Theatre @ Columbia College
A Brief History of Helen of Troy~ - Mark Schultz - Steep Theatre
Autophagy* - Sean Graney - Directorfest @ Abington Theatre
The Ring Cycle* - Richard Wagner (adaptation) - The Building Stage
A Perfect Wedding - Charles Mee - Circle Theatre (Chicago Premiere)
In Arabia We’d All Be Kings~ - Stephen Adly Gurgis - Steep Theatre (Chicago Premiere and winner of Jeff Award for Best Ensemble)
Many Loves - William Carlos Williams - Caffeine Theater @ Lincoln Square Arts Center
Faster~ - Adam Rapp - The Side Project (Midwest Premiere)
Stone Cold Dead Serious~ - Adam Rapp - Circle Theatre (Chicago Premiere)
The Brides- Harry Kondoleon - Classic Studio @ Columbia College
Betty’s Summer Vacation~ - Christopher Durang - Infamous Commonwealth Theatre @ Live Bait
Saint Joan - Bernard Shaw - Barber Theatre @ Northwestern University
Miscreate*- Jessica Carleton - Wallis Theatre @ Northwestern University
Alchemy of Desire/Dead Man’s Blues - Caridad Svich - Wallis Theatre @ Northwestern University
Top Girls - Caryl Churchill - Bergen Room @ Northwestern University
En Mortem*- Sean Graney - Flush Puppy Productions @ Prop Thtr.
Finding the Sun - Edward Albee - Steppenwolf Theatre Ensemble Training Program
Polaroid Stories - Naomi Iizuka - Flush Puppy Productions @ Prop Thtr.
Acts of Mercy* - Michael John Garcés - Flush Puppy Productions @ Angel Island
Beauty and the Beast - Kevin Reese - Bowen Park Theatre Company
Slaughter City - Naomi Wallace - New Studio @ Columbia College
Phedre – Racine/Hughes – New Studio @ Columbia College

Select Opera
Bluebeard's Castle - Bartok - New Millennium Orchestra/Thalia Hall
Der Kaiser von Atlantis - Ullmann - New Millennium Orchestra/Millennium Park
The Long Christmas Dinner - Hindemith/Wilde - CCPA Operafest VI
Amelia - Daron Hagen - CCPA (Associate Director)
There and Back - Hindemith - CCPA Operafest V
Three Sisters Who Are Not Sisters - Ned Rorem - CCPA Operafest V
New York Stories - Daron Hagen - Chicago Opera Theatre National Opera Week @ Chicago Cultural Center
A Few Words About Chekhov - Argento - CCPA Operafest III
Diary of One Who Vanished - Janacek - CCPA Operafest III
La Voix Humaine - Poulanc - CCPA Operafest III
Savitri - Holst - Chicago College of the Performing Arts
Savitri & The Telephone - Chicago Opera Theatre National Opera Week @ Chicago Cultural Center
Suor Angelica - Puccini - Italian Operatic Experience in Montecatini Terme, Italy
Acis and Galatea – Handel - Chicago Cultural Center & Millennium Park
Susanna's Sectret - Wolf-Ferrari - Chicago Opera Theater National Opera Week/CCPA Operafest II
Trouble in Tahiti - Bernstein - Next Theatre Company (Associate Director)
Carmen - Georges Bizet - Bay View Music Festival, Petosky, MI
Miss Manners on Music - Argento - CCPA Operafest II
The Impresario - Mozart - CCPA Operafest
The Conspirators - Schubert - CCPA Operafest II
Monsieur Choufleuri… - Offenbach - CCPA Operafest

Select One Act Plays
Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner* - Sarah Gubbins - Pine Box Electionfest
Blood Bonds* - Sarah Gubbins - ATC 10x10
frag - Michael John Garcés - Cut to the Quick @ the side project
Treadmills* - Itamar Moses - Collaboraction Sketchbook @ Steppenwolf
Kapital* - Michael John Garcés - Estrogen Fest 2007
good to you* - Michael John Garcés - Collaboraction Sketchbook @ Steppenwolf
Underoos…* - Sarah Gubbins - 20% Theatre Company @ Strawdog Theatre
Should’ve Never* - Adam Rapp - Collaboraction Sketchbook @ Chopin Theater
June Bride* - Brett Neveu - The Estrogen Fest @ Storefront Theater
Tell Her That*- Michael John Garcés - Collaboraction Sketchbook @ Chopin
audiovideo - Michael John Garcés - Flush Puppy Productions @ Abbie Hoffman Festival

Select Workshops/Stage Readings
Selling Kabul* - Sylvia Khoury - La Jolla Playhouse
Lot's Wife* - Eric Rosen - Kansas City Repertory Theatre
Comden Mall Community Activists* - Doug Post - Victory Gardens Theatre
Bedlam* - Zayd Dohrn - Victory Gardens Theater
The Fundementals* - Erika Sheffer - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Queen* - Madhuri Shekar - Victory Gardens Theater
Gestation* - Mia McCullough - The Goodman Theatre
Cocked* - Sarah Gubbins - Victory Gardens Theater
Fat* - Ethan Kass - American Theater Company
Appropriate* - Branden Jacobs-Jekins - Victory Gardens Theater
2 Lakes, 2 Rivers* - Laura Jacqmin - The Goodman Theatre
Picked* - Christopher Shinn - The Goodman Theatre
A Number - Caryl Churchill - The Goodman Theatre
The Kid Thing* - Sarah Gubbins - Steppenwolf Theatre
In Loco Parentis* - Sarah Gubbins - Next Theatre New Play Lab
The Master Builder - Henrik Ibsen - Remy Bumppo Theatre
In Loco Parentis* - Sarah Gubbins - About Face Theatre XYZ festival
In Loco Parentis* - Sarah Gubbins - Rivendell Theatre Ensemble Fresh Produce
Almost Maine - John Cariani - Route 66
Into the Numbers* - Christopher Chen - Silk Road Theatre Project
Fair Use* - Sarah Gubbins - Northwestern MFA Showcase/Remy Bumppo Theatre
Cleveland Raining - Sung Rno - Silk Road Theatre Project

Select Assistant Directing/Observership Experience
Lipsynch* - dir. Robert Lepage - Ex Machina, Quebec City
The True History of the Johnstown Flood* - dir. Robert Falls - Goodman Theatre
Trumpery* - dir. David Esbjornson - Atlantic Theatre Company, NYC
Romeo and Juliet - dir. Davis McCallum - Playmakers Rep, Chapel Hill, NC
Red Light Winter*~ - dir. Adam Rapp - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
The Return of Ulysses - dir. Diane Paulus- Chicago Opera Theater
A Blameless Life* - dir. Anna D. Shapiro - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Men of Tortuga* - dir. Amy Morton - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Duke Bluebeard’s Castle/Ewartung dir. Ken Cazan - Chicago Opera Theater
Owen Wingrave- dir. Ken Cazan - Chicago Opera Theater
Mose in Egitto - dir. Andrew Eggert - Chicago Opera Theater
Winesburg, Ohio* - dir. Jessica Thebus - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Uncle Vanya~ - dir. Sheldon Patinkin - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
St. Joan of the Stockyards - dir. Stefan Brun - Prop Thtr.

Education, Awards, Affiliations
- Artistic Director, WaterTower Theatre, Addison, TX. 2017-present.
- Northwestern University, MFA in Theater Directing.
- Columbia College Chicago, BA in Theater Directing.
- TCG Leadership U Fellowship, 2014-16.
- Co-Artistic Curator, Theater on the Lake, 2012-13.
- 3Arts Award Honorable Mention, 2012.
- Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Denham Fellowship,
2009.
- Goodman Theatre Michael Maggio Directing Fellowship 2009.
- Finalist, NEA/TCG Career Development Grant for Directors, 2009.
- Drama League Directing Fellow, Fall Director’s Project, 2007.
- Productions nominated for 14 Joseph Jefferson Awards, including 5 wins.
- Lincoln Center Director’s Lab Member, 2008.
- Member of SDC.
- Ensemble Member, Steep Theatre Company.
- Artistic Cabinet Member, Studio Theatre, DC.
- Associate Artist, Victory Gardens Theater.
- Assistant Coordinator of Directing Program/Adjunct Faculty, Directing, Columbia College. Lecturer, University of Chicago.