Philadelphia Theatre Company, 2018-Present
Oversee all back-of-house operations and lead facility maintenance for the Susanne Roberts Theatre. Oversee union crews (IATSE Local 8), manage both produced theatre and presented shows and rentals.
New York Stage and Film, 2016, 2017
Oversaw two 20+ show seasons of new works by established and emerging playwrights who were paired with Broadway directors and designers to help refine and publicize their work. Managed a 40-person production staff, led co-productions and transfers to leading NYC theatres, premiered The Wolves, Sacred Valley, and Good Men Wanted, and managed a 12-hour segment of Taylor Mac’s 24-Decade Project. Implemented a new safety program, wrote handbook and fall protection plan for the company.
Yale School of Drama; Associate Production Manager for the Yale Repertory Theatre, 2016-2018
Managed production processes for School of Drama productions, assisted with management for the Yale Repertory Theatre season; duties included leading the budgeting process, logistical planning, budget management, resolving conflict, and enforcing life safety codes and policies.
Interim Technical Production Manager
Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts, Pepperdine University, 2014-2015
Lead and manage all technical aspects of the University’s theatre complex, including main stage 500-seat proscenium theatre during the presented season, as well as its black-box performance space and recital hall. Smothers Theatre operates primarily as a road house, hosting touring companies for which we provide all or nearly all technical and presentation support. The Technical Production Manager interviews, hires, trains, and supervises both student and overhire crews. I worked to advance shows with touring artists, and to take primary responsibility for theatre maintenance, back-of-house theatre operations, and presentation of a 70+ show season, serving over 50,000 patrons to produce high-quality shows across all genres of music, theatre, dance, and more.
Adjunct Faculty, Special Projects
Seaver College, Pepperdine University, 2014-2015
Teach technical theatre practices and procedures to students of various skill levels, across sound, lighting, video, and management. Lead special projects for the University with large public impact.
Touring Production Manager
Pepperdine Scotland, International Programs, 2012-2014
Lead and manage all technical aspects of international touring productions. Maintain production within budget and time scheduling, supervise build and running crews, coordinating departments & resolving conflicts. Wrote show rider, managed advances with venues. Shows included the World Premiere of Edinburgh Fringe First-winning Why Do You Stand There In The Rain, Anon(ymous), and Forget Fire.
2012-2014 – Stage Manager
Fine Arts Division, Pepperdine University
Pre-Production, Rehearsal, and Production Stage Management. Oversee and coordinate all logistical production aspects, rehearsals, meetings, cast, crew, and productions for sold-out runs of Les Miserables and Oklahoma!