Areas of Specialization           

Playwriting. Musical Theater. Dance, Movement & Choreography. Educational Theater. Creative Dramatics. Media Literacy. Shakespeare. Russian Drama. Viewpoints. Directing. Devised work. Radio Theater. Experiential and Inquiry-based Learning. Vocal, Acting, and Audition Coaching. Speech and presentation skills.

Leadership Roles

Paley Center for Media (7 years), Manager of School & Family Programs (5 years); Lead educator (2 years)

Brooklyn Children’s Theatre (7 years), Co-founder and Artistic Director 

Fordham University, Directing Mentor

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Young Critics Instructor 

Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., Educational Consultant

Shubert Organization/MTI/NYC DOE, Musical Theater Teacher Mentor

CILC (Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration), Advisory Board

United Nations Plural+ Youth Video Festival, Juror

International Emmy Awards, Children’s Television Division, Pre-selection Committee

SAG Awards, Film Nominating Committee

Professional Development

Broadway Teaching Group

The Paley Center for Media

Teaching American History Federal Grant Program

New York City Department of Education

Music Theatre International

Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration


City Center Encores

College & University

The City College of New York /Graduate Educational Theatre Program (Adjunct Lecturer)

Fordham University

Wagner College

Hunter College

New York University

Whitworth University

Conference Presentations

Progressive Educator's Network Conference:  Addressing Social Justice in the Classroom Through Film

NYU Forum on Ethnodrama and Theater for Social Justice:  Come on Children, Let's Sing:  Reaching the Public Through Dramatized Ethnographic Research

American Sociological Association Conference:  A Dramatized Exploration of Feminist Roles and Research Methods

Workshops / Teaching Artist Residencies

Arts Connection


Brooklyn Arts Exchange

Brooklyn Children’s Theatre

Broadway Classroom

Broadway Student Summit

Broadway Teacher’s Workshop

City Center Encores!

Girls Leadership Institute (with author Rachel Simmons)

Lucy Moses School / Kaufman Center

Step-up Drama at The Young Women’s Leadership School

Music Theatre International

Mc.Carter Theatre

North Shore Music Theatre



A teaching video for Parents TV and The Paley Center for Media