Education

                “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

                   -Mark Twain

               

I love that quote, but without my training, I would not have had a direction from which to start. . .

B.A. in Theatre                                             Doane College, Crete, NE

M.F.A. in Acting                                          University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Acting/Voice/Movement Instructors:

Paul Steger—Movement, Stage Combat

Virginia Ness-Ray—Acting, Voice, Clown, Shakespeare

Shirley Mason—Acting, Shakespeare/Classical

Harris Smith—Stage Combat, On-Camera

Chicago Training:

Second City—Improv

The Green Room—Commercial Work

The Acting Studio—Scene Studies, On Camera

Act One Studios—Scene Studies

Susan Hart, Larry Yando—Shakespeare Folio Technique

Various Workshops –Risa Bramon Garcia, Jane Alderman, & other independent workshops

 

2008-2011      ASL and Sign Language Interpreting studies          William Rainey Harper College, Hoffman Estates, IL