The Skin of our TeethPhoto by Russell D. Young

An OctoroonPhoto by Russell D. Young

Romeo and Juliet at A Noise WithinPhoto by Craig Schwartz


  o     Artists Repertory Theatre Artistic Director
2013 – present

o      Furious Theatre Company Co-Founder & Ensemble Member
2001 – present

o       Furious Theatre Company Co-Artistic Director
2001 – 2012

o       Pasadena Playhouse Assoc. Artistic Director

o       Pasadena Playhouse Resident Artist

o      Columbia College Hollywood - Instructor
2010 – 2012

Awards & Recognition

o       Knowledge Universe Rising Star - 2014

o       Zelda Fichandler Award - 2012 Finalist

o       Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award Recipient - Direction, Production (Grace)

o       Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award Nominee - Production (The Pain & the Itch)

o       Back Stage Garland Debut Award

o       LA Weekly Theatre Award Nomination - Direction, Production, (An Impending Rupture of the Belly)

o       NAACP Theatre Award Winner - Best Direction (Saturday Night at the Palace)

o        Pasadena Arts Council’s Gold Crown Award

o       Numerous Critic’s Choice Designations from Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Back Stage and other media

o      Numerous 'Best of' Garland Award Honorable Mentions for Direction, Production, Adaptation, & Ensemble Performance - Back Stage

o      Stage Scene L.A. - Director of the Year

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

Selected Productions

See Resume for full list

We, The Invisibles by Susan Soon He Stanton (World Premiere)
Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival of New Plays - March/April 2018

Magellanica by EM Lewis (World Premiere)
Artists Rep - January/February 2018

An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Northwest Premiere)
Artists Rep - September/October 2017

Feathers & Teeth by Charise Castro Smith (Northwest Premiere)
Artists Rep - February/March 2017

Trevor by Nick Jones (Northwest Premiere)
Artists Rep - September/October 2016

The Skin of our Teeth by Thornton Wilder
Artists Rep - May/June 2016

Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
A Noise Within - February-May 2016

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson
Artists Rep - December 2015

Cuba Libre by Carlos Lacámara, music by Tiempo Libre (World Premiere)
Artists Rep - October/November 2015

The Liar by David Ives (Northwest Premiere)
Artists Rep - April/May 2015

Tribes by Nina Raine (Portland Premiere)
Artists Rep - January/February 2015

Exiles by Carlos Lacamara (Northwest Premiere)
Artists Rep - September/October 2014

The Playboy of the Western World by J.M. Synge
Artists Rep - May/June 2014

Foxfinder by Dawn King (U.S. Premiere)
Artists Rep - November/December 2013
Furious Theatre at Pasadena Playhouse - January/February 2014

The Big Meal by Dan LeFranc (West Coast Premiere)
Artists Rep - September/October 2013

The Doctor's Dilemma by Bernard Shaw
A Noise Within - October/November 2012

The Heiress by Ruth & Augustus Goetz (starring Richard Chamberlain)
The Pasadena Playhouse - April/May 2012

The Boomerang Effect  by Matthew Leavitt (World Premiere) 
Village Green Productions at the Odyssey Theater - March/April 2013 

No Good Deed by Matt Pelfrey (World Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at Inside the Ford - January/February 2012 

Desire Under the Elms by Eugene O'Neill
A Noise Within - November/December 2011

The Eccentricities of a Nightingale by Tennessee Williams
A Noise Within - March-May 2011

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward (starring Scott Lowell)
A Noise Within - October-December 2010 

boom by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb (Los Angeles Premiere starring Julia Duffy)
Furious Theatre Company - May/June 2010

Paradise Lost by Clifford Odets
Seattle's Intiman Theatre - March/April 2010

The Pain and the Itch by Bruce Norris (Los Angeles Premiere)
Furious Theatre in a co-production with The Theatre at Boston Court - July/August 2009

The Little Foxes by Lillian Hellman (Starring Kelly McGillis & Julia Duffy)
Pasadena Playhouse - May/June 2009 

Hunter Gatherers by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb (Los Angeles Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Carrie Hamilton Theatre - January/February 2009

Saturday Night at the Palace by Paul Slabolepszy (2002 U.S. Premiere & 2008 Revival)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Carrie Hamilton Theatre - April/May 2008

Orson's Shadow by Austin Pendleton (Starring Sharon Lawrence)
Pasadena Playhouse - January/February 2008 

Canned Peaches in Syrup by Alex Jones (World Premiere)
Furious Theatre at the Pasadena Playhouse Carrie Hamilton Theatre - October/November 2007

An Impending Rupture of the Belly by Matt Pelfrey (World Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Carrie Hamilton Theatre - March/April 2007

Grace by Craig Wright (Los Angeles Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Carrie Hamilton Theatre - September/October 2006)

Back of the Throat by Yussef El Guindi (Los Angeles Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Balcony Theatre - June/July 2006 

The Fair Maid of the West by Thomas Heywood (World Premiere Adaptation)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Balcony Theatre - September/October 2005 

The God Botherers by Richard Bean (West Coast Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Balcony Theatre - March/April 2005

The Shape of Things by Neil LaBute (Los Angeles Premiere)
Furious Theatre Company at the Pasadena Playhouse Balcony Theatre - January/February 2005