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 additional credits.

Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare
Oregon Shakespeare Festival - June-October 2018

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