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Bachelor of Arts, Theatre (May 2008)

Emphasis: Secondary Education

University of Northern Colorado (UNC), Greeley, CO

GPA: 3.93/4.0

April 2010

Teacher (Spring 2011 - present) Tien Shan International School, Almaty, Kazakhstan

  1. Teaching Film, Theatre, Computer, Speech, and Dramatic Literature to students of 13 different nationalities, grades 4-12a

  2. Writing curriculum for ACSI accreditation in the areas of Film, Theatre, Computer, Speech and Dramatic Literature

  3. Producing main-stage theatrical productions each semester

  4. Producing multiple short films for individuals and organizations in Kazakhstan

Student Teacher (Spring 2008) Ponderosa High School, Parker, CO

•  Taught Final Cut Express to 11th and 12th grade students

•  Developed and taught film and theatre class curriculum

•  Designed, shot and edited films for the main stage theatre production, Skin of Our Teeth

•  Taught classes of Theatre II, III, IV (film) and VII

•  Directed and produced one act play The Other Other Woman

Up in Lights Productions (Fall 2008, Spring 2009) Loveland, CO

•  Taught Film Class to 7th and 8th grade students

•  Wrote, Directed and Edited two short films

•  Taught Theatre Acting Classes to 7th and 8th grade students

•  Staff for Grease Summer Camp (Summer 2008)

Windsor Performing Arts (Spring 2006-Spring 2007) Windsor, CO

•  Taught students acting techniques for stage and theatre (ages 8-15)

  1. Wrote, produced, directed three short films


My desire is to become as well versed as possible in the field of acting, directing, performing and teaching in order to enrich student’s lives to the fullest.  My mission as a teacher is to provide a safe environment, full of respect and trust, where students develop interpersonal skills and problem-solving capabilities through group interaction, artistic collaboration and their own desire to grow in their craft.  I also desire to supply students, through methods such as constructive criticism and evaluation of their performance, with life-long tools that may be used in all aspects of their life.