PROFESSIONAL DIRECTING RESUME

Rough Magic

Director

Written By Roberto Aguirre-Sacassa

Teatro Necessario - July 27 - July 29, 2012

In the middle of the worst heat wave in recorded history, Chicago is engulfed in flames once again by an evil doer from a far off place. To combat this supernatural foe, a band of unlikely heroes (a dramaturg, a lifeguard, and a drag queen) will emerge from the ashes to save the city and its citizens from complete and utter destruction. 

Two's A Murder, Four's A Scandal

Director

Written and Conceived by Katy Robinson

Teatro Necessario - June 26 - July 17, 2011

A classic who-dun-it story with a modern Clue-like twist. With 4 seemingly guilty suspects - all with perfect motives - the death of Susan Owen is shrouded in mystery and the papers are starting to catch wind of a scandal. Will detective extraordinaire Herbert Masters be able to crack the case and in doing un-tarnish his good name? This all new production features live singing, dancing, a 3 piece band, and audience participation.

Fight quest: The Lair of Lost heroEs

DIRECTOR

Created by Bennett Decker Bottero, Kai Young, & Justin Verstraete

Written by Bennett Decker Bottero

Otherworld Theatre

May 26, May 27, June 2, June 3, June 9 at 10:30pm

Choose your champion- Demi-God, Ranger, Monk, Rogue or Mage and play beside them as you guide their path. Root for them as you watch your chosen champion fight enemies with the spectacle of fight choreography. In the midst of intrigue and choices, plenty of fights await you. If adventure and glory call out to you, the Game Master will see you now.

george and the floating cookbook

Director

Written by Fee Basanavicius

Assistant Director Shannon Bachelder

Reutan Theatre Collective

Produced in conjunction with the Nox Arca: Evening of One Acts

George wakes up in the middle of the night to what he thinks is an intruder, but turns out to be a ghost that’s been haunting his kitchen for the past 13 years. When George figures out his problem is beyond this world, he deals with the situation the best way he knows how to: by talking it out. He quickly learns that the most difficult part of his evening won’t be getting rid of an angry spirit, but finding closure.

The Violent Hour

Assistant Director

Written By Sean Cummings

The Rough Theatre Company - February 7 & 8, 2014

An evening of original "violent" theatre from the minds that brought you Two's A Murder, Four's A Scandal  & Rough Magic

AMERICAN MACABRE

Director

Written by Sean Patrick Cummings

The Rough Theatre Company - July 12, 2014

It's the Fourth of July and Abigail has finally convinced her new beau to introduce her to his closest friends. What a better setting to break the ice, she thinks, than the barbeque that the group throws every year? What may seem like an idyllic holiday party one would find in an Ira Levin novel, is actually a game from the inner sanctum of Tyler Durden's imagination; a game in which they brawl one another for a piece of the "American Dream."

Pineapple Upside

Director

Written by Jeff Auerbach

Prologue Theatre Company - September 1-10, 2014

If you were abducted by Canadians...wait, no...I mean Magicians....no...Space Aliens! Yes! Space Aliens! If you were abducted by Space Aliens, would you be able to explain to them what a pineapple is?

A Place of Mist and Shadows

Director

Written by Joseph Zettelmaier

Assistant Director Brian Zinda

Otherworld Theatre Company - August 22-23rd, 2015

PARAGON: A SCI-FI + Fantasy Play Festival

Paragon audiences will witness a séance before their very eyes as they are led to a place of mist and shadow by the world’s only accredited Specterist, Anton DuVane.

Can Cause Death

Director

Written by Gerry Ringwald

Assistant Director Brian Zinda

Otherworld Theatre Company - August 22-23rd, 2015

PARAGON: A SCI-FI + Fantasy Play Festival

Imagine a “miracle” skin cream that reverses early-stage skin cancer and gives you a bold radiant tan. Before you buy, however, make sure to read the fine print for side effects. It can cause death.

disaster movie

Director

Written by Jesse Weaver

The Side Project Theatre - January 7-31, 2016

16th Anniversary One Act Play Festival - Tail Eats Snake: Part Duex

"Remember what I taught you? Don't ever start a pitch meeting with a "thank you." A "thank you" at the start immediately weakens your position."

 

a forest Dark

Director

Written by Shantelle Szyper

Sunday October 29 @ 7pm

Performances at Mary's Attic 5400 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640

http://www.therbp.org/

A Forest Dark will be performed as a part of series of Halloween theme short pieces devised by the company members and artistic associates of the Right Brain Project.

fight quest: The Bandits of hollow hill

Assistant director

Created by Bennett Decker Bottero, Kai Young, & Justin Verstraete

Written by Bennett Decker Bottero

Directed by Moira Begale

Otherworld Theatre

Comedy Sportz June 8-July 27

"Their fate is in your hands."

 

Judgment Call

Director

Written By Frederick Stroppel

Bradley University Theatre - New Faces 2008 - Dec 2 & 3, 2008

"Baseball is more than a living. It's a game." Three Major League umpires enter into Spring Training with one goal in mind, earn the top spots on the 10 Best American League Umpires list. Frank, however, has seemed to have lost his way after botching a call at second base the previous season which he believes lead to the suicide of a young respectable player.