Contributions to Excellence in Teaching

Documentation of artistic excellence in teaching and coaching students reflected by course assignments that exceed the University workload policy of 3/3 course assignment, director of full length play and continued appointment to serve as Playwriting minor area coordinator.

        • Taught 4 classes each semester in the Department of Theatre Arts.
        • Served as area coordinator of the playwriting minor.
        • During fall 2014 semester served as the director of the departmental production, "Spunk" by George C. Wolfe. This endeavor expanded teaching beyond the classroom by helping students move beyond theory to applied techniques in an environment that reflects professional theatre culture.
        • Guided and supported 10 playwriting minor students through ongoing advisement sessions.
        • Extended learning beyond the classroom through invited guests working in the professional arena along with student attendance at local theatrical productions followed by analysis and discussion.

Classes Taught

Fall 2014

              • Acting Techniques 1
              • Playwriting 1
              • Play Analysis
              • Creativity in Life and Theatre

Spring 2015

              • Acting Techniques 2
              • Playwriting 2
              • Play Analysis
              • Creativity in Life and Theatre