Education & Skills

Master of Arts | Theatre Arts | University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
August 2009 – May 2011

  • Thesis:  Culture and Class in Theatre: Direction and Analysis of Lucy Thurber’s Scarcity (April 2011)
  • Graduate Assistantship:  Department Marketing, Communications and Recruitment (January 2010-December 2010)
  • Graduate Assistantship:  Develop & Instruct Arts Management Class (THEA450) (January 2011-May 2011)

Scholarly Presentation:
Presenter: Standup Comedy: Performing a Critique of America | UND Graduate Scholarly Forum (March 2011)
Presenter: Aristotle’s Relevance in Critical Analysis of Modern Theatre | UND Graduate Scholarly Forum (March 2010)
Moderator: The Illusion of Normalcy: Charles Mee Shattering the Abjection of Disability (March 2011)

Bachelor of Arts | Communications | Waldorf College, Forest City, IA
August 1997 – July 2000

  • Academic Focus: Virtual Communications, Theatre
  • Internship Focus: Web Design for TeamQuest Corporation

Semester Abroad: Oxford Tutorial College, Oxford England March 2000

  • Academic Focus: Comparative Politics and European Union Economics
  • Internship Focus: Multimedia Designer for the Oxfordshire Virtual Campus for Business Education with Virtual Environments International
  • Additional Education: Macromedia (Adobe) Authorware Attain Certification, Rycotewood College, Thame, Oxfordshire

Technology & Skills

(P) – Proficient     (I) – Intermediate Skill     (B) – Basic Skill     (D) – Dabble a bit

Adobe Photoshop (P) Adobe InDesign (P) Adobe Illustrator (I)
Adobe Dreamweaver (P) Adobe Director (I) Adobe Authroware (I)
Microsoft Word (P) Microsoft Excel (P) Microsoft PowerPoint (P)
VectorWorks (I) Constant Contact (P) WordPress (D)
Apple iMovie (I) Apple Keynote (P) WinTix Box Office (P)
OvationTix Box Office (B) HTML (I) SketchUP (I)
Photography (P) Typing: 80 wpm (P)