August 2023-May 2024
LECTURER IN SCENIC DESIGN
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Course objectives, schedule, and evaluation method creation & implementation of an introductory & intermediate scenic design course. Designing & implementing designs for the '23-'24 Vanderbilt Department of Theatre season, with an emphasis on scenic painting. Establishing connections between Vanderbilt University and the theatre community of the greater Nashville area.
RESIDENT SCENIC CO-DESIGNER FOR SOURCE ONE FIVE THEATRE
Co-design of 4 shows for the first full post-COVID season for local non-profit company. Nominated for Broadwayworld.com award for scenic design. Established connections between local artists and collaborators to provide a space for young adults to practice theatre freely.
September 2018-June 2021
M.F.A. DRAMA SCENIC DESIGN
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Development of artistic eye and vision through a rigorous program focused on story and attention to detail; and Strengthened his ability to collaborate closely with other artists.
Creation and seeing through the design of several productions from conception to opening; Working closely and collaboratively with artistic teams, scene shop, and directors and stage managers; Construction and painting of designs in the scene shop
March 2015-August 2018, August 2021-May 2023
ENGLISH & LANGUAGE ARTS EDUCATOR
Williamson County Schools, Franklin, TN
Concurrently completed a Job-Embedded Certification program through the Middle Tennessee State University
Developed, implemented, and evaluated instruction for over 500 students based of nationwide and county-wide standards--while accounting for individual needs and structuring appropriately scaffolded instruction--focused around achievement, equity, inclusion, and rigor.
August 2016-December 2016
INTERIM THEATRE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
T-Time Productions, Independence High School, Thompson's Station, TN
Oversight of all aspects of three different productions involving over 80 high school students including: Production Management, Scenic Design, Costume Design, Stage Direction, Scheduling, Budgeting, as well as Educational Outcomes for Students and Organizing Parental & Community Support.
July 2014-December 2014
GRAPHIC DESIGNER & APPAREL PRINTER
Kaleidoscope Custom Apparel, Chattanooga, TN
Retail store management, client collaboration in creating custom apparel using direct-to-garment printing, product quality control, building relationships with local artists, follow-through with large orders on a deadline, developing & maintaining close client relationships.
August 2010-June 2014
B.A. PHILOSOPHY & RELIGION
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Magna Cum Laude & William E. Brock Scholar Graduate
Conference and Program development, implementation, and evaluation of 3 or more program-wide live events per year. Coordinating student volunteers, community donors, event Master of Ceremonies.