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A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

     Drayton Entertainment*

           *postponed to 2021

     Director/Choreographer

     Ontario, Canada

     Playhouse on the Square

     Director/Choreographer

     Memphis, TN

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

     Hartford Stage

     American premiere

     Choreographer

     dir: Sean Foley

     Harford, CT

The World According to Snoopy

     Theatre Under the Stars

     Regional premiere

     Choreographer/Co-Author

     dir: Kaitlin Hopkins

     Houston, TX

     Theatre Aspen

     Choreographer/Co-Author

     dir: Kaitlin Hopkins

     Aspen, CO

     Texas State University

     Choreographer/Co-Author

     dir: Kaitlin Hopkins

     San Marcos, TX

Disney's The Little Mermaid

     Arkansas Repertory Theatre

     Choreographer

     dir: Melissa Rain Anderson

     Little Rock, AR

     Pacific Conservatory Theatre (PCPA)

     Choreographer

     dir: Melissa Rain Anderson

     Santa Maria, CA

Mamma Mia!

     Minnesota State University-Mankato

     Director/Choreographer

     Mankato, MN

Anything Goes

     Nevada Rep/University of Nevada-Reno

     Director/Choreographer

     Reno, NV

Christmas Carol the Musical

     Nevada Rep/University of Nevada-Reno

     Director/Choreographer

     Reno, NV

Big River

     Stephen Sondheim Center-WOB

     Director/Choreographer

     Fairfield, IA

A Funny Thing Happened...Forum

     Gulfshore Playhouse

     Choreographer

     dir: Darren Katz

     Naples, FL

     Stephen Sondheim Center-WOB

     starring Richard Kind

     Choreographer

     Fairfield, IA

My Fair Lady

     Gulfshore Playhouse

     Choreographer

     dir: Kristen Coury 

     Naples, FL

Disney's Beauty & the Beast

     Music Theatre Wichita

     Choreographer

     dir: Wayne Bryan

     Wichita, KS

The Brain from Planet X

     New York Musical Festival [NYMF]

     Choreographer

     dir: Bruce Kimmel

     New York, NY

     The Chance Theater

     Choreographer

     dir: Bruce Kimmel

     Anaheim, CA

 

Gypsy

     New London Barn Playhouse

     Choreographer

     dir: Peter Hackett

     New London, NH

Peter Pan

     Stephen Sondheim Center-WOB

     starring Jenn Colella

     Choreographer

     Fairfield, IA

Hair

     Stephen Sondheim Center-WOB

     Choreographer

     dir: Randy West

     Fairfield, IA

television/film

Chicas de Viaje - "Manju"

     Viacom/Telefe TV - Argentina

     Choreographer/Co-star

lady bug

     self-produced - short film

     Writer/Director/Choreographer

90210 - "Wide Awake & Dreaming"

     CW Network

     Associate Choreographer

     dir: Paul Lazarus

Live from Lincoln Center - 

    "Richard Tucker at 100"

     PBS / Lincoln Center

     Associate Choreographer/Dancer

     dir: Annette Jolles

Outside the Box - web series

    "The Miracle Worker"

    "Psycho the Musical"

     Kritzerland / BroadwayWorld

     Choreographer

     dir: Bruce Kimmel

 

readings

Lookin' for Trouble

     by Ron Hutchinson

     Choreographer

     dir: Alice Jankell

The First Nudie Musical Live

     by Bruce Kimmel & David Wechter

     Choreographer

     dir: Bruce Kimmel

Objects in the Mirror

     by Roger Ian Rosen

     Director

Lee's Closet

     by Adam Cates

     Writer/Director 

 

broadway & tour associate

Anastasia

     Broadway

     Stage Entertainment/Tom Kirdahy

     Associate Choreographer

     dir: Darko Tresnjak

A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

     Broadway & First National Tour

     Joey Parnes Productions

     Associate Choreographer

     dir: Darko Tresnjak

     Second National Tour

     NETworks

     Associate Director/Choreographer

     dir: Peggy Hickey

Anything Goes

     Broadway

     Roundabout Theatre Company

     Asst. to Director/Choreographer

     SDC Fellowship

     dir: Kathleen Marshall

Doctor Dolittle

     First National Tour

     Nederlander Organization

     Asst. Choreographer/Dance Captain

     dir: Tommy Tune

The Wizard of Oz

     US Tour

     Kansas City Starlight

     Children's Director/Dance Supervisor

     dir: Philip Wm. McKinley

Carnival of Wonders

     US Tour

     Kalin & Jinger

     Resident Supervisor/Dance Captain

     dir: Joanie Spina

Maria de Buenos Aires

     Anchorage Opera

     Director/Choreographer

     conductor: Douglas Kinney Frost

     Anchorage, AK

La Boheme

     The Santa Fe Opera

     Choreographer/Asst. Director

     dir: Mary Birnbaum

     conductor: Jader Bignamini

     Santa Fe, NM

Halka

     Bard Music Festival

     Choreographer

     dir: Mary Birnbaum

     conductor: Leon Botstein

     Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Eugene Onegin

     Juilliard Opera @ Lincoln Center

     Choreographer

     dir: Mary Birnbaum

     conductor: Matthew Aucoin

     New York, NY

The Magic Flute

     Juilliard Opera @ Lincoln Center

     Choreographer

     dir: Mary Birnbaum

     conductor: David Stern

     New York, NY

The Rape of Lucretia

     Juilliard Opera @ Lincoln Center

     Choreographer

     dir: Mary Birnbaum

     conductor: Mark Shapiro

     New York, NY

concert & corporate stage

The Magic of Eli Kerr

     Golden Phoenix Hotel/Casino

     Director/Choreographer

     Reno, NV

Celebrity Cruise Line

     Quixotic Fusion - Crystalize

     3 in 1 Entertainment - Tree of Life

     Creative Consultant/Director

     VP Entertainment: Lisa Lehr

     Miami, FL / Saint-Nazaire, France

Cinderella & the Prince

     Little Orchestra Society @ Lincoln Center

     Co- Choreographer/Associate Director

     dir: Peggy Hickey

     conductor: James Judd

     New York, NY

Cubans in Paris

     New York Festival of Song

     The Juilliard School @ Lincoln Center

     Choreographer/Associate Director

     dir: Mary Birnbaum

     conductor: Steven Blier

     New York, NY

Confirmed the Musical

     Feinstein's/54 Below

     Director/Choreographer

     writer: Kailey Marshall

     New York, NY

Revel Resort special event

     Stiletto Entertainment

     Director/Choreographer

     Atlantic City, NJ

Rentway special event

     EdgeFactory Prod. @ Walt Disney World

     Choreographer

     Orlando, FL

Autodesk special event

     EdgeFactory Prod. @ Walt Disney World

     Choreographer

     Orlando, FL

TTC Gala Concert

     Transcendence Theatre Company

     Choreographer/Associate Director

     dir: Roy Lightner

     Sonoma, CA

Rock-n-Roll Debauchery

     The Cutting Room / Angel Reed

     Co-Choreographer

     dir: Bryan Campione

     New York, NY

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