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Washington, DC
New York, NY
Chicago, IL
San Francisco, CA
Arts & Entertainment
Tech
Non-Profit
Arts & Entertainment
Tech
Non-Profit

Experience

2017-18
Product Manager

Capacity Interactive, New York, NY

2014-17
Associate Director of Digital Strategy

San Francisco Ballet, San Francisco, CA

2010-13
Director of Digital Strategy

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago, IL

2007-10
Web Development Instructor

The Portfolio School & Digital Bootcamp, Chicago, IL

2004-06
Assistant to the Producing Director

Music-Theatre Group, New York, NY

2001-03
Senior Front-End Developer

Community Connect Inc, New York, NY

1999-00
Web Designer

AKA.com, New York, NY

Content & Productions

2017
Ghost in the Machine
Produced Ghost in the Machine, a dance film for San Francisco Ballet featuring choreography by Myles Thatcher and music by Michael Nyman.

2014, 15, & 16
World Ballet Day Live

Produced, and developed content for a 24-hour livestream featuring rehearsals, interviews, and promotional content from San Francisco Ballet, The Australian Ballet, The Bolshoi, The Royal Opera House, and the National Ballet of Canada.

2016
In the Countenance of Kings
Produced In the Countenance of Kings, a dance film for San Francisco Ballet featuring choreography by Justin Peck and music by Sufjan Stevens.

2010-13
Steppenwolf Theatre Company Trailers
Developed concepts and produced trailers for Steppenwolf’s theater productions.

2016 & 17
Sensorium

Produced and co-created Sensorium with James Buckhouse, founder of Sequoia Design Lab, an annual event for young audiences, featuring art and educational installations, an MC’d dance performance, and afterparty. Installations included work with fashion designers, visual artists, architects, and creative technologists.

2009
Frankenstein adapted by Sean Graney
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Assistant Director

All My Sons by Arthur Miller
Timeline Theatre, Chicago, IL
Assistant Director

2008
Ruined by Lynn Nottage
Goodman Theater, Chicago, IL
Assistant Director

Ghostwritten by Naomi Iizuka
Goodman Theater, Chicago, IL
Assistant Director

2003-04
The Karaoke Show by Diane Paulus & Randy Weiner
The China Club, New York, NY
Actor and DJ

1999-2002
The Donkey Show by Diane Paulus & Randy Weiner
The El Flamingo Club, New York, NY
Assistant Stage Manager, Spotlight Operator, Actor

Speaking Engagements

Tessitura Network
2017 World Ballet Day
2015 Trends in Digital Strategy 2014 Digital Audience Engagement

Hasslo Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford (d.school)
2016 C Level Workshop: Storytelling and the Structure of Narrative

Ivy: The Social University
2016 Art in the 21st Century

Dance USA
2016 Speaker at the Executive Director’s Roundtable

Capacity Interactive, Digital Bootcamp for Arts Marketers
2015 Content Driven Websites
2013 More Email, Less Time

Theatre Communications Group Conference
2013 Respond, Don’t React: Creating a Digital Strategy
2012 Trends in Websites, Mobile, and Digital Signage

University of Chicago: CultureLab
2011 Emerging Practices: Creating Video Content to Attract and Engage Audiences

Education

MFA in Directing
The Theatre School, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

BA in Media Studies with a focus in Interactive Design
The Claremont Colleges: Pitzer College, Claremont, CA

Certificate of Graphic Design
Corcoran School of the Arts & Design