Teaching Artist Resume

Goal: To obtain a position where I can lend my artistic talents in leadership and education



North Central College, Naperville IL                                                                      June 2006

Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre, Minor in Organizational Leadership

G.P.A. 3.2/4.0 Dean’s List Recipient

The Conservatory at Act One Studios, Chicago IL                                            Sept 2006- May 2008

The School at Steppenwolf Theatre; Chicago, IL                                               Summer 2010


Court Theatre-University of Chicago; Chicago, IL October 2013-Current

Teaching Artist in Residency

Harper High School

●        Responsible for teaching/coaching high school students for August Wilson Monologue Competition

●        Taught students fundamentals of acting technique and audition technique

●        Responsible for teaching 5 classes per day with 30 students per class

Dewey Fine Arts Elementary

  •    Responsible for teaching coaching 8th grade students for August Wilson Monologue Competition

  •     Taught students fundamentals of acting technique and audition technique

  •     Responsible for working in small groups w/ 6:1 student teacher ratio


Acting Studio Chicago; Chicago, IL                                                            September 2011-Current

Administrative Assistant/Instructor

●        Responsible for organizing programming for kids/teens acting  program

●        Created acting curriculum and activities for Grades 1-3

●        Developed program and ideas for acting program


Barrel of Monkeys; Chicago, IL                                                                   September 2012-December 2012

Teaching Artist in Residency

Willa Cather Elementary School

●        Worked in a group teaching setting

●        Organized rubric and lesson plan

●        Taught group of 3rd graders with creative writing and drama


Camp Merrie Woode; Sapphire, NC                                                           May - August 2004

Assistant Theatre Director

●        Created environment for group of twenty girls ages 12-15; providing a professional
           setting, completing main stage musical within 5 week deadline

●        Focused on motivating and lighting a passion for campers through classes/camp activities

●        Recognized and valued diversity within community while providing an atmosphere of
           positive arts enrichment


Goodman Theatre Summer Program; c/o Stacy Ballis                                June - August 2003

Teacher Assistant

●        Served as assistant to Reginald Lawrence

●        Acted as mentor to 16 high school students from Chicago’s inner city

●        Trained students in playwriting; led exercises through 1:1 coaching

●        Responsible for overall promotion of arts enrichment to inner city youth

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