Director — New American Playwrights Project

Previously at the Festival: actor in many productions

Off-Broadway: Henry St. Playhouse, Blackfriars Guild as actor

Other Theatres: ACT in San Francisco, Sundance summer and winter theatres, Alhecama Theatre in Santa Barbara, Pioneer Memorial Theatre, Walk-Ons Inc. as actor and director

Television/Film: Touched by an Angel, Promised Land episodes; “Movies of the Week” television films

Awards: Kennedy Center ACTF Lifetime Achievement Award, National Arts and Humanities Award

Teaching Credits: Santa Barbara Junior College; University of Nevada at Reno; Brigham Young University; founding dean of College of Performing and Visual Arts, Southern Utah University.

Education: Ph.D., University Of Iowa; B.A., M.A., University of California at Los Angeles; American Conservatory Theatre; American Film Institute