Artistic Director

Previously at the Festival: as an actor, over forty productions, nineteen seasons, including title role, Richard II, title role, Scapin, Tony, Dial M for Murder, Autolycus, The Winter’s Tale, Benedick, Much Ado about Nothing, Clown #1, The 39 Steps, Jacques, As You Like It, Jake, Stones in His Pockets; as a director, Cyrano de Bergerac, 2008, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged), 2009, Romeo and Juliet, 2011, Twelve Angry Men, 2013, Twelfth Night, 2014

Other Theatres: director, One Man, Two Guvnors (2015), Berkeley Rep; South Coast Rep; Pioneer Theatre; The Cocoanuts (2014), The Taming of the Shrew (2013), Oregon Shakespeare Festival; resident company member, Denver Center Theatre Company (actor and director, ten seasons); the Alabama and Idaho Shakespeare festivals; Portland Center Stage; Portland Repertory Theatre; ACT; Seattle Repertory Theatre

Awards: Festival’s Michael and Jan Finlayson Award, 1996

Teaching Credits: guest artist, faculty, director at universities and conservatories, including Southern Oregon University, University of Michigan, National Theatre Conservatory

Education: B.F.A., acting, Southern Oregon University; M.F.A., acting University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre

Professional Affiliations: AEA, SDC