To use my expertise as an entertainment professional to create a dynamic and
challenging performing arts experience for the American public.
Playwright Member of Los Angeles' Unknown Theater company since June 2007.
Partner, PRODUCER, Film: Pre-production, TABULA RASA, Teaser/Trailer/Art Film,
Co-Executive Producer, Natural Blonde Productions, "A Month of Sundays",
Frank’s Place, The Dallas Theatre Center, 1998-1999.
Partner, Procyon Multimedia, DOG, Irving Cable Television Network, Dallas, 1996-1997.
Partner, Producer, SKY Gallery, Deep Ellum, Dallas, 1991.
Producer, TCAA, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1989.
Director, DefCon, Deep Ellum Film Conversations, Deep Ellum Film Festival,
Deep Ellum Film, Music, Art and Noise, DefMan, "Seven Ways from Sunday" Speaker Series,
featuring, L.M. "Kit" Carson, Tim McCanlies, and others, at Club Dada, Deep Ellum,
Artistic Director, SKY: A Performance Art Gallery, Deep Ellum, Dallas, 1991.
Artistic Director, Tarrant County Arts Alliance Theatre, Fort Worth Texas, 1989.
PUBLIC RELATIONS MANAGER
"Hello!" rock group, Dallas, 1995.
Shakespeare in The Parking Lot, World Art Company, Dallas, 1989-1993.
SKY: A Performance Art Gallery, Deep Ellum, Dallas, 1991.
Tarrant County Arts Alliance Theatre, Fort Worth, Texas, 1989.
My own playwrighting career, Dallas/Austin/Fort Worth to National, 1986 to present.
Almagamated Artists, Deep Ellum, 1983 to 1985.
Circle of Theatres, Dallas, 1983.
DIRECTOR – STAGE
TABULA RASA, staged readings, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, 1996, 1998.
SCRAPBOOK BOYFRIENDS, Natural Blonde Productions, Frank’s Place, The Dallas Theatre Centre, Fall, 1998.
QUIET PUNCHER, Staged Reading, Pocket Sandwich Theatre, Spring 1992.
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE HENRY MILLER; AND THE NEXT MARILYN MONROE, SKY, Full Mount, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Fall 1991.
THE YEAR OF BAD HYGIENE, Full Mount, Tarrant County Arts Alliance, Fort Worth, Winter 1989.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – STAGE
MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT DREAM, Shakespeare in The Parking Lot, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Summer 1993.
TAMING OF THE SHREW, Shakespeare in The Parking Lot, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Summer 1992.
A FAMILY OF FRIENDS, CASH FLOW, SCENES FROM SURBURBIA, CHARLES HARRALSON SHOOTS HIS
CORVETTE SOMEWHERE NEAR VAN HORN, Almagamated Artists, 1983 to 1985.
Tech, The Unknown Theatre Festival, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Spring 1984.
Tech, HENRY/MARILYN, SKY, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Summer 1991.
SETS – STAGE
Set Construction, Quintanilla, WIZARD OF OZ, Spring 2000.
Set Construction, MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Shakespeare in The Parking Lot, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Summer, 1992.
Set Design, HENRY/MARILYN, SKY, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Summer 1991.
And many, many others.
BOX OFFICE MANAGER
A Month of Sundays, Natural Blonde Productions, Dallas, Fall 1998.
HENRY/MARILYN, Sky, Dallas, Fall 1991.
Tarrant County Arts Alliance, Fort Worth, Fall 1989.
The Unknown Theatre Festival, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Fall 1984.
PLAYWRIGHT – FULL MOUNT
TABULA RASA, Judith Shakespeare Company, Off-Off Broadway, Phil Bosakowski Theatre, Primary Stages,
INTERLOPER, Fort Worth Theatre at The Scott, Studio Series, Fall 1993.
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE HENRY MILLER; and THE NEXT MARILYN MONROE, Sky, a Performance Art
Gallery Deep Ellum, Dallas, Summer 1991.
GRASSHOPPER SUMMER, Big State Productions, Austin, Fall 1990.
PLAYWRIGHTING – REVIEWS
TABULA RASA, The Off-Off Broadway Review; The Dallas Morning News;
News Day, Theatre Week, October, 1996; The Dallas Examiner, July,
INTERLOPER, Fort Worth Star Telegram, November, 1993.
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE HENRY MILLER; and THE NEXT MARILYN MONROE, Southern Rep Theatre New
Play Festival, New Orleans Times Picayune, and The Clarion Herald, July, 1992; plus
Sky, The Dallas Morning News; The Dallas Times Herald and The Dallas
Observer, August 1991.
PLAYWRIGHTING – FESTIVALS
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE HENRY MILLER; and THE NEXT MARILYN MONROE Southern Rep Theatre
New Play Festival, New Orleans, July 1992, David Wheeler, American Repertory Theatre,
PLAYWRIGHTING – NOMINATIONS
GRASSHOPPER SUMMER, Kennedy Center New American Plays Fund Entry, Big State
Productions through Zach Scott Theatre, Austin, 1993.
PLAYWRIGHTING – STAGED READINGS (Partial)
HOW LUCKY CAN YOU GET? at WordSpace - Los Feliz, Los Angeles, CA, Summer 2006.
TABULA RASA, R.E.B.U.R.T.H Project, benefit to restore "The Last Picture Show
Theatre", Archer City, Texas, Larry McMurtry and Abby Abernathy, Chairs, Winter 1997.
SCREENWRITER – FILM/TELEVISION
DOG, Procyon Multimedia, ICTN Grant Winner, ICTN Cable Network, PBS, USA Film
Festival, Spring 1997.
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE HENRY MILLER AND THE NEXT MARILYN MONROE
FORCE: An Evening of Short Plays in Two Acts, including DOG, NEVERTHELESS, Q&A, THE 11
HAMPTON, CUTTER, 51 TIMES, BOOT LAMP, and others.
PLAYS – Works-in-Progress
NUCLEAR KITCHEN; APACHE DANCE IN THE NETHERWORLD; MADNESS, FLAT BLUE PANAMA,
RAINY SEASON, HOME and others.
"Blue Buick", from TEN BLUE TALES, (Work-in-Progress)
LA FORTUNA (In Progress)
RAINY SEASON (In Progress)
THE MAN WHO WOULD BE HENRY MILLER AND THE NEXT MARILYN MONROE
*“Lady in Beauty Shop”, MOTHER’S ANGELS, L.A. Shanti, (Michael
Donovan, Director), Spring 2003.
*“Reporter”, "Statewide Swing", (starring Josh Brolin and James Whitmore), MR. STERLING,
Mr. Sterling Productions/Sessions, ABC, Spring 2003.
*"Lady in the Audience", MIRACLES, (guest starring Skeet Ulrich), Touchtone Television,
Los Angeles, Spring 2003.
*“Aquarium Visitor/Kidnapper”, "A Free Agent", ALIAS (guest starring Christian Slater),
Touchtone Television, Spring, 2003.
*”Penny Rockport” in DIRTY COUNTRY CHICKS, Digital Country Music Mockumentary, (Viveka Davis, Director), Fall 2001-Spring 2002.
*Host, "Deep Ellum Film Conversations", DefMan, Deep Ellum Music Art and
Noise, Deep Ellum Film Festival, Summer 2001.
*"Church Lady", THE ANGEL OF SARDIS, Fred Burns Productions, Spring 1985.
*"Big Nurse", BATMAN (B-movie Spoof), Church of The Sub-Genius, Sub-Genius
Productions with Buck Naked, Fall 1985.
*"Cafeteria Lady", DOG, Procyon Multimedia, Summer 1996.
"April", Two sixty-second PSA's for UTD's COMPANY for KFDA, CH. 5, Dallas, 1981.
*Extra, Feature, SPLIT IMAGE with Karen Allen, Polidor Productions, Los Angeles, 1981.
*V/O - Animated Training Tape, "Mrs. Simple", Acme Cartoons, Dallas 1984.
*Promo Spot - "Austin on Live" on KUT for "Give My Regards to Broadway", 1987.
STAGE ACTING – EQUITY
"Sissy"/(Then), COME BACK…FIVE AND DIME…JIMMY DEAN, New Arts Theatre,
Dallas, Summer 1983. (Southwest Premiere.)
*Chorus/Understudy, HONDO!, New Arts Theatre, Dallas, Summer 1984.
*"Lois", RIPE TOMATOES, New Arts Theatre, Dallas, Spring 1984.
STAGE ACTING – PROFESSIONAL
*"Ghost-Past/Charwoman", EBENEZER SCROOGE, Pocket Sandwich Theatre, Dallas,
*Soloist, "City Lights!" and "Welcome Aboard!" (musicals, six month runs), Grand Crystal
Palace, Dallas, Fall, 1985.
*"Helga/Bride of Frankenstein", FRANKENSTEIN, THE MUSICAL, Pocket Sandwich
Theatre, Dallas, 1984.
STAGE ACTING – AVANTE GARDE
*"Frenchie", CHARLES HARRALSON SHOOTS HIS CORVETTE SOMEWHERE NEAR VAN HORN
by Scott Mathews, Theatre Gallery, Spring 1984.
*"Aleshia", A FAMILY OF FRIENDS, The Unknown Theatre Festival, Theatre Gallery,
Deep Ellum, Dallas, Spring 1984.
*"Cynthia", BABY…BATHWATER, Calm Eddy’s, Dallas, Texas, Fall 1984.
STAGE ACTING – COMMUNITY
"Olga/German at the Spa", NINE, Irving Community Theatre, Spring 1995.
*Soloist, GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY, Hyde Park Theatre, Spring 1987.
"Alais", LION IN WINTER, Circle of Theatres, Dallas, Texas, Spring 1983.
*"Sandy", SWITCHEROO, Circle of Theatres, Dallas,Texas, Spring 1983.
STAGE ACTING – COLLEGIATE
"Cherie", BUS STOP, Sam Houston State University, Main Stage, Fall 1979.
"Domina", FUNNY THING…FORUM, Sam Houston State University, Main Stage, Spring 1980.
"April", COMPANY, University of Texas at Dallas, Main Stage, Spring, 1981.
"Maggie", AFTER THE FALL, University of Texas at Dallas, Studio, Spring 1981.
"Carla", KENNEDY’S CHILDREN, University of Texas at Dallas, Studio, Fall 1981.
"Mrs. Webb", OUR TOWN, University of Texas at Dallas, Main Stage, Spring 1982.
Female, THE TWO CHARACTER PLAY, Studio, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 1982.
*Chorus, FREE TO BE…YOU AND ME, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 1982.
*Chorus, BROWN BAG REVIEW, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 1981.
B. A. in Theatre 1982 from University of Texas at Dallas, 3.3 GPA, Graduated Dean's
List at age 21.
PRACTICAL AREAS OF STUDY
Sound Design/Sound Booth Management in Performance
Set Design/Set Construction/Set Management in
Costume Design/Costume Shop-Construction/Dresser in
Prop Design/Prop Shop/Prop Mistress
Public Relations for the Theatre
Ticket Sales/Box Office Management
The Alexander Technique for Voice
The Stanislavsky Method of Acting
Improvisation for the Stage
Theatre History from Ancient Times to Present
The History of the American Musical Theatre
Voice for The Musical Theatre
Performance for The Musical Theatre
The Shakespeare Plays
The Greek Comedies and Tragedies
Radio/Television and Film Courses (SHSU)
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Editor at major publisher at present.
Five years, Developmental Editor, Autumn Leaves' DESIGNING WITH and QUOTE, UNQUOTE book
and calendar series for the arts and crafts market, 2003 to 2008.
Two years, Office Manager, Aha! Dallas, Texas, 1999 to 2001.
One-and-a-half years, Freelance Photo Editor, Heinle & Heinle, Boston.
Five years, Promoted from Permission Correspondent to Senior Editor, Holt Rinehart
Winston - Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, High School/College texts, responsible for
Art, History, Literature, Theatre,
Foreign Language books, Austin, Fort Worth, 1987 to 1991.
One year as Asst. Circulation Mgr., THE DALLAS COWBOYS WEEKLY, The Dallas Cowboys Football
One year, Customer Service, Dell Computer Corporation, Austin, Texas, 1987.
*More information available upon request.*
La Ronde, (Web); Zoetrope, (Web); Playwright’s Forum, (Web); International Centre for
Women Playwrights, (Web); Dramatist's Guild, New York City (Associate); Actor's Equity, Los Angeles,(Apprentice).