Selected Performance & Directing, 1977-1989


University of Oregon Department of Speech,

University Theatre, 1986-1989; PhD, 1989

Graduate Teaching Fellow, Acting; Pedagogue, Theatre History, Theatre and Culture


  • The Kiss of the Spider Woman (Pacific Northwest premiere)
  • Happy Days (Samuel Beckett, not Ron Howard)
  • The Killer


  • Herr Schultz, Cabaret
  • Marty, Isn’t It Romantic?
  • Napoleon, Animal Farm (Irene Ryan Award nomination)


Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program , 1987

Director of Theatre, Rucker Elementary School, Gilroy Unified School District, Gilroy, California

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Gilroy High School Theatre

Guest Director, Godspell, Spring 1986

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Sierra Service Project, Summers 1983-1986

Program Coordinator, Music and Evening Gatherings

  • Southern Site, Pauma Valley Rancheria, California, 1986
  • Southern Site, La Jolla Rancheria, California, 1985
  • Southern Site, La Jolla Rancheria, California, 1984
  • Northern Site, Etna, California, 1983

Read about my era of service with SSP here.

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Pacific School of Religion, 1982-1986


  • Richard, The Lady’s Not For Burning
  • Peter Able, A Sleep of Prisoners
  • Archangel Michael, The Sign of Jonah
  • Jesus, The Gospel of Mark
  • Ensemble, For the Time Being
  • Ensemble, Star Eternal (כוכב העפר, adapted by Wayne R. Rood, in honor of Robert McAfee Brown)
  • Mike, Screwtape

MA, Theology and the Arts, 1985

Thesis: “Departure: A Performing Arts Manifesto”

Read about my time in the arts at PSR here.

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International Theatre, Vienna, Austria, 1980-1981


  • Linus, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown
  • Ensemble / Musician, Mark Twain’s America
  • Simon Stimson, Our Town
  • Ensemble, The Nutcracker

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Gallery Players of Oregon, McMinnville, Oregon, 1979-1980, 1981-1982

Intern, Set / Sound / Production Design, 1980-1981


  • The Price


  • Jesus, Godspell (Best Actor, Musical)
  • Lord Chancellor, Iolanthe
  • Finch, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • Cornelius Hackl, Hello, Dolly!
  • Ensemble / Musician, Sweet Charity

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Linfield Little Theatre, McMinnville, Oregon, 1978-80, 1981-2, 1984

BA, Communications: Theatre, 1982


  • Orgon, Tartuffe (Best Supporting Actor, 1981-1982)
  • Emcee, Cabaret (Best Supporting Actor, 1979-1980)
  • George, All My Children
  • Faulkland, The Rivals
  • Toby Felker, The Runner Stumbles


Marriott’s Great America, Santa Clara, California, 1978

Stage Crew, The Music Man, Theatre Royale, May-August 1978

South End Repertory Company, 1977

South End Repertory Company, San Jose, California, 1977

Acting Ensemble, featured musician:

  • Comings and Goings
  • Interview

Selected Performance & Directing, 1989-1999

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