Extraordinary Faculty and Production Manager, Loyola University Dept. of Theatre Arts & Dance New Orleans LA

Courses include Acting I & II for majors and non-majors, Musical Theatre I & II, Directing, Advanced Directing, Audition Techniques, Senior Projects, Voice & Movement, Sondheim the Master of the Modern Musical, Fundamentals of Speech, History Through the Lens of the Sitcom, and Argumentation & Debate. Production/Marketing Manager for season productions.


The Actors Center Teacher Development Program New York NY  www.theactorscenter.org

One of only fourteen professors from around the world chosen to participate in the prestigious The Actors Center Teacher Development Program. Participants in this workshop were introduced to some of the most  respected and interesting teachers in America and abroad. The goal is to reinforce the tenets of the craft that the participants would impart to their student programs.

Summer 2009

Theatre Business Manager, Loyola University College of Music and Fine Arts New Orleans, LA

Management of Box Office and House Management staff, Promotions, Marketing, and Outreach for all productions. E-tix Ticketing System.


Jefferson Parish Gifted and Talented Theatre Program, East Jefferson High School  Metairie, LA

Theatre Department Head. Courses included Acting I, II, III, and IV.


University of Richmond, Governor’s School  Richmond, VA

Performing Arts faculty. Courses include: Acting, Musical Theatre, History Through the Lens of the Sitcom, Lights, Camera...Life! Sacred Acts and Sacred Space, and Identity and the Other:  Hate Crimes, Genocide, and Humanity

2004 – 2010

Department Head, Department of Theatre, Holy Cross School New Orleans, LA

Department Head, Instructor, and Director at college preparatory middle and high school for young men. Courses include Intro. to Acting, Character & Script Analysis, Advanced Acting, and Directing.

2001 – 2005

Executive Administrator, Saenger Theatre New Orleans, LA

Responsibilities include assisting with bookings, marketing, plus management of Broadway productions, Rock concerts, and performing arts events for large, multi-purpose theatre.


Instructor, All for Arts School of Performing Arts  Bedford Hills, NY

Oversight of Theatre Department included updating the curriculum, teaching, directing, and interaction with parents.


Part-Time Instructor, Department of Theatre and Dance, Texas Tech University  Lubbock, TX

Courses included Introduction to Acting, Principles of Acting and Introduction to Cinema. Responsibilities include course design, teaching and evaluation of undergraduate students. 


Box Office Manager, Department of Theatre and Dance, Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX

Oversight of all departmental box office activities including deposits and daily financial audits, as well as the coordination of seasonal subscription orders.  Managed a team of graduate and undergraduate students in customer relations. Familiar with ERS Box Office Computer System and Ticket Maker System.


Promotions Associate, Department of Theatre and Dance, Texas Tech University  Lubbock, TX

Participated in the marketing and promotion of departmental activities, including writing press releases and feature articles, subscriber receptions and media coordination. 


Customer Service Manager, St. Edward’s University Bookstore Austin, TX

Responsibilities included the training, scheduling, supervising and evaluating 7-10 student employees, daily financial audits, all customer relations, and supply buyer.


Company Member, The Second Youth Theatre Company Austin, TX

Performed in and toured with five productions in professional company whose focus was theatre for all ages. 


Vice President, Performer, Assistant Director, Zilker Summer Musical  Austin, TX,

Seven outdoor summer productions.


Principal Male Dancer, Choreographer and Founding Member, Kinesis Dance Theatre Company  Austin, TX

Performed in over 30 productions. and participated in the founding and development of  a professional dance company. 


Performer, Plays for Living Austin, TX

Toured with educational theatre company whose focus was youth theatre addressing contemporary issues.


Community Service and Appointments

Faculty Advisor

Loyola University’s Musical Theatre Organization and Queer Straight Student Alliance.


Theatre Instructor for At-Risk Teens

Our Lady of Guadalupe Youth Center, Austin, TX. Theatre classes for inner city gang youth.


Vice President, Board of Directors

Zilker Summer Musical, Austin, TX.


Board of Directors

Zilker Summer Musical, Austin, TX;  Member at large (1990-1995) and Guild Member (1995). 


Student Leadership Training Program,

St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX. 

Counselor in a program designed to develop leadership qualities in students of under-served populations.


Lectures and Workshops

Workshop Presenter throughout the U.S.

The Pedagogy of Enthusiasm: Keeping Your Theatre Class Alive!, Coaching High School Students for College Auditions , Character and Script Analysis, Resume Building, Thinking Outside the Box: Exercises in Creativity, and Public Speaking.


Guest Artist

International Thespian Festival, Georgia Thespian Festival, and Texas Thespians Festival


Dalcroze Eurhythmics Workshop, New York, NY

Two-day workshop with Ruth Alperson, Director of the Lucy Moses Dalcroze School


Master Class with James Earl Jones

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX


Guest Lecturer

Introduction to Acting Course, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

“Directing Agnes of God


Guest Lecturer

Career Management Course, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

“Working Professionally and Equity Contracts in Regional Theatre”


Workshop Leader

American College Theatre Festival, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

“Auditioning for Musical Theatre”


Guest Lecturer

McNeil High School, Austin, TX

“Building Your Theatre Resume′ Before Graduation”

1993 - 1995

Guest Lecturer

Theatre History Course, University of Texas, Austin, TX

“Charles Dickens and The Mystery of Edwin Drood



The Actors Center, New York, NY – 2009

    Christopher Bayes, Head of Physical Acting, Yale School of Drama

    Slava Dolgachev, Artistic Director, New Theatre of Moscow

    J. Michael Miller, Founder, The Actors Center

    Ron Van Lieu, Chair of the Acting Program, Yale School of Drama

Private Acting Lessons, Lorrie Hull, PhD. Strasberg’s The Method  2009

MFA, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.  Acting/Directing.  1998

BA, St. Edward’s University, Austin, TX.  Theatre Arts.  1992


Big Easy Awards, New Orleans, LA

Winner of Best University Production as Director of Godspell


Big Easy Awards, Storer Boone Awards, Marquee Awards, and Ambie Awards, New Orleans, LA

Nominations for acting and directing in professional and university productions.


Special Recognition, Office of the Mayor  Austin, TX

Special Recognition for valuable and distinguished service in theatre


Austin Circle of Theatre Awards

Nominations for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor in professional productions


Moody Award for Best Actor, Austin, TX

Affiliated with St. Edward’s University



Georgia Gresham

Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance

Loyola University

6363 St. Charles Avenue

Campus Box 155

New Orleans, LA  70118

(504) 865-3840


Adrienne Meyer

Scarsdale High School (Retired)
555 Broadway Apt. 2D

Hastings on Hudson, NY 10706
(914) 231-6370


Deborah G. Martin, Ph.D
Assistant Professor and Director of Theatre
Berea College
CPO 1947
Berea, KY 40404
(859) 985-3419


Sheila Landahl

5806 Wolf Road, Unit 1B
Western Springs, IL 60558

(708) 205-7131


Laura Hope, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Loyola University

6363 St. Charles Avenue

Campus Box 155

New Orleans, LA  70118

(504) 865-3840


Additional references available upon request.

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