Summary

I make order out of chaos. I have stage managed for Cirque du Soleil in Europe and South America. I spent a decade in Chicago coordinating private events, live theater, and civic events all over town. I am a remarkably organized task master.

Credits

12/11 – Current

Stage Manager (European & South American tours) Corteo

Live / Special Event (TV) — Cirque du Soleil Details
12/11 – Current

Manage 65 performers and coordinate 8-10 performances per week in 2800-seat venue. Call highly technical show with automated aerial acts. Coordinate transfers between countries and continents. Plan, pack, and forklift trucks for transfer. Schedule daily trainings and new performer integration plans. Negotiate needs for all technical departments.

3/15 – 3/15

Production Assistant Food Network Dining/City Guide & Local Ingredient

Internet — National Picture Show Details
3/15 – 3/15

Local support, transporting talent, securing appearance/location/materials releases, gripping for 2 Kino Celebs.

9/14 – 10/14

Associate Producer Chicago Ideas Week

Live / Special Event (TV) Details
9/14 – 10/14

Coordinated production elements for event involving 170 speakers in the course of one week. Managed teams in multiple venues in downtown Chicago. Organized and facilitated post-talk meet ups, venue booking, and talent transportation and hospitality. Managed VIP events for donors and sponsors.

8/07 – 11/11

Production Manager – Roosevelt University Theatre Conservatory

8/07 – 11/11

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Education

Class of '15

Roosevelt University

MFA Creative Writing
Class of '99

Truman State University

BA English - Theater minor