Career Highlights – Design

Set Designer – Pingry School, Martinsville, NJ: “Cabaret” 2016, “Midsummer/Jersey” 2015, “The Secret Garden” 2015, “The Twenty Fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” 2015, “Two Gentlemen of Verona” 2014, “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” 2014, “Seussical” 2014, “The Rimers of Eldritch” 2013, “Cinderella” 2013, “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” 2013, “On the Razzle” 2012, “Oliver: 2012, “Little Shop of Horrors” 2012, “Cherry Orchard” 2011, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 2011,” Guys & Dolls” 2011, “Nicholas Nickleby” 2010, “Bye Bye Birdie” 2010, “Sweeney Todd” 2010, “Comedy of Errors” 2009, ”Godspell” 2009, “Les Miserables” 2009”, “The Crucible” 2008, “Tales from the Heart” 2008, “Pirates of Penzance” 2008, “Grimm’s Fairy Tales” 2007, “Into the Woods” 2007, “Winter’s Tale” 2006, “The Rememberer” 2006, ”Urinetown” 2006, “Laramie Project” 2005, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” 2005, “Pippin” 2005

Co-Set Designer (with Al Romano) – Pingry School: “The Good Woman of Setzuan” 2007,“The Dining Room” 2004, ”Once Upon a Mattress” 2004

Co-Set Designer (with Drama VI senior class) – Pingry School: “Scenes from American Life” 2009, “The Amateurs” 2008, “A Cheever Evening” 2007, “Vinegar Tom” 2006

Set Designer – Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope, PA., “Kiss Me Kate” 1983, “Mikado” 1984, “Shenandoah” 1984

Asst. Art Director – “Fifth of July” (D: Marshall Mason, Designer: David Potts) 1982

Asst. Designer – “Price of Genius” (Designer: David Potts) 1982

Asst. Designer – City of New York Theater Museum (Designer: David Mitchell) 1981

Costume Design – Pingry School: “Cabaret” 2016, “Midsummer/Jersey” 2015, “The Secret Garden” 2015, “The Twenty Fifth Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” 2015, “Two Gentlemen of Verona” 2014, “Haroun and the Sea of Stories” 2014, “Seussical” 2014, “The Rimers of Eldritch” 2013, “Cinderella” 2013,  “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels”  2013, “Oliver: 2012,  “Little Shop of Horrors” 2012, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown” 2011,” Guys & Dolls” 2011, “Nicholas Nickleby” 2010, “Bye Bye Birdie” 2010, “Sweeney Todd” 2010, “Comedy of Errors” 2009, “Godspell” 2009, “Scenes from American Life” 2009, “At the Crossroads” 2008, “The

Make-up Design – Pingry School: all productions above

Professional Memberships and Awards

United Scenic Artists, New York, NY (Stage Designer, Scenic Artist) since 1981

Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star 2009 “Outstanding Scenic Achievement” award for “Les Miserables”

Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star 2014 “Outstanding Costume Achievement” nomination

Career Highlights – Scenic Artist

Film:

Winter Passing” 2004

Jungle Fever” (D: Spike Lee) 1991, Camera Scenic

Scenes from a Mall” (D: Paul Mazursky) 1991

Mo’ Better Blues” (D: Spike Lee) 1990, Charge Scenic Artist

Homeboy” (D: Michael Seresin) 1988, Charge Scenic Artist

Angel Heart” (D: Alan Parker) 1987

Secret of My Success” (D: Herbert Ross) 1987, Camera Scenic

Eddie Murphy Raw” (D: Eddie Murphy) 1987, Charge Scenic Artist

Legal Eagles” (D: Ivan Reitman) 1986

Money Pit” (D: Richard Benjamin) 1985

Chorus Line” (D: Richard Attenborough) 1984

Hanky Panky” (D: Sidney Poitier) 1981

“Hughie” (D: Jose Quintero) 1980

Television:

“Sesame Street” (Children’s Television Network) Senior Scenic Artist, seasons: 1981-1985

“Miracles’ Boys” (D:LaVar Burton and D: Spike Lee) 2005 Camera Scenic

Charge Scenic for numerous commercials including: “Jello”, “Kool Aid”, “USAir”, “AT&T”, “Skippy”

 

Broadway, Off-Broadway, Opera:

“Waiting for Godot” at Lincoln Center – 1988

“Porgy and Bess” (Metropolitan Opera) 1984

“La Traviata” (Metropolitan Opera), 1983

“Nine” 1982

“Little Shop of Horrors”, 1982

“Is There Life after High School?” 1982

 

Fine Art Exhibitions – Prints and Paintings

New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ, Members’ Show 2001, 2002, 2004

Printmaking Council of New Jersey, North Branch, NJ, National juried show: “2×2 Miniatures” April 1993, Randolph Faust Inc. Merchandise Award

Chubb Corporation World Headquarters, Warren, NJ, “Collectors’ Event III”, March 1993

Washington Square East Galleries, New York, NY, National juried show “Small Works” Jan.-Feb. 1993

Printmaking Council of NJ, North Branch, NJ, National juried show: “Small Impressions”, April 1992

Spectrum Gallery, Manasquan, NJ, March 1992

Seagate Assoc. Inc., Paramus, NJ, Corporate exhibition space, March 1992

Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ, juried exhibition, February 1992

Washington Square Galleries, New York, NY, (one woman show), October 1990

Additional Design Skills

Muralist: original designs created and implemented in numerous interiors of area homes

Murals for Mt. Horeb Elementary School, Temple Har Shalom

Illustrations for cookbooks: “From Nosh to Posh” 1990 and “A Million Jewels for Creative Cooks” 1993

Original logo designs and numerous graphic designs for T-shirts, letterheads, patches, banners, programs, etc. for area organizations

Other Experience

Warren Township Office of Emergency Management, Coordinator 2010 – present

Warren Township Office of Emergency Management, Deputy Coordinator 2000-2009

Somerset County Search and Rescue Team, Planning Chief 2007 – present

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) volunteer, Warren Township Rescue Squad; Leadership positions: Captain, President, First Lieutenant, Vice President, Crew Chief 1989 – 2009, Life Member 2010 – present

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Instructor 1990-2013

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Red Cross Disaster Services Volunteer – Shelter Manager

Awards

2005 EMS BLS Volunteer of the Year presented by the New Jersey State Dept. of Health and Senior Services,

Office of Emergency Medical Services, and the New Jersey Emergency Medical Services Council

2001 Volunteer of the Year presented by the Mayor and Township Committee of Warren, NJ

Education

MA in Studio Art, New York University, New York, NY, May 1991

BA in Drama (cum laude/dean’s list), Washington University in Saint Louis, MO, May 1977; Award: Drama Club Prize for academic and performance excellence

Certificate in Communication – Mass Media Institute, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, August 1976

Graduate Studies in Set Design/ Lighting Design, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1978-1980

Graduate Studies in Scenic Art/ Set Design, Studio and Forum of Stage Design, New York, NY, 1977-1978