(Associate Professor, Department of Journalism, Communication, and Theatre) received his B.A. in Theatre from Providence College, his M.A. in Theatre from Brown University, and his M.A.T. in English Education and M.F.A. in Theatre Directing from Boston University. As an associate professor and chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance at Rowan University, he taught acting, directing, voice, and theater education from 2004-2011, and inaugurated the Rowan Arts Discovery Project to offer free, high quality arts events to public school students in south Jersey.
Since 2004 he has produced and directed Off Broadway in New York City for such theater companies as the Irish Arts Center, Irish Repertory Company, and Origin Theatre Company. A member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, he has directed regionally in Massachusetts and internationally at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in Ortonovo, Italy. His creative activity/research interests include new play development, US and Irish drama, and Shakespearean performance. He recently directed the US premiere of the Olivier Award-nominated Ivan and the Dogs for Origin Theatre Company at the Players Theatre Loft, NYC.
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