“It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now…with its aches and its pleasures…is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.” ~Pema Chodron





  • Affiliations
  • Awards
  • Recommendations
  • Service
  • Practice


  • Women in Theatre Performance (Technology Officer 2008-)
  • The Association for Theatre in Higher Education
  • American Theatre and Drama Society
  • Electronic Technology Committee, ATHE
  • ArtGrid, 2003-2007
  • Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities 2002-2007
  • Dance Technology List
  • North Bay Multimedia Association 2000-2002
  • IFTR/FIRT (Theatre and Intermediality Architecture working groups)

Awards & Grants:

  • Research-Arts Grant from the Occidental Center For the Arts, Remembering Harmony Project 2007-
  • Fringe Festival Grant, Sonoma County Cultural Arts 2009
  • Winnemore Digital Theatre Fellowship 2007
  • ADTS Emerging Scholars Award 2004
  • Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities/Department of Theatre Digital Theatre Fellowship 2002-2006
  • Finalist for the Peoria Prize in Humanities Computing 2006 (as performer and collaborator in Dancing on the Shores of Packet Creek)
  • Goldhaber travel grant 2006
  • Center for Teaching Excellence Grant, UMD (GCAST Theatre Pedagogy Database Subcommittee)
  • (UPS- 2)

Recommendations & References for

Dr. Nadja Masura


  • Franklin J. Hildy (on file)

Director of Graduate Studies, Theatre
University of Maryland, College Park

  • Heather Nathans (on file)

Associate Professor, Theatre
University of Maryland, College Park

  • David Saltz (on file)

Head of the Department of Theatre and Film Studies
University of Georgia

  • Paul Jackson

Technical Director, Dance
University of Maryland, College Park

  • Martha Nell Smith                         

Professor of English & Former Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
University of Maryland, College Park

  • John Fuegi

Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures 
University of Maryland, College Park

  • Dr. Martin Walsh (on file)

Lecturer IV, Head of Drama Program, Aj Associate Professor of Theatre
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

For complete information for recommendations on file, please contact the University of Maryland's Career Center.


Additional personal references not on file but much respected include: Dr. Susan Haedicke, Karen Bradley, Brandon Morse, Mary Walsh, Dr. John Russell Brown, Dr. Burt Cardullo, Dr. Lee Woods, Dr. John Rindo, Dr. Diana Marie, Scott Weldin, (Scott and Miho from Alaska), Yacov Sharir, John Moran, JJ Wilson, Steve Fowler, Peggy Roth, Timothy Williams, Martin Walsh, Jimmy Micklavic, and Karen Petersen. Other additional letters exist in paper form.




  • Women in Theatre Performance (Website 2008-)
  • IFTR UMD Conference planning committee- Technology Coordinator for IFTR conference in 2005
  • MITH Internal Advisory Committee student representative
  • Maryland Digital Performance Group founder and coordinator, 2005-2007
  • GCAST (Theatre Graduate Student Committee)officer and MITH representative
  • UMD (GCAST Theatre Pedagogy Database Subcommittee for Center for Teaching Excellence Grant)


Practice, including Dramaturgy and Production:

  • Coordinator of Poet's and Playwrights at the Sonoma County Book Festival, 2009
  • Reader, Jane Chamber's Award
  • Reader, Sonoma County Repertory Theatre's New Playwrights Festival
  • Playwright and Dramaturg of Compass Points, Outside/In, Paint, Blue Room
  • Archival research image and film media for Morningstar (Spreckles) and Machinal (UMD at National film Archives)
  • Costume Design, Morningstar (Spreckles)
  • Properties Mistress (University of Puget Sound)
  • Media Artist and technology (video and projection) Morningstar, Elements, Re-membering Harmony Project, Outside-In, Rusalka, Interplay, and Thaw
  • Directing and project Coordinating: Remembering Harmony (in progress), Elements, Interplay (UMD performance nodes for Hallucinations, Loose Minds In a Box, and two other shows), Outside-In, Thaw, Echoes, The Love Talker
  • Performance: Morningstar, Elements, Interplay: Loose Minds In A Box (three others), Outside-In, Rusalka, The Women, Amadeus, The Grapes of Wrath, School For Wives, Machinal, Shana Madel, The Lion the Witch and The Wardrobe, Chorus Line, Peace Child Ukraine, The Fantastics, and various choral and dance groups.


Performance examples and training includes voice (Soprano), dance (ballet, jazz, folk, square, swing), Shakespeare, ...see list (list practical courses taken? or transcripts?)