Casting Partner 2010-present McCorkle Casting Ltd. (New York, NY) Casting partner and business manager for this renown independent casting company. Place Actors in projects for Broadway, Off Broadway,
regional theatre, film and television. Negotiate contracts, create marketing plans develop new business strategies and serve as active casting contributor.
Performing Arts Educator-multiple locations 2010-present Terry Schreiber Studios, One on One Studio (New York, NY), Penny Templeton Studio, Brookdale Community College, Duchess Community College Courses/classes in: Advance Acting for the Camera, Acting Essentials, Career development for actors,, Voice-over workshop(s), Scene Study, Monologues.
Administrative Director- Course Instructor 2009-2010
TVI Actors Studio (New York, NY) Interim director and administrator. programming, scheduling, staff management,
marketing, promotions, enrollment, curriculum and student supervisor. Teacher of Acting
(Meisner/Shakespeare/Method), Commercial and Voice-overs performance.
Performing Arts Faculty Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School (South Hadley, MA) 2005-2009 Advanced Acting, Film/TV Acting, Radio and TV Broadcasting- Stage Director
Repertory and youth touring company director, main stage director, teacher of Acting,
Broadcasting, Voice-over performance. Author of "Hip Hop Aesop" Original Musical for young people.
University of Missouri, Department of Theatre (Kansas City, MO) 1998-present
University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT) 2005 Masters and BFA degree candidate's voice-over performance and On Camera Acting workshops
Executive Director-Head of Operations 1992- 2003 Connecticut Schools of Broadcasting Inc. New Jersey/New York/Philadelphia/Washington
Installation, administration and implementation of performance training for the oldest and largest broadcasting school(s) in the country. Managed staff of more than 50 professional broadcasters and industry specialists. Designed and developed new curriculums. Instructed classes, managed job placement, principal lead recruiter of students and supervised operations in multiple locale's simultaneously . Actor 1979-2009 Stage, Feature Film and Television (New York and Nationally)
Broadway, Tours, Regional productions: A Few Good Men-original Broadway cast. A New York Summer-Radio City Music Hall.
Boomerangst-Westside Arts Theater. Grease, Boys Next Door-National Tours,
Leading roles performed at: Warner Theatre DC, Buffalo Studio Arena, Berkshire
Theater Festival, Main Street Theater Company
Kennedy Crenter, Pasadena Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Pennsylvania Center Stage, Pennsylvania Stage, Seattle Repertory
Majestic Theater, Walt Disney World. Henry Ford Museum Theater, Queens Theatre in the Park, Alliance Theater-Atlanta.
Education of Max Bickford (Featured)- CBS
Monday Night Mayhem (Featured)- TNT Original Movie
Another World (Recurring)-NBC Television
One Life to Live (Recurring)-ABC Television
Feature Film: The Thomas Crown Affair (Featured)-Director John McTiernan
Die Hard With A Vengeance (Featured)-Director John McTiernan
Bereft-(Featured)-Director Tim Daley
Splash- (Featured)-Director Ron Howard
The Wizard of Loneliness (Featured)-Director Jenny Bowen
Brian Darling (Featured)-HBO Productions
Extensive commercial and voice-over performances in all media
Guest Artist, Lecturer, Workshop facilitator Numerous media/instructional lecture engagements for multiple organizations/companies/universities including: Southern Methodist University, SUNY Purchase, University of Delaware, Rutgers University, N.C. School of the Arts, Sonya Freedman Show (USA Network), Center for the Arts (MA). Princeton Review.
Television appearances on HGTV, Chronicle (Boston), Iin Action Video Magazine.
Formal Education and Professional Training Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit MI 1979
Independent Theater Study, London, England 1977 (Roger Williams College)
California Institute of the Arts 1975 (Practicum Credits through Disney University) Affiliations-Organizations and Achievements-Publications Director of Northampton Independent Film Festival 2008.
Licensed By NJ & NY, MA Departments of Education, School to Work training
Member of Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Radio and Television Artists Actors Equity Association. FCC license holder since 1992.
M1 student Visa officer for SEVIS system-division of homeland security authorization.
Award winning tree art furniture artist/craftsman.
Author; Conversation Pieces out of the Woods, 2009, Outskirts Press, Denver Co
Author; Conversation Pieces out of the Studio, The Voice-over Workshop for Professional Actors, 2012, Dog Ear Publishing. (Incorporated into several university training curriculums)
Skills and Notable Qualifications Superior business correspondence writer
A well organized, innovative, compatible team player
Possesses high energy, outgoing personality and exemplary communication skills
Extremely well versed in technical and performance media applications (Broadcasting)
Computer Skills-Mac and PC- Word, Excel, social media, internet. Video and audio editing, television and radio studio operations.
Personal Background Information Excellent health, enjoys power walking, hiking, outdoor activities, computing.
Extensive traveling experience. Licensed driver
Married, no children (except a Cocker Spaniel named Rockety).