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Active seeker of opportunities that inspire me and utilize my cultivated interpersonal and
communication skills garnered from a lifetime of experience dedicated to the fierce pursuit of worth,
self-awareness and empathy toward others.
Innovative and energetic problem
solving, with strengths for collaboration,
team building, and conflict management
Adaptable, talented public speaker
MS Excel proficiency
History of community outreach,
Enthusiastic and inclusive participant in group
and individual planning, presentation,
analysis, and critique in both artistic and
Networking and Social Media
Excellent written and verbal communication,
A.R.C. (Artist Reintegration Coalition), Director, 2016-present
Creation and development of a brand-new volunteer program for Shakespeare Behind Bars in the
women’s rehabilitation center, NERC, after volunteering for two years at Grafton Correctional through
the established program, ODAG. Presently seeking not-for-profit status and learning grant-writing
Cleveland State University, Adjunct Professor, 2013-present
Creation of syllabi and teaching various courses
Coaching, critiquing, and mentoring students in acting and presentation assignments
Directed Student Workshop Production, Almost Maine, Fall 2015
Velvet Tango Room, Lead Bartender, 2013-present
Personal features in Washington Post and Crane’s Magazine as well as presentation for the television
show, “Pizza Masters”.
Provide the utmost in technical skill at a nationally acclaimed cocktail/jazz bar, while administering an
outstanding customer experience and developing long-term rapport with guests.
Manage multiple points of contact with parties and coordinate with staff to produce organized, and
seamless events of varying sizes
Pennsylvania State University, Assistant to Head of BFA Musical Theatre, 2008
Utilized Excel Database to organize information belonging to auditioning freshman. Created and
maintained filing system for returning and new students. Ran all aspects of intense audition process.
Master of Fine Arts, Penn State University
Summa Cum Laude, 2010
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kent State University