Overview of academic (university-based)
Overview of community and outreach
August 2021-April 2022
June 2020 (Ongoing)
April 2020-August 2020
Theatre of Diversity TH 410, Virginia Wesleyan University
Performance as Activism ARTS 495, Old Dominion University
Theatre of the Oppressed (Dis)Course AFST 1714, Virginia Tech
Theatre of the Oppressed (Dis)Course WSG 2254, Virginia Tech
Artistic Process of Solo Perf.: Being B.A.D. TA 2134, Virginia Tech
Directing ‘Echoes’ THEA 241A, Old Dominion University
Solo Perf. for Social Change ENGL 313, Christopher Newport Uni.
August 2018-May 2019
Outreach and Recruitment Advocate: Dept. of Theatre and Cinema Studies
Promote the social, academic, and aesthetical benefits of theatre involvement on a collegiate level and to boost non-major/major audition and technical crew participation.
I created and managed the current outline of this program. Adapted from program model used at the University of Georgia. Participant engagement and recruitment primarily stems from outreach in the Greater Blacksburg and Christiansburg area; as well as attending all state level literary and performance conferences and competitions
Our one-day workshop Behind the Scenes is designed to give high school students an interactive experience of our Theatre and Cinema Studies Department. Behind the Scenes activities are, but not limited to, the following: Tour of our Theatre facilities; Learn about majoring in Theatre at VT; Parent/Guardian Talkback with VT Theatre Administration Rep and much more!
August 2015-May 2018
Over past two years and a half, I have served as the UGA Department of Theatre and Film Studies’ Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator Assistant. Initially this position did not exist as a regular assistantship option; however, I noticed an immense need of cultural diversity within our department. While we have the resources to serve a multiplicity of students, there was a lack of interests.
April 2016-May 2018
I created and managed the current outline of this program. Participant engagement and recruitment primarily stems from outreach in the Greater Athens-Clarke County and Atlanta area; as well as attending all state level literary and performance conferences and competitions
Our one-day workshop Behind the Scenes is designed to give high school students an interactive experience of our Theatre and Film Studies Department. Behind the Scenes activities are, but not limited to, the following: Tour of the Fine Arts Building and Theatre; Learn about majoring in Theatre at UGA; Lunch meet up with UGA Theatre majors; Parent/Guardian Talkback with UGA Theatre Administration Rep and much more!
April 2016-May 2018
Designed workshop outline and curriculum based on needs assessment on the local high school demographic. This interactive workshop is designed to raise awareness about the UGA’s thriving and exciting Department of Theatre and Film Studies and preparing for the professional world of theatrical auditions.
Through this 1-hour intensive master class, the students will receive real-world advice and several critical tips for doing their personal best for the next audition. Our workshop objective is preparing young actors to bring their 'A' game to casting directors by learning audition techniques, how to put their best foot forward in the casting room and, how to be in the mindset of a working actor.
2022 Updates Coming Soon...
April 2021 Workshop: Performance and Protest (virtual)
Workshop Lead Next Act, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
July 2020 Applied Theatre Performance Technique Workshop: Ur Roots Amplified Workshop Lead, Teens with a Purpose, and Open Norfolk
June 2020 Featured Panelist: Why We Protest: Black Actors and Artists Discuss Activism in Their Work' Online Forum, Virginia Stage Company
May 2020 Workshop: Flying Solo: Your Story and Solo Performance Exploration, Workshop Lead, Get Virtual w/ Virginia Stage Company
October 2019 Workshop: Ensemble Devised Theatre for Teens, Guest Artist Governor’s School for the Arts College Fair
October 2018 Workshop: Ensemble Devised Theatre for Teens, Guest Artist, Governor’s School for the Arts College Fair
2022 Updates Coming Soon...
January 2018- May 2018
Theatre for Young Audiences Program, Project Lead and Co-Collaborator
Service-learning focused project, developed students led workshops at Coile Middle School, Parkview Community Center (in Athens, GA), and other sites
February 2018-April 2018
G.L.A.M. (Girls Leadership and Mentors of Athens)
Program Lead/Project Coordinator
G.L.A.M is a pilot youth empowerment program sponsored through the Emerging Leaders Program at the University of Georgia
May 2014- August 2015
Girls Incorporated of the Greater Peninsula
June 2013- March 2014
Y.W.C.A of South Hampton Roads
Summer 2012 & Summer 2013
Teens with a Purpose (T.W.P), Youth Educator/ Advisor
March 2013- December 2013
Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Youth Educator/ Intern Supervisor
November 2011- December 2012
Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Career Service Representative/Professional Development Coach
August 2008-January 2010
Centerstage Inc. Children’s Theatre, Program Director/Drama and Speech Instructor