Fall/Early Winter  2018

  • Participated in Experiencing Speech #23, taught by Julie Foh and Eliza Simpson, a 6-day workshop in Knight-Thompson Speechwork, NYC, December 15-21, 2018
  • Saw The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth on Broadway, December 19, 2019.
  • Said farewell to my kitty Tallulah--thank you for 13 wonderful years.  I miss your tiny Texan swagger.
  • Served as vocal coach for A Chorus Line, directed and choreographed by Michelle Chassé, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, performances October 18-21, 2018
  • Attended a Yoga Nidra retreat with Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, October 12-14, 2018
  • Was awarded a Dean's Advisory Council Faculty Development Award to participate in a KTS Speechwork Phonetics Intensive in May 2019

Late Spring / Summer  2018

  • Performed as ensemble member in Love and Information, directed by Karla Baldwin, Apron Theater, the resident company of  Next Stage Arts, Putney, VT , August 2-4, 9-11, 2018
  • Co-led an Equity Partners exercise with Chrissy Tignor for the Director's Council, Berklee College of Music, July 19, 2018.
  • Participated in the Reboot: Educational Videos training, Berklee College of Music June 20 & 22,
  • Performed the role of Agnes and serving as dialect coach for  Dancing at Lughnasadirected by Benny Sato Ambush, Gloucester Stage Company, performances June 8-July 8, 2018
  • Read Waking Up White, by Debby Irving
  • Listened to the audiobook version of White Like Me:  Reflections on Race by a Privileged Son by Tim Wise
  • Listened to the audiobook version of The Highly Sensitive Person by Elaine N. Aron
  • Served as dialect coach for Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus, directed by Todd Morton, Nobles Theater Collective, Noble and Greenough School, April/May 2018
  • Was awarded a Dean's Advisory Council Faculty Development Award to invest in accent and dialect resources for teaching purposes
  • Was awarded a Berklee Faculty Development Grant to study Knight-Thompson Speechwork in 2018-2019.

Late Winter/ Early Spring  2018

  • Listened to the audiobook version of  So You Want to Talk about Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • Served as an ETUDE Faculty Scholar (Enhancing Teaching though an Understanding of Diversity and Equity), Boston Conservatory at Berklee/Berklee College of Music,  Spring 2017
  • Observed Pat Pattison's Poetry 1 class, Berklee College of Music, Spring 2018 semester
  • Bought a 2017 VW Passat at Northampton Volkswagen:  thank you, Brandon, Myron, Mark, Melanie, Leslie, Heather and Ross, for the great service!
  • Was Featured in a Faculty Spotlight video by Berklee's Faculty Technology Services, March 2018
  • Became an Associate Editor of the International Dialects of English Archive (IDEA)
  • Led a SGA-sponsored student forum on Speech Training at BCB, February 28, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
  • Co-facilitated an Equity Partner Certification Training for Faculty with Danielle Scott, Berklee College of Music,  February 27, 2018
  • Served as dialect coach for Virginia Woolf's Orlando by Sarah Ruhl, directed by A. Nora Long, Lyric Stage Company of Boston, performances February 23 - March 25, 2018
  • Participated in Berklee's MLK Day of Service, assembling meals for Rise Against Hunger,  February 6, 2018
  • Co-facilitated sessions of A Thousand Cuts:  Microagressions as an Impediment to Learning 

Dancing at Lughnasa, Gloucester Stage Company



Fall/Early Winter 2017

Spring/Summer 2017

  • Served as an ETUDE Fellow (Enhancing Teaching though an Understanding of Diversity and Equity), Boston Conservatory at Berklee/Berklee College of Music,  Spring 2017 semester
  • Participated in a Learning Management System pilot project,  Boston Conservatory at Berklee/Berklee College of Music, Spring 2017 semester
  • Served as a faculty facilitator at the Theater Forum, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, April 24, 2017
  • Served as dialect coach for Dancing at Lughnasa,  directed by Jennie Israel, UMASS Lowell Theatre Arts, April 19-23, 2017
  • Participated in a workshop on Managing Difficult Conversations,  facilitated by Vidra Harris, Berklee College of Music, April 6, 2017
  • Attended a Diversity in the Workplace workshop,  Berklee College of Music, March 16, 2017

Late Winter  2017

  • Led two seminars in public speaking for  Symphony Nova Fellows, January 23 and March 6, 2017
  • Served as dialect coach for Side Show,  directed by Bill Russell, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, March 9-12, 2017
  • Led two master classes in public speaking for the Brass Seminar, directed by Larry Isaacson, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, January 30 and February 6, 2017
  • Attended Berklee Teachers on Teaching 2017,  and gave a BTOT Blitz presentation, January 18, 2017

Dead Man's Cell Phone, Lyric Stage Company of Boston



Fall/Early Winter  2016

Summer 2016

Spring 2016

  • Served on the 2016 May Award selection committee, Brattleboro, Vermont,  April 1 - May 26
  • Participated in Facilitating Learning Communities, a training led by Libby Allison, The Boston Conservatory, May 12-13
  • Attended the  Continuing the Conversation: Circle Up Conference 2016
    Harvard Graduate School of Education, May 6-8
  • Named Outstanding Theater Faculty of the Year (2015-16), The Boston Conservatory, April 28
  • Enjoyed a phonetics workshop led by Louis Colaianni, New York City, April 6
  • Served as vocal coach for Spring Awakening, directed by Austin Regan The Boston Conservatory, performances March 3-6

The Comedy of Errors, Three Rivers Shakespeare Festival (1991)