Education

Ph.D.
2009
Authorial Acting and the theory of authorial creativity.
Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU), Czech Republic.
Dissertation: “Aspects of Acting: Studying and Practicing Fundamental Acting Principles through Acting with the Inner Partner.”
Supervisor: Professor Ivan Vyskočil.

M.F.A.
2002
Authorial Acting with a focus on authorial creativity and pedagogy.
Theatre Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (DAMU), Czech Republic.
Thesis: “Acting with the Inner Partner: A Study.”
Supervisor: Professor Ivan Vyskočil.

B.A.
1996
Political Theory and Performance. Minor in French.Bates College, Lewiston, Maine, U.S.A.
Honors Thesis: “MASK-U-LIN-IT-Y: A Deconstruction.”
Supervisor: William Pope.L