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Acting 1
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Acting 2
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Humanities 1
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Improvisation
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Theatre Practicum
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Senior Director Study
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Theatre History 1
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Theatre History 2
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Directing 1
Lake Superior State University  (2012 – current)

Movement for the Actor
Mt. Hood Community College  (2011)

Introduction to Theatre
Mt. Hood Community College  (2012)

Acting Fundamentals 1 ,2 & 3
Mt. Hood Community College  (2010)

Acting for Non-Majors
University of Portland, Portland, OR (2009)
An introduction to theatre and acting skills. Scene study, performance exercise, and monologue evaluation.

Improv 101
Mt. Hood Community College (2010)
University of Portland, Portland, OR (2009)

An introduction to improvisational skills for theater.

Drama Teacher
University High School, Spokane Valley, WA. (2002-2007)
Developed curriculum and taught

  • Drama 1
  • Drama 2
  • Advanced Directing
  • Technical Theatre

All classes were geared to meet the state learning requirements and also give students a solid introduction that would prepare them for college level theatre programs.

English Teacher
University High School, Spokane Valley, WA (2002-2007)
Developed curriculum and taught

  • English 9 (Romeo and Juliet, The Odyssey)
  • English 10 (Lord of the Flies, 20th Century American Poetry)
  • Reading and Writing Workshop (Skills assessed by the Washington Assessment of Student Learning)

All of these classes were geared to meet the state learning requirements, but also used theater-based exercises to achieve the goals of the curriculum.

Theatre History I and II (Guest Lecturer)

University of Portland, Portland, OR (2007-2008)
Selected lectures on the chronological study of the historical development of theatre from the Greeks to present. Emphasis on historical research and dramatic literature.

Acting for Non-Majors (Assistant)
University of Portland, Portland, OR  (2009)
An introduction to theatre and acting skills. Scene study, performance exercise, and monologue evaluation.

Acting for Non-Majors (Assistant)
University of Montana, Missoula, MT (1999)
An introduction to theatre and acting skills. Students strengthen their verbal skills in public speaking. In addition, very basic scene study and monologue techniques introduced.

Composition I and II
Concorde Career College

Workshops and Seminars

josephProspective Student Seminar
University of Portland (2009)

Act-UP Intensive Workshop
University of Portland (2008)

Inland Northwest Theatre Arts Festival
Spokane Public Schools, Spokane WA. (2008)

Absurd Choices
Blue Door Theater, Spokane, WA (2007)

New Games and Skills
ComedySportz – Portland, OR (2007-2008)

Groovprov
North Central High School, Spokane, WA (2000-2007)

Introduction to Musical Theater

Missoula Children’s Theater (1997-1999)