EDUCATION

                                                                       

MFA-Theatre Directing: East15 Acting School- University of Essex, London, UK        November 2018

Research Topics: Shakespeare, Adaptation, Contemporary British Theatre, Contemporary Irish Theatre, Contemporary Black-American Theatre, Musical Theatre, Physical Theatre, and Directing in Universities

         Head of Course: Matthew Lloyd mdlloyd@essex.ac.uk

                                                                       

BFA-Theatre Performance: Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma, USA                       May 2011

DIRECTING

small hours by Lucy Kirkwood and Ed Hime                                                                       July-August 2019

         Bath House Cultural Center—Dallas    

         Part of the 21st Annual Festival of Independent Theatres

Rosin by A. Emmanuel Leadon (Staged Reading)                                                                May 2019

         Arts Mission Oak Cliff—Dallas   

         AMOC Variety Show

Railbird by David Douglas (Staged Reading)                                                                        February 2019

         Imprint Theatreworks—Dallas    

         Part of the First Impressions New Play Festival

Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare                                                                      July 2018

         Adapted and Devised by Nick Leos & The Company                         

         Stockwell Playhouse (Off-West End)—London     

         Part of the East15 MFA Directors Showcase

                                                                                                                                                                                                     

In the Continuum by Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salter                                                       April 2018

         Bread & Roses Theatre—London                            

         Part of the Outcast Theatre Festival

                                                                       

Free Solo: A New Musical by Jack Godfrey and Celine Snippe                                          April 2018

         Drayton Arms Theatre (Off-West End)—London

         Produced by Alice Greening

          Also: BEAM2018 Showcase for New British Musicals (Theatre Royal Stratford East, Jan. ’18)

                   Tristan Bates Theatre (West End, Sept. ’17, part of Take Note Festival)

                   Hen & Chickens Theatre-Camden Fringe Festival (Aug. ’17)

                                                                       

Press Play by Han Park and RJ Brown—Associate Director                                                October 2013

         The Actors Centre Theatre—NYC                  

         Part of the Araca Project

         Directed and Choreographed by Sadie Jane

                                                                       

Force of Nature by Steven Dietz                                                                                              May 2011

         Oklahoma State University, Old Central Grounds

                                                                       

Music From a Sparkling Planet by Douglas Carter Beane                                                 December 2010

         Oklahoma State University, Jerry Davis Studio Theatre

CHOREOGRAPHY/MOVEMENT DIRECTING

Mame by Jerome Lawrence, R.E. Lee, and Jerry Herman                                                  February 2019

         Bishop Lynch High School—Dallas  

         Directed Kit Sawyer

         Choreographed by Nick Leos

Claire by Emma Adler                                                                                                               April 2017

         Corbett Theatre—London  

         In association with The Harvard Advocate

         Directed by Alex Romberg and Daniela Atencia

         Movement Direction by Nick Leos

                                                                       

Illusion & Disillusion: Pulitzer Prize Photographers on Violence and War                     September 2016

         Texas Theatre—Dallas TX

         w/ Danielle Georgiou Dance Group

         Choreographed by Nick Leos

                                                                       

St. Marks Theatre Dance Festival                                                                                            January 2016

         St. Marks Theatre—NYC

         w/ 8&1 Dance Company

         Choreographed by Nick Leos

                                                                       

Once Upon A Mattress by Marshall Barer, Dean Fuller, Mary Rogers and Jay Thompson    March 2016

         Bishop Lynch High School—Dallas TX

         Directed by Kit Sawyer

         Choreographed by Nick Leos

                                                                       

The St. Blaze Alumni Show by John Farrell, Nick Martin, and Lauren Wallace            May 2016

         Margo Jones Theatre—Dallas TX

         Directed by Lauren Wallace

         Choreographed by Nick Leos

                                                                       

The Wedding Singer by Chad Beguelin, Tim Herlihy and Matthew Sklar                      March 2015

         Bishop Lynch High School—Dallas TX

         Directed by Kit Sawyer

         Choreographed by Nick Leos

ASSISTANT DIRECTING/CHOREOGRAPHING

                                                                       

Spring Awakening by Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik                                                          February 2019

         Based on the play by Frank Wendekind

         Uptown Players, Moody Performance Hall--Dallas 

         Directed and Choreographed by Jeremy Dumont

         Assistant Director/Choreographer

Neaptide by Sarah Daniels                                                                                                        February 2018

         The Arcola Theatre (Off-West End)—London

         Directed by Rosamunde Hutt

         Assistant Director

                                                                       

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare                                                                          July 2017

         Tour: Corbett Theatre—London & Ellen Terry’s House—Kent

         Directed by Graham Watts

         Assistant Director

                                                                       

Educating Rita by Willy Russell                                                                                              March 2017

         The Queens Theatre Hornchurch—Essex, UK

         Directed by Ros Philips

         Assistant Director

                                                                       

The Wedding Singer by Chad Beguelin, Tim Herlihy and Matthew Sklar                      September 2016

         Theatre Three—Dallas TX

         Directed by Bruce Coleman, Choreographed by Kelly McCain

         Assistant Director/Choreographer

                                                                       

Catch Me If You Can by Terrence McNally, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman              November 2014

         First National Tour

         Produced by Troika Entertainment

         Directed by Matt Lenz, Choreographed by Nick Kenkel

         Assistant Director

                                                                        

Show Boat by Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II and P.G. Wodehouse                      August 2010

         The MUNY Theatre—St. Louis

         Directed by Harold Goldfadden, Choreographed by Peggy Taphorn

         Assistant Director

                                                                       

The Sound of Music by Russell Crouse and Howard Lindsay                                          July 2010

         The MUNY Theatre—St. Louis

         Directed by Marc Bruni, Choreographed by Liza Gennarro

         Assistant Choreographer

                                                                       

Damn Yankees by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop                                                    July 2010

         The MUNY Theatre—St. Louis

         Directed by Paul Blake, Choreographed by Mary MacLeod

         Assistant Choreographer

 

Titanic by Peter Stone and Maury Yeston                                                                              June 2010

         The MUNY Theatre—St. Louis

         Directed by Don Stephenson, Choreographed by Liza Gennarro

         Assistant Choreographer

 

Beauty and the Beast by Howard Ashman, Alan Menken, Tim Rice, Linda Woolverton       June 2010

         The MUNY Theatre—St. Louis

         Directed by Matt Lenz, Choreographed by Kelli Barclay

         Assistant Director

SHORT SCENE DIRECTING

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s/f Our Few and Evil Days by Mark O’Rowe                                                                         May 2018

         East15 Acting School, Contemporary Irish Theatre

                                                                       

s/f Crestfall by Mark O’Rowe                                                                                                  May 2018

         East15 Acting School, Contemporary Irish Theatre

                                                                       

s/f Little Shop of Horrors by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman                                  March 2018

         East15 Acting School, Musical Theatre

                                                                       

s/f Chimerica by Lucy Kirkwood                                                                                           November 2017

         East15 Acting School, Contemporary British Theatre

                                                                       

s/f DNA by Dennis Kelly                                                                                                            November 2017

         East15 Acting School, Contemporary British Theatre

                                                                       

s/f Orphans by Dennis Kelly                                                                                                    October 2017

         East15 Acting School, Contemporary British Theatre

                                                                       

s/f A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams                                                      March 2017

         East15 Acting School, Collaboration

                                                                       

The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew Solomon                               February 2017

         Adapted by Nick Leos

         East15 Acting School, Adaptation

                                                                       

s/f Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare                                                                                     October 2016

         East15 Acting School, Shakespeare

THEATRE & DANCE TEACHING

Eastfield College .                                                             Dallas, TX                                               2019-present

         Adjunct Professor of Theatre

Bishop Lynch High School                                                Dallas, TX                                               2015-2016

         Theatre Teacher/Staff: Musical Theatre, Acting, Stage Management (Ages 14-18)

                                                                       

Dallas Summer Musicals School                                    Dallas, TX                                                2015-2016

         Assistant Director/Choreographer: Scene Study, Musical Theatre Technique (Ages 10-18)

                                                                       

Rowlett Dance Academy                                                  Rowlett, TX                                             2014-2016

         Dance Instructor: Musical Theatre, Jazz, Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz Technique (Ages 7-18)       

                                                                       

International Conservatory of Performing Arts            Plano, TX                                                 2014-2016

         Dance Instructor: Musical Theatre, Tap, Acting (Ages 7-18)

                                                                       

Park Cities Studios                                                            Dallas, TX                                                2014-2015

         Substitute Dance Instructor: Advanced Musical Theatre, Jazz (Ages 18+)

                                                                       

XD2 Dance Studio                                                               Garland, TX                                            2015

         Dance Instructor: Musical Theatre (Ages 7-18)

                                                                       

DreamYard Preparatory Academy                                 Bronx, NYC                                              Fall 2014

         Guest Teaching Artist: Advanced Musical Theatre, Intro to Musical Theatre (Ages 14-19)

                                                                                                                                              

Northern Oklahoma College                                            Tonkawa, OK                                          2010-2011

         Adjunct Professor of Dance (Ages 18-22)

                                                                       

Oklahoma State University Colvin Center                     Stillwater, OK                                         2010-2011

         Dance Fitness Instructor (Ages 18-22+)

                                                                       

                                                       

MEMBERSHIPS

Imprint Theatreworks Director Development Program                                                      2019-present

Young Vic Directors Program                                                                                                 2017-present

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