I've taken a break from acting. Which isn't to say or imply I wouldn't accept a contract if my schedule permitted - and there's the rub: I'm presently into my 12th(!) year as a full-time instructor at a small, private, arts college. Academic calendars and departments are not known for flexibility--especially for professional actors (as opposed to directors or playwrights) on the roster - and although I've had to decline some wonderful offers (Production Contract in 2008) since joining the faculty in 2007, I'm very pleased to be here in Savannah. All that said, I most definitely have my summers free and have an additional academic break from just before Thanksgiving until just after the New Year. (Workshops? Staged readings? Directing? Drop me a line; give me a call: let's make a deal.)
Back to Georgia: teaching is a gift, a privilege, and an honor. Never more so than now, in the entrepreneurial 21st Century. And, this sabbatical from performing may afford me an opportunity to return to my first and truest love in the theatre: directing.
So what have I been doing of late? Have a look...
THE MEXICAN PLAY, Spring Term 2008 mainstage Freshman production THE SHAPE OF THINGS, Winter Term 2009 mainstage production
ROMEO AND JULIET, Winter Term 2013 High School Tour