MFA in Staging Shakespeare, with Distinction
Exeter University - Exeter, UK

BA in Theatre Performance
Jacksonville State University - Jacksonville, AL


  • Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD)
  • British Academy of Dramatic Combat (BADC)
  • Equity Membership Candidate (EMC)
  • Educational Theatre Association (EdTA)
  • Virginia Theatre Association (VTA)
  • Shorin-Shorei Karate-Do Association (SSKA)



  • Shakespeare as Applied Drama, Emma Thompson; Exeter, U.K.
  • Acting Shakespeare, Jane Lapotaire; Exeter, U.K.
  • Alba Emoting, Jessica Beck; Exeter, U.K.
  • Shakespeare’s Text, Gyles Block; Globe Theatre, London
  • Scene Studies in Hamlet, Trevor Rawlins; Globe Theatre, London
  • Voice, Stewart Pearce; Globe Theatre, London
  • Movement, Glynn McDonald; Globe Theatre, London
  • Meisner’s Listening and Repetition; Exeter, U.K.
  • Speaking/Movement on the Globe Stage, Yolanda Vazquez; Globe Theatre, Londo
  • Voice, Ralph Zito; The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, D.C.
  • Black Belt, American Freestyle Karate
  • Green Belt, Shotokan Karate


Fulbright Finalist; United Kingdom, 2007-08

SAFD Recommended for:  Single Sword (2007, 2009, 2011, 2012), Unarmed (2010), Broadsword (2011, 2012), Rapier & Dagger (2011, 2012), Knife (2012)

BADC Gold Level Qualification in Single Sword, Rapier and Dagger, Unarmed, 2008