Red Wagon Teaching Artist
Drama in Education
Workshop design & Facilitation
Theatre: Production, design, direction
sa few of my clients and projects are listed below.
Kid's Creative Camp | Drama in Education
"Make it, be it, say it"; Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI
Created curriculum for and instructed sixth graders in this winter break camp hosted by Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI. Content included hands-on arts projects, mini-drama, research component.
Applied Drama Facilitator | Scriptwriter | Performance coach
Worked with group of young people associated with Ozone House to elicit responses to "what is your story" in order to devise scripts and framework for sharing personal stories, policy issues and relevant information related to homelessness and the services that Ozone House provides. Co-directed and produced event for presentation to public (educators, legislators, policy-makers, social work students, direct help agencies).
Event Production Professional Face Painter
Jonathon Witz & Associates, Arts, Beats & Eats | Celebrate D'Holidays; Greater Detroit Area, MI
2014, 2015: Create and manage activities for kids and families for Arts & Crafts tent; face painter
2015: Celebrate D'Holidays in Detroit, event face painter for the season
Creative Marketing Consultant
Wright Touch Massage; Greater D.C. area
Logo design, marketing materials, ad copy, administrative form design, business card, etc.
Creative Marketing Consultant
Light Records; Nashville, TN
Design and create event display materials, liasion to public and media, manage booth.
Retail Marketing Manager
Compendia Music Group; Nashville, TN
Responsible for design and execution of international trade show booth and all of its components, marketing copy and design, advertorials, campaign launch for new products, liaison with retail stores.
Creative Marketing Consultant
Namesake Entertainment; Louisville, KY
Creative consultant for projects including international trade show event booth and ancillary marketing; additional events include press conferences and private screenings of film trailer for media and press, Nashville, TN.
Publicity and Marketing Director
Malaco Records; Franklin, TN
Marketing and Public Relations Director: media liaison, corporate communications, artist press kits, handle talent, trade show and convention planning and execution; four CBA marketing awards.
Professional Face Painter
Meridian Healthcare; Flint, MI
Face painter for health fairs/awareness events, Flint, MI.
Professional Face Painter | Creative Consultant | Artist
Kate's Downtown; Port Huron, MI
Create and execute games and theme ideas for vintage Halloween party, featured as Artist-of-the-Month, December 2015, face painter for special events and parties, painted custom sidewalk sign.
Visiting Artist | Drama in Education Six-week project
Fair Trade Chocolate: An original integrated arts curriculum/process drama; Port Huron Area School District, MI
Created and directed a six-week integrated arts curriculum for fifth grade students at Woodrow Wilson Elementary School in Port Huron, Michigan. Activities employed process drama techniques to learn about issues related to fair trade, specifically chocolate. Students participated in a variety of hands-on activities to explore the curriculum including mapping, writing in journals, taking leadership roles and simulating life on a cacao plantation.
Visiting Artist| Theatre in Education Six-week project
"Love & Chocolate" Port Huron Area School District, MI
Created a six-week writing and performance workshop for high school students. Students participated in drama exercises, wrote 3 minute plays and performed for a local nonprofit fundraiser.
Producer, Writer, Designer, Artist Theatre for all audiences | Theatre in Education
Saginaw & Port Huron, MI
Conceive project, write play, produce event: 22+ art exhibits incorporating Picasso prints, student reproductions of Picasso and other artists works spanning his entire career, live art and full length theatrical production. Event includes community collaborations including: schools, social clubs, nonprofits and businesses.
Producer, Director, Designer | Theatre for the Young
Pit and Balcony Theatre; Saginaw, MI
Direct and produce students in summer youth theatre program; create curriculum; design costumes for Snow Queen children [flowers and snowflakes], Snow Queen
Community Enterprises; St. Clair County, MI
Create arts curriculum and projects for Community Enterprises clients; instruct classes.
Art Event Instructor
McLaren Hospital; Port Huron, MI | Cancer support group
Create silk painting project for cancer survivors, lead class/party event.
Saginaw Arts & Enrichment Commission; Saginaw, MI
Create and execute curriculum for youth theatre workshops; direct student production
Producer, Artistic Director
Saginaw Art Museum; Saginaw, MI
Produced The Picasso Project [Picasso Becomes You] at The Saginaw Art Museum. Exhibits spanned Picasso's creative periods and included student reproductions, Picasso prints, performing artists [live art], and a variety of art works from the museum itself. Held student workshops for design and production; led production team; participation in Saginaw Art Museum Children's Art Festival for hands-on art with patrons.
The Underground Railroad, The KidSAKE Foundation; Saginaw & Port Huron, MI
Plan and execute Lunafest Film Festival collaborating with community for various elements including woman's art show and peace projects.
Event Producer | Marketing & PR Director
Malaco Christian Distribution; Franklin, TN
Design and execute international trade show booths for Christian Booksellers International; Our team [staff] was the recipient of three trade show booth awards and one retail marketing award. Publicist for label artists, wrangle talent, liaison with media, create marketing collateral.