Boards & Volunteering

Current Board & Volunteer Roles

Cooperative Performance

Board Secretary (May 2016 - Present)

Cooperative Performance exists......to provide artists a forum to experiment, creating original works and innovative performances not otherwise attainable through traditional means of production;...to offer audiences a wide range of artistic and cultural enrichment; and...to inspire deeper thought and discussion into the issues concerning our communities - both local and global.We achieve this by creating collaborative and cooperative networks, providing platforms for artist education and feedback, and utilizing unconventional forms that integrate diverse perspectives and artistic disciplines.
Brief Cameo Productions

Brief Cameo Productions

Associate Producer (January 2020 - Present)

Brief Cameo Productions, Inc. produces high-quality concert stagings of classic and under-represented works of Musical Theater, showcases superior local and regional talent, and offers audiences artistic and cultural enrichment through live performance.

Previous Board Roles

Village Playhouse

Board Member at Large (July 2015 - July 2016)

Village Playhouse is a community theater that has been entertaining and delighting the greater Milwaukee area for over 40 years.The purpose of Village Playhouse is......to promote the advancement of the theatre arts within the community;...to stimulate and satisfy the community's cultural interests;...to advance the instruction and training of individuals seeking to improve and develop their capabilities within the theatre; and...to provide a forum for creativity and self expression of members.

Pink Banana Theatre Co.

Board Vice-President (January 2012 - August 2014)

Pink Banana Theatre Co. was a theater company located in the heart of Milwaukee providing professional opportunities to emerging artists, including actors, directors, designers, and playwrights. Productions included a diverse offering of shows, including hundreds of original one-act plays by local and national writers in the annual One Act Play Festival. Pink Banana Theatre Co. closed in June 2015.

Milwaukee Gay Arts Center

Board President (April 2010 - December 2011)

The Milwaukee Gay Arts Center served and promoted the LGBT community of Milwaukee by providing a safe, secure, and friendly place for artists to express, display and perform relevant work. The Milwaukee Gay Arts Center closed in early 2013.

Previous Volunteer Roles (select)

Pink Banana Theatre Co.

One Act Festival Co-Chair (November 2012 - August 2014)

Pink Banana Theatre Co. was a theater company located in the heart of Milwaukee providing professional opportunities to emerging artists, including actors, directors, designers, and playwrights. Productions included a diverse offering of shows, including hundreds of original one-act plays by local and national writers in the annual One Act Play Festival.
As chair for the annual one act festival, I oversaw the process for selecting plays, hiring directors, and auditioning actors; documented all procedures and update manuals; set up online system for ticket sales and coordinated box office staff; addressed requests and concerns from contracted artists; reviewed options for purchasing resources and acquired accordingly from suppliers; identified and documented issues to initiate improvement strategies; and served as point contact for all artists via email.

PrideFest Milwaukee

MGAC Stage Director (March 2010 - December 2011)

PrideFest Milwaukee aims to educate both the general community and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender (LGBT) communities about needs, issues and various aspects of the LGBT culture; to provide a forum to celebrate the history and accomplishments of LGBT people; and to create an environment for networking and outreach for services and community opportunities for LGBT people and their families and friends. The Milwaukee Gay Arts Center (MGAC) Stage, featured performances of theatre, dance, and music, showcasing the many talents and endeavors of our vibrant community.

Third Coast Digest

Freelance Arts Writer (February 2010 - January 2011)

ThirdCoast Digest was southeastern Wisconsin’s daily online magazine covering the events, issues, and ideas that shaped their readers’ lives. From expansive coverage of the region’s cultural life to breaking political news, engaging lifestyle features and much more, TCD delivered seven days a week to the Midwest’s "third coast" along Lake Michigan. ThirdCoast Digest was acquired by Urban Milwaukee in November 2013.