I have degree in directing from the University of Rhode Island, where I studied under performers and directors from the National Theatre of the Deaf as well as renound mime, Michael Grando. I have been active in educational theatre for close to twenty years. Currently I'm the entire Theatre Department at Cumberland High School, where I have been teaching Theatre Arts for seven years. I'm also founder and Artistic Director of the Next Generation Theatre of Rhode Island, a community based educational theatre. I have recently taken the position of Rhode Island Chapter Director.