Assistant Professor of Drama
earned: Ph.D. in Fine Arts: Theatre
(ABD) Texas Tech University; Master
of Fine Arts (2009) University of Arizona; Bachelor of Arts (2006) University of Northern Iowa.
experience: Co-founder and producing artistic director of Rising Star
philosophy: I believe in creating a safe environment where risk taking is
encouraged and deeper understandings are drawn, as well as a place where
learning can be approached from multiple perspectives.
Clarke’s impact on Nick: The Clarke community is one that is collaborative and
supportive an all levels. Everyone, be
it faculty, staff, or students is here to help one another in whatever way they
Impact on Students: It is my goal to help students find their way through
this part of their life and discover the potential that is within them as they
look to the future.
Movie – American Beauty
Book – Free
for All, Joe Papp, The Public and the Greatest Story Ever Told
“There can be no life without change, and to be afraid of what is different or
unfamiliar is to be afraid of life.” ― Theodore Roosevelt
college – History of Musical Theatre
I love to travel and explore new places whenever I get the chance.