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  • Assistant Professor, Theatre

Professional Service

  • Ground Works . Role: Faculty Representative. Serving on the Editorial Board of Ground Works. Responding to the needs of a2ru (the Alliance for the Arts in Research Universities, of which the University of Utah is a partner) members, Ground Works was created to be a locus of arts-integrated research. The goal of a2ru Ground Works is to support a robust, critical community of practice by showcasing a rigorously peer-reviewed compendium of projects, and by exploring the range of interdisciplinary processes that underlie this work. 10/22/2020 - present

Internal Service

  • Theatre MATFA Graduate Committees. Faculty Member, 08/23/2021 - present. University service.
  • Student Advisory Council (SAC) . Faculty Advisor, 08/23/2021 - present. Department service.
  • Department of Theatre Recruitment Committee . Member, 08/23/2021 - 06/01/2022. College service.
  • CFA 75th Anniversary Task Force . Department of Theatre Representative, 01/2021 - 09/12/2023. College service.
  • Ground Works Editorial Board. Editor, 10/22/2020 - present. Other service.
  • Executive Committee of the Department of Theatre. Executive Committee Member, 09/2020 - present. Department service.
  • CFA College Council. Council Member, 09/2019 - 05/2021. College service.
  • College of Fine Arts Grants Committee. Committee Member , 11/27/2018 - 06/2020. College service.
  • Season Selection Subcommittee. Chair, 10/2018 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Rowland Hall Monologue Project Collaboration with Theatre Teacher and Technical Designer Matt Sincell . 04/15/2021 - 05/07/2021
  • Rowland Hall Short Play Project Collaboration with Theatre Teacher and Technical Designer Matt Sincell . 05/15/2020 - 05/26/2020


  • Recruitment, National Unified Auditions | New York City. 01/18/2020 - 01/19/2020
  • Recruitment, 2019 Colorado State Thespian Conference. 12/12/2019 - 12/14/2019
  • 2018 Recruitment, 2018 Colorado State Thespian Conference. 12/06/2018 - 12/08/2018

Honors & Awards

  • CFA Faculty Research Grant for LIMINAL, Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory Co-Production with the Department of Theatre in collaboration with Filmmakers Sonia and Miriam Albert-Sobrino. University of Utah College of Fine Arts, 12/06/2021
  • Utah Division of Arts & Museums, General Operating Support FY22 | Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory $1300. Utah Division of Arts and Museums , 11/05/2021
  • RONALD AND EDITH by Connor Nelis Johnson honored with audience-voted awards: Best of F (Family-Friendly) and Audience Choice Award (most votes across all categories) Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival , 08/18/2021
  • UA&M Organizational Grants | FY21 Grant for Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory: $ 1,250.00. Utah Division of Arts and Museums , 10/2020
  • Honored to be included on the Utah Women 2020 Mural Commissioned by Zions Bank, the 5,000-square-foot public art piece celebrates the impact of Utah women — past and present — in commemoration of the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment. Artist Jann Haworth, known for creating The Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper Lonely Hearts Club Band” album cover and the “SLC Pepper” mural, and Alex Johnstone powerfully assemble a colorful cast of more than 250 figures from across the Beehive State in Utah Women 2020. Utah Women 2020 Mural, 08/2020
  • UA&M Organizational Grants | FY20 Grant for Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory. Utah Arts & Museums, 10/2019
  • Great Salt Lake Fringe 2019 Audience Choice Award, THE NIGHT WITCHES by Rachel Bublitz. Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival , 08/11/2019
  • UA&M Organizational Grants | FY19 Grant for Flying Bobcat Theatrical Laboratory. Utah Division of Arts and Museums, 10/2018


  • Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA), Member, 03/09/2022 - present
  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), Associate Member, 06/02/2021 - present
  • StateraArts , Lifetime Inaugural Member, 11/30/2018 - present
  • Actors Equity Association (AEA), Member, 09/2000 - present

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