Experienced Coordinator with a demonstrated history of working in both education and the entertainment industry. Career goals include growing as a theatre professional, while focusing on becoming an influential director.
Teaching Artist, St. Petersburg City Theatre
Lead Saturday workshops for student performers age 7-14. Direct youth productions including "Annie Jr.", "G2K Roger and Hammerstein's Cinderella", "Pirates of Penzance Jr.", "The Little Mermaid Jr.", "Matilda Jr.", and "Madagascar Jr."
Entertainment Coordinator, Florida State Fair Authority
Stage Manager for the Community Stage. Communicated with scheduled performers, including dance teams, solo artists, and show choirs. Coordinated necessary details and communicated information between sound technician, lighting technician, parking attendants, front of house, and guests. Maintained organization and cleanliness of stage. Made decisions and executed last minute changes as needed.
Music and Performing Arts Teacher, Country Day School
May 2017- December 2019
Educated students 1-6 years in old in Music and assisted with Theatre classes for students in 1st through 8th grade. Offered additional support in many various areas throughout the school.
Teaching Assistant, Abba Dabba Theatre
September 2018- December 2019
Assisted with class instruction (acting, improv, singing, ect.), while also managing student payments and facilitating communication with customers.
ASM/ Entertainment Coordinator, Universal Orlando Resort
August 2016 – May 2017
Served on various teams* for Marquee events, including Halloween Horror Nights, Grinchmas, and Mardi Gras.
*Formerly Melissa Ordeneaux
BA Theatre, Florida State University
August 2012-May 2016
Focus on Directing and stage management, with course work including various shows and productions, and study abroad in London .