M.F.A. In Acting and Directing from University of California at Irvine. Internship at South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa. Over 40 years working in Theatre and Film as an actor and director in California and Arizona. Since moving to Arizona in 2005, appeared in 45 local productions including Arizoni Award winning roles in Critic’s Choice (Charlotte) and My Fair Lady (Mrs. Higgins). Other favorite roles include: Big Mama in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Mother Miriam in Agnes of God, Mattie Faye in August, Osage County, and Emma Goldman in Ragtime. Directed 12 local productions including the Arizoni Award-winning productions of Sylvia by A.R. Gurney, Five Women Wearing the Same Dress by Alan Ball, and The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh. Other favorite productions include; James Goldman’s Lion In Winter, Neil Simon’s Jake’s Women and Noel Coward’s Private Lives and Blithe Spirit.