is a poet, playwright, director, designer, and actor. He is the Producing Artistic Director of The Great Plains Theatre
Conference and a co-founder of the award-winning Blue Barn Theatre in Omaha, Nebraska. Since the inception of the company, he
has helped to write, produce, direct, design, and act in over two decades of theatre, including numerous area premieres and
original works. He served as the Blue Barn’s Artistic Director from 1998 to 2002. His plays have been produced across the
country in theatres that include The Kennedy Center, Here Space, The Lied Center for Performing Arts, The Beloit Center,
Baby D Theatre, The New York International Fringe Festival, and The Minnesota Fringe Festival. His film “Seeing Beauty” was
shot and premiered as part of the 2006 RipFest. His poems have been published in The Cape Cod Literary Review, Zink
Magazine, and The Lake Region Review. His travel writing was featured as a year-long journal in Medium Magazine.
From 1996-98 he served as an Artistic Associate at The Omaha Theater Company, he is a member of the first American
Acting Program at the Royal National Theatre of Great Britain, and he received a BFA from the Professional Theater
Training Program at the State University of New York at Purchase.