Artistic Director 2012-present

Universal Access Productions, Phoenix Arizona

In-progress De Milo, a new play by Jeanmarie (Simpson) Bishop

Associate Artist, Project Specialist (2008-2012)

Kore Press, Tucson Arizona

Founding Artistic Director 1989 – 2008

Nevada Shakespeare Company (NSC)

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) constituent company

Actors’ Equity Association contracts: Letter of Agreement, LORT D, TYA

Professional Associations:

Actors’ Equity Association

Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Dramatists Guild of America

Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers

Published Commentary


BroadwayWorld.com (many)

Buzzine (many)

Common Dreams (3)

Many others


American Theatre Magazine (TCG, New York)

The Food Issue (recipe contributor) April 2010

Days of Our Lives (contributor) September 2004

Some Immoderate Thoughts on the Training of Actors, October 2002

NEON (NV. Arts Council),

But for True Need, Interview with Hal Holbrook, Spring 2001

Rude Mechanicals, Summer 1993

Many others

Acting (representative, 1982-Present)


2006 A Single Woman Lead  Heroica Films, Kamala Lopez


2005 A Single Woman Jeannette The Culture Project, NYC J. Simpson
2011-17 The Joy Mary Dyer Universal Access Productions MK Riddell
2008-09 Coming In Hot 

The Color of Rose

August Osage County

17 Characters 

Rose Kennedy


Kore Press (tour) 

Theatre 40, Beverly Hills

Theatre 40, Beverly Hills  (seminar)

Lisa Bowden 

Ann Hearn

Dorothy Sinclair 

2007 Shakespeare’s Will Anne Theatre 40, Beverly Hills Leonard Nimoy (producer)
2005 Hamlet Gertrude NSC J. Simpson
  Richard III Elizabeth NSC J. Simpson
2004 A Single Woman Jeannette NSC Cameron Crain
2003 The Road to Mecca Elsa Barlowe NSC Zakes Mokae
  Amigas Marjorie NSC Cameron Crain
2001 Romeo and Juliet Lady Capulet NSC David Ellenstein
2000 Macbeth Lady Macbeth NSC Cameron Crain
1999 Sailing to Byzantium Maude Gonne NSC Bob Barsanti
1997 The Front Page Hildy Summer Palace, Pullman Wash George Caldwell
  Pirates of Penzance Ruth Summer Palace Paul Wadleigh
1996 Comedy of Errors Adriana/others Weird Sisters, Reno L. Martina Young
  Moonblood J Witch Weird Sisters L. Martina Young
1995 Cardenio Wife Group Theatre, Reno Eric Davis
  Taming of the Shrew Kate Group Theatre Eric Davis
1993 Anything Goes Reno Summer Palace George Caldwell
  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Maggie Actors Repertory Theatre, Las Vegas Georgia Neu
1992 The Skin of our Teeth Sabina Summer Palace Terry Converse
  Miss Firecracker Elaine Summer Palace Shawn Shepard
  A Shayna Maidel Lusia Actors Repertory Theatre Georgia Neu
1991 Beyond Therapy Charlotte Daring Explorations, Reno Jeff Clark
1989 The Soldier’s Tale Devil UNR/Music & Dance Fest David Gardiner
1988 Strange Snow Martha The Actors Project, Reno Penny Metropulos
  Tintypes Emma The Actors Project Reed Jones
1987 A Shayna Maidel Rose The Actors Project Cynthia White
1986 Aunt Dan & Lemon Dan Nevada Repertory Co. Dave Anderson
  Twelfth Night Maria Nevada Repertory Co. Bob Dillard
1982 Camelot Guenevere Coeur d’Alene Theatre, Idaho Ralph McCoy

Directing (representative)


As You Like It

Nevada Shakespeare Company


A Single Woman

The Culture Project/Nevada Shakespeare Company


King Lear

Nevada Shakespeare Company (NSC), Reno


The Trojan Women

Nevada Shakespeare Company


Richard III

Nevada Shakespeare Company


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Nevada Shakespeare Company

Annie Get Your Gun

Nevada Shakespeare Company


Nevada Shakespeare Company


Steel Magnolias

Nevada Shakespeare Company


Night Game

Odd Duck Studios, Seattle


Diary of Ann Frank

Actors Repertory Theatre, Las Vegas


The Corn is Green

Nevada Shakespeare Company


The Tempest

Nevada Shakespeare Company


Steel Magnolias

Summer Palace, Pullman Washington


The Woolgatherer

Nevada Shakespeare Company

Women Heroes

Nevada Shakespeare Company


‘Night, Mother

Nevada Shakespeare Company

Painting Churches

Nevada Shakespeare Company

1990 Under Milk Wood

Theatre on Broadway, Denver

Cost of Innocence

Denver Center/Colorado Dramatists



NSC (inaugural production)


Greater Tuna

Ramada Showroom, Reno


Richard (or a visit to a small Plantagenet)

Reno Shakespeare Festival


Here We Are

Reno Shakespeare Festival


2013 Liberty’s Children (Commission, Be the Change Project)

2010 The Joy (Universal Access Productions)

2009 Coming In Hot (co-adaptation, Powder: writing by women in the ranks from Vietnam to Iraq)

2006 On Track: the Brian Willson Story (in-progress)

2004 A Single Woman NSC/California Stage

2003 Amigas NSC (co-adaptation, Amigas: letters of friendship and exile)

2002 Tuesday’s Child Nevada Shakespeare Company

1997 Ringers Odd Duck Studios, Seattle

1997 Platte River Paradox Odd Duck Studios, Seattle

1996 Moonblood NSC/Sierra Arts Center, Reno (co-written with 2 others)

1996 Chimera: weaving the fragments NSC/Women’s Studies, UNR

1995 In My Own Image Comstock Arts Council, Virginia City

1994 Halloween Gannet Foundation Commission

Special Skills

Trusting the material; producing work with little or no budget (once taught a college course titled “Theatre on a Shoestring: how to produce a show for $25 or less”); dialect artist – any dialect with some lead time (also coach); Teacher of voice, acting, dance and yoga; great with kids and animals; bread baker; candle maker.