Romeo and Juliet

by William Shakespeare. Directed by Michelle Milne. Goshakes Theatre Company, 2013.

My Roles: Perfomer [Romeo], Electrician, Acting Coach

More: South Bend Tribune Review | Goshen Commons | Notre Dame Insider

Photos by Brian Chris and Ryan Dorgan


Chemical Imbalance

by William Shakespeare. Adapted by Phil Weaver-Stoesz. Goshakes Theatre Company, 2014

My Roles: Adapter, Performer [Lysander], Collaborator

This show was a reimagining of Midsummer Night’s Dream through the lens of the four lovers. In the production, each lover takes a turn playing Puck–weaving deceit and betrayal amongst the ever troubled couples. We transformed a communal office space into a whimsical forest, where the audience could watch from anywhere in the space.

More: South Bend Tribune Preview | Goshen New Preview | The Adapted Script

Photos by Brian Chris, Sam Householder, Marlys Weaver-Stoesz and J. Tyler Klassen


Sonnet Soundscape

Sonnets by William Shakespeare. Adapted by Phil Weaver-Stoesz. Goshakes Theatre Company, 2013

My Roles: Adapter, Director, Producer

Sonnet Soundscape was a musical, multilingual performance bringing together 25 Shakespearean sonnets, actors of variable experience and indie-folk band Moral CircusThe sonnets were arranged into an emotional arc, transforming them into dialogues, rants and songs. The result was a dynamic, in-the-round performance at Better World Books and Ignition Music.

More: South Bend Tribune Review | Top Performance of 2013 | Goshen College Record

Photos by Brian Chris


Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival

My Roles: Stage Manager, Assistant to the Artistic Director, Text/Rhetoric Coach, Performer on Tour [Claudio/Borachio], Performer in Shakescenes [Hamlet, Petruchio]

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival hosts a young touring company, a professional touring company, a mainstage professional company and a community theatre event called “Shakescenes”–where community theaters from around the area come together to perform Shakespeare.  

More: Promotional Video | Shakespeare at Notre Dame Website

Photos by Peter Ringenberg