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Administrative resume


Theatrical and Educational Administration

Pace University, NYC – Fall 2010-present

English 110: Composition and Research (CAP program)

English 120: Literature and Criticism (CAP program)

Lit 211D, Man vs Society - Shakespeare


Archivist/Biographer, Albert Marre, Vega Productions, NYC, Aug 2010-present

               organization and development of materials from the papers & projects of Tony-winning director, Albert Marre


Harlem Children’s Zone – Employment & Technology Center, Fall 2009-present

                Teacher, After School Theater Program for Teens


The Calhoun School, NYC, Fall 2004 – Spring 2006

               Teacher, Coordinator of After School Theater Program (5th & 6th Grade)

               Instructor/Director, After School Theater Program 5th & 6th Grades

               Instructor, Theater Classes, 5th Grade

Co-Instructor, Theater Classes, 5th & 6th Grades

Designer, Layout & Editing, MS Yearbook 2006

Stage Makeup Workshops, Upper School Classes

               Workshops & Substitution, Ms and US Classes, Performing Arts Program

                              Marketing & Promotion for Events in Mary Lea Johnson Performing Arts Center


Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Arts Center, NYC, Winter 1999- present

Instructor, Introduction to Playwriting (Adults)


Coordinator, Youth Theatre Festival 2005 & 2006, Abrons Arts Center, NYC, Summer 2005 & 2006

               Coordinate 15 performing arts groups, plus workshops, panels & screenings for national youth theater festival in

               New York City; performing spaces, promotional material, staffing, general administration & organization


Henry Street Settlement/Abrons Arts Center, NYC, Winter 1999-Summer 2004

Program Coordinator, Urban Youth Theater

               coordinating production, scheduling and promotion of classes and productions; youth counseling and teaching, stage direction, sound design, facilities liaison

Instructor, Urban Youth Theater Playwrights Workshop

Instructor, Audition Workshop (Teens)              


Brooklyn College, City University of New York, Fall 1992 to Spring 1999                     

Substitute Assistant Professor (previously Substitute Full Time Instructor, Adjunct Lecturer)

Brooklyn College Theater Department, CUNY, New York

Courses in Intro to Theatre Arts, Intro to Acting, Scene Study, Stage Makeup, as well as computer technology workshops for faculty and in Graduate and Undergraduate Theater Management. Director for two Mainstage Productions (featuring and designed by MFA and BFA candidates).  Computer tech rep for Theater Dept. and member of Advisory Committee on Academic Computing (ACAC).  Design/supervision of student recruitment efforts.6


Subscription Manager, Brooklyn College Theater Department, CUNY, New York

March 1993 to present (concurrent with above job)

Supervision of subscriber campaign for Brooklyn College Theater Department Mainstage Series and New Workshop Theater; includes supervision of design and distribution of all brochure designs and mailings, selection and purchase of mailing lists, market research, potential subscriber development; also ad hoc publicity and press.


Crew Coordinator, Brooklyn College Theater Department, CUNY, New York

September 1992 to present (concurrent with above job)

Supervise all student crew assignments (shop and running crews) for ten theater department productions during the academic year; grading and maintenance of records of all student crews; student counseling


Artistic Director, Theater Factory, New York City

January 1989 to January 1993

Oversee all administrative and artistic decisions and operations of newly developing Manhattan theater company;  producer of Fall Reading Series (six staged readings), "Summer in the City" Series and Spring FLS Series Production6


Line Producer, Betty Buckley in Concert, Brooklyn College Theater Department, New York, December 1992

Co-coordinator of technical elements, promotion and administration of weekend acting workshop and free concert performance by Tony-Winner Betty Buckley in the Gershwin Theater


Assistant to the Producers/Managers, Eddie Murphy Productions, Inc.

June 1983 through May 1985

General Assistant to Messrs. Wachs, Tienken and Murphy

press relations, script reading, co-ordination with Paramount Pictures, CBS Records, HBO, NBC, ICM and various concert producers, general office management

               Director/producer, LAWD HAVE MURPHY!, 1985 Tour (intro-film, 37-city tour)

               Asst. to the Producers, EDDIE MURPHY "DELIRIOUS" (HBO/Paramount Home Video

               Asst. to the Producers, HOW COULD IT BE? - Eddie Murphy music album, CBS Records

Asst. to the Producers, EDDIE MURPHY: COMEDIAN (Grammy-winning comedy album, CBS Records

Asst. to the Producers/managers, 1985 "Lawd have Murphy!" Tour,  1983 "Delirious" Tour


Assistant, Flora Roberts, Inc. (literary agency)

September 1982 through May 1983

general assistant, including client relations, contracts, public relations and general office management


Assistant to the Producers, Davina Belling and Clive Parsons

February 1981 though July 1982

corporate research, investor relations, script reading, general administrative responsibilities

               Asst. to Producers, GOOD SPORTS musical for Broadway by Carol Hall and Susan Rice

               NYC Producers' liaison, BRITANNIA HOSPITAL, film by Lindsay Anderson

               NYC Producers' liaison, GREGORY'S GIRL, film by Bill Forsyth


Staff Assistant, Alexander H. Cohen Productions, Inc.

February 1980 through February 1981

general office assistance, research

               General Assistant, A DAY IN HOLLYWOOD/A NIGHT IN THE UKRAINE

               General Assistant, THE 1980 TONY AWARDS (Emmy Winner)


Assistant, PR & Marketing, Circle Repertory Company (Richard Frankel)

September 1979 through February 1980

assorted writing and graphics assignments, display work, mailings, assistance in dealing with press and subscribers


Non-Theatrical Administrative Experience


Research & Report Specialist, Power Point/Excel – Wall Street Journal

November 2006 –October 2008 (via Core Staffing Services)

               Preparation of Corporate Perceptions and Brand Perceptions Reports for Targeted  Presentations for Wall Street Journal accounts

and prospective accounts, utilizing Power Point and Excel; data analysis, interpolation and interpretation skills; graphic design skills, research (logos, stock prices); in-house reports of J.D. Power & Associates studies, Wealth Management Study


Web Site & Graphics Designer, Just Your Type/Online Design

August 1999 - Present

Free lance web site & graphics designer, using both rudimentary HTML and various software packages; designs clients have included PARK SLOPE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, PARK SLOPE FLEA MARKET


Teacher, Computer Course, Church Ave. Merchants Block Association  (CAMBA)

April 1 - December 1992

Instruction computer software (Word Perfect, Lotus), Russian & Hispanic immigrants in the Limited English Employment Program (LEEP)


Editorial and Presentation Assistant, NJC Enterprises, Ltd.

February 1991 - July 1991 (through Norrell Services, Inc.)

Assistant to Nancy Chew and staff as consultants to Sanofi Pharmaceuticals in preparation of research data for presentation to the Food and Drug Administration. Involved extensive tables and charts; analysis of data; editing; public relations; graphic representations; assorted computer skills; regular interfacing on behalf of NJC with its client, Sanofi; using Word Perfect 5.1, some Macintosh


Assistant, New Business Group, Shearson Lehman Hutton

July 1990 through November 1990 (free-lance through Norrell Services, Inc.)

Assistant to group screening possible investment banking opportunities arising through retail arm of Shearson; tracking and screening of recommendations by financial consultants; administrative and secretarial assistance; using WANG, Paradox and Lotus


Consultant/Administrative Assistant, Gruntal Capital Markets

November 1989 through June 1990

Initially through Norrell Services, hired directly as permanent part-time systems and computer consultant/administrative assistant, utilizing WordPerfect 5.0, Lotus 1-2-3, and DBase III on IBM, Microsoft Word on Macintosh SE


Assistant to the Associate Director, Vera Institute of Justice, Inc.

November 1988 through October 1989

Assistant to head of three programs, including low income housing development for the homeless (Housing and Services, Inc.), paratransit for the elderly and disabled (EASYRIDE) and employment/counseling for ex-offenders (Neighborhood Work Project/Vocational Development Program).  Liaison with personnel at Vera and with numerous City agencies.  Specialist on computer, phone and mobile radio systems.  Maintenance and design of database systems. Instruction of computer usage to other personnel. Foundation and grant proposal letters. Additional administrative/managerial assignments and projects. Familiarity with Word Perfect, Lotus 1-2-3, PCFile.


Administrative Assistant, Public Finance Dept., Shearson Lehman Hutton

June 1985 through November 1988  (free-lance through Norrell Services, Inc.)

Six months secretarial coverage, after which promoted to database assignments,  word processing, etc., involving usage of IBM and WANG systems and Xerox Memorywriters. Edited, researched and input Public Finance Target Database. Co-authored and edited Public Finance Handbook. Supervised weekly SDC reports. General Administrative assistance and coverage. Familiarity with WANG and IBM programs including dBase III Plus, Wordstar, Multimate, Lotus 123; also experienced in some mainframe FOCUS operations.