Project Listing

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Productions listed by title, theatre and director

2014

I Am Harvey Milk, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA, Directed by Noah Himmelstein

God Save the Queen(s), Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Les Miserables, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, La Mirada, CA, Directed by Brian Kite

2013

Holiday Spectacular 2013, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

A Christmas Memory, The Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Smokey Joe’s Cafe, The Pasadena Playhouse, Pasadena, CA, Directed by Jeffrey Polk

The End of It, The Matrix Theatre, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Next To Normal, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, La Mirada, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Awakenings, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Spring Awakening, La Mirada Onstage, La Mirada, CA, Directed by Brian Kite

2012

Holiday Spectacular 2012, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

A Christmas Carol, AMDA CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

The Government Inspector, The Theatre@Boston Court, Pasadena, CA, Directed by Stefan Novinski

Golden Planets Awards, CPSOA, Ford Amphitheatre, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Billy Rugh

Fade to Blue,Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Saban Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Spamalot, Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Steven Glaudini

Miss Saigon, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, La Mirada, CA, Directed by Brian Kite

Mighty Pipes, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, First Congregational Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Man of La Mancha, Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

The Wiz, AMDA CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Todd Nielson

The Love of the Nightingale, AMDA CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Elizabeth Swain

The 39 Steps, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, La Mirada, CA, Directed by Jessica Kubzansky

2011

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Holiday Celebration, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Gary Krinke

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, AMDA Main Campus 8W, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nathanael Johnson

Forever Plaid, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, Fox Theatre, Riverside, CA, Directed by David Engel

Totally 80s, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Avalon Nightclub, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

The Rocky Horror Show, AMDA CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Side Show, AMDA CBS Columbia Square, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

2010

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Holiday Celebration, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Gary Krinke

1776, Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment, La Mirada, CA, Directed by Glenn Casale

The Story of My Life, Lillian Theatre, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

CarouselReprise Theatre Company, Los Angeles, CA, Directed by Michael Michetti

2009

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Holiday Celebration, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Gary Krinke

RentMusical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

God Save Gertrude, Theatre@Boston Court, Pasadena, CA Directed by Michael Michetti

Putting It Together, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA Directed by Nick DeGruccio

A Year with Frog and Toad, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

2008

Kiss of The Spider Woman, Bootleg Theatre, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

My Antonia, Pacific Resident Theatre, Venice, CA, Directed by Scott Schwartz

My Antonia, Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, CA, Directed by Scott Schwartz

Jekyll and Hyde, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Thousand Oaks, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Dog Sees God, Hudson Backstage Theatre, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story, Hudson Backstage Theatre, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

2007

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Holiday Celebration, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA, Directed by Gary Krinke

Ain’t Misbehavin, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Thousand Oaks, CA, Directed by Ken Page

Love Sweet Love, Southern California Tour, Directed by Sha Newman

Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings, Theatre@Boston Court, Directed by Michael Michetti

No Strings, Reprise Broadway’s Best!, Directed by Kay Cole

A Time For Love, Arena Studio Theatre, Ventura, CA, Directed by Joel Silberman

Sophisticated Ladies, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Directed by Cheryl Baxter

Dogeaters, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Culver City, CA, Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera

2006

A Chorus Line, Cabrillo Music Theatre, Thousand Oaks, CA, Directed by Kay Cole

Hooray For Bollywood, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Veena and Neena

I Do, I Do, Pasadena Playhouse, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

The Last Five Years, Pasadena Playhouse, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

The Look of Love, The Music of Burt Bacharach, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Open Secrets, Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, Directed by James O’Neill

All In The Timing, Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, Directed by Robert Grande Weiss

Driving Miss Daisy, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Directed by James O’Neill

Swing!, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment La Mirada Performing Arts Center, Directed by Dana Solimando

Pilgrim, The Ricardo Montalban Theatre, Hollywood, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

A Picture of Dorian Gray, Theatre@Boston Court, Directed by Michael Michetti

Music Man, Performance Riverside, Directed by Branch Woodman

It Came From Beyond, Write Act Repertory Theatre, Hollywood, Directed by Coy Middlebrook

2005

A Touch of Brass, Gay Mens Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Holiday Celebration, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, Directed by Gary Krinke

 JOB: The Hip-Hopera, The Stella Adler Theatre, Hollywood, Directed by Stefan Novinski

Quilters, Performance Riverside, Directed by Terry Ralston

The King & I, Musical Theatre West, Directed by Roger Castellano

The Wild Party, Hudson Mainstage Theatre, Hollywood, Directed by Daniel Henning

Ragtime, Performance Riverside, Directed by Paul David Bryant

Shirley Valentine, Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, Directed by Gregg Lee

Will Rogers Follies, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by John Vaughan

Pirates of Penzance, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by Don & Bonnie Ward

They Had It Coming: The Music of Kander and Ebb, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, NoHo Arts Center, Directed by James Mellon

Climbing Everest, The Colony Theatre, Directed by Al D’Andrea

Have I Reached the Party to Whom I Am Speaking?, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Songs for a New World, Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera

Ragtime, Musical Theatre West, Directed by Paul David Bryant

My Way, McCoy-Rigby Entertainment La Mirada Performing Arts Center, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Blank Theatre, Directed by Daniel Henning

2004

Swing, Santa Swing!, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra Holiday Celebration, Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, Directed by Gary Krinke

She Loves Me, Musical Theatre West, Directed by Jamie Rocco

Basic Training, Second Stage, Hollywood, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Side by Side by Sondheim, Pasadena Playhouse, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Big River, Vital Express Performing Arts Center, Valencia, Directed by Mark Salyer

Ain’t Misbehavin’, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Directed by Ken Page

Bark!, The Coast Playhouse, Directed by Kay Cole

Letting Go of God, Hudson Backstage, Directed by Julia Sweeney

Cabaret, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by Steve Glaudini

Kiss Me, Kate, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by Kathy Brombacher

The Cripple of Inishmaan, Long Beach City College, Directed by David Herman

Forever Plaid, Laguna Playhouse, Directed by Larry Raben

You Made Me Love You, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Summertime, The Theatre@Boston Court, Directed by Michael Michetti

Company, Performance Riverside, Directed by Steve Glaudini

Jekyll & Hyde, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Directed by Paul Hadobas

1776, Performance Riverside, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Spotlight on Los Angeles, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Magic Flute, Falcon Theatre, Directed by Dimitri Toscas

Hot Mikado, Musical Theatre West, Directed by LaParee Young

Hobson’s Choice, Long Beach City College, Directed by David Herman

One Slight Hitch, Falcon Theatre, Directed by Daniel DeRaey

Phantom, Performance Riverside, Directed by Michael Michetti

2003

Holiday Inn & Out, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Johanna Gleason

Orgasms, Canon Theatre, Beverly Hills, CA, Directed by Dan Israely

America Play, Cal State Los Angeles, Directed by Tanya Kane-Perry

The Rocky Horror Show, Performance Riverside, Directed by John Vaughan

The Time of Your Life, Long Beach City College, Directed by Anthony Carreiro

Forever Plaid, Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities, Directed by Stan Chandler

The Laramie Project, Laguna Playhouse, Directed by Nick Degruccio

Children of Eden, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by Steve Glaudini

Rocket Man, the Music of Elton John, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by Paul Bryant

Showtune, Pasadena Playhouse, Directed by Bill Starr

Once On This Island, Performance Riverside, Directed by Gary Krinke

The World Goes Round, Musical Theatre West, Long Beach, CA, Directed by John Vaughan

Oliver!, Performance Riverside, Directed by John Vaughan

red, white, and blues, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

She Loves Me, UCLA Freud Playhouse, Reprise!, Directed by Gordon Hunt

Anyone Can Whistle, The Matrix Theatre, Directed by Michael Michetti

Boulevard of Broken Dreams, Coconut Grove Playhouse, Directed by Kay Cole

Children of Eden, Performance Riverside, Directed by Steve Glaudini

The Pages of My Diary I’d Rather Not Read, The Hudson Theatre, Directed by Richard Hess

2002

Home For the Holidays, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles, Alex Theatre, Glendale, CA, Directed by Bill Bowersock

Sweeney Todd, Performance Riverside, Directed by Calvin Remsburg

Ragtime, Moonlight Amphitheatre, Directed by Kathy Brombacher

Footloose, Fullterton College, Directed by Gary Krinke

Bedroom Farce, Long Beach City College, Directed by David Herman

Sweet Charity, Performance Riverside, Directed by Steve Glaudini

The Laramie Project, The Colony Theatre, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Triumph of Love, International City Theatre, Long Beach, Directed by Jules Aaron

Big River,  Performance Riverside, Directed by John Vaughan

Joseph and the Amazing…, Performance Riverside, Directed by Lee Martino

Side Show, The Colony Theatre, Directed by Nick DeGruccio

2001

The Nutcracker, Inland Dance Theatre, Directed by Diane Amendt

Triumph of Love, Performance Riverside, Directed by Gary Krinke

Electra, West Coast Ensemble, Directed by Claudia Jaffee

The Scarlet Pimpernel, Performance Riverside, Directed by Grant Rosen

A New Brain, West Coast Ensemble, Directed by Todd Nielson

You Can’t Take It With You, Long Beach City College, Directed by David Herman

The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Performance Riverside, Directed by Gary Krinke

Red Tie, Green Tie, West Coast Ensemble, Directed by Michael Donovan

Poet’s Garden, The Matrix Theatre/Dancing Ear Productions, Directed by Michael Michetti

Into the Woods, Performance Riverside, Directed by Jules Aaron

Camelot, Performance Riverside, Directed by John Vaughan

2000

She Loves Me, Performance Riverside, Directed by Steve Glaudini

Peter and Wendy, Nine O’Clock Players, Directed by Todd Nielson

Kitty Hawk, The Court Theater, Directed by Jules Aaron

Jesus Christ Superstar, Performance Riverside, Directed by Tom Vannucci

Always, Patsy Cline, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Fullerton, CA, Directed by Misty Rowe

Fighting Words, South Coast Repertory, Pacific Playwrights Festival, Directed by Martin Benson

The End of It All, South Coast Repertory, Pacific Playwrights Festival, Directed by Lisa Portes

How To Succeed in Business…, Performance Riverside, Directed by Gary Krinke

Starry Night 2000, Wilshire Ebell Theatre, Directed by Jason Alexander

Carousel, Performance Riverside, Directed by Steve Glaudini

1999

Ain’t Misbehavin, Performance Riverside, Directed by John Vaughan

Alice!, Nine O’Clock Players, Directed by Randy Brenner

The Memorandum, The Odyssey Theatre, Directed by Jessica Kubzansky

Vande Mataram, Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College, Directed by Shirish Dayal

How To Succeed in Business…, The Colony Theatre, Directed by Todd Nielson

1998

Shadow Hour, The Stella Adler Theatre, Directed by Barbara Passolt

An Evening with Marilyn Lovell & Peter Matz, UCLA Freud Playhouse, Los Angeles,CA, Directed by Kevin Carlyle

The Snow Queen, Nine O’Clock Players, Directed by Karon Kearney

On The Twentieth Century, The Colony Theatre, Directed by Todd Nielson

1997

Morning Star, The Colony Theatre, Directed by Scott Segall

David Zippel & Friends Benefit, UCLA Freud Playhouse, Los Angeles,CA, Directed by Stuart Ross

1940’s Radio Hour, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Fullerton, CA, Directed by Don Eitner

The Normal Heart, Hudson Backstage, Hollywood, CA, Directed by Richard Hochberg

Cinderella, Nine O’Clock Players, Directed by Carol Weiss

Grand Hotel, Riverside Civic Light Opera, Directed by Patricia Scarborough

1995

LA Ovation Awards, Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Directed by Luke Yankee

Little Footsteps, Long Beach Playhouse, Studio Theater, Directed by Mike Ross

1994

Cinderella, The Taft Theater, Cincinnati School for Creative and Performing Arts, Directed by Kathleen Carothers, Harolynn Harris

Abracadabra, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Directed byAbner Dickson

Othello, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Directed by Jack Crouch

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Directed by James Luse

1993

Feast of Carols, Corbett Auditorium, UC, CCM, Directed by John McDonagh

1992

Fame, Dreiser Playhouse, ISU, Directed by Sheila Wahamaki

Prelude to a Kiss, ISU Summer Stage, Directed by Laura Riddle

1990

Evita, Tilson Music Hall, ISU, Directed by Sheila Wahamaki

House of Blue Leaves, ISU Summer Stage, Directed by Glen Harbaugh

 

Educational and Community Lighting Designs

1994

Falstaff, Corbett Auditorium, UC,CCM, Directed by Malcolm Fraser

West Side Story, Cincinnati Convention Center, Directed by Aubrey Berg

Susannah, Patricia Corbett Theater, UC, CCM,Directed by Jonathon Eaton

1993

Reckless, Patricia Corbett Pavilion, UC, CCM, Directed by Karen O’Brien

The Trojan Women, Patricia Corbett Pavilion, UC, CCM, Directed by Diane Kvapil

La Rondine/Louise, Wilson Auditorium, UC, CCM, Directed by Jonathon Eaton

1992

Little Shop of Horrors, Dreiser Playhouse, ISU, Directed by Laura Riddle

The Diviners, Dreiser Playhouse, ISU, Directed by Lew Hackleman

Into The Woods, Community Theater of Terre Haute, Directed by Kirk Wahamaki

1991

Les Belles Souers, The New Theater, ISU, Directed by Laura Riddle

Oliver!, Community Theater of Terre Haute, Directed by Jane Hazeldine

1990

A Chorus Line, Civic Theater of Greater Lafayette, Directed by John Gray

The Night Thoreau Spent In Jail, The New Theater, ISU, Directed by Lew Hackleman

Godspell, The New Theater, ISU, Directed by Laura Riddle

Massaged, The New Theater, ISU, Directed by Traci Burwitz

1989

Fragments, The New Theater, ISU, Directed by Traci Burwitz

The Nerd, Community Theater of Terre Haute, Directed by Kirk Wahamaki

One Acts by Pinter, The New Theater, ISU, Directed by Amy Holston

Associate and Assistant Lighting Designs

2001

Hair, The Wadsworth Theatre, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

1999

Fiorello, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Passion, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

The Boys From Syracuse, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Cowgirls, Fullerton Civic Light Opera, Fullerton, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Bells Are Ringing, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Sweeney Todd, 20th Anniversay Concert Production, Ahmanson Theatre, Los Angeles, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

1998

Masada, The Shubert Theatre, Los Angeles, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Of Thee I Sing, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

The Threepenny Opera, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Pajama Game, UCLA Freud Playhouse ,CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

1997

The Palm Springs Follies 97-98, Plaza Theatre, Palm Springs, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika, Steven Young

Finian’s Rainbow, UCLA Freud Playhouse, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

1996

The Palm Springs Follies 96-97, Plaza Theatre, Palm Springs, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika,Steven Young

Jack! A Night on the Town with John Barrymore, Geffen Playhouse, Westwood, CA, Lighting Design by Richard Winkler

Taming of the Shrew, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

1995

Riddler’s Lair, Batman Forever, Soundstage One, WB Movieworld, Australia, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

Music Center 30th Anniversary, Century Plaza Hotel, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

The King & I, Long Beach Civic Light Opera, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

Blithe Spirit, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA, Lighting Design by Doc Ballard

Forbidden Hollywood, Coronet Theater, Hollywood, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

Ghost in the Machine, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa, CA, Lighting Design by Tom Ruzika

1993

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Patricia Corbett Pavilion, UC, CCM, Lighting Design by James H. Gage

1990-91

Downwinder Dance, Dreiser Playhouse, ISU, Lighting Design by D. G. Del Colletti

 

Honors and Awards

2001 Inland Theatre League Award for excellence in Theatre for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Performance Riverside

2001 Inland Theatre League Award for excellence in Theatre for The Scarlet Pimpernel, Performance Riverside

2001 Nomination for “Robby” Award for The Scarlet Pimpernel, Performance Riverside

1999 Inland Theatre League Award for excellence in Theatre for Jesus Christ Superstar, Performance Riverside

1995 Chosen for participation in “Young Designers’ Forum,” National USITT, Las Vegas USITT/OHIO, Peggy Ezekiel Award for Design Excellence for Falstaff, UC-CCM

1994 USITT/OHIO Peggy Ezekiel Award for Design Excellence for The Trojan Women, UC-CCM

 

Related Experience

1999-2001

GALLEGOS Lighting Design, Project Lighting Designer.  Projects include Paseo Colorado Shopping Center, Argosy Casino, Riverside, MO, LEGOLAND Xtreme Theatre Racers 4D movie

1995-1999

The Ruzika Company, Project Lighting Designer. Projects include Sam’s Town Casino, Kansas City, MO Entertainment Building; Saddleback Community Church, CA; Warner Brothers Movie World, Australia and Germany, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Cat in the Hat attraction, and Universal Studios Japan

1991

Scenic/Lighting Designer, Les Belles Soeurs, The New Theater, ISU

1990

Director, Home Free, The New Theater, ISU

 

Education

MFA    Lighting Design, University of Cincinnati, College Conservatory of Music, June 1995.

BA       Theater, Indiana State University, May 1992.