+ Developmental

DUST AND SHADOW^ — Sherlock Holmes — Staged Reading with Jonathan Reid Gealt, Dustin Sullivan, Kasey Marino

M. CLAUDEL — Ensemble/Soloist — Staged Reading with Eartha Kitt

BERNICE BOBS HER HAIR — G. Reese — Staged Reading with Julia Jordan and Adam Gwon

PRICE OF ADMISSION — Rick — Staged Reading with Author and Composer/Lyricist Rosanna Ferro

^National ASCAP Winner

+ Broadway Tours

KISS ME, KATE — Gangster #1, Paul, and Hortensio — NETworks

+ Regional Theatre

THE LAST FIVE YEARS — Jamie — Abbott Theatre

TICK, TICK…BOOM — Michael — Tada Productions

PIPPIN — Pippin — Kirkland Fine Arts Center

CABARET — Emcee — Kirkland Fine Arts Center

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD — Man 2 — Kimball Hall

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Opera) — Oberon — Dir. Bill Shomos

FOOTLOOSE — Willard — Music Theatre of Wichita

THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL — Dewhurst — Dir. Wayne Bryan

CHICAGO — Officer Fogerty/Jury — Music Theatre of Wichita

THE MUSIC MAN — Jacey Squires — Music Theatre of Wichita

RAGS — Greenhorn Soloist — Music Theatre of Wichita

SINGING IN THE RAIN — Production Tenor — Music Theatre of Wichita

CHILDREN OF EDEN — Featured Soloist — Music Theatre of Wichita

DEAD MAN WALKING — Father Grenville — Kimball Hall

MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS — Lon — Wagon Wheel Theatre

FOREVER PLAID — Sparky — Wagon Wheel Theatre

MY WAY — Man 2 — Wagon Wheel Theatre

AND THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND — Man 1 — Wagon Wheel Theatre

TITANIC — Barrett — Orpheum Theatre

A SMALL CIRCLE OF FRIENDS — Mitchell — Kauper Hall

THE FANTASTICKS — Matt — State Theatre

+ Concerts

YOU’RE GONNA HATE THIS — Quartet/Featured — 54 Below with Lindsay Mendez, Keala Settle, et al.

B’WAY AT THE LIED WITH STEVEN LUTVAK — Featured Soloist — Lied Center with Steven Lutvak

AN EVENING OF BROADWAY — Featured Soloist — Westwood, IA with Tim Shew

+ Choreography

CAROUSEL — Directed by Bill Shomos with Musical Direction by Alisa Belflower — Lied Center for the Performing Arts

ELIJAH — Directed by Bill Shomos with Musical Direction by Dr. Pete Eklund — Lied Center for the Performing Arts

GODSPELL — Wheaton-Warrenville South High School

WEST SIDE STORY — Wheaton North High School

MARY POPPINS — Wheaton North High School

FOOTLOOSE — Mitchell High School

+ Teaching Artist

GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE WINTER J-TERM — Guest Lecturer and Choreographer — Dr. Brandon Dean, Gustavus Adolphus College

AUBURN UNIVERSITY SINGERS — Guest Choreographer and Clinician — Dr. Thomas Smith, Auburn University

BUTLER’S HEADLINERS SHOW CHOIR — Guest Clinician and Choreographer — Valerie Lippoldt-Mack, Butler Community College

MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE — Guest Clinician, Choreographer, Presenter — Samonne Strawbridge, Director

MISSOURI ALL-STATE CHOIR/ SHOW CHOIR (3 years) — Guest Choreographer, Master Teacher, and Designed/Taught All-State Staged Performance

ARIZONA ALL-STATE SHOW CHOIR — Guest Choreographer — Designer of the State Convention Performance

ALABAMA ALL-STATE SHOW CHOIR — Guest Choreographer — Designer of the State Convention Performance

ILLINOIS ALL STATE SHOW CHOIR — Guest Choreographer and Designer of the State Convention Performance

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA SUMMER SHOW CHOIR CAMP (2006–present) — Concept/Choreographer/Instructor/Performer and Featured Soloist in annual Musical Theatre Revue premiering musical theatre songs by national award-winning composers.

BUTLER SUMMER SHOW CHOIR CAMP (2008) — Concept/Choreographer/Instructor — Valerie Lippoldt-Mack, Producer

GUSTAVUS COLLEGE SHOW CHOIR CAMP (2012-2014) — Concept/Choreographer/Instructor — Dr. Brandon Dean, Producer

RISING STARS SHOW CHOIR WORKSHOP (2012-2015) — Concept/Choreographer/Instructor — Mark Myers, Producer

SHOWCHOIR CAMPS OF AMERICA (2005–present) — Featured Choreographer/Master Teacher/Performer and Soloist in Faculty Showcases — Dwight Jordan and Sue Moninger, Co-Founders

Intensive Training taught:

  • Bringing a Song to Life
  • Prepping for Your College Audition
  • Variations in Style: A Guide to Dance
  • Dance 101
  • Contemporary
  • Lyrical Dance Workshop
  • Sing with Me: Using Your Voice to Tell the Story
  • Musical Theatre Dance

+ Literary Contributions

PUTTING THE SHOW IN CHOIR: The Ultimate Handbook for Your Rehearsal and Performance — Book by Valerie Lippoldt-Mack

SWEAT, TEARS, AND JAZZ HANDS: The Official History of Show Choir from Vaudeville to Glee — Book by Mike Weaver, Colleen Hart

+ Print


+ Training

M.M. in Vocal Performance — University of Nebraska- Lincoln

B.F.A. in Musical Theatre/Dance Minor — Millikin University

  • Vocal Technique: Mary Setrakian, Alisa Belflower
  • Vocal Performance: Lindsay Mendez, Ryan Scott Oliver, Sierra Boggess, Norm Lewis et al.

+ Honors


ASPIRE NOMINEE FOR BEST CHOREOGRAPHER (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)

NEBRASKA MUSIC EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE PERFORMANCE — Juried Selection for Featured Performance — Big Red Singers, Director

FAME NATIONAL SHOWCHOIR CUP — Juried selection to host national competition, featured performance — Big Red Singers, director

WORLD CHOIR GAMES (2012) — Fairfield Choraliers Gold Medal/Grand Champion — Co-Choreographed and Designed with Randy Sage

SHOW CHOIR CANADA — Choreographer and Designer — 2nd place in International Competition

CLINTON “ATTACHE” SHOW CHOIR (2008-2017) — Co-Choreographer and Designer, Host of Show Choir Nationals Competition — Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee

Choreographer and Designer

  • 2007 Enterprise, Alabama
  • 2009 Los Alamitos, California
  • 2010 Mitchell, South Dakota
  • 2011 Fairfield, Ohio (2nd Place, Best Choreography)
  • 2012 Hastings, Minnesota (Most Creative Number, Best Closing Number, 2nd Place for Best Male Vocals)
  • 2014 Hastings, Minnesota
  • 2015 Clinton, Mississippi (Best Show Design, Visuals and Choreography)

    Regional, National, and International Competitions

  • 2015-16 30+ awards
  • 2014-15 25+ awards
  • 2013-14 25+ awards
  • 2012-13 25+ awards
  • 2011-12 25+ awards
  • 2010-11 25+ awards

+ Special Skills

Cockney and RP Dialects (British Dual-Citizenship), Sight Reading, Choreographer, and great with kids.