Projects

If you want information on how to use my compositions or to discuss a new project, please fill out the “Contact Me” page.

Original Music & Sound Design

Des Moines Playhouse (Des Moines, IA)

   If You Give A Mouse A Cookie

   Anne of Green Gables

   Junie B. Jones Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

   Little House Christmas at Plum Creek

   The Kid Who Ran For President

   Red (Sound Design Only)

   The Hundred Dresses

   Boeing, Boeing

   The Miracle Worker

   The Somewhat True Tales of Robin Hood

   Charlotte’s Web

   12 Angry Men

   Roald Dahl’s Willie Wonka (Sound Design Only)

   The Great Gatsby

Des Moines Onstage (Des Moines, IA)

   I Have Before Me An Incredible Document Given To Me By A Young Lady From Rwanda

Des Moines Young Artists Theatre (Des Moines, IA)

   Romeo & Juliet

   The Hobbit (Des Moines Cloris Award for Best Sound Design)

   I Never Saw Another Butterfly (2018)

Manatee Performing Arts Center, Bradenton, FL

   The Diary of Anne Frank

Market House Theatre, Paducah, KY

   The Hobbit (October 2017)

 Original Children’s Musicals (Scripts by Kar Gustafson)

   Mystery at Toll Home Manor

   Beyond the Mirror

   The Rhyming Princess

   The Royal Quest

   The Sisters’ Odyssey

Workshops

   American Association of Community Theatre – AACTFest 2017

          Using Original Music to Enhance and Support Your Production – Presenter

Acting/Stage Management

   My experience as an actor and stage manager has been crucial to understanding the

   impact of music on stage and how to help actors work with integrating music into the

   performance.

   Numerous shows at the Des Moines Playhouse including Enchanted April, Willie Wonka,

   Little House on the Prairie, Miss Nelson is Missing, Annie, Cinderella and The Sound of

   Music.

Theatre awards

   Des Moines Playhouse Volunteer of the Year                                         2008 & 2012

   Des Moines Playhouse Gypsy Award                                                                   2010

   Des Moines Playhouse Dionysus Award                                                              2011

      Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre Musical

   Greater Des Moines Cloris Leachman Excellence in Theatre Arts Awards (“Cloris”)

       Outstanding Sound Design                                                                                2016

   AACTFest Design Competition – Honorable Mention                                        2017

   Other awards

    Heartland Youth Choir

      Partners in Artistry Award                                                                                   2015