Nancy has directed over fifty plays and has acted in over sixty (Broadway, off-Broadway Regional). She wrote, produced, and acted in her one-woman show The Lives Inside Me, over 1000 times around the United States.
Nancy was a faculty member for seven years at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City, where she taught techniques in basic acting, Restoration Comedy, Greek Tragedy, Commedia Del Arté, Improvisation, and directed plays in the third-year production company. For three years, she was a resident director for the Performers At Work theatre company in New York City.
(sample of credits click here).
Nancy is the author of a full-length play (Frontiers), several short plays,
a children’s book with DEMO CD (The Laughing Ground), and a memoir
(Avoid Mosquitoes—and Other Impossibilities).
Nancy served in the Peace Corps in Liberia, West Africa, is a graduate of Alaska Methodist University and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, and has a Master’s Degree from City College, NYC.
Nancy currently lives in New Mexico where she directs productions at several theatres in Albuquerque, as well as directing productions at Center for Function and Creativity, a center for adults with disabilities.
Past and Present Professional Affiliations
UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS
AEA (Actor’s Equity Association)
SAG (Screen Actor’s Guild)
AFTRA (American Federation of TV and Radio)
DRAMATISTS GUILD (Playwright’s union)
SSDC (Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers)
Past and Present Boards of Directors
Affiliate Artists, Inc., NYC
League of Professional Theatre Women/NY
Center for the Arts Advisory Board, YMCA, NYC
American Mime Theatre, NYC
Adobe Theater, NM