Administrator

THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DRAMA - New York, NY
September '14 - Present

School of Drama Social Justice Programming Coordinator
Brings Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity conversations to The New School of Drama. Offer individuals an opportunity to better understand themselves and the social impact they have on others. Offer personal and artistic growth, as well as a look at how this initiative currently impacts the professional theatre industry. Hosts biweekly meetings, workshops and guest speakers.




SOHO REPERTORY THEATRE - New York, NY
September '15 - December '15

Literary Intern
Logging, printing, and filing incoming script submissions. Reading and writing coverage for script submissions. Logging script submission responses. Recording, packaging, and mailing all bookstore sales. Implemented new bookstore recording system utilizing Google Forms. Coordinating interviews for Writer/Director Lab, and maintained correspondence with all lab applicants. Process Write With Us pre-sale reservations. Additionally administrative duties as needed.




ARTISTS AT PLAY – Los Angeles, CA
April '11 – Present  (On Sabbatical)

Founder/Producer
Collaborated with co-founders to create, plan and execute all company operations and programming.
  
Key Achievements:
~ Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them by A. Rey Pamatmat
           GLAAD Media Award Nomination - Ovation Recommended
~ Oversee full company finances
~ Served as Production Manager for 2012 Fall Production 

Producer: Ching Chong Chinaman (2011) - Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (2012) - AAP Readings: Three Steps Back & Iggy Woo (2013) - Cowboy Versus Samurai (2013) - AAP Readings: Marabella & She Kills Monsters (2014) - 99 Histories (2014)




SOUTH COAST REPERTORY – Costa Mesa, CA
November ‘09 – May '13

Communications Associate
Manage social media campaigns, schedules for company email campaigns, young audience development program, ASL-interpreted performances outreach and internal company newsletter. Generate original copy for social media, marketing emails, website, audience surveys and additional marketing collateral. 

Key Achievements: 
~ Increased social media audience from 1,456 to 7,889.
     (Combined Facebook Likes & Twitter Followers)
 
~ Increased sales for young audience ticketing program from 196 to 598 in one year.
~ Increased ASL-interpreted performance sales from 14 to 78 in one year.


EAST WEST PLAYERS – Los Angeles, CA 
November ‘06 – November ‘09 

Public Relations and Marketing Manager 
Market and promote all mainstage and arts educational programs. Manage mailing list, advertisement schedules, community outreach, marketing budget, press relations and marketing staff. Create press releases, production programs and collateral materials. Coordinated special events including opening nights, young audience programs and fundraising events. 

Key Achievements: 
~ Executed marketing campaigns for organization's top grossing production and non-musical. 
~ Created and developed special programs to engage younger audiences. 
~ Initiated internet accessible tools for press, audience surveys and social media marketing. 




LA STAGE ALLIANCE – Los Angeles, CA 
September ‘05 – December ‘06

Membership Coordinator Promotion (2006) 
Service 230 performing arts group and 700 individual members throughout the Greater Los Angeles area. Develop and grow the Individual Membership program. Manage LA Stage Times, a co-op advertising program with the L.A. Times. Manage In-House Ticketing for Ovation Awards for all  attendees, including nominees, celebrity presenters, 40+ groups, board members, and event sponsors. 

Key Achievements: 
~ Increased net revenue of LA Stage Times program by 39%. 
~ Carried out partial Membership Manager duties during 12-week leave. 
~ Developed a database to track and analyze LA Stage Times sales, finances and customers. 
Created and enforced program policies, building a standard of expectation for future clients.


Additional Leadership/Employment 

Publicist (2011)                                    Consortium of Asian American Theatres and Artists
                                                               /National Asian American Theatre Conference and Festival
Grant Recipient (2011)                          NextGen Arts Grant
Social Media Presenter (2010/2012)      Orange County - Public Relation Society of America
Executive Producer (2009)                    So. Cal. Educational Tour of  Letters to a Student Revolutionary 
Producer/Director (2008, 2009)              20th Anniversary Commemorative performance of 
                                                               Letters to a Student Revolutionary 
Marketing Committee (2009)                 Little Tokyo Community Council
Asian American Advisory Council          Ford Amphitheatre Diversity
     (2007 – 2009)
Volunteer Stage Manager                     Oshogatsu – Little Tokyo New Year Festival
      (2008, 2009, 2011)    
Marketing Producer (2007)                   Sacred Fools Theatre's The Mystery of Edwin Drood 
Box Office Associate    (2005)              East West Players
Founder/Board of Directors                   Metamorphosis Theatre Company
     (2005 – 2012)
Producing Associate/Box Office            Cornerstone Theater Company Institute
     and House Manager (2005)
Founder/Kai Committee (2005)              Beta Theta Pi Fraternity
Housing Advisor (2004-2005)                 Arroyo Vista Housing – UC Irvine
Founder/President (2004-2005)              Diversity University Irvine (D.U.I.) - Chancellor's Award
Grant Recipient (2004 - 2005)                Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
Theatre Ambassador (2002-2003)           Fullerton College Theatre Department
Assistant to Campus One                      Fullerton College High School Theatre Festival
     and Campus One (2001-2003)


Education 

Master of Fine Arts in Directing (MFA) ~ The New School for Drama – New York, NY
(Candidate - Expected Graduation in 2018)

Bachelor of Arts in Drama (BA) ~ University of California, Irvine – Irvine, CA
Minor Degree in Business Management ~ Accepted in Directing Honors Program

Associate of Arts in Theatre (AA) ~ Fullerton College – Fullerton, CA
Graduated with High Honors ~ Director’s Festival Recognition

TCG Conference (2006, 2011, 2014, &  2015) ~ Theatre Communications Group
Arts Reach National Marketing Conference ~ Arts Reach Unlimited
National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference ~ America for the Arts: Arts & Business Council

Alliance of Performing Arts Service Organizations (APASO) Conference ~ Scottsdale, AZ

Proficiencies: Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Tessitura



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