PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

Lyric Opera of Chicago | Chicago, IL | September 2018-Present

A not-for-profit company that produces world class opera with a balanced repertoire of classics, lesser known pieces, and new work. 

  Digital Marketing Intern 

  • Deliver daily website updates using Sitecore 
  • Produce data sheets using Data Studio to assemble digital advertising results

  • Employ Tessitura and Prospect 2 to send emails to various specific patron audiences  

 Digital Marketing Contractor 

  • Facilitate with precision updates to web calendar and upkeep of web content, including a monthly newsletter 
  • Develop email headers, execute email layouts, and assist in the rebranding of e-newsletter design 

  • Strategize email automations that include surveys for ancillary event reservations

  • Assist in creating facebook ad campaigns, including a children's show and an auction

 

Broadway in Chicago | Chicago, IL | September 2018-September 2019

A theatrical production company that owns four historic Chicago theatres with up to 2,500 seats. The company programs broadway tours, tryouts and premieres.

  Usher Supervisor 

  • Lead team of ushers to count programs, assist patrons, and scan tickets 
  • Quickly solved seating and customers issues

  • Collaborated with other supervisors and housemangers to smoothly run pre/post show and intermission experience 

 

Victory Gardens Theater | Chicago, IL | May 2017-August 2017

A storefront theatre that focuses on developing and producing new theatre work and cultivating an inclusive theatre community. Here I worked three days a week among staff and interns to assist with day-to-day tasks and long term projects.

  Marketing Intern 

  • Curated target market lists specifically for each event or show 
  • Facilitated marketing strategies based on board member decisions  

  • Collaborated with a team of interns to organize new play festival, Ignition 

 

Black Lives, Black Words (event) | Kalamazoo, MI | January 2018-February 2018

An evening of staged readings, poetry and music to answer the question, "Do Black Lives Matter?" in collaboration with award-winning playwright and Black Lives Black Words curator Reginald Edmund.

 

Associate Producer

  • Collaborated with curator and producer in creating a set list of new work and securing talent 

  • Communicated with artists via email about rehearsal details and paperwork

  • Organized pre-show which included booking a local musician and creating audience engagement activities 

  • Facilitated tech rehearsals by collaborating with student stage manager 

    Marketing Director 

  • Curated target market lists for Mailchimp blasts and Facebook ads

  • Designed original content for posters, table toppers, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook using Canva

  • Reached out to local organizations to share promotional content on social media platforms

  • Successfully filled house at capacity 

 

The University Theatre, Western Michigan University | Kalamazoo, MI | August 2014-April 2018

An on-campus theatre that presents a ten-show season in three different spaces. Students, faculty, and guest artists collaborate together to create great art and, hands-on, professional learning. 

  Social Media Coordinator 

  • Established a more prominent presence on the theatre’s social media accounts by creating a “Social Media Squad” 

  • Coordinated and created social media content calendar and schedule

  • Managed and trained students to create professional content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

 

House Manager 

  • Served as the face of the organization by providing a personal and professional experience, including greeting and seating patrons 

  • Communicated activities between front and back of performance venue 

  • Supervised and trained volunteer usher staff 

 

Box Office Associate 

  • Managed cash and a daily batch report and provided customer service to patrons using Tessitura 

 


 

The Pillowman Project | Kalamazoo, MI | March 2018-July 2018

A grassroots project started by two Western Michigan University Alumni where we produced a successful two night production of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman

 Marketing Director

  • Collaborated with producers to developed marketing strategies 

  • Organized budget to fund digital advertisements and supply costs

  • Crafted content, postered the city, sent out email blasts, and created/maintained a digital presence 

  Fundraising Director

  • Predicted production expenses, developed a budget, and set fundraising goals

  • Launched fundraising campaign through Facebook, Venmo, Cashapp, and Gofundme

  • Tracked donations, updated income statements, and processed final payments to actors and staff

  Stage Director

  • Constructed bookwork to thoroughly analyze Martin Mcdonough’s The Pillowman

  • Orchestrated meetings with producers and assistant director to discuss concepts, goals, and challenges

  • Formulated rehearsal goals, schedules, and tasks to achieve overall artistic concepts and impact


 

Education              

 Western Michigan University

   Bachelor of Arts: Arts Management, 2018                        

   Minor in Marketing                  

 

Professional Skills

Tessitura, Google Analytics certified, InDesign, Beatboxing

Microsoft Office, iMovie, MailChimp, Data Studio, Survey Monkey

Basic Photoshop, Prospect2, Sitecore, Basic HTML, ProofHQ