Bachelor of Science in Education, Concordia Teachers College, 1968. Master of Arts in Theatre Arts, University Nebraska, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Theatre Arts, City University of New York, 1989.
Teacher music and drama, Luther High School South, Chicago, l968-70; teacher music and drama, Lutheran High School East, Detroit, l970-73; actor, EXIT, Inc., Lincoln, Nebraska, l973; puppeteer, writer, Nielsen & Churley Puppet Company, Lincoln, l973-75; assistant director, Lincoln Community Playhouse, l974-75; music director, conductor, Nebraska Repertory Theatre, Lincoln, l975, 76; playwright, actor, musician, various productions, New York City, l978-87; dramaturg, Minnesota Museum Theatre Workshop, Minneapolis, l985-88; researcher, writer, Guthrie Theatre, Minneapolis, 1988-1990; associate professor playwriting, theatre history, Stephen F. Austin State University, since 1990. Author, compiler Great Plains Theatre Project, Lincoln, l977. Member BMI Music Theatre Workshop, New York City, l978-79.
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Member Dramatists Guild (associate), Authors League American M C.