Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1965. Grad studies in theatre, Catholic University of America, 1965—1967.
Stage manager Washington Theatre Club, Washington, 1968—1970. Founding artistic director The Road Company, Johnson City, Tennessee, 1972—1998. Professor theatre arts Virginia Polytechnic Institute, since 1989.
Founding board member Alternate ROOTS, Atlanta, since 1976. Co-director Community Arts Network, since 1998. Founding board member Network of Ensemble Theatres, New York City, since 2000.
Board member Theater Commission Group, New York City, since 2002.
Co-chair Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Diversity Committee, since 2003. Chair Arts and Sciences Cultural Diversity Committee, 1996—2000.
Married Deborah Ann McClintock, September 5, 1983. Children: Seth H, Tanya Cox, Brook Pyhtila.