Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Montevallo, Alabama, 1987. Master of Fine Arts, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, Missouri, 1992. Attending, Florida State University, Tallahassee, since 2003.
Director theatre Pensacola Junior College, Florida, since 2005.
Married Carrie Lynn Lewis, May 22, 2009. Children: Herzog Malcolm, Wiley Taz, Julia Ballenger, Adam Ballenger, Olivia Ballenger.