M.F.A.   Theatre Arts, Playwriting.  Mason Gross School of Arts,  Rutgers University, 1995. Roger Cornish Faculty Advisor.

B.A.       Theatre Arts, Acting.  Minor:  French, Religion, Anthropology.  University of Mississippi, 1973.  

M.F.A. Thesis: Heartland a two-act drama presented on the main stage at the Levin Theatre, Douglas Campus, Mason Gross School of the Arts.  Production copy of the play in the Douglas Campus Library.

Thesis Advisor: Dr. Roger Cornish.  Director of Heartland, Professor. Victoria Hart. 

Artistic Advisors:  Dr. Lloyd Richards, Casey Childs, Max Wilk.  Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center for the National Playwrights Conference 1997.  Angel On My Shoulder, production copy in the library at Monte Cristo Cottage (home of Eugene O'Neill). 

Other Classes or Working Associations:  Howard Ashman, Jimmy Kirkwood, Jeffrey Sweet, Michael Hague, Michael Casale, John DeMain, Lanford Wilson, Milan Stit, Linda Seger, Norman Lear, Bill Gile.

Workshops Attended:   Moscow Art Theatre School, Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy.  Creative Arts Team at New York University.