New York University: Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP)

Adjunct Professor of Soft Robotics (1/2017 - Present) Instructor of Master's level course titled "Soft Robotics and Other Engineered Softness."

Super-Releaser Soft Robotics

Soft Goods Innovation Design (8/2014 - 4/2018) Super Releaser's internal Project Director for Alphabet's X (formerly Google X) Headroom Enclosure Ideation contract, The Neucuff: Pneumatic soft robot elbow cuff for muscle assist, Co-author to forthcoming book Make: Soft Robotics, Participant in NYEDC's E-Lab accelerator for Health Innovation Entrepreneurs, semifinalists in the DOD's Proof Challenge on a team lead by Leanne Luce


Innovation Consultant (7/2017 - 8/2017) Ideation and prototyping of mechanisms both soft and hard for integration into an educational environment intended to surprise and delight. The project encompassed collaboration on projects ranging from simple child DIY to architechtural scale.


Soft Goods Innovation Consultant (7/2017, 10/2017) Executed prototypes including full integration and soft goods components for wearable technology concept for Droga5, Design consultant on the execution of a "wearable ambulance" concept.

Final Frontier Design

Lead Pattern Maker & Fabricator (2/13 - 1/16) 3rd Generation IVA Spacesuit, Flame-resistant outer garment, Communications Cap & Anti-G Pants, NASA SBIR developing improved EVA Spacesuit elbow and shoulder joints, NASA SBIR developing flexible radiation protection, NASA SBIR developing a High-Performance Planetary Exploration Glove, NASA Space Act Agreement advancing FFDs IVA suit towards Human Rating, NASA fixed-price contract on Mechanical Counter-Pressure Gloves, suit training for Integrated Spaceflight Services: Project PoSSUM, Test Director for Microgravity Flight with the NRC-Canada, CITI Certification for Human Testing, FAA Class III Airman and Student Pilot Cert

Costume Construction

 Parsons-Meares, Ltd.

Draper (2008 – 2013)  Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark, The Lion King, San Francisco Ballet: Don Quixote, Shrek: The Musical, Nevada Ballet: The Nutcracker,  Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus: Built To Amaze, Disney On Ice: Let's Celebrate, Ballet Hispanico: Tríptico, New York City Ballet: Adam's Violin & Viola Alone, Disney On Ice: Worlds of Fantasy, Disney Live

In-House Alterations, Refurbishments and Assistant Draping (2008 – 2013)  Fences, House of Worth, The Lion King, White Christmas Broadway, Anything Goes, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying

First Hand (2003 – 2008)  Coast of Utopia, Light In the Piazza, ABT Sleeping Beauty, SF Ballet The Nutcracker, The Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Little Mermaid Broadway, Radio City Music Hall's Christmas Spectacular, Lennon, Disney On Ice: Princess Wishes, Bette Midler's The Showgirl Must Go On, The Boyfriend, Wicked, Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, Big Apple Circus, Disney On Ice: Monsters Inc, Spamalot, Wonderful Town

Costume Production Intern (9/00 – 2/01)  Zoolander, Siegfried & Roy, Disneyland's Millennium Parade

First Wives Club

Michael Jackson One

On The Town

Sweet, Sweet Motherhood

Armitage Gone! Dance: Itutu          

Julius Caesar

Design by Gabriela Tylesova

Supervisor Ted Southern

Supervisor Shana Albery

Design by Kari Love 

Design by Peter Speliopoulos

Design by Martin Lopez

Chicago Out-of-Town 2015

Cirque du Soleil Vegas 2014/2015

Broadway 2014

HERE! Equity Showcase 2010

BAM Next Wave Festival 2009

Shakespeare on the Sound 2008


The Band's Visit


The Color Purple

Beautiful On Broadway

Sleeping With Other People

Dead Boss: Warner Bros TV

Tony Awards Broadcast

Supervisor Jessica Worsnop

Supervisor Jessica Worsnop

Supervisor Jessica Worsnop

Supervisor Kyle Wesson

Supervisor Jodi Baldwin

Supervisor Jodi Baldwin

Parsons-Meares LTD

Stitcher 9/2017 - Present

Stitcher 2/2017 - 5/2017

Stitcher, Daywork and Swing Laundry 3/16 - 1/17

Stitcher & Daywork 7/2014 - 11/2015

Day Player Tailor 7/2014

Day Player Tailor 4/2014

Tailor 2011 & 2012

Member IATSE Wardrobe Union Local 764


The Jim Henson Company

Puppet Costumer (5/14 - 6/14, 3/15, 11/15, 4/16-5/16, 5/17-9/17) Sesame Street, Coca-Cola, Julie's Green Room, Princess Cruise Line's Crane, Happy Time Murders

The Puppet Kitchen

Associate Puppet Designer (5/2011 - 7/2011) Associate Designer to Emily DeCola for PCPA's American Premiere of the opera My Fairytale.

Puppet Construction (9/09 - 2015) The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Clown Baggage, Clifford: The Big Red Dog National Tour, John Tartaglia's ImaginOcean, Carnival Cruise Line's ImaginOcean, Playwright's Realm presents Crane Story, Master Pedro's Puppet Show, 9 to 5 National Tour

Bid Pricing Consultant (2013)

Acheson Walsh Studios

Puppet Construction (2/2016, 5/2016) Cirque du Soleil's Toruk, New York Spectacular

Original Work

“Armadillo” Developed at The O’Neill National Puppetry Conference performed at Orlando Puppet Festival: Action Puppet Force Slam (11/2011), Voice 4 Vision: Puppet Art Attacks Slam (12/2011)

“Wouldn’t It Be Nice” Puppet Playlist: Beach Boys (2/2012), Sloppy Seconds Puppet Slam (2/2013)

Puppeteers of America National Festival

Workshop Teacher (8/2013) "Draping For Puppet Builders"

Eric Englehardt Memorial Scholarship The O'Neill National Puppetry Conference (5/2011)


New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study

B.A. in Individualized Study, Costume Design & East Asian Studies (2001) Cum Laude

Fashion Institute of Technology, Continuing Education Program

Draping Proficiency I & II, Shoemaking I & II (2007-2008)