My blogs

Blogs I follow

About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Location Chicago, Illinois, United States
Links Audio Clip
Introduction Chicago-based freelance director. Recent projects: staged ALOHA, SAY THE PRETTY GIRLS at the Heartland Studio, performed in CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: A Miscast Cabaret; staged The Brown Paper Box Co.'s Chicago revival of "Godspell." Recently staged the 2nd annual 4/20 production of "Reefer Madness! The Musical" at Stage 773, the world premiere of Aaron Golden's "To Tree" at the Heartland Studio, the 4-time BroadwayWorld.com Award nominated "Reefer Madness! The Musical" at the Viaduct Theater in 2010, its remount on 4/20 at Studio BE in 2011, and James Still's "And Then They Came For Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank" at the Skokie Theatre in 2009 & 2010. Also freelances with BroadwayWorld.com as a Chicago correspondent and serves as the executive director & co-founding member of The Brown Paper Box Co. Served as the business management assistant at the 2011 Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. @mwilliampanek @brownpaperboxco
Interests Theatre, Music, Movies, Art, Shopping, New York, Manhattan, London, Athens, Paris, Directing, Food, Cooking, TV, Sleeping, Creeping, FaceBook, AIM, Traveling
Favorite Movies No Country for Old Men, The Royal Tenenbaums, American Beauty, Hot Fuzz, The Dark Knight, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Titus, Babel, Waiting For Guffman, The Producers, Young Frankenstein, Blazing Saddles, Matchpoint, The Squid and the Whale, Six Feet Under, Arrested Development, Top Chef, Project Runway, Beauty & the Geek, America's Next Top Model
Favorite Music Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown, Spring Awakening, William Finn, Adam Guettel, Nellie McKay, Sufjan Stevens, Rufus Wainwright, Guster, Audra McDonald, Georgia Stitt, Patti LuPone, The Four Seasons
Favorite Books Don't Get Too Comfortable, The Devil in the White City, Possible Side Effects