He grew up in Central California and after studying at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival he went on to graduate from Azusa Pacific University. After graduation he spent time in Los Angeles and worked theater companies like the Knightsbridge Theater, Write Act Repertory and Actors Workout Studio.
He received his masters from New York University and worked with Gorilla Repertory and regionally at the Two River Theater Company. Now back in Los Angeles, he recently shot an episode of CRIMINAL MINDS and is a new member of the Actors Co-op. He also works as the LifeRaft program director at the SAG Foundation. He plans, coordinates, organizes and directs all aspects of the LifeRaft Program, a series of professional development workshops and seminars to help educate actors about the business side of the entertainment industry.
If you want to see how an actor makes himself an industry, check out Dennis Baker, who does it right. – Tom Lapke, Director of Education, Backstage