Passion for performing...

An audiobook narrator since 2009, I've also worked in film and theatre as well as behind the mic for CNN and CNN International, and award-winning documentaries. Theatrical experiences include many years with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company and as a puppeteer with the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta. I have been recognized for excellence with AudioFile Magazine's Earphone Awards. Clockwise from top left: A Man For All Seasons, Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern; Tales of Edgar Alan Poe, Center for Puppetry Arts; "Bambola" with the DeLuxe Vaudeville Orchestra; with Denzel Washington in "Flight."

As a small child, I discovered  I loved the different ways people spoke. When I was five, my Dad brought home a tape recorder and let me record myself. I was hooked. I studied voice at FSU School of Music, continuing to explore language and accents. Living for 40 years in the South has made me sensitive to the wide variety of Southern dialects. Travel doesn't hurt either. I make my home in Decatur GA with my wife and our cat Mahjong.

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Passion for teaching...

A lifelong learner, I'm also a lifelong teacher. I've taught public school music, worked as a music therapist, taught acting, and for over 21 years I was an adjunct professor at the Emory School of Law teaching storytelling and persuasion to third year law students. By teaching my students to be artful advocates, I was able to have an impact on social justice. Now I am host of the podcast Interactions which explores the intersection of law and religion in our daily lives. It is produced by the Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University.

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Diversions...

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I continually recreate my gardens, because that's the Southern thing to do. I dabble in watercolor, and I spin the wool I knit because knitting isn't weird enough. 

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