- B.F.A., acting, art history, Ohio University, 1990
- William Esper Studios, two-year intensive actor training, 1994
Wrote, directed and performed a two-person show, which New York Times critic Ben Brantley referred to as "an imaginative performance team"
Awards, recognitions and honors
Kennedy Center Award Nominee, Voted Cleveland's Best Actress by Scene Magazine
Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation for Television Actors