UPCOMING–April 2018. Original commission from Marietta’s Earl Smith Strand Theatre. More information coming soon!

UPCOMING–February 2018. Assistant Director with Adam Koplan on Theatrical Outfit’s Perfect Arrangement by Topher Payne.

UPCOMING–January 2018. Assistant Director with Susan Booth on Alliance Theatre’s Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey.

October 2017. Leading Improv & Stage Combat Seminar for Marietta Leadership Board.

September 2017. “Best New Work (Theatre for Young Audiences)” Award Nomination for The Dancing Handerchief (Suzi Bass Awards)

September 2017. Directing a workshop + staged reading of Keester by Pamela Turner at Out of Box Theatre.

Fall 2017. Assistant Professor of Theatre in Society with Kennesaw State University’s Dept. of Theatre & Performance Studies.

August 2017. Directing The Complete History of America (abridged) at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center.

August 2017. Teaching 5-hour workshops in Unarmed Stage Combat, Playwriting, Directing the Play, Building a Character, & Discovering the Play at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center.

July 2017. Directed reading of Daniel Glenn’s The Lakes.

July 2017. Teaching two 3-hr workshops for Earl Smith Strand’s Theatre Intensive: Physical Theatre & Unarmed Stage Combat.

June 2017. Directing Horizon Theatre’s Apprentice Company Showcase in Atlanta, GA.

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June 2017. Breakout Director for Coca-Cola’s 2018 NFSOP National Sales Meeting.

May 2017. Assistant Directing The Dancing Handkerchief (Adam Koplan, Dir.), co-produced by Theatrical Outfit & Flying Carpet Theatre Company

May 2017. Graduating from University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Theatre, with a Master of Fine Arts in Directing (Theatre)

May 2017. Corey is awarded Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the USM College of Arts & Letters

Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Corey with Theatre Chair Dr. John Warrick, accepting the 2017 Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the USM College of Arts & Letters

April 2017. Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Nomination–Region IV SDC Student Director Nominee for The Crucible

April 2017. “Crucible Actors Discuss Experiences on Set” by Autumn Brown. Student Printz, University of Southern Mississippi

July 2016. Assistant Directing Staged Reading of Occupants by Mauricio Miranda (Cynthia Levin, director), for M.F.A. Playwrights Workshop @ Kennedy Center

July 2016. Participating in Summer Directing Intensive @ Kennedy Center, led by Mark Routhier

Taking a mirrored group selfie with members of KC Summer Directing Intensive

January 2016. Directing Workshop & Staged Reading of Danielle Dresden’s Athena, Live! with the playwright in residence with USM Blaine Quarnstrom Playwriting Series

April 2015 Participating in the KCACTF National Festival in Washington, D.C. as an invited SDC National Directing Fellow

Corey (L, kneeling), with the 2015 SDC National Directing Fellows @ Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

October 2012. “The Collective Project Sprouts The Devil Tree” by Myke Johns; for WABE, 90.1FM (ATL’s NPR station)

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Caitlin McPhail as Gabby Whistler