The Tragedy of Othello

March 2024 Alan directed The Tragedy of Othello for Dream Role Players Theater company. The production featured a majority BIPOC cast and crew of elite professionals. Audiences and reviewers remarked it was Shakespeare like they had never seen it before.

The Importance of Being Earnest

March 2024 Alan helped coach the cast of of Fountain Square Player’s production of The Importance of Being Earnest build their “R.P” dialect. Or in other words, helped them to talk posh.


Summer of 2023 Alan worked with the WKU Extended Reality Lab to produce iEquity Solo. A short performance using augemented reality to explore questions of artificial intelligence and personhood.

Child of the Night: Pirates of the Mediterranean

This October the WKU Department of Theatre will present the world premier of Child of the Night: Pirates of the Mediterranean – Written by Alan based on the play The Son of the Night; The Pirate by Victor Séjour, Alexandre Dumas, Père, Gérard de Nerval & Bernard Lopez.

Spirits of Salem

2023 has been a wonderfully busy year. Alan recently played Frederick Douglass for the Spirits of Salem museum scheduled to open in Salem, Massachusetts later this year.


LSU Theater recently presented Angelina Weld Grimké’s Rachel. As vocal coach Alan worked with the cast to maximize their power for the vast Reilly theatre, and find the individual and timely voices for the people who occupy the world of Rachel.

The Hangmen

Alan was invited to work with Pure Theatre for their January 2023 production of The Hangmen. As dialect coach Alan worked with the actors in learning and crafting the unique speech for each character.

She Kills Monsters

Fall of 2022 Alan created the fight choreography for WKU Theatre and Dance departments productions of She Kills Monsters and The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. It was the most demanding choreography yet with as many 24 actors stage fighting.

Mlima’s Tale

Summer of 2022 Alan was the dialect coach for Pure Theatre’s production of Mlima’s Tale by Lynn Nottage. This regional premier of the production featured a cast of four actors working with dialects from three continents!

Jail Break

In 2022 Alan was invited to contribute to an artistic project “Reading Work” lead by the globally recognized artist Xaviera Simmons. Alan’s submission is the short video “Jail Break” and will be revealed with the contributions of all participating artists when the final installation is unveiled.