Originally from Seattle, Wendy received her Bachelor of Arts in Theater from the University of Washington before coming to California to get her MFA in directing from San Jose State University. She has been acting, directing and teaching professionally throughout the Bay Area since 1987 . Her work has been seen at such diverse theaters as San Jose Stage Company, City Lights, California Shakespeare Festival, DEO Ireland, Center Repertory, Palo Alto Playwright1s Forum, Willows Theatre, Children1s Theatre Workshop, Townhall Theatre, Contra Costa Civic Theatre, and the Pacific Alliance Stage Company. Wendy teaches at Las Positas College in Livermore and has been on the SRJC faculty since 1994. Her directing work at SRJC include; The Real Inspector Hound, The Color of Bruise, Aladdin, Gross Indecencies, and Steel Magnolias. Wendy will be teaching in London fall 2011 for SRJC's Study Abroad Program.