Cal is the Theatre Department Head and CBT Company Producing Artistic Director. CBT productions he has directed include A Flea in Her Ear, The Life of Galileo, The Secret Rapture, A Streetcar Named Desire (with Dale Dickey), Amadeus (with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra) Kiss Me, Kate and Sweeney Todd (with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra and Dale Dickey). Previously Head of Directing at Illinois State University, Cal was also the Artistic Director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival for eleven seasons. Professionally active in Chicago, his productions – mostly at the Famous Door Theatre – earned several prestigious Joseph Jefferson Awards for Outstanding Production and Outstanding Direction. Most notable was Joshua Sobol’s Ghetto, a production that ran for seven months and honored with four Jeff Awards including the Michael Maggio Award for Outstanding Direction of a Play. Cal is the President of the University/Resident Theatre Association, and a member of the National Theatre Conference. He and his wife Rebecca are the proud parents of Sam and Rachael.