DOMESTIC TOUR EXPERIENCE
New York City:
Gray Line Bus Guide (part-time): Manhattan/Brooklyn loops
Rotary Club (Berlitz): Statue of Liberty; Lower Manhattan
Shorewalkers (vol.): Staten Island/Manhattan shorelines
Specialities: Walking tours: Greenwich Village, Upper East Side (Upper Fifth); Staten Island; NYC literary tours
INTERNATIONAL TOUR/CRUISE EXPERIENCE
Courier: (Athens) Airport/hotel/ship transfers, orientation
Assistant Cruise Director:
Kentavros (Kavounides Line): 3—4-day tours: Shipboard activities, p.a., front desk: (Greek islands and Turkey)
Fiesta (Chandris Cruises) (Wholesale Tours International) "Footsteps of St. Paul" 11-day: (Israel, Lebanon, Cyprus, Rhodes, Patmos, Turkey, Greece, Syria)
Ship Switchboard Operator: Stella Oceanis (Sun Line) (Travel Dynamics Inc.): 2-wk: Brazil–Argentina; 7-day: Spain, Malta, Morocco, Gibraltar, Tunis, Canaries
Croupier: Vistafjord (Norwegian American) 1-wk.: Carib.
Purser: Bon Vivant and Veracruz (Bahama Cruise): 1-wk.: New Orleans–Tampico/Veracruz, Mexico (Mayan temple tours); Starward (Norwegian Caribbean): 1-wk. Carib.
Misc.: Long-time tours/travel, Lisbon and Algarve.
Copy Edit long-time for educational institution (since 2000) Formerly copy edited in various fields. Taught Eng. (Berlitz)
DIRECTOR//ACTRESS/WRITER/SPEC. NYC HISTORICAL WRITING/ENACTMENTS
Founding member, Freshwater & Company (theater group)
Frequent public readings; published (online; CCNY Promethean)
Some Spanish (childhood in Venezuela); a little Greek; German
BA (Wheaton) Eng. Lit.; MBA (Stern) Mktg.; MFA (CCNY) Creative Writing; MA (CCNY) Eng. Lit. (In progress)
Tours & Services Offered
Village and staten island walking tours
shoreline tours; park tours
literary tours of NYC
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