Joshua Smalley / 330-388-6150


BA in English and Theatre, Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, OH
Class of 2016 / Summa Cum Laude

Study Abroad, York St. John University, York, UK
Spring 2014 / Traveled to Ireland, Scotland, France, and Spain


Script analysis, playwriting, theatre history (2 levels), contemporary performance, literature (American/British/World), linguistics, gender and queer theory, critiquing writing, acting (4 levels), Shakespeare performance, directing, stagecraft, scenic design, stage management


Dayton C. Miller Honor Society / Local Honor Society for Outstanding Academic Achievement
Sigma Tau Delta / International English Honor Society
Alpha Lambda Delta / Freshman Scholastic Honor Society


Theatre Communications Group, Artistic & International Programs Intern, New York, NY
January – June 2017 / Grantmaking assistant and coordinator for the 2017 Global Pre-Conference

WTWH Media, Editorial and Research Intern, Cleveland, OH
June – November 2015 / Writer and researcher
Publication: 2016 Renewable Energy Handbook, January 2016
Windpower Engineering and Development, August 2015
Solar Power World, July and August 2015 online

Dobama Theatre, General Intern, Cleveland Heights, OH
January – April 2015 / Researcher, front of house, and office assistant


  • Theatre reviews published on EDGE Media Network: “Mary Poppins” (December 2015), “Shining City” (April 2016), and “Harbor” (July 2016)
  • “Perspective” and “Saturday Mornings” published in Beyond the Walls: New Writing from York St John University, Spring 2014
  • Participated in “Perspectives on Playwriting” at Playwrights Horizons with Sarah Ruhl and The Debate Society, June 2017
  • Volunteer for Theatre Communications Group 25th National Conference in Cleveland, June 2015
  • Participated in “The Crash Course in Playwriting with Paula Vogel” during Theatre Communications Group 25th National Conference in Cleveland, June 2015
  • Script reader for Playwrights Local open call, July 2016
  • Participated in “Dramaturgy for Everyone with Arwen Mitchell” and “Crafting a Great Synopsis with Arwen Mitchell and Rachel Lerner-Ley” during Playwrights Local’s “2016 Play Lab + Spring Workshops,” April 2016
  • Participated in “Plot & Imagination with Michael Oatman” and “Getting Started as a Cleveland Playwright” during Playwrights Local’s “The Cleveland Playwrights Festival,” November 2015
  • Actor for several regional productions in Cleveland, OH: Dobama Theatre’s Down by Contact (May 2016), Great Lakes Theater’s And Then There Were None (Spring 2016) and Mamai Theatre Company’s Three Sisters (Summer 2015)
  • Actor for The Manhattan Project – Cleveland Lab, November 2014 and February 2015
  • Course assistant for “First-Year Experience” course New Theater Now at Baldwin Wallace University, Fall 2015
  • Peer mentor at Baldwin Wallace University, Spring 2016
  • Writer of dramaturgical notes for Baldwin Wallace productions of All’s Well That Ends Well (Spring 2013) and Henry IV Part One (Fall 2013)
  • Writer and director for Trees & Fruit, a one-act senior capstone play at Baldwin Wallace University, November 2015
  • Writer and director for James III, a ten-minute play for Baldwin Wallace’s Spring 2015 Biannual Ten-Minute Play Festival
  • Actor for several productions at Baldwin Wallace University (2013-2015): Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (as Louis Ironson), All’s Well That Ends Well (as Bertram), Romeo & Juliet, Henry IV Part One and Two, and The Seagull
  • Assistant director and stage manager for May 2015 Acting Shakespeare course at Baldwin Wallace University: the class performed Henry IV Part Two