Curriculum Vitae


Sandra Hofferber
3200 College Street
Baker City, Oregon 97814
phone (541) 524-9411 
email sandy@webcom.com

Academic Degrees

B.A.  University of Idaho  1984 Theatre Arts
       Phi Beta Kappa nominated
M.F.A  Rutgers University   1987  Acting
       Performance Thesis: Ashes

Professional Employment

2004-Present  Administrative Assistant in Mining Law
    Vale District, Baker Resource Area         Baker City, Oregon
Responsible for research and assistance with mining law interpretation, application, and enforcement concerning pertinent Interior Board of Land Appeals decisions, as well as decisions of civil courts, at a regional office of the Bureau of Land Management. 

2003    Recreation Technician
    National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center
    Baker City, Oregon
Responsible for developing and performing interpretive history presentations concerning the Oregon Trail migration and the gold rush era in eastern Oregon.  Worked with volunteers and student interns and other staff with interpretation, research and staff projects. 

1990-1996  Regional History Librarian, The Community Library
    Ketchum, Idaho
Responsible for managing archive of photos, documents and books at a unique non-profit public library with $1.5 million annual budget. Assisted patrons with research, supervised 2-4 employees and 10-12 volunteers, developed policies, maintained extensive computer database of photos and oral histories, made public presentations, conducted research.

Other Professional Experience

2003-Present  Artistic Director Historic Speakers Bureau; Baker City, Oregon
2004   Adjunct Instructor, Introduction to Theatre
Blue Mountain Community College; Baker City, Oregon
2003   Adjunct Instructor, Speech 101
Blue Mountain Community College; Baker City, Oregon
2002   Adjunct Instructor, Speech 101
Blue Mountain Community College; Baker City, Oregon
2002-2005  Yoga Instructor, Crossroads Center for the Arts
Baker City, Oregon
2002   Administrator, Crossroads Center for the Arts
Baker City, Oregon
1988-89  Instructor, Central Oregon Community College
Prineville, Oregon
1987   Stage Manager, University of Wyoming Summer Theatre
Laramie, Wyoming
1986-87 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mason Gross School of the Arts,
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
1984   Actor, University of Wyoming Summer Theatre
Laramie, Wyoming
1983   Actor, Idaho Repertory Theatre
Moscow, Idaho
1978   Director, Idaho Public Theatre
Boise, Idaho

Workshops and Presentations

Dialect Coaching -- German, Mexican, Am. South. Baker High School. March, 2006.
Camp Invention, Baker County School District, June, 2004
Drama Therapy, Elkhorn Treatment Center. February, 2004.
Dialect Coaching -- Standard Brit., Cockney, Am. South. Baker High School. February, 2004.
Neutral Mask Workshop, Recovery Village. January, 2004.
Papermaking. Elkhorn Treatment Center. December, 2003.
Neutral Mask Workshop, Elkhorn Treatment Center. December, 2003.
Victorian Hat-making. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Ctr. November, 2003.
Gold-panning. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. August, 2003.
Pioneer Crafts. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. July, 2003.
Dutch Oven Cooking. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. July, 2003.
Dialect Coaching -- Standard British, Irish, Brooklyn. Baker High School. March, 2003
Hemingway in Idaho. Sun Valley Lodge. Several presentation dates. 1991-1996.
History of the Wood River Valley. Sun Valley Lodge. Several presentation dates. 1991-1996.
Mining in the Wood River Valley. Sun Valley Lodge. Several presentation dates. 1991-1996.

Other Teaching Experience

2002-2004  Volunteer Reading Instructor, North Baker Elementary School
Baker City, Oregon
2002   Children's Theatre Instructor, Crossroads Center for the Arts
Baker City, Oregon

Courses Taught

Acting
Drama Survey
Introduction to Speech
Introduction to Theatre
Kids Comedy Club
Paper-making
Neutral Mask
Victorian Hat-Making
Yoga

Special Training

2006   CPR Training
Bureau of Land Management; Baker City, Oregon
1977   French Language Studies, Summer Institute
Sorbonne University; Paris, France

Recent Community Service

2005   Leadership Team Member
Oregon Symphony Baker School District; Baker City, Oregon
2002-2004 Volunteer Reading Instructor
North Baker Elementary School; Baker City, Oregon
2002-2004 AAUW Annual Dinner Committee; Baker City, Oregon

Productions and Performances

 A Mother Worries: Narcissa Whitman's Letters Home
 Wrote, directed and performed in the role of Clarissa Prentiss, mother of missionary Narcissa Whitman. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. April, 2006.

 A Westward Childhood
 Wrote and directed performance about two children's experiences on the Oregon Trail. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. August - November, 2005.

 Abigail Scott Duniway: As The Twig is Bent
 Wrote, directed and performed in the role of Abigail Scott Duniway, Pioneer Suffragist. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. June, 2005.

 Shakespeare in the Mining Camps 
 Wrote, directed and performed in the role of Julia Dean Hayne. Baker County Historical Society Annual Meeting. November, 2004.

 Opening Windows
 Directed, staged and publicized community production for the Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) of Baker County, Oregon. May-July, 2004.

 Baby Names and Other Curses
 One-woman comedy performed at annual meeting of American Asociation of University Women, Baker City Branch.     March, 2004.

 Shakespeare in the Mining Camps 
 Wrote, directed and performed in the role of Julia Dean Hayne. Geiser Grand Hotel. December, 2003.

    As The Twig Is Bent 
 Wrote, directed and performed in the role of Abigail Scott Duniway. National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center. August, 2003

    At Home
    Performing in the role of Carol. Rutgers University. November, 1985.

    Janus
    Performing in the role of Jessica. University of Wyoming Summer Theatre. July, 1984.

    The Dining Room
    Performing in the role of Third Actress. University of Wyoming Summer Theatre. July, 1984.

    You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown
    Performing in the role of Patty. University of Wyoming Summer Theatre. July, 1984.

 Cyrano de Bergerac 
 Performed in the role of Roxanne. University of Idaho. March, 1984.

 Love's Labours Lost 
 Performed in the role of Lady Maria. Idaho Repertory Theatre. July, 1982.

 The Children's Hour 
 Performed in the role of Amelia Tilford. University of Idaho. November, 1981.

 Flannery's Ocean
   Directed production at Boise State University. March, 1978.

    The Glass Menagerie
    Performed in the role of Laura. Theatre in a Trunk. Boise, Idaho. February, 1978.

    The Public Eye
    Performed in the role of Belinda. Idaho Public Theatre. Boise, Idaho. January, 1978.

    Dark of the Moon
    Performed in the role of Barbara Allen. Boise State University. April, 1977.

    The Investigation
    Performed in the role of First Actress. Boise State University. February, 1977.

    Black Comedy
    Performed in the role of Clea. Kansas State University. September, 1973.
 

Skills

Word processing and database management. MS Word, MS Office, Excel, Omni Pro, etc.
Public speaking, interpersonal communication.
Familiarity with French, Spanish languages.

Professional Affiliations

American Association of University Women
American Booksellers Association
Crossroads Center for the Creative and Performing Arts
Eastern Oregon Regional Arts Council
Northwest Oral History Association
Oral History Association
Pacific Northwest History Association
 
 

 

Other Professional Experience

Workshops and Presentations

Other Teaching Experience

Courses Taught

Special Training

Recent Community Service

Productions and Performances

Skills

Professional Affiliations