BROADWAY WORLD (MILWAUKEE) -- Jivoff has been active in the theatre community as an actor, teacher and director since moving to Milwaukee in 1988. He received both a Bachelor of Arts in theatre and his teacher’s credential in secondary education from San Francisco State University.
Jivoff created the Next Actors Summer Theatre for Youth, a developmental music theatre project for high school students at Next Act Theatre and directed the program for eight years. He was the theatre director at Catholic Memorial High School in Waukesha for 12 years, directing more than 20 productions. He has directed at many schools and colleges in the area including UW-Milwaukee, Carroll College, Marquette University and the Milwaukee High School of the Arts.