Plays + Performance History

Covenant (2018)

June 2017—Workshop residency at Abrons Art Center, NYC

May 2017—Development workshop and reading at New York Theatre Workshop 

Won’t Be a Ghost (2016)

April 2016—Premiere at The Brick Theater, Brooklyn.

September 2015—(dir. Sophie Traub) Dixon Place Artist In Residence showing, NYC.

October 2014—(dir. Anna Brenner) Prelude Festival '14, NYC.

May 2014—(dir. Anna Brenner) Stage reading at The Drama League of New York

October 2013—(dir. Anna Brenner) Smith+Tinker Writers Group showcase at HERE Arts, NYC.

Yay! Synchronicity in the Universe (2013)

February 2013—(dir. Paula Gilovich) Dixon Place mainstage, NYC. 

Text for Covers a dance by Katy Pyle (2012)

September 2012—The Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn.

Collecting Dust: A Play in Verse (2008)

June 2009—Cha-cha’razzi Art Space, Philadelphia.

July 2008—(dir. Eric Roth) University of Illinois student production, Urbana, IL.

May 2008— Staged reading at Long Lane Farm. Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.

The Magic Lantern (2005)

August 2005—Backyard Theater Company, Chicago, IL.

The Tragic Fall of the Blind Tightrope Walker (2004)

August 2004— Backyard Theater Company, Chicago, IL.

The Downtown Train (2001)

January 2002—Pegasus Players Young Playwrights Festival, Chicago, IL. Dir. Susan Padveen.

Residencies

January-March 2017 The Wassaic Project

May-September 2015 Dixon Place Artist-in-Residence

April 2014 The Drama League of New York, Director’s Project. Won’t Be a Ghost Dir. Anna Brenner

June-October 2013 Smith+Tinker Writers Development Group, hosted by HERE Arts.

March 2013 Mount Tremper Arts, Mount Tremper, NY (as dancer in Katy Pyle’s Ballez)

May 2012 Mount Tremper Arts, Mount Tremper, NY (as writing collaborator to Katy Pyle, Covers)

April 2012 Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, NY

May 2011 The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

June 2009 Naropa University, Boulder, CO

Awards/Scholarships

2016-2017 2050 Fellowship, New York Theatre Workshop

2015 The Kilroys List, honorable mention

2014 Prelude Festival, play selected by Jackie Siblies Drury

2009 Aimee Grunberger Memorial Award, Naropa University, Boulder, CO

2008 Dorchester Prize, Best Departmental Thesis in English, Wesleyan University

2007 Wesleyan Student Poetry Award

2001 Pegasus Players’ Young Playwrights Festival – Winner, Chicago, IL

Education

Wesleyan University
2008 BA in English with high honors. Creative writing thesis.