I am a director, writer, producer, and performer. My mission is to tell stories which evoke empathy and compassion for others, to inspire conversation about social justice issues, and to tell stories by and for those underrepresented in theatre.
Select Directing Credits: Paper Towels by Nelson Diaz-Marcano (New Works Series), Radical by Nelson Diaz-Marcano (Downtown Urban Arts Festival-Best Play Award), Called by Paulo Tirol (Musical Theatre Factory's 4x15 Series), Pedro Pan (Fringe NYC, The TRUF Theatre), Prison Song by Nelson Diaz-Marcano (New Play Series, Downtown Urban Arts Festival-Best Play Nominee). Assistant Director: Christmas In Hell (dir. Bill Castellino, York Theatre Company), Gloria: A Life (dir. Diane Paulus, Daryl Roth Theatre), Subways Are For Sleeping (dir. Stuart Ross, York Theatre Company). Member of SDCF Observership Class 2017-18 and 2018-19 and was awarded an SDCF Observership on the musical Desperate Measures (dir. Bill Castellino, York Theatre Company.)
Writing Credits: Pedro Pan won New York Musical Festival's Developmental Reading Award in 2017 and was granted a Next Link Production in 2018, subsequently winning 5 awards including a Special Citation for Social Relevance and Impact and a nomination for Best Book. Pedro Panhas been developed by Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat, Musical Theatre Factory, FringeNYC, and was commissioned and produced by The TRUF Theatre in 2014. Additional musicals include: Legacy (Prospect Theatre Company Musical Theatre Lab), Sweet Tea And Jesus (Best Musical SASF 2010), and Acceptance (EAT'S Illuminating Artists 2010/SASF 2009).
I am a founding member of Nasty Women Unite Fest, now in it’s second year, a multi-day arts festival promoting intersectional feminism while raising funds for the ACLU.