Vita

Curriculum Vita

Playwright

2018 (upcoming) ««

AIRNESS
B Street Theatre | Sacramento, CA

And more TBA…


2017 ««

AIRNESS directed by Meredith McDonough
The Humana Festival of New American Plays
| Actors Theatre of Louisville | Louisville, KY

EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL  directed by Ed Herendeen
The Contemporary American Theatre Festival
| Shepherdstown, WV

LADYISH directed by Lisa Gaye Dixon
Illinois Wesleyan University School of Theatre Arts | Bloomington, IL

BLOOD SONG: THE STORY OF THE HATFIELDS AND THE MCCOYS*
Presented by The Hatfield/McCoy Arts Council and Actors Collaborative Theatre
*fifth annual summer production


DOPPLEGANGED (short play) directed by Lizz Hudman
Everyday Inferno Theatre Company | New York City

THIS IS THE BIG ONE (short play) directed by Jacob Young
The 10th Annual Source Festival | Cultural DC | Washington, DC


2016 ««

EVEN LONGER AND FARTHER AWAY directed by Thrisa Hodits
The New Colony | in Residence at The Den Theatre | Chicago

BLOOD SONG: THE STORY OF THE HATFIELDS AND THE MCCOYS*
Presented by The Hatfield/McCoy Arts Council and Actors Collaborative Theatre
*fourth annual summer production


EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL (reading) directed by Water Bobbie
Atlantic Theatre Company | New York City

TINY HOUSES (workshop) directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Chautauqua Theatre Company | Chautauqua, NY

EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL (reading) directed by Gregory Johnson
THE COLONY | Montana Repertory Theatre | Missoula, MT


2015 ««

GROUNDED: Based on the Novel by Angela Correll directed by Heather Henson
Pioneer Playhouse | Danville, KY

STORY PATCH: THE REUNION
Route 23 Cultural Preservation Project | at the Oil Springs Theatre | Paintsville, KY

BLOOD SONG: THE STORY OF THE HATFIELDS AND THE MCCOYS*
Presented by The Hatfield/McCoy Arts Council and Actors Collaborative Theatre
*third annual summer production


EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL  (workshop) directed by Tyne Rafaeli
Playwrights’ Festival | The Juilliard School | New York City

EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL  (reading) directed by Tyne Rafaeli
New York Stage and Film | New York City


2014 ««

MOUNTAINS: GREAT AND SMALL directed/scripted by Chelsea Marcantel
devised with and for students at Virginia Intermont College | Bristol, VA

CHERIE ESPRIT a new play for young audiences
Junior Performing Arts Camp | Northlight Theatre | Chicago

THE STORY PATCH: JUST LIKE FAMILY
Route 23 Cultural Preservation Project | at the History SIP Theatre | Paintsville, KY

BLOOD SONG: THE STORY OF THE HATFIELDS AND THE MCCOYS*
Presented by The Hatfield/McCoy Arts Council and Actors Collaborative Theatre
*second annual summer production


DOPPLEGANGED (short play)
The 9th Annual InspiraTO Festival | Theatre InspiraTO | Toronto, Canada

GABRIELLA RISING (short play)
The 9th Annual Snapshots Play Festival | 20% Theatre | Chicago


2013 ««

DEVOUR directed by Emily Clark
The Unknown Artists | Los Angeles

A PLACE TO LAND  directed by Kate Schneider
Acadiana Repertory Theatre | at Theatre 810 | Lafayette, Louisiana

A PLACE TO LAND  directed by Kate Schneider
Acadiana Repertory Theatre | transfer to The Abbey Players Theatre | Abbeville, LA

BLOOD SONG: THE STORY OF THE HATFIELDS AND THE MCCOYS*
Presented by The Hatfield/McCoy Arts Council and Actors Collaborative Theatre
*inaugural summer production


MUCH LOUDER THAN THIS (reading) directed by Natalie Novacek
LoudMouth Collective | at Open Eye Figure Theatre | Minneapolis, MN

DEVOUR (reading) directed by Emily Clark
Play Club West | Los Angeles


WHITE WINDOW (short play)
Winter Rites Festival | North by South Theatre | Los Angeles

EVERYTHING IS PERMITTED (short play) directed by Mignon McPherson Stewart
Sketchbook 13 | Collaboraction | Chicago, IL

OPEN SEASON (short play) directed by Juan Castañeda
The Bechdel Festival | Broken Nose Theatre | at The Greenhouse Theatre Center

A HIPSTER CHRISTMAS CAROL* (short play) directed by Richard Paro
The Hobo Robo Festival 4 | Hobo Junction | at The Greenhouse Theatre Center | Chicago
*Audience Choice Award Winner

VEGETARE VEGETUS* (short play) directed by Alex Beck
The BaD Theater Festival | The Tank | New York City
*Best of the Fest Award Winner


2012 ««

DEVOUR directed by Jacqueline Stone
Twenty Percent Theatre | at The Charnel House | Chicago


EVEN LONGER AND FARTHER AWAY (reading) directed by Brad Akin
Friday Night Footlights SeriesThe Dramatists Guild of America | New York City

STUNT (reading) directed by Brad Akin
Backyard Reading Series | Steep Theatre | Chicago

A PLACE TO LAND (reading) directed by Steven Landry
New Works Festival | Acadiana Repertory Theatre | Lafayette, LA

EVEN LONGER AND FARTHER AWAY (reading) directed by Nick Piper
The Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights | The Barter Theatre | Abingdon, VA

DEVOUR (reading) directed by Derek Davidson
In/Visible Theatre | Boone, NC


THE LOVERS ARE LOSING (short play) directed by Jason Gerace
TOO SOON TO TELL (short play) directed by Jamie Totti
The 2012 Chicago One Minute Play Festival | Victory Gardens Theatre | Chicago

CONSUMABLES (short play) directed by Cayne Collier
The Hobo Robo Festival 4 | Hobo Junction at Strawdog Theatre | Chicago

THE LIMITING FACTOR (short play) directed by Thrisa Hodits
Living Newspapers Festival | Jackalope Theatre | Chicago

INDEPENDENCE DAY (short play) directed by Juan Castañeda
The Hobo Robo Festival 3 | Hobo Junction | at Strawdog Theatre | Chicago

WHITE WINDOW (short play) directed by Chelsea Marcantel
Cabaret Vagabond‘s final cabaret | at Martyrs’ Live | Chicago


2011 (Chicago) ««

THE VOODOO CHALK CIRCLE directed by Tim Speicher
The State Theatre of Chicago | at the Vidaduct Theatre


DEVOUR (reading) directed by Mary Williamson
Fresh Meat reading series | The Inconvenience | at The Den Theatre


DOPPLEGANGED  (short play) directed by Sarah Moeller
Sketchbook 11 Festival | Collaboraction | at The Chopin Theatre

GLOBAL (short play) directed by Marissa McKown
Living Newspapers Festival | Jackalope Theatre

TYRANNOSAURUS EX (short play) directed by Erica Weiss
OREGON!  (short play) | directed by Megan Carney
THE LIST OF THINGS I DON’T TRUST (short play) | directed by Brenda Didier
The 2011 Chicago One Minute Play Festival | at Victory Gardens

THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF THE HANESVILLE PINES TRAILER PARK (short play)
directed by Kyra Lewandowski | Hobo Robo Festival 2 | Hobo Junction | at Strawdog Theatre

HIAWATHA’S PHOTOGRAPHING (short play) directed by Brian Bell
Caffeine Theatre | at The Department of Cultural Affairs

NAKED AMBITION (short play) directed by Rose Kruger
The Naked 24-Hour Project | at Stage 773


2010 (Chicago) ««

(a)SYMMETRY CYCLE self-produced @ the Viaduct Theatre
NUMBFEEL  directed by Lavina Jadhwani
DUMBSPEAK  directed by Eric Hoff
BLINDSIGHT  directed by John Ross Wilson

A CROWDED HOUSE (co-writer) directed by Lisa Siciliano
The State Theatre of Chicago

G.I.F.T. (co-devisor) directed by Sam Poretta
Collaboraction Theatre Company

ANNALIE JONES AND THE MEANIE GENIE a play for young audiences
Rascal Children’s Theatre | at The Side Project


EVERYTHING IS PERMITTED (short play) directed by Sarah Gitenstein
New Play Workshop | Infusion Theatre Company

JUST GEORGETTE (short play) directed by Anna Rose li-Epstein
ChAos Festival 10 | Point of Contention Theatre

DEALING (short play) directed by Gus Menary
The Strapped Festival | The Inconvenience


2009 (Chicago) ««

BEATRICE & BEAU* (short play) directed by Brandon Ray
Sketchbook 9 |Collaboraction | at The Building Stage
*Audience Choice Award Winner

STUNT (one-act play) directed by Gina LoPiccolo
Cut to the Quick Festival 09 | The Side Project

Four Faces (short play) directed by Dan Krall
ChAos Festival 09 | Point of Contention


2008 (Chicago) ««

ROUND EARTH’S IMAGINED CORNERS directed by Luke Siddall
Renegade 7 Company | at Gorilla Tango Theatre


RECKLESS (short play) directed by Brandon Pape
24-Hour Play Festival | The Revenants | at City Lit


2007 (Chicago) ««

THE TINIEST SOUND IN RECORDED HISTORY directed by Luke Siddall
Renegade 7 Company | at Gorilla Tango Theatre


THE EQUESTRIAN (short play) directed by Drew Dir
10-Minute Play Festival | The Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago 


2006 (Baton Rouge, LA) ««

GALATEA ON GOD directed by Blake Williams
Renegade Shakespeare Company | at the LSU International Cultural Center

A PLACE TO LAND directed by Blake Williams
Louisiana State University Dept. of Theatre | Studio Season



Director

2006-2011 (Chicago) ««

DEMONS AND MONSTERS
by Corinne J. Kawecki | Cut to the Quick Festival 09 | The Side Project

NOT THAT (BUT SOMETHING ELSE)
by Brian Golden | Cut to the Quick Festival 08 | The Side Project

ANNALIE JONES AND THE MEANIE GENIE
by Chelsea Marcantel | Rascal Children’s Theatre | at The Side Project

FOUR ROOMS (reading)
by Kate Bailey | The Side Project Theatre

TEA AND SYMPATHY (reading)
by Robert Anderson | People*s Theatre of Chicago | at The Center on Halsted

2005-2006 (Louisiana) ««

ANTIGONE
by Jean Anhouilh | Renegade Shakespeare Company | at the LSU International Cultural Center

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by Steve Martin| Renegade Shakespeare Company | at the LSU School of Music

JOINED AT THE HEAD
by Catherine Butterfield | Louisiana State University Dept. of Theatre | Studio Season

PRIVATE LIVES
by Noël Coward | BTWD Productions | The Old Strand Theatre | Jennings, LA



Etc.

2006-2011 (Chicago) ««

THE THREEPENNY OPERA (Asst. Director) to Sean Graney
The Hypocrites | The Steppenwolf Theatre Garage

MUD (Assistant Stage Manager) directed by Sean Graney
The Hypocrites | at The Building Stage

OPEN (Dramaturg/Producer) directed by Braden LuBell
Bailiwick Rep Director’s Festival

TRANSFERENCE (Stage Crew) directed by Jeff Lee
The Mercury Theatre