RESUME

PLAYS - FULL LENGTH

  • Perfect

    • Reading – Laguna Playhouse– 2020

    • Reading - PlayGround Festival of New Works - 2019

    • Reading – PlayGround commission - 2019

  • Kill the Wabbit (a.k.a. Ecce Homo)

    • Production - University of the Pacific - 2018

    • Reading - Best of PlayGround - 2011

  • n of 1

    • Reading - Playwrights Lab - Throckmorton Theatre - 2008

    • Reading - TheatreWorks New Works Festival - 2008

    • Reading - Bay Area Shorts Festival - 2008

  • Seder

    • Reading - City Lights Theater Company- 2011

    •  Reading - Angst Ensemble - 2010

    • Reading - Playwrights Lab - Throckmorton Theatre - 2008

  • Inner Monkey​

    • Reading - City Lights Theater Company - 2009

    • Reading - Playwrights Lab - Throckmorton Theatre - 2009

The Long Arc

  • Reading - PlayGround Resident Artist Program

SHORT PLAYS

  • Alert 

    • Production - ShotzSF  at  Pianofight -  2018

  • Lady  M  Descending

    • Production - ShotzSF  at The  Flight  Deck - 2017

  • The  Big  One 

    • Production - ShotzSF  at Tides  Theatre - 2014

  • Snowden  in  the  Dogpatch 

    • Production - ShotzSF  at Tides  Theatre - 2015

  • LIfe  is  Unfair  Like  That 

    • Production - ShotzSF  at PianoFight -  2015

  • Ecce  Homo 

    • Production - PlayGround  at  ThickHouse - 2011

    • reading, PlayGround, Berkeley Repertory Theatre

    • PlayGround Emerging  Playwright  Award

  • Aegis 

    • Production - Ross  Alternative  Works,  Barn  Theatre,  2007

    • Production - PlayGround  /  Traveling  Jewish  Theatre,  2004  -  Emerging  Playwright  Award

    • Reading - PlayGround, Berkeley Repertory Theatre

  • Care  Not  Cash 

    • Reading - Monday  Night  Playground,  Berkeley  Repertory  Theatre  2004

  • Buzz

    • Production - Ross  Alternative  Works,  Barn  Theatre - 2007

    • Reading - Playwrights' Lab,  Throckmorton Theatre - 2007

  • Carpe  Rattus  Rattus 

    • Production - Three  Wise  Monkeys,  Eureka  Theater -   2006

    • Reading - Monday Night Playground

  • The  Long  Arc 

    • Production - Act  One,  Scene  Two -   2011

  • Early  Adopter 

    • Production- Exploratorium  and  Magic  Theatre - 2007

    • Alfred  P.  Sloan  Foundation  Commission

  • Silent  Night

    • Reading - Act  One,  Scene  Two -  2011

  • Trapezoid  of  Fear

    • Reading - Playwrights'  Lab,  Throckmorton Theatre - 2009​

  • Alamo

    • Reading - Fresh  New  Work  OnStage!, Marsh  Theater -  2007

  • An  Obstinacy  of  Snipes

    • Reading - Playwrights'  Lab  at  the  Throckmorton  Theatre -  2007

    • Reading - PlayGround, Berkeley Repertory Theatre

  • A  Better  View  of  the  Moon 

    • Reading -  New  Writers  /  New  Works,  Phoenix  Theatre -  2004

  • Readings at Monday Night PlayGround, Berkeley Repertory Theatre​

    • Free  to  Tweet,

    • Nixon,  the  app

    • Dear  Blondie

    • Launch!

    • The  View  from  MSRI, 

    • Silent  Night

    • Turkey  Sandwich

    • Ce  n'est  pas  un  beignet, 

    • Care  Not  Cash 

Various Short Plays - One  Minute  Play  Festival - Thick  House/BRAVA -   2011 through  2016

COMMISSIONS

  • ​Magic Theatre / Sloan Foundation Commission - 2007

  • PlayGround​ Fellowship - 2011

  • PlayGround Film Commission - 2012, 2013

  • Shotz - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018

  • One Minute Play Festival - 2011 through 2016

RESIDENCIES

  • Djerassi Resident Artists Program - 2011, 2015

  • Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Observership - Amercian Conservatory Theater - Les Waters - 2002

  • PlayGround​

    • Resident Artist - 2012 through 2014, 2018

    • Writers Pool - 2004 through 2012

AWARDS

  • Bay Area Shorts Festival - 2008

  • PlayGround

    • Emerging Playwright Award​ 2002, 2011

    • Film Festival Grants 2012, 2013

    • Fellowship - 2011

  • Bay Area Critics Circle​

    • Nomination - Best Direction​ - The Sunshine Boys - Ross Valley Players - 2001

  • Goodman Choice Award

    • Directing - The Sunshine Boys - Ross Valley Players - 2004

    • Directing - Life During Wartime - The Angst Ensemble - 2004

    • Directing - Henceforward - The Angst Ensemble​ - 2000

EDUCATION

  • Cornell University, B.A. Political Science, B.S. Electrical Engineering

  • California Institute of the Arts, Character Animation Program

  • Sheridan College, International School of Animation

  • San Francisco State University, screenplay and short story writing

  • University of California at Berkeley, acting, directing, screenplay, short story writing

  • Will Dunne, dramatic writing workshops

  • Anthony Clarvoe, PlaySpace, playwriting

  • Marcia Kimmel, The Next Stage, directing

DIRECTING

  • The Phoenix Arts Association

  • Tilted Frame

  • Ross Valley Players

  • Combined Art Form Entertainment

  • New Writers/New Works / Will Dunne

  • Playwright's Café

  • The Playwright's Lab

  • The Angst Ensemble

  • Black Box Theatre

  • ShotzSF

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