On the producing team for Round 32 of the 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues. I've now been involved a writer, an actor, and a producer. Clearly I can't stay away from these people.
Performing "Make A Mess" by Shaina Taub at 54 Below
Couldn't be more thrilled to be back in person with my Play Group pals for Ars Nova retreat. Gearing up for fall meetings!
Booked an episode of Gossip Girl! Had a blast being back on set post-vax.
Acting in a 24 Hour Viral Monologue "The Rental" by Jane Drinkard. Always love getting to act/write/produce with the 24 Hour Plays!
Season 2 of comedy/horror podcast Roommate From Hell premieres! I came on as a writer/producer this season in addition to starring as Claire.
First time acting with real people in a while! As a hipster werewolf in Jake Rubin's new short. Feels like the right way to come back.
"In Performance" shoot for A Dream Play
Booked two radio spots for Dunkin' Donuts! Keep your ears open for my voice on the airwaves.
Acted in a virtual reading of Ryan Sartor's multi-cam pilot "On the Bubble" with some funny funny people.
Check out my episode of "The Swell" a podcast series by Refracted Theatre Company! Starring Sara Kapner, RJ Vallaincourt, and Anthony Bowdin, directed by Jenna Rossman.
Pulled another all-nighter writing for the 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues. Watch the fabulous Kelly AuCoin have a public online mental breakdown!
Talking Hair again on The Original Cast Podcast with Patrick Flynn - this time about a 1970 album of cut songs called DisinHAIRited. Always fun to stretch my musical theater nerd muscles.
Play Group starts up again! So proud to be a resident artist at Ars Nova, who have been displaying such amazing social, political, and artistic leadership in this chaotic time.
Corkscrew Theater Festival is taking it online this summer! Check out Corkscrew 4.0 to see a virtual piece I made based on my play Yankees with Jake Beckhard, Less Than Rent, and Sheep_eats Wolf.
Exciting updates! I started working with the adult on-camera commercial department at A3 Artists Agency, and DDO New York for voice over.
STAG Mondays @ Chinatown Soup
So proud to have my piece included in a published collection of The 24 Hour Plays Viral Monologues! Available digitally or in print.
Wrote a short play for this month's (Virtual) Rule of 7x7 where I got to film an actor at a cheese farm. The small gifts of virtual theater.
Recorded a back-to-school radio spot for Walmart! Involving sassy comments about my professor's inability to use zoom. Very topical.
Fuller Road produced a zoom reading of my play The Difference Between Big Girls and Little Girls, directed by Jackson Gay, as a fundraiser for the Homeless Can't Stay Home initiative.
Started making video sketches with my talented superstar roommates as we're trapped in our homes. Here's one I wrote (edited by Max Ash - more sketches on his page)
Beyond excited to have representation for my writing - Allison Schwartz at Paradigm Talent Agency and Noah Rosen / Lauren Dineley at Writ Large Management. It feels good to have good people in my corner.
Ars Nova Retreat 2019
Very excited to have an evening of my short plays presented at PLAYxPLAY this month. Details to follow, but their events are always free!
Performing at EST's February Brunch in Sofya Levitsky-Weitz's hector & orson directed by Kylie M. Brown.
My play The Experiment is getting a reading at Ars Nova as part of their Out Loud series! Thrilled to finally present this play in NYC with director Jake Beckhard and a fabulous cast (Kayli Carter, Ayse Babahan, and Max Reinhardsen). Free reservations here.
Performing in Rule of 7x7 at the Tank with playwright Shara Feit and director Kylie M. Brown.
Starting year two of Ars Nova Play Group! Thrilled to be sharing the loft with this exciting new slate of artists in 2020.
Wrapped recording on the first half of Roommate From Hell season 2! In addition to acting this season I'm helping out on the writing/producing team. Stay glued to your podcast feed in 2020.
Reading of a new musical by Ryan Scott Oliver
Playing Marya Tolstoy in a reading of A Terrible Saint by Herb Appleman at New Dramatists.
I am honored and beyond thrilled to be a Semi-Finalist for the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship with this incredible group of artists.
Performing in a new one act competition series called "Show of Shows" at The PIT. Come through and vote us back for November!
The NYU students at West 4th Stage Company are producing my short play "Trial Period" at 5x10, their short play series inspired by Williamstown's DI Projects.
Acting in a workshop of Amy Gijsbers van Wijk's new play Morbid Obesity Surprise Intervention Birthday Party with Joust Theatre Company.
My episode of Flying V's new podcast series Paperless Pulp is released! Check out audio zomcom "Apocalypse Airbnb" wherever you get your podcasts.
An excerpt of my new play The Difference Between Big Girls and Little Girls is being read to kick off The Bechdel Group's Fall Reading Series.
Roommate From Hell (cast & crew)
Playing Nina in a closed workshop of The Seagull directed by Elisabeth Frankel. A wonderful fall acting playground!
After an awesome production at Williamstown, The Dark made it to the finals of the Samuel French OOB Festival at The Vineyard! Had a fantastic week meeting a ton of incredible writers.
Spend an incredible week in Heathsville, VA on retreat at the Creeky Joint (generously sponsored by Kitty and Dan Beckhard) writing a new comedy and acting in an adaptation of The Waves by Virginia Woolf. Can't wait to bring our work to the city!
Away on retreat with Ars Nova Play Group! Working on a new play (when I'm not swinging on a swing jacuzzing in a jacuzzi or exploring this amazing house).
"Dog Play" got performed at The Brick for the "Boscoe Barles Bestival" starring REAL DOG Boscoe Barles and three excellent human actors. Check us out on the local news.
Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival, 2018 (w/ Jake Beckhard)
My play The Splitting (fka The Experiment) is being developed through Westport Country Playhouse's New Works Initiative - Jake Beckhard is directing the stellar Susannah Perkins, Mirirai Sithole, and Harrison Unger.
Workshopping my full length play Études with Esther M. Cohen up at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Couldn't ask for a more beautiful place to make theater.
Performing in a short play at New Wave Theater Collective's annual Pride event, written by Audrey Lang and directed by Graham Miller. Happy pride everyone!
On the producing team again for this year's 24 Hour Musicals at The Signature. Check out this insane team of people make theater magic in 24 hours!
Playing a high school choir kid in Lyndsey Bourne's I Was Unbecoming Then, with music by Sam Kaseta. The workshop is directed by Ilana Kanin, produced by Joust Theatre Company.
'I'm Alive' by Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, 7x7 at The Tank
Got to do a reading of my brand new play The Difference Between Big Girls and Little Girls for my writer's group The Frauds' reading series. Thank you to my wonderful cast Heidi Armbruster, Georgia Cohen, Marlowe Holden, and Andrea Negrete!
Went to DC for Flying V's insane 24 Hour Awesome-a-Thon and got to hear a preview of their new anthology podcast series Paperless Pulp. My episode is a zom-com called "Apocalypse Airbnb" - coming to your earholes soon.
Doing a staged reading of A View From The Bridge with Food For Thought Productions! I'm so lucky to get to work with fabulous theater vets like Charles Turner and Kit Flanagan.
I'm joining the writers room for season two of the podcast I co-star in, Roommate From Hell! It's funny stuff and I can't wait to be a part of shaping where it goes next.
Beyond thrilled to be joining Ars Nova's Play Group, 2019-2020! I cannot wait to develop some new work alongside this incredible team of artists.
performing in 'Plaza Suite' at Food for Thought, with Dick Cavett and Louise Lasser
Performed in a 29-hour reading of The Hive by Catherine Weingarten, directed by Ben Stockman and presented by their new company Candy for Breakfast.
Had a great time in a 29-hour reading of Eliana Pipes beautiful new play Dream Hou$e' at INTAR, directed by Cristina Angeles, presented by Checkmark Theatre Company
Exciting news! I've started working with the youth commercial / VO department at Abrams Artists Agency. Updated info on my contact page!
Wrote a short play overnight inspired by holiday Mad Libs for the theater company West of 10th - highlights included a teenager named "Sticky Tim" and a high school called "St. Rachel's Mom."
Doing a reading of Catherine Weingarten's new "angsty girly comedy" called I Wanttt A Unicorn Frappe (which, honestly, now I do)
Nightmare Before Insumnium (by Francesca Pazinokas, dir. Felicia Lobo)
Crazy Halloween fun as widowed former tightrope walker Irina Sullivan in a spooky interactive theater piece with Insomnium Theatre Company - still washing the fake blood out of my hair.
Playing "Alpha" in a workshop of Jack Gilbert's new sci-fi play Severance at The Tank.
Headed to Montréal to see Absolu Théâtre perform Sex Friends at festival tout' tout court - they had seven days to translate the play into french, performing staged readings in both languages. This is honestly the treat of all treats.
Performed in a reading of Ryan Scott Oliver's incredible musical 35MM - videos coming soon!
Less Than Rent produces a workshop of my play Études - finally get to see it on its feet!
Jaywalk Cop (web series)
Back in the studio recording more Roommate From Hell with co-star Natalie Walker - episodes are being regularly released, check us out!
Sex Friends makes it to the finals at the Samuel French OOB Festival! We had an incredible time performing and watching a lot of amazing short plays.
Torn Out Theater (the masterminds behind Naked Shakespeare in the Park) is performing my short play Sharks and Minnows at their sex/gender/body themed reading series "Ripped Up."
Set it Up premieres at the AMC Lincoln Center just before it's released on Netflix June 15. And the reviews look great!
The Experiment reading at Ars Nova
Less Than Rent does a closed reading of my play Études - can't wait for this play to come into the world.
So excited to be playing the lead in Marianna Staroselsky's How I Married Myself and Other Misadventures, directed by Anna Rebeck as part of the Columbia Playwriting MFA's second year show. I'll let you all know how I measure up as my own wife.
Final performance of Diaspora. Hard to say goodbye to this incredible show - but I'm off to birthright for real in January! Planning to compare notes with the play.