(September 2016 - January 2020)
MFA Acting at Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts, Class of 2020
Conservatory Training at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London!
From August 29th, 2018 through February 18th, 2019, our MFA training took place at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.
Our work with resident Globe artists and time spent training and performing on that stage were gifts beyond measure.
Photography: Simon Purse
July, 2018 - Teaching "Singing for Actors" at RSAC!
I am overjoyed and humbled to join the faculty of Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory (RSAC), a 4-week conservatory acting program for high school students. Creating and teaching a class for 36 young artists is a thrill - I am grateful for this extraordinary opportunity to learn from these young artists as I support, witness and celebrate their daily artistic & personal growth as well as their collaborative cohering as an ensemble.
June 9th, 2018 - TRUESELVES: A NEW GENDER PLAY with coLAB Arts!
After working on the project as a transcriber of the oral histories, I acted in the first workshop presentation of Trueselves: A New Gender Play based on oral histories of the NJ transgender community, created in partnership with the Pride Center of New Jersey.
May 8th, 2018 - MOTHER LINE STORY PROJECT at Rutgers!
I wrote and performed an original piece in the Rutgers edition of The Mother Line Story Project, directed by Eliza Simpson.
May 6th - 7th, 2018 -TRIGGER WARNING at Rutgers!
Two casts of 17 actors (current students & alumni of Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts) performed staged readings of my play, TRIGGER WARNING, an interview-based play that explores an account of rape and silencing on a college campus and its repercussions and reverberations throughout the community.
Month of July, 2017 - Teaching Assistant at RSAC!
For the month of July, I worked as a Resident Advisor and Teaching Assistant at Rutgers Summer Acting Conservatory (RSAC), a 4-week conservatory acting program for high school students. Assisting Kevin Kittle's acting class and working one-on-one with students to address their questions and support their continued growth in their numerous classes were major highlights.
June 2nd - June 19th, 2016 - DI AND VIV AND ROSE at Theatre Row!
Played Rose in Di and Viv and Rose by Amelia Bullmore in the Off-Broadway U.S. Premiere.
June 12th - July 1st, 2016 - Clown and Commedia!
Clown & Commedia with Chris Bayes, then Devising Commedia with Virginia Scott.
May 10th, 2016 - TRIGGER WARNING at The Barrow Group Theater!
Red Caravan presented a reading of my play TRIGGER WARNING at the TBG Theatre in Midtown. Donations went to New Alternatives, a grassroots non-profit that serves LGBT homeless youth in NYC.
March 8th - March 25th, 2016 - Training with Fiasco Theater!
I was thrilled and grateful to be invited to participate in Fiasco Theater's Free Training Initiative (FTI)! For 3 weeks, I trained with artistic directors Jessie Austrian & Noah Brody in Voice, Text & Rehearsal Technique.