LABAlive is an evening of art and performance inspired by Jewsih texts. The theme for the series is Life and Death. After devising for the last three weeks, I will be performing in Necrophoresis, directed by LABA fellow Dmitri Barcomi. The piece is an exploration of the legacy of Anna Freud with movement, music and text. The performance takes place at the 14th St Y Theater on Thursday, May 23rd at 7:30PM. More information and tickets here.
I am excited to have been accepted into the Teaching Artist Training Institute (TATI), where I will be learning about teaching the arts to students on the autism spectrum. I am thrilled for this new chapter f my teaching journey!
I am thrilled to be part of this reading, which combines some of my favorite things: new plays, cultural exchange and conversations around cultural identity. I will be reading in Don’t Worry About The Legos by Shubhra Prakash, directed by Marcus Yi. Please visit Facebook for the full line-up of plays and participating artists. RSVP here.
After over a year working on the script, and a successful crowdfunding campaign earlier this summer, I am thrilled to announce that my short film Gaining And Losing has just wrapped principal photography. The film is directed by Stacey Maltin and stars Jillian K. Waters, Daphne Zelle and myself. Production by Besties Make Movies and Mariposa Productions. For more information, please visit the film’s website.
I've been busy with Teaching Artist training, and started teaching in after school programs.
I participated in internal readings of The People and How The Vote Was won for Women's History Month, directed by Chelsea Anderson.
I shot some video for a project that I hope to be able to announce soon.
I am currently workshopping a play at the NYU Goldberg Graduate Playwriting class, directed by Judson Jones and supervised by Rinne Groff.
I am very excited to be co-facilitating this workshop along with Casey Hayes-Deats. Climate Talks will explore the impact of climate change in our lives through the creation of movement based theatre pieces. It is taking place as part of the 2017 Climate Change Theatre Action in support of the UN´s biennial climate conference. To learn more, please visit this link.
Tomorrow, August 5th, I will be performing in 26 Wild Hours. Produced by Wild Project and Brooklyn Actor's Troupe, it's a one night festival of plays written and rehearsed in within 16 hours of performance. Tickets and more information here.
I was fortunate enough to enhance my applied theatre skills at the Sojourn Theatre/CPCP Summer Institute at the Goodman Theatre earlier this summer. I left full of inspiration and ideas, and I can't wait for my new projects to be ready to share with the world!
Just in time for Valentine's Day, I will be performing at Theatre East's reading of Lysistrata, adapted by Ellen McLaughlin. Come join the company on Monday, February 13th, at O'Lunney's Times Square Pub. You can learn more and rsvp here.
I am so happy to be reprising my roles as Caroline and Lucy in Theatre East's reading of Romulus Linney's version of A Christmas Carol. It will take place on Monday, December 12th at O'Lunney's Times Square Pub. More information here.
Picture from the original reading by James Wilson.
I've been remiss about updating this section, so here's a quick summary of the latest:
- I participated in an in class workshop for a new play at the NYU Steinberg playwriting class.
- I read a fresh batch of one minute plays at the One Minute Play Festival´s Our Country/Our Response edition, hosted by The Brick.
- Up next: INTAR´s One Minute Play Festival on December 3rd and 4th, directed by Estefanía Fadul. More information here
Last year, I teamed up with a bunch of great artists to create a short film, 620 Isham, which is now set to premiere in March at the Inwood Film Festival. For tickets and more information, see the festival's site here.