ComposerLibrettistLyricistPlaywright

Highlights

PLAYWRITING and DIRECTION

A Wasted evening with Tom Lehrer, Cal Tech, Writer/Director/Musical Director
Women’s Nite Out – Live Los Angeles talk show
Nine Dresses  Hollywood Fringe Festival, Writer/Producer/Performer
Producer’s Award, Best Cabaret Nominee
Alice Through the Wormhole, Caltech, Writer-Composer- Lyricist (Musical Director) They Promised Her the Moon, Mach 33 Festival – Cal Tech:  director
Numbers, New Play at The Vagrancy (Tactical Reads):  director
Rent, California Institute of Technology: director
Reactor: Simple, Clean, Efficient,  Son of Semele Ensemble:  writer/director           Lunar Tunes, music and lyrics, Sacred Fools; composer/lyricist
Things that Fall From the Sky, Barn Theatre,
Liquid, Unknown Theatre, Los Angeles: playwright
What Pola Wants in L.A. Views II, Company of Angels: playwright
A Play in a Restaurant with a Piano and a Bar-Yale Cabaret (reading)
Cyberlilly:  UCIRA multimedia presentation: Fall 2008; writer/perfomer
Fables du Theatre, Unknown Theatre –  August/September 2008:
Nominated for L.A. Weekly Award: new play
Jackalling – Company of Angels:  playwright
Rubes and Reality – UCR, Golden Mean:  playwright
Impossible Movies, EdgeFest Los Angeles:  Writer/Performer
Making Love in Supermarkets, Playworks – UCR: playwright
Big Baby, Unknown Theater – One-Act Festival: Playwright
Wilshire Words, L.A. Conservancy- Writer/Performer/Producer  – Multimedia
The Extra, Sacred Fools –  Composer and Lyricist-workshop musical
The Spanish Café, L.A. History Project – Writer/Co-director – Multimedia
Mad Blue Demon of the Night -Sacred Fools-Book/Music/Lyrics – Co-Director
The Wench Upon the Stage – Sacred Fools-Book/Music/Lyrics

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 
HOLLYWOOD FRINGE – Nine Dresses – Nominated Best Cabaret/Producer’s Award 2016
SOLO CREATION FESTIVAL – Son of Semele: 2016
ARC GRANT (Durfee) Center for Cultural Innovation: 2012 – R e a c t o r: simple clean efficient
UCIRA Emerging Artist’s Grant  2009
Regional Playwriting Award: American College Theatre Festival 09:  -“Things That Fall From the Sky” Mellon Humanities Workshop Grant 2008-09: Convergence of Cultures: Science/Art
LA Weekly Award Nomination- Best Play for “Fables Du Theatre”- 2009
UCR Humanities Grant (for production of original work LA), 2008
Gluck Fellowship, University of California, Riverside – 2007-2009
Edge Fest Grant, New Works Festival, Los Angeles, Impossible Movies, 2007
UCR – Chancellors Fellowship, 2006
Los Angeles Conservancy, Performance Grant, Wilshire Words, 2005
Los Angeles History Project, Performance Grant, 2005, The Spanish Café