Playwright

Highlights

2019    Runner Up – Todd McNerney Playwriting Award, Piccolo Spoleto Festival, College
of Charleston – THE POLES OF INACCESSIBILITY
2017    Honorable Mention – Screenwriting, American Filmatic Awards – JANUARY
2016    Finalist – Bahamas International Film Festival, Nassau, Bahamas; December – JANUARY
2014    Finalist – 2014 City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting Contest – THERE’S NO HERE HERE
            Winner – Theatre InspiraTO, 9th Annual InspiraTO Festival, Toronto, Ont. Canada – THERE’S NO HERE                           HERE
2011    Excellence in Playwriting – Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Reg. 1
             Audience Choice Winner – Theatre Daedalus – THERE’S NO HERE HERE
2008    Finalist – Heideman Award, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville – A QUIET, EMPTY LIFE
2007    Winner – New Play Contest, Theatre Conspiracy, Ft. Myers, FL – THE DUNES
2006    Finalist – Heideman Award, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville – FREE
2003    Winner – New Works Festival, Actors Theatre, Santa Rosa – ON THE EDGE
Finalist – Trustus Theater Playwrights’ Festival – THE DUNES
2002    Winner – Inter-Play Festival, Shipping Dock Theatre – MONTHS ON END
Winner – Alan Minieri Playwriting Award – Turnip & American Globe Theatres – THE AMERICAN DREAM                          REVISITED
           Finalist – National Playwrights Conference, Eugene O’Neill Center – THE DUNES
Finalist – Heideman Award, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville – QUANDARY IN QUANDO
2001   Winner – New Play Project, Backdoor Theatre – MONTHS ON END
Winner – Oglebay Institute/Towngate Theatre – MONTHS ON END
Finalist – National Playwrights Conference, Eugene O’Neill Ctr. – MONTHS ON END
            Finalist – Heideman Award, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville – PUT ASUNDER
Finalist – Turnip & American Globe Theaters’ 7th Annual 15-Minute Play Festival – ON THE EDGE
2000   Finalist – Trustus Theater Playwrights’ Festival – MONTHS ON END
Finalist – Y.E.S. New Play Festival, Northern Kentucky Univ. – MONTHS ON END
1998    Second Prize – Vagabond Theatre Co., Festival of Ten Minute Plays – CLASS CONFLICT (performed under                          the title “September.”)
1995    Winner – FutureFest, Dayton Playhouse – SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN
Winner – Inter-Play Festival, Shipping Dock Theater – SOMEWHERE IN BETWEEN
1991    Finalist – Heideman Award, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville – THE FIRST DATE