Resume

Full-Length Productions

Bury Me

DANDELION THEATRE COMPANY

Directed by Ben Kaye

July 2019

Vape Naysh

FIRST FLOOR THEATER

Directed by Cole Von Glahn

March 2020

Recent Ten-Minute Productions

The High

BROKEN NOSE THEATRE

Chicago, IL

Directed by Lexi Saunders

Digital Broadcast

February 2021

Ravenclaw Tower

VIOLET SURPRISE/OTHERWORLD THEATRE

Directed by Whitney Pipes

Chicago, IL

August 2020

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MADLAB'S THEATRE ROULETTE

Columbus, OH

2019

AMERICAN BLUES THEATRE'S RIPPED: THE LIVING NEWSPAPER

Chicago, IL

2018

Neighbor

SMALL HOURS FESTIVAL

Instagram TV

2020

Development History

Pro-Am

SIDESHOW THEATRE COMPANY

Directed by Regina Victor

Chicago, Illinois

2018 - Present

Developed for Sideshow Theatre Company's The Freshness Initiative 2018.

Included on The Kilroys List 2020.

Bury Me

Various

San Angelo, Texas - 2015

Dallas, Texas - 2016

Topanga, California - 2016

Chicago, Illinois - 2018

Selected for a staged reading for the Region 6 American College Theatre Festival in 2015.

Runner-up for Echo Theatre's Big Shout Out 2016 and subsequently selected for a staged reading.

Selected for a staged reading by Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum through their Seedlings series in 2016.

Selected for the Reservoir reading series by Dandelion Theatre Company, which later selected Bury Me for a full production.

Synchronicity

Various

Chicago, Illinois - 2015

Salt Lake City, Utah - 2016

Originally developed through The Writers Room with The New Coordinates in 2015, led by Evan Linder.

Selected for a staged reading through The New Coordinates in 2015.

Winner of the 2016 Davey Foundation Grant, which included a weeklong workshop and staged reading produced by Salt Lake Acting Company.

Semi-Finalist for the 2018 O'Neill Theatre Center's National Playwrights Conference.

The Young Ones

First Floor Theater

Directed by Cole Von Glahn

Chicago, Illinois

2018 - Present

First drafted in 2018 during the inaugural Jackalope Playwrights Lab led by Calamity West.

Workshopped with First Floor Theater in July 2019 and January 2020.

Pizza Hut Heartbreaker

Commission Theatre Company

Directed by Lindsey Marsland

Chicago, Illinois

2018 - Present

Developed through Commission Theatre Company's The Outset workshop and reading series in 2018.

Presented as a charity Zoom reading (for donations to directly benefit the artists involved) in March 2020.

Shitty Christians (Or, Turn to Romans 3:23)

Directed by Lindsey Marsland

Chicago, Illinois

2019 - Present

Developed with director Lindsey Marsland for actors Joe Dougherty, Meghan Flood, and Michael Turrentine.

Selected for Prop Thtr's Church of the New Play reading series in May 2019.

Age Play

Directed by Elyse Dolan

Chicago, Illinois

2019

Devised using The New Coordinates method with director Elyse Dolan, dramaturg Zoe Benditt, and actors Betsy Bowman, JD Caudill, Charlie Irving, and Abbas Salem.

Education

2010 - 2014

THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA

B.F.A.

Norman, Oklahoma

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drama (acting emphasis)

Minor in English Literature

Summa Cum Laude

Playwriting with Laura Jacqmin

2014-PRESENT

Chicago, Illinois

The Writer's Room with The New Colony with Evan Linder

Chicago Dramatists Playwriting Essentials 1 and 2 with Dana Lynn Formby

Jackalope Playwrights Lab with Calamity West

Steep Theatre Company's What Moves You with Alex Lubischer

Other New Play Development

American Beauty Shop

BY DANA LYNN FORMBY

Directed by Megan Shuchman

Chicago Dramatists

Chicago, Illinois

2016

Assistant to Director for the world premiere production.

Also built a digital dramaturgy resource, and performed script supervising responsibilities.

A Work of Art

BY ELAINE ROMERO

Directed by Henry Godinez

Chicago Dramatists

Chicago, Illinois

2015

Script Supervisor for the world premiere production.

Look, we are breathing

BY LAURA JACQMIN

Directed by Megan Shuchman

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble

Chicago, Illinois

2015

Script Supervisor for the world premiere production.