Production
History

 

DIRECTOR:

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, trans. Brian Hooker (upcoming- We Happy Few '20)

Shakespeare's Worst by Mike Reiss with Nick Newlin (upcoming- Fringe Curates '19)

The Broken Moon by Iris Dauterman (Play-in-A-Day '19)

Los Galivanes (Teatro Lirico '18)

Frankenstein  (We Happy Few '18)

Burst by Amy Leigh Horan (Parlor Room Theatre '18)

Infinite Future: Bernstein's Lasting Impact (Monumental Theatre Company '18)

Tartuffe by Moliere, trans. Richard Wilbur (Perisphere Theatre '18)

The Dog in the Manger by Lope de Vega (We Happy Few '17)

Exit Carolyn by Jennie Berman Eng (Nu Sass '17)

Siblings by Emily Catalina Morales Rojas (YPT New Play Festival '17)

A Midnight Dreary: An Evening of Macabre Theatrics (We Happy Few '16, '17, '18)

Motherless Children by Jenn Tash  (New Works in Action- Spooky Action Theatre ’16)

Consenting Opinions: Nine One Minute Plays  (One-Minute Play Festival '16) 

Static by Tom Horan (Source Theatre Festival ’16)

One Word More by Annalisa Dias (Mead Theatre Lab ’16)+

Barbie Dream House by Ally Currin (Rorschach Klecksography ’15)

The Physics of Now by Alex Dremann (Source Theatre Festival ’15)

Ball Drop by Rich Espey (Source Theatre Festival ’15)

Merry Melodies by Marlena Lustik (Cape May Stage '14)#

Savage in Limbo by John Patrick Shanley (Cape May Stage '14)

Sophocles' Antigone (CUAdrama 2014 Winner Best Independent Production)

Sondheim's Company (CUA Centerstage 2013 Winner Best Direction)

Everyman (CUAdrama 2013 Winner Best Production, Direction, and Design)

A Play on Words: A Cabaret (CUAdrama ’12)

Something Shakespeare This Way Comes (CUAdrama ’11)

A Lifetime of Secrets by Frank Warren (CUAdrama ’11)

STAGED READINGS:

PONZI! by Lois Cesarini (Lo-Notes Productions '19) **

What's In A Name?  (The Hub '19) **

A Warm Winter's Day by Kylie Levy (The Hub '19) **

Office of the Speaker by Nicole Cox (Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage '17) **

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand (We Happy Few '17) **

Shoah Business by Jennie Berman Eng (Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage '16) **

The Horse and Carriage by Karin Shook (NextStop Summer Dark Nights '16) **

Iphigenie by Jean Racine (We Happy Few '16) **

Motherless Children by Jenn Tash (Spooky Action Theatre '15) **

reasons to be pretty by Neil LaBute (Cape May Stage '14) **

The Caretaker by Harold Pinter (Cape May Stage '14) **

Venus in Fur by David Ives (Cape May Stage '14) **

The Seagull by Anton Chekov (Cape May Stage '14) **

Cat on Hot Tin Roof by Tenessee Williams (Cape May Stage '14) **

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo by Rajiv Joseph (Cape May Stage '14) **

Celebrating PrideA Gay Pride Reading  (Cape May Stage '14) **

York Mystery Cycle Creation Plays (CUA Medieval Society '14) **

Everyman (CUA Medieval Society '13) **

The Laundryman by Robert Montenegro (Beltway Reading Series '13) **

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:

The Oldest Boy dir. Kathryn Chase Bryer (Spooky Action Theater- ’19)

Big River dir. Shelley Cooper (Mississippi Bend Players- ’18)
The Wild Party dir. Allison Stockman (Constellation Theatre- '17)#

Titanic: The Musical dir. Eric Schaeffer (Signature Theatre- '16)#

Collaborators by John Hodge dir. Richard Heinrich (Spooky Action Theater '16)

Sons of the Prophet by Stephen Karam dir. Gregg Henry (Theater J '15)#

La Rosa del Azfran dir. Corinne Hayes (Teatro Lirico of DC '15)^

very still & hard to see by Steve Yockey dir. Randy Baker (Rorschach Theatre '15)

Mistakes Were Made by Craig Wright dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice dir. Eleanor Holdridge (CUAdrama ’14)

A Bid to Save the World by Erin Bregman dir. Lee Liebeskind (The Inkwell '14)**

Legally Blonde: The Musical dir. Ron Ziegler (Des Moines Playhouse ’13)

#crazypants by Kat White dir. Kathleen Akerley (CUAdrama ’12)

DRAMATURGE:

Sons of the Prophet by Stephen Karam dir. Gregg Henry (Theater J '15)#

Mistakes Were Made by Craig Wright dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Other Desert Cities by Jon Robin Baitz dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

Moon Over Buffalo by Ken Ludwig dir. Roy Steinberg (Cape May Stage '14)#

The Mountaintop by Katori Hall dir. by Gregg T. Daniel (Cape May Stage '14)#

Moliere's The Miser dir. Guillaume Tourniare (Rockville Little Theatre ’14)

 

WORKSHOPS AND INTENSIVES:

Signature Musical Theatre Director Workshop- January 2016

** indicates a staged reading

# indicates Equity Production

^ billed as Associate Director

+ billed as Devising Director

Work​
Experience​
Assistant to the Artistic Director.
Mississippi Bend Players. Rock Island, IL.

May 2018-August 2018

Serve as an assistant director on mainstage productions and conduct production research.

Lead the directing, design and curation of cabaret and second stage events.

Assist Producing Artistic Director with correspondence, copywriting, event promotion, public speaking, marketing, and VIP events.

Create intern schedules, coordinate staff, and attend meetings on behalf of the Artistic Director.

 
Casting Manager.
Spooky Action Theatre. Washington, DC.

February 2018-Present

Oversee casting operations and serve as local casting director.

Regularly scout talent both in DC and nationally, and maintain systems to track this information in a meaningful way.

Participate actively in season planning, reading, and recommending scripts for production.

Participate in short and long-term institutional planning.

Represent the theatre and its mission at industry and public events.

Create and maintain a meaningful network of professional connections, especially in DC.

Casting Director and Associate Producer.
We Happy Few Productions. Washington, DC.

May 2015-Present

 

Supporting the Artistic Directors and co-founders with event planning, marketing campaigns, audience services, and creative programming.

Manage fundraising  such as grant writing, donation requests, and donor relations.

Creative production advice for all productions and season planning.

Network with actors and collaborators to create production teams, as well as working on casting, performance rights, and production details.

Directing and Dramaturgy Fellow.
Cape May Stage. Cape May, NJ.

​June 2014- January 2015

 

Assisted on all 2014 season mainstage productions with dramaturgical information and directing support.

Directed the Resident Intern production as well as readings and other projects throughout the year.

Served as producer and artistic liaison to all Second Stage events.

Performed various house management and box offices responsibilites.

Supported the Producing Artistic Director with securing rights and artistic production duties.

 

Reader.
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Washington, DC.

April 2012-Present

 

Read explosive plays from innovative playwrights from around the world while deliberating the literary merit and performance potential of new works.

 

Education and Programming Intern.
Des Moines Performing Arts. Des Moines, IA.

​May 2011- August 2013

 

Instructed groups of 15-35 students, ranging ages 5-19, in drama and theatre skills.

Created educational study guides and marketing materials for the productions in the 2013-2014 Applause Series.

Produced and maintained 20 page orientation manual for future company interns.

Instrumental creation and assistance in implimenting the 2013 Iowa High School Musical Theatre Awards with production and administrative support.

 

Event Logistics Intern.
National Speech and Debate Association. Des Moines, IA.

May 2013- August 2013

Assisted in organizing and executing the largest academic competition in the country by preserving event sites and providing data to participants and tournament officials.

Maintained database of schools, districts, and contacts.

Coolaborated with Executive Director in daily office matters and other administrative tasks.

Education
 The Catholic University of America 

Class of 2014

 

Bachelor of Arts in Drama summa cum laude (GPA: 3.856)

Minors in Philosophy and Theology

 

Honors: University Honors Program, Phi Eta Sigma Honors Society, Dean’s List with Distinction, Ed McMahon Scholar,

Theta Alpha Kappa Theology Society, Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, Individual Award for Academic Achievement in Drama,

Graduation Speaker for Arts and Sciences (Watch it here.)