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2020 in Review

In a year without live events, this is how I stayed connected to my craft. I am and always will be thankful.

Degrees Earned: 1

Directing Opportunities:

Bermuda Triangles by Sarah Elisabeth Brown

Death to the Zombies by Laurie Tanner for Theatre Nova

The Big Day by Catherine Zudak for Theatre Nova

Graven Images by Stephanie Buckley for Theatre Nova

Assistant Directing Kilo Batra for A Host of People

The Fortunate Unhappy Short Film

Zoomprov by Pam Cardell Cato

Season of Light for my Middle School

Acting Opportunities: Very short but beloved return with the Michigan Shakespeare Festival Tour

Act with Equity for the CRLT Players

The Call of the Void Podcast

[Something Between] at EMU

Teaching Opportunities:

How to Nail the Audition with Engage at EMU

Shakespeare Summer Camp with Engage at EMU

Playmakers Summer Camp with Theatre Nova


Being Interviewed for the Life in Theatre Podcast!

Plays/Books Read:

King Lear by William Shakespeare

The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen

Richard III by William Shakespeare

Zoo Story by Edward Albee

An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Significant Other by Joshua Harmon

Angels in America Parts 1 & 2 by Tony Kushner

Tales from the Mitten by Dan Johnson and Luna T. Alexander

Gruesome playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph

An Abundance of Caution by Rachel Carnes

20 Minutes by Allie Costa

Canadian Girlfriends by John Bravoso

Recess by Kara Emily Krantz

Double Consciousness by Cameron Graham

Geek in the Sheets by PJ Sallans

1 Play 4 Consequences by Krystle Dellihue

Eyes on the Flag by Katie Casebolt

Faerie Ring by Jacquelyn Priskorn

Millennial Love in the Age of Fake News by J J Steinfeld

The Unbearable Lightness of Greening by Nina Mansfield

The Wolves by Sarah Delappe

Mac Beth by Erica Schmidt

Anatomy of a Suicide by Alice Birch

Top Girls by Carol Churchill

Athena by Gracie Gardner

Spring Awakening by Frank Wedekind translated by Johnathan Franzen

Usual Girls by Ming Peifer

Constellations by Nick Payne

Dance Nation by Claire Barron

Audition by Micahel Surtleff

A Director Prepares by Anne Bogart

Plays I Saw:

Mean Girls at the Nederlander Theatre

North Star at EMU

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Flint Rep

Nightfall at Woodhaven Theatre Company


Stockwell at Intermission Theatre Co.

What Matters at Open Book Theatre Co.

Richard III at EMU

Emilia at West End

King Lear at Stratford

Workshops Taken: 10

Virtual Play Readings: 15? I lost count.

Things I Wrote or Adapted: 9

Blog posts: 16

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