Thursday, May 17, 2018

Writer: The Works


Bent But Not Broken
A Memoir
Heliotrope Books

Excerpt, Epiphany Literary Journal, Issue 15                                                
Brooklyn Reading Works                                         
Revision Workshop, Yale Writers’ Conference

A Body of Work: The Tour
Essay, Rain Taxi

The Body, the Self, a Book
Essay, Cagibi Express

Whatever Happened to Cousin Mickey?
Short story, Cagibi, Issue 4

Interview Magazine, Wolfe Tracks
Interview with musician Henry Wolfe                                                

Open Trench, Memoir and Other Stories, Readings
Sit ‘N Spin, Comedy Central, Los Angeles                       
True Story, Los Angeles
Tell It!, Los Angeles                           
Personal SPACE, Pasadena
Brooklyn Reading Works
Skylight Books
Book Soup          
Art by the Ferry Festival, Staten Island
A Different Light Bookstore, Los Angeles   


The Water Tribe (full-length drama)
Published, Original Works
Ensemble Studio Theatre/Los Angeles and VS. Theatre Company Co-Production
Stage Scene LA Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actress
and Outstanding Performance by a Featured Actor

A Good Smoke  (full-length dramatic comedy)
Optioned for Broadway by Eric Falkenstein/Alan Marks
The Public Theater, Reading, Meryl Streep &  Debra Monk, New York
Directed by Pam MacKinnon 
New Jersey Repertory, Directed by Austin Pendleton, Reading
Ensemble Studio Theatre, Directed by Austin Pendleton, Reading
Primary Stages, Reading
The Production Company, 99-Seat Contract, Los Angeles
Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference Semifinalist
Stage Scene LA Award for Best Actress                                    

The Horse Latitudes (one-act)
Developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre Playwrights Unit

Don’t Touch the Orangutan! (one-act)
Developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre Playwrights Unit

Solid Joints (one-act)                               
Ruskin Group Theatre, Café Plays

Live Work Space (full-length dramatic comedy)
Ruskin Group Theatre, Reading, Los Angeles
The Production Company, Reading, Los Angeles
West Coast Ensemble, Reading, Los Angeles
The Road Theatre Company, Reading, Los Angeles

The Winner (one-act)
Published, Post Road, Issue 25
Finalist, Heideman Award, Actors Theatre of Louisville
West Coast Ensemble, Los Angeles, Festival of Short Plays

Exempt (one-act)                                                                                              
Developed at Ensemble Studio Theatre Playwrights Unit

The Fat of the Land (full-length dramatic comedy)
Published excerpt, The Coachella Review
Maieutic Theatre Works, New York, New Born Series Reading
The New Theatre, Los Angeles, 99-Seat Contract
Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Featured Actor
Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York, Octoberfest
One of fifteen finalists for the Kaufman & Hart Prize for New
American Comedy awarded by Arkansas Repertory Theatre                

Piss Play Is About Minorities So It’s Really Important (one-act)
Producers Club, New York, Cringe Festival
Golden Pineapple for Best Play (First Prize), Cringe Festival
First runner up Lead Actor Award
West Coast Ensemble, Los Angeles, Festival of Short Plays

 I’m Really Different (Now)!
 Largo, Los Angeles, Original Music by Don Cummings w/ Karen Kilgariff

Feed the Children (one-act)
The Production Company, Los Angeles, Summer Sizzle Festival of Plays

A Good Smoke (one-act)
Turnip Theatre Festival, New York, Festival of Short Plays
Moving Arts Theatre, Los Angeles, Festival of Short Plays

Stark Raving Mad (full-length comedy)
Tamarind Theatre, Los Angeles, 99-Seat Contract

American Air One-Man Show (full-length dramatic comedy)
HBO Workspace, Aspen Comedy Festival Series, Los Angeles
Powerhouse Theatre, Theatre/Theater, Two Roads Theatre Company,
Los Angeles, 99-Seat Theatre Contract

What Do Men Live By? One-Man Show (full-length dramatic comedy)
Soho Repertory Theatre, New York, Equity Showcase Contract

Two Birds in the Hand (ten-minute monologue)
Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York, American Series


Toronto Independent Film Festival, Dam Short Film Festival
New Filmmakers New York, Twin Rivers Media Festival
Distributed by Shorts International
Principal Photography, starring Mink Stole, supported by SONY

The Buzz Kill, Accidental Mexican Book Club Murder
Oh, The Horror! Alternative lifestyle Zombie movie
Money  Multi-generational one hour drama pilot
Sons and Mothers Half hour comedy pilot
The King is Always Right  Half hour comedy pilot
Miss Teen USA, 1999 Writer/Segment Producer with Host Carson Daly


Member, Ensemble Studio Theatre/Los Angeles
Member, Ensemble Studio Theatre Playwrights Unit, New York
Professor, Contemporary Drama, William Paterson University, New Jersey
Literary Judge, Literary Death Match, Club Oberon, A.R.T., Harvard University
Advisory Board, VS. Theatre Company, Los Angeles                          
Member, Dramatists Guild
Member, Authors Guild
Member, SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity Association


The Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theatre, Graduate two-year program
Tufts University, BS-Biology/Pre-Medical requirements
Schola Cantorum, Paris, France, Music Composition
Manhattan Punch Line Theatre Comedy Corps
New York State School of the Arts, School of Choral Studies, Fredonia, New York

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