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Aug 2022 (upcoming)
My one-act play Cassie Goes to Congress will be produced by New Perspectives Theater as part of their Short Play Festival, August 8-13, 2022. Tickets available here soon:
A recording of my song “If I Didn’t Know Better” by singer Katherine Riddle was released by the Kurt Weill Foundation, as part of their Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook, Volume 2 ($1,500 award). Check out the recording here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VizKuPbs0Pk
My song/comedic music video "Love in the Time of Corona" and song "I'm Here" (music by Kris Bjarke) were selected by the Women in Media & the Arts Coalition for their upcoming concert "Conversations in America: 2020 Vision." Check out the songs here! http://www.womenartsmediacoalition.org/conversations-1
I was selected for New Perspectives Theatre Company's Women's Work Short Play LAB, where I will develop a new one-act play to be produced in their summer festival.
I was selected for The Recording Academy's Musical Theater Task Force Mentorship Program, a free six-month program where I will be mentored by Grammy Award-winning Music Producer Kurt Deutsch.
My song “If I Didn’t Know Better” was selected for the Kurt Weill Foundation's Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook, Volume 2 - $1,500 award + song recording.
I was accepted to the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop's Bookwriting course, a free year-long training program for emerging musical theater librettists.
My short play Baubles, Bangles, and Bankruptcy was selected for the New Play Development Workshop at the ATHE conference and had development and virtual reading, directed by Robin Stone.
Dec 2020-May 2021
I was accepted to the Maestra Mentorship Program, a free six-month program where I was mentored by Broadway Music Director & Orchestrator Mary-Mitchell Campbell. maestramusic.org/mentorship/
Our short musical Crazy But True (music by Jon Hugo Ungar) had a virtual production in Iowa, produced by CAIM Creative Co. and The Coffee Boyz Productions. Listen to a song from the show here!
Our song “Snow One Else for Me” (lyrics by Alara Magritte) was selected for a studio recording on Playdate Theatre’s Holiday EP.
My short play Baubles, Bangles, and Bankruptcy was selected for the 10 Minutes a Month Playwriting Contest in the UK and received a virtual reading.
My song “Love in the Time of Corona” was featured in the Zoom Thespians Telethon for the Arts, NYC.
My short play Just Like Magic was a semi-finalist for the Pick of the Vine contest at Little Fish Theatre in California.
My short play Just Like Magic was a semi-finalist for The Seven, Fusion Theatre Short Works Festival in New Mexico.
Our song “Someone I Don’t Know” (music by Maxwell Beer) was featured in Broadway Night at Prohibition (live music bar) in NYC.
I was selected for The Workshop Theater's writers’ intensive (free, application only) in NYC, where I developed my play Herr Dentist.
My song “If I Didn’t Know Better” was performed at The Duplex, NYC, featuring singer Katie Welsh.
My short play Death at the Airport: A Post-Truth Tale was selected for a reading in INKshorts! at Art House Productions in New Jersey.
I was selected for the prestigious BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop, a two-year, free premiere training program for emerging musical theater writers, NYC.
I was awarded an Erasmus+ traineeship grant to do a two-month placement as a Marketing Assistant at the Irish National Opera in Dublin, Ireland.
My play Herr Dentist had a reading at the Traverse Theatre during the Edinburgh International Festival in Scotland, directed by Alan McKendrick.
I completed my Master's in Playwriting with Distinction from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland (adviser: Nicola McCartney).
My short play Just Like Magic was performed at the Village Pub Theatre in Scotland, directed by Philip Howard.
My short play Death at the Airport: A Post-Truth Tale was a winner of the Merlin Theatre Short Play Contest in England.
I joined the Writers Collective of the Village Pub Theatre in Scotland.
My short play Death at the Airport: A Post-Truth Tale was performed at the Village Pub Theatre in Scotland, directed by Caitlin Skinner.
I was selected via competitive application to attend a fully funded showcase of new European theater with other emerging theater artists in the E.U. at the Münchner Kammerspiele in Munich, Germany.
I joined Traverse Young Writers at the Traverse Theatre in Scotland, and my short play Death at the Airport: A Post-Truth Tale had a reading, directed by Fiona Graham.
I was awarded the Witherspoon Scholarship - a full merit scholarship to complete a Master's in Playwriting at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.
I graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Music and a Minor in Theater; Phi Beta Kappa.
Received Music Theater Award from the Princeton University Lewis Center for the Arts.
My musical The Luckiest Girl had a workshop production in the Princeton Theater Department's season, directed by Ethan Heard.
Received the Milton Lyon Award for Outstanding Writing from the Princeton Triangle Club.
My play All the Way Home had a workshop and reading at Theatre Intime at Princeton University.
My musical Dream a Little Dream had a workshop and reading with Princeton University Players.