Writing Resume

Plays/History

PAINT MADE FLESH

2016 Semi-Finalist at the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference

Production: The Cell Theatre, June 2018, directed by Cady McClain

Development: Steppenwolf Theatre, Lark Play Development Center, Last Frontier Theatre Conference.

SENESCENCE

2017 Semi-Finalist at the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference

Staged Reading, September 2016 at Half Moon Theatre

Scheduled for a production at Axial Theatre, November 2018

Maybe Never Fell

Production: Axial Theatre, November 2016, directed by Jenn Haltman

Development: Lark Play Development Center, June 2013 Roundtable Reading, Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

RADIANCE

2011 and 2012 Semi-Finalist at the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, 2012 Finalist for the Hormel New Works Festival at the Phoenix Theatre.

Production: Axial Theatre, May 2013, directed by Chris Grobowski

Reading: Hudson Valley Writers Center, October 2010

Development: Naked Angels Tuesdays at 9, Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

Welcome, This is a Neighborhood Watch Community

Production: Axial Theatre, November 2010, directed by Josh Hecht

Readings: The Barrow Group, November 2009; Hudson Valley Writers Center, September 2009, Pacific Resident Theatre, January 2012

Development: Naked Angels Tuesdays at 9, NYC Play Development Collective, Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

Cherrie & Jerry

Production: Axial Theatre, March 2009

Critically acclaimed: Robert Heisler, Gannett

Jerry: HERE Arts Center, November 2003

Cherrie: Samuel French One-Act Festival, August 2002

Development: Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

AngelBeast

Production: Axial Theatre, May 2008

Critically acclaimed: Robert Heisler, Gannett

Readings: The Barrow Group, November 2009

Development: Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

Twenty

Production: Axial Theatre Ten Minute Play Festival, February 2007

Development: Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

Lost In Paradise

Optioned for motion picture, December 2006

Production: Axial Theatre, May 2006

Development: Axial Theatre Play Reading Series

The Contract

Production: Axial Theatre, November 2005 (Created in collaboration with

The Axial Theatre Company)

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All That’s Fair

Production: The Colleen Dewhurst Theatre, March 2002

The Kiss

Production: The Colleen Dewhurst Theatre, March 2001; workshop production,

The Schoolhouse Theatre, August 2000

SWIM

Production: Commissioned and presented by Barnspace Productions, June and

November 1998 (Created in collaboration with teen and young adult actors)

Related Experience

Founding Artistic Director of THE AXIAL THEATRE, a Westchester, NY based ensemble, developing and presenting original plays (1999 to present); www.axialtheatre.org

Program Director and senior teacher of HOWARD MEYER’S ACTING PROGRAM, a full scale Acting Program offering classes for teenagers and adults in Westchester, NY (1994 to present); www.hmacting.org

PROFESSIONAL DIRECTOR (1992 to present): Assignments include: Athol Fugard’s Hello and Goodbye (NYC premiere of original text, New York Theatre Workshop, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre), Craig Wright’s The Pavilion (Playwrights’ Center), Eric Bogosian’s SubUrbia (The Schoolhouse Theatre), Adam Rapp’s Train Story, The Last Delivery, The Seagull, Doll’s House, (all at Axial Theatre), and  his plays The Contract, Lost In Paradise, and Cherrie & Jerry (all at Axial Theatre)

Assistant Director to Athol Fugard, Playland (Manhattan Theatre Club, featuring Kevin Spacey)
Directing Member of the USUAL SUSPECTS at NEW YORK THEATRE WORKSHOP (1994-1998). Member of the LINCOLN CENTER THEATRE DIRECTOR’S LAB (1995-1996)

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