September 2021 (current)
Preparing to return to Paris at the end of the month.
Will begin studying with ESRA PARIS' International Filmmaking Program in October 2021.
Projects in Development:
Innards (Feature - Complete draft available to read and workshop)
Ribbon (Feature - Complete draft available to read and workshop)
Pute in Paris (Short/Pilot)
The Name of Her is Grace (Feature/MiniSeries)
She, They, God (Full-Length Play)
Clatterz on Highwayz (Short Film) - Script is shoot-ready, storyboard is complete. Funding and casting are next. Follow @clatterz_film on Instagram for more.
Completed work program with TAPIF. Returned from Paris to Denver, CO for the summer.
High (Pilot) places as semifinalist (top 2%) of WeScreenplay TV Pilot Competition
I wrote a 10-minute zoom play as part of a 48-hour writing challenge that premiered in HallowStream with Rising Sun Theatre Company on October 30th. More info here.
High (Pilot) advances as quarterfinalist in WeScreenplay TV Contest
I move from Colorado to Paris, France to begin a new teaching contract.
High (Pilot) advances as semifinalist in Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenwriting competition.
High (Pilot) advances as quarterfinalist in TSL Free Screenplay Contest (top 1,000 out of 13,000 entries)
High (Pilot) is an official selection in Script Summit - Finalist Announcements in August -
High (Pilot) places as SemiFinalist in Filmmatic Screenplay Awards - Drama.
High (Pilot) selected as April Staff Pick on Script'd.
High (Pilot) places as a Quarterfinalist in Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship.
High (Pilot & Series Pitch) advances to the second round of Sundance's Episodic Lab.
High (Short Film) presented in Colorado Short Circuit Festival.
High (Pilot) places as a finalist in Barnstorm Fest 2019.
Moved back from China to Colorado.
(Lived and worked in Ningbo, September 2018 - December 2019)
Clatterz on Highwayz (Short) places as a semi-finalist in the WeScreenplay Shorts Competition.
Clatterz on Highwayz (Short) places as a quarter-finalist in the Screencraft Shorts Competition.
High screens with The Emerging Filmmaker's Project in Denver
High (Short Film) wins "Colorado Film Award - Gold" with the Colorado International Film Festival
A new excerpt of She, They, God presented with Sacred Circle Theatre Company at MayDay Space in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Tenny screens with the EFPalooza film festival in Denver
Moved to Ningbo, China for a 15-month contract with EF English First
Narrated, Saved (One-Act) and an excerpt from She, They, God (Full-Length) presented with Sacred Circle Theatre Company
Éléphant (Full Length) produced with Rising Sun Performance Company at the Planet Connection Theatre Festival and at
The Kraine NYC
High (Short Film) post-production wrapped, private screenings
Production for High (Short Film) in Colorado
Tenny (Short Film) screening in the Emerging Filmmaker's Project, Denver
Development and pre-production for High (Short Film)
Narrated;Saved (One-Act) presented with House Party Theatre in Dallas
Tenny post-production wrapped, screening with NY Short Film Tuesdays
Production for Tenny (Short Film)
Moved to Bushwick, Brooklyn
Pre-production and development for Tenny (Short Film)
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Lived in Chambéry, France, worked as an English-Teaching assistant
Blue Moon (One-Act) audio-play collaboration with Bare Wire Theatre
Graduated from Southern Methodist University
BFA Theatre/BA World Languages
Magna Cum Laude
Garland Wright Award for Directing
Undergraduate Award for Academic Excellence in the Department of Theatre
Lu Gene Singleton Award
Engaged Learning Fellow*
Meadows Exploration Award*
Robert Mayer Interdisciplinary Research Fellow*
*I traveled to Avignon, Edinburgh, and Moscow to create a database of "International Theatre" where I attended theatre festivals, wrote about performances, and interviewed artists. My work is published with SMU Engaged Learning.