Education & Training

2019

Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI), Artist in Residence, Chautauqua, NY

2017

New College of Florida (NCF), BA with Honors, Performance Studies & Religion, Sarasota, FL

Thesis: The Remaining Hours: A Contemporary Midrash [in Four Performances] and its Analysis

2016

Headlong Performance Institute (HPI), Training in Devised Performance, Philadelphia, PA

2015

Bread and Puppet Theater (B&P), Summer Apprenticeship, Glover, VT

2014

Stella Adler Studio for Actor Training, Certificate, Summer Conservatory, New York, NY


Selected Installation, Visual Art, and Design

2020

Make Thee an Ark. Presented by Historic Spanish Point. Projection, Lighting, Set Design and Fabrication, devised by Rachel Ceciro, Sam Sanford, and Eugenia Titterington, Osprey, FL

2019

Findings by Leonard Bernstein. A critical intervention (public collaborative artwork) which re-imagined and re-designed library book jackets. Directed by Hrag Vartanian. Smith Memorial Public Library, Chautauqua, NY

Yard (lawn). Presented by the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution (VACI). Lead Visionary, Construction, in collaboration with Chip McCall, Chautauqua, NY

(Kensington) Streetplay Dramaturgical Documentary. Video. 5m 28s. VACI Emerging Artists, group exhibition, Fowler-Kellogg Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, NY

The White Feather Project devised by Angela Bey and Rachel Ceciro, Set Consultation and Construction, Kaleidoscope PAC, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

2018

(Behind) You ! Woods to Water, group exhibition, site specific sculpture, collaboration with Rachel Ceciro, The Germantown Academy Nature Preserve, Fort Washington, PA

2017

Onion Dances by Talia Mason. Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Dramaturg, Lighting Designer, Meeting House Theater, Philadelphia, PA

2016

Freelance Sound and Lighting Design for Sound on Sound AV: Oktoberfest and Autism Speaks, Philadelphia, PA

Freelance Sound Design for Seven Engines Productions, Election Day, The Enterprise Center, Philadelphia, PA

Production Assistant to Vincent Vigilante, Production Manager of Performance Space New York’s COIL16 Festival, Various Sites, New York, NY

2015

nightnight by Lucas Hnath. Windmill Theatre Company 15/16 Season. Lighting Design, Projection,  and Set Design. Puppetry in collaboration with Amy Bernard, The Black Box, Sarasota, FL

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Senior Technician, The Black Box, Sarasota, FL


Selected Presented Performance

2020

Shelter in Place. Mural Arts. Director, Designer. Philadelphia, PA

2019

Nontraditional & immersive performance works on a per-event basis. Presented by the American Immersion Theater. Director, Philadelphia, PA

See Amid the Winter Snow by Peter Fenton. Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Dramaturg. Philly Improv Theater at the Adrienne, Philadelphia, PA.

GENESIS, The First VACI Drag Show. A VACI Production. Dramaturg, Designer, Performer, organized by Zac Thompson and Jungmok Yi, in collaboration with VACI Artists, Chautauqua, NY

Elegy for a Lamb: A Revival. Workshop performance, Philadelphia Theatre Week. Writer, Director, in collaboration with Benjamin Behrend, The Louis Blouver Theater at the Drake, Philadelphia, PA

2018

(Kensington) Streetplay. The Renegade Company and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Dramaturg, Facilitator, Designer, in collaboration with Mike Durkin the Kensington Community, Philadelphia, PA

A Final Impossibility. Shoebox Festival. Creator, Director, Designer, Venice Island Performing Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

History Done Funny by Owen Timoney. Madcap Theater Company. Performer, Independence Visitors Center, Philadelphia, PA

In need of a blessing by Julia Bradenberger. Scratch Night (group exhibition). Dramaturg, Designer, Performer, FringeArts, Philadelphia, PA

Focus Group by Emma Needleman. Brief (physical) Encounters Festival. Director, Designer, Plays & Players Theater, Philadelphia, PA

2017

The Remaining Hours, installations 0:01-0:04. Thesis performances. Director, Lead Deviser, Designer, in four locations: 0:01, Hamilton Center, Room 6; 0:02, Z Amphitheater; 0:03, Sainer Pavilion; 0:04, The Black Box; all performed in Sarasota, FL.

2016

men and god experiments. Headlong Open Salon. Director, Performer, Designer. Headlong Dance Theater, Philadelphia, PA

Oonchaiyaa Gaharaiyaa by Varsha Shah. No and — (group exhibition). Dramaturg, Performer, Community Education Center, Philadelphia, PA

Hop Tha A by James Anthony Tyler. Unplugged, new works series. Assistant Director, Asolo Rep, Sarasota, FL

nightnight by Lucas Hnath. Windmill Theatre Company 15/16 Season. Co-Director with Michael Valdez, The Black Box, Sarasota, FL

2015

Softcops by Caryl Churchill. Windmill Theatre Company 15/16 Season. Co-Director with Nova Myhill and Michael Valdez, The Black Box, Sarasota, FL

Flagpole, A Tribute to Bree Newsome, as part of The Overtakelessness Circus. Director, Puppeteer, in collaboration with Marlee Amm and Alfredo Aybar, B&P, Glover, VT

Dust, Underneath the Above by Peter Schumann. Dramaturg, Puppeteer, B&P, Glover, VT

Balloonanas, a squeaky burlesque. Café de Cheap Artiste (Salon), B&P, Glover, VT


Educational Work

2020

Teaching Artist, “Collaborative Devised Performance,” VACI, Chautauqua Institution, NY

2019

Teaching Artist, Walnut St. Theatre Education Residency, Philadelphia, PA (ongoing)

Teaching Artist, “Young Artists” Class, Chautauqua Institution, NY

Teaching Artist, “Acting with a Twist” Class, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, PA

Assistant Teaching Artist, “One Act Play” Class, Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia PA

2018 (to present)

Cultural Interpreter, National Museum for American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA

2017 (to present)

Religious Educator, “Holocaust Studies and Political Art,” 7th Grade, Berkman Mercaz Limud School, Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, PA

2017

Axe Throwing Coach, Urban Axes, Philadelphia, PA (to Summer 2019)

2016

Guest Teaching Artist, SOURCE Teen Theater, Planned Parenthood, Sarasota, FL

2013

Senior Theater Tech. TA, Black Box Theater, New College of Florida, Sarasota, FL (to Summer 2016)

2011

Religious Educator, “Jewish Philosophy, Art, and the Holocaust” 7th Grade, Temple Shir Shalom, Oviedo, FL (to Summer 2013)


Publications

2019

“In Conversation with Hasan Elahi and Raheleh Filssofi on New Pedagogy.” College Arts  Association Podcast. Hosted by Sam Peck. Chautauqua, NY

Harm to Ongoing Maters Volume 1. An experimental play. Self-published. Distributed by the Kellog-Fowler Contemporary Gallery, Chautauqua, NY

2017

The Remaining Hours: A Contemporary Midrash, and its Analysis. Thesis. Published by the New College of Florida Press, Sarasota, FL

2013

The Defenders Radio Drama. Four episodes. Aired on WSLR 96.5 in February. Sarasota, FL

“Transcending Height.” Poem. Published in Orlando Life and Winter Park Magazine. Summer issues.


Conjunctive Administrative and Professional Work

2019

Community Outreach Coordinator, First Person Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Studio Assistant to Sharon Louden, Sharon Louden Studio, Brooklyn, NY

Art Handler and Installation Technician, Freeman’s Auction, Philadelphia, PA

2016

Programming Assistant, Performance Space New York, New York, NY (Internship)

2015

Associate Development Coordinator, Windmill Theatre Company, Sarasota, FL

Company Management Associate, Asolo Rep, Sarasota, FL (Internship)

2014

Visitor Services, Ticketing, and Box Office Assistant, The Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL