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 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

Presented by Historic Spanish Point, Window to the Future, site specific, Projection, Lighting, Set Designer, devised by Rachel Ceciro, Sam Sanford, and Eugenia Titterington, Sarasota, Osprey, FL (in pre-production)

2019

A Critical Intervention (public collaborative artwork) which re-designed book jackets. Findings by Leonard Bernstein. Directed by Hrag Vartanian. Smith Memorial Public Library, Chautauqua, NY

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

VACI Emerging Artists (group exhibition), (Kensington) Streetplay Dramaturgical Documentary. Video. 5m 28s. 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

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

2017

Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Onion Dances by Talia Mason, 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

2013 — 2016

Senior Technician, The Black Box, Sarasota, FL




Selected Presented Performance

2019

A VACI 2019 Production, GENESIS, The First VACI Drag Show, Dramaturg, Designer, Performer, organized by Zac Thompson and Jungmok Yi, in collaboration with VACI Artists, Chautauqua, NY

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

2018

Philadelphia Fringe Festival, (Kensington) Streetplay, site specific, Dramaturg, Facilitator, Designer, in collaboration with Mike Durkin’s The Renegade Company & the Kensington Community, Philadelphia, PA

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

Scratch Night (group exhibition), In need of a blessing, Dramaturg, Designer, in collaboration with Julia Bradenberger, FringeArts, Philadelphia, PA

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

2017

Thesis Presentation, The Remaining Hours, installations 0:01-0:04, site specific, 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

Headlong Open Salon, men and god experiments, Headlong Dance Theater, Philadelphia, PA

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

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

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

2015

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

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

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

Café de Cheap Artiste, Balloonanas, a squeaky burlesque, B&P, Glover, VT




Educational Work

2019

Teaching Artist, “Intermediate” and “Advanced Acting,” Limelight PAC, West Chester, PA

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)

Cultural 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

Cultural 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. Distribution by Kellog-Fowler Contemporary Gallery, Chautauqua, NY

2017

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

2013

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

“Transcending Height.” Poem. Selected as First Prize and for publication by Billy Collins through a state-wide competition. Published in Orlando Life Magazine and Winter Park Magazine. Summer Issues. Orlando, FL




Conjunctive Administrative and Professional Work

2019

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

Art Handler and Installation Tech, 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)