Exciting projects to be announced soon :)
Started training at the STUDIO with Brad Calcaterra
Returning to The Kennedy Center to workshop DUST by Katie Svatek, directed by Laley Lippard in the Undergraduate Playwrights Conference.
Feature film DAKOTA screens in L.A. at Dances With Films festival. Details here!
Returning to The Kennedy Center for the KCACTF workshop of Snow Brown and the 7 Stereotypes by Eliana Pipes, directed by Danielle Drakes.
Playing Mary Dalton in Native Son, directed by Psalmayene 24. Running through April 28 at Mosaic Theater Company
In rehearsals for Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son, directed by Psalmayene 24 at Mosaic Theater Company
Nominated for Best Supporting Actress at NOVA International Film Festival (for independent feature film DAKOTA)
Feature film DAKOTA premieres at DC Independent Film Festival, wins Best of Metro-DC.
Playing That Bitch on the Couch in Aziza Barnes’ BLKS at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, directed by Nataki Garrett. Feb. 4 - March 3!
Became a member of Actors’ Equity Association
Shot the title role in the short film ELLIE written/directed by Gary Morra
Played Luanne in the staged reading of BE HERE NOW by Deborah Zoe Laufer, directed by Beth Hylton at Everyman Theatre in Baltimore
MOM BABY GOD featured in The Washington Post BEST OF THEATER 2018
Shot the short film COHABITATION ROOM 99 (dirs. Ashley Bello and Kyle Ronald)
Shot the short film SLEEPY, FALLING (dir. Michael Lown)
Shot the short film WE ONLY LOOK (dir. Gonnie Zur)
Returned to The Kennedy Center to workshop Jacqueline E. Lawton’s new play The Inferior Sex, dir. Shirley Serotsky
Ultra Beauty featured On Tap Magazine: “30 Days of DC Music”
Shot the NYU shorts “SICK” DAY (dir. Courtney Finnegan), WINTER, 2071 (dir. Anatola Araba), THE BIRD WITHOUT LEGS (dir. Seleny Xie), OUIJA (dir. Anatola Araba) and IT WENT UP IN FLAMES (dir. Gabriele Esposito-Wilcock)
Ultra Beauty featured in Stereogum’s “40 Best New Bands of 2018”
Workshopped solo show MOM BABY GOD with an ensemble of actors, directed by Otis Ramsey-Zoe at Theater Alliance in their Word Becomes Action festival
Ultra Beauty featured in Bandcamp: The Best Punk on Bandcamp, September 2018
Ultra Beauty featured in Paste Magazine: “15 Washington DC Bands You Need to Know in 2018”
Ultra Beauty featured in Uproxxx
Returned to The Kennedy Center for the MFA Playwrights Festival, workshopping the new play GOODNIGHT, TYLER by B.J. Tindal, directed by Christopher Betts.
Filmed supporting role in the independent feature film DAKOTA, directed by Roberto Carmona (Tag Cinema). Recorded/performed music in the film.
Filmed the short film POLARI, directed by Marly Hernandez
The s/t ULTRA BEAUTY ep is out on cassette at Sister Polygon! Pitchfork track review
ULTRA BEAUTY toured the south, played Athens Popfest (headlined by Guided by Voices)
Filmed and appeared in the film segment for the world premiere play INTERSTELLAR GHOST HOUR, written and directed by Kathleen Akerley at Longacre Lea.
Originated the role of Leah in the world premiere of Lindsay Joelle’s TRAYF at Theater J, directed by Derek Goldman.
Returned to The Kennedy Center for the workshop of Josiah Turner’s new play UNCLE TOM’S NEPHEWS, directed by Justin Weaks
Reprised the role of Clementine in the remount of HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES, by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm, directed by Serge Seiden at Mosaic Theater Company
Workshopped SPAMTOWN, USA, a new play by Philip Dawkins at The Kennedy Center about the Hormel meatpacking strike, presented in the Kennedy Center’s New Voices, New Visions Theater for Young Audiences Festival in partnership with Minneapolis’ Childrens’ Theater Company and directed by CTC Artistic Director Peter Brosius.
Workshopped SING TO ME NOW, the new play by Iris Dauterman, at Rorschach Theatre’s Magic in Rough Spaces festival, directed by Jenny McConnell Frederick
The run of MOM BABY GOD, directed by Lise Bruneau at Taffety Punk, is SOLD OUT and CRITICS PICK at The Washington Post and Washington City Paper!
Performed in a one-day workshop staged reading of Steve Yockey’s TO TOKYO AND THE MOON at The Kennedy Center, directed by Jenna Duncan
Workshopped new play DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE by Tony award winning playwright Ken Ludwig, under Ken’s direction
Re-developed solo play MOM BABY GOD, based on new immersive research on the anti-abortion and “sexual purity” movements in 2018. The show will have a week-long run at D.C.’s Taffety Punk Theatre Company, directed by Lise Bruneau
ULTRA BEAUTY toured the Northeast and records ep (out August 2018 on Sister Polygon Records)
Played Sunny in THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO, directed by Amber Paige McGinnis at Theater J
ULTRA BEAUTY featured in the Washington Post: “Ultra Beauty is the coolest, newest, cool new band in town”
Performed in workshop of new play ALL SHE MUST POSSESS by Susan McCully, directed by Joseph Ritsch at Rep Stage. The play is a commission exploring the lives of Baltimore’s Cone sisters
Played Becky/Denise/Clara in THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, directed by Jenna Duncan at Rep Stage
Played Queen Margaret in Taffety Punk Theatre Company’s annual Bootleg Shakespeare at D.C.’s Folger Theatre
Performed in a staged reading of Rachel Crothers’ HE AND SHE, directed by Suzanne Beal at The Actors' Salon, produced by and featuring Beth Hylton and Liz Mamana.
Performed in a staged reading at Baltimore’s Everyman Theatre of Alice Childress’ TROUBLE IN MIND, directed by Dawn Ursula
Workshopped new play The Knot by Liz Maestri, directed by Kelsey Mesa at Taffety Punk Theatre Co.
Understudied the roles of Irina and Natasha in Checkov’s THREE SISTERS, directed by Jackson Gay, and the roles of Natasha and Young Anfisa in NO SISTERS, the world premiere written and directed by Aaron Posner, at Studio Theatre. During opening week, I performed in the role of Natasha in THREE SISTERS for 3 performances, and in the role of Natasha in NO SISTERS for one performance.
Workshopped, re-developped and performed my solo play MOM BABY GOD in a co-production at D.C.’s Forum Theater and Baltimore’s Single Carrot Theatre, directed by Kathleen Akerley
Originated the role of Clementine in the sold-out world premiere production of Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm’s HOODED, OR BEING BLACK FOR DUMMIES at Mosaic Theater Company, directed by Serge Seiden
Originated the role of Bea in the world premiere of Jonelle' Walker’s TAME. at WSC Avant Bard, directed by Angela Kay Pirko. The show is a reimagining of The Taming of the Shrew, set in 1960’s Texas and exploring gender, violence and queer sexuality
Played Pompey and the Soothsayer and writes/performs percussion in Brave Spirits Theatre’s production of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA, directed by Charlene V. Smith
Played the Bastard of Orleance in Henry VI Part 1 at Taffety Punk Theatre Co.’s annual Bootleg Shakespeare at D.C.’s Folger Theatre, directed by Marcus Kyd
TOMBOY wrote and recorded a soundtrack for the U.S. premiere of Amelia Bullmore’s play DI AND VIV AND ROSE, directed by Leta Tremblay at New York’s Theatre Row
Performed in two 10-minute plays in D.C.’s Source Festival, directed by Kevin Place
MARCH 2016 - MAY 2016
Played The Musician/Juliet u/s in the educational tour of Romeo and Juliet at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, performing to hundreds of Baltimore middle and high school students
Performed in Shakespeare Unscene at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, a clown and buffon-inspired all-female production of the most frequently cut Shakespeare scenes
Played Philipa and Lucky Lady in the regional premiere of Olivia Dufault’s YEAR OF THE ROOSTER at Single Carrot Theatre, directed by Dustin C.T. Morris
Shot a regional SAG commercial for Wawa, directed by Sasha Levinson (Humble TV)
Played the lead The Girl in Kathy Gordon’s new dance piece BROKEN at Synetic Theatre
Performed in THE WEDDING PARTY, by Megan Dominy and Mimsi Janis, directed by Abigail Isaac Fine, which wins Best Comedy at D.C.’s Capital Fringe Festival
The 12” s/t TOMBOY record is released on Boston’s Ride the Snake records. Pitchfork track review
Trained for a month at Shakespeare and Company with teachers including Kevin Coleman, Tina Packer, and Dennis Krausnick
SEPTEMBER 2013 - MARCH 2015
Toured solo show MOM BABY GOD nationally. The show is based on immersive research on the anti-abortion and sexual purity movements, directed by Emma Weinstein. Tour highlights include! Being infiltrated by anti-abortion activists and becoming the subject of a right-wing smear campaign, performing a double-header with JD Samson and her band MEN, visiting Intro to Theater lecture classes at University of Nebraska in-character as a teenage anti-abortion activist, performing for Catholic missionaries on Lent in Lincoln Nebraska, performing in rural New York down the street from an abortion clinic surrounded by anti-abortion businesses, and performing to 300 revolutionary activists at Chicago’s Socialism conference.