past work

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PAST WORK

Here you can find a collection of some projects I've completed, collaborated on and explored. For a more complete list of my work as an artist, check out my short CV below.

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AS YOU LIKE IT (2021)

produced by: shakespeare on tap
performed at Clarkville in Philadelphia, PA

Role: Rosalind

Bringing Shakespeare on Tap's improvisational and madcap style to Clarkville in West Philly, As You Like It delighted in the unknown and cajoled audiences as they followed the romantic journey of Rosalind and Orlando. Performed by a company of fools after one rehearsal in a bar, this is Shakespeare like you've never seen it before.

As You Like It proudly participated in the 2021 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the Philadelphia Free Fringe Festival.

sisterhood sit-in (2020)

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associate artist
produced by: 
Minista Jazz and Jeannine Cook
performed at fabrika in Philadelphia, PA

This was a very special opportunity to work directly with Jeanine Cook, local and national activist and owner of Harriett’s Bookshop and Ida’s Bookshop in Philadelphia, PA. I recruited a small group of performers to participate in a staged sit-in with curated performances and a march through Northeast Philadelphia to uplift and amplify marginalized BIPOC voices in the community in response to George Floyd’s murder.

The artful exchange project (2020)

The Artful Exchange Project began as an exploration in the concept of "the audience of one." This project was borne out of a combination of the necessity for social distancing and the craving for intimacy and connection amidst a global pandemic.

Exchangees chose the locations and mediums of the work. The results were completely unique and personal performance art explorations, crafted individually for singular experiences.

 

Virtual Showcase.

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performance on canvas (2020)

producer/performer
collaborator: zach brown

What happens when a painter and a theatre maker collide? 

This was a process-oriented exploration; a collaborative effort in blurring the line between making art and the finished piece. 

Virtual Showcase.

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gameshow (2020)

co-producer/performer

collaborators: Bellisant Corcoran-Mathe, Sascha Streckel, Anna Basile, Gabey Walburn

Performed at The Pig iron School, Philadelphia, PA.

How many ways can women be blamed for their trauma? In "Gameshow", the art of female survival is put on full display in all of its dark absurdity. 

Exploring our society's rape culture, this all-female Bouffon piece gets to the heart of our own complacency.

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Twelfth night (2020)

produced by: shakespeare on tap
performed at Strangelove's in Philadelphia, PA

Role: Malvolio
Shakespeare at its finest: 
-One rehearsal
-In a bar
-Mingling with the peasants
Just like the days of yore.
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In addition to my work as a performing artist, I am also an educational theatre director. Selected past shows include:

 

Alice in Wonderland--

Wolf Performing Arts Center (2022)

 

Rump--

an original adaptation for The Free Library of Philadelphia (2018)

 

In The Heights--

Spring High School (2017)

The Life and Times of Tulsa Lovechild--

Spring High School (2016)

 

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe--

Spring High School (2015)

Much Ado About Nothing--

Spring High School (2015)

 

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RUMP
(2018)

IN THE HEIGHTS
(2017)

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE (2015)

educational directing