Original screenplays in development as of March 2017:
WAGES OF SIN (Avenue Pictures/Cary Brokaw); ALIBI CLUB (Colleen Camp Productions)
Member of the Writers Guild of America West since graduating from the USC School of Cinema. Since then several of my scripts have been optioned by, and I have rewritten original material for, a variety of studios large and small, including Universal, Paramount, Hollywood Pictures, Avenue Pictures, and Intermedia.
THE MISFITS – a stage adaptation of Arthur Miller’s book “The Misfits” which was performed as a special staged reading at Pacific Resident Theatre, in Venice, CA for Arthur Miller’s son Robert Miller.
Currently at work on a blackly comic, autobiographical dramedy for the stage.
Also at work on a musical stage adaptation of my comedic period screenplay SECRETS AND SCANDALS which was previously optioned by Cary Brokaw of Avenue Pictures.
PACIFIC RESIDENT THEATRE, VENICE, CA: ANNAPURNA (Ulysses); FRANKINCENSE (Tommy); THE MISFITS (Guido): a special staged reading for Arthur Miller’s son Robert.
THEATRICUM BOTANICUM, TOPANGA, CA: Main stage showcase performance of classical scenes: MEASURE FOR MEASURE (Angelo), ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL (Parolles), and CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA (Caesar)
REGIONAL & UNIVERSITY THEATRE
THE THEATRE AT MONMOUTH (Equity Classical Repertory in Maine): COMEDY OF ERRORS (Dromio of Ephesus), ANDROCLES AND THE LION (Lentulus).
CORNELL UNIVERSITY THEATRE and CENTRAL CASTING, Ithaca, NY:
Lorca’s YERMA (Juan), Tardieu’s USELESS CIVILITY (The Professor), Tardieu’s CONVERSACION SYMPHONETTE (“B”), Anouilh’s YOU WERE SO NICE WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG (Monsieur Leon), THE BEWITCHED (Gongora), LINE (Arnall), ROCKING BACK AND FORTH (Conelli), Pinter’s REVUE SKETCHES (Jakes/Fibbs), FORENSIC AND THE NAVIGATORS (1st Exterminator)
KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, University of Illinois,
and THE STATION THEATRE, Champaigne, IL:
THE HOT L BALTIMORE (Katz), MERTON OF THE MOVIES (Jeff Baird), NATIONAL HEALTH (Mackie), LIFE’S A BITCH (multiple roles).
NoHo ARTS CENTER, North Hollywood, CA
SIXTEEN WORDS FOR WATER (Assistant Director). A staged reading at NoHo Arts Center starring Armin Schimerman.
Westbeth Theatre Center and Sardis, NYC
STAR CROSSED LOVERS (Associate Director), AEA Showcase of this new musical comedy starring Robert Langdon Lloyd of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
KRANNERT CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS and THE ARMORY FREE THEATRE, University of Illinois:
THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, YOU WERE SO NICE WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG, Guare’s BOSOMS AND NEGLECT, Wilder’s QUEENS OF FRANCE and LOVE AND HOW TO CURE IT, Beckett’s COME AND GO.
Marilyn Fox, Pacific Resident Theatre, Venice CA (Scene Study)
Theatricum Botanicum, Topanga CA (Professional Training Program)
University of Southern California (M.A. Cinema)
Cornell University (B.A. – Theatre Arts, M.A.T. – English and Theatre)
University of Illinois (M.F.A. Theatre Arts, and multi-summer International Directing Colloquium)
New York University (Dramaturgy and Performance, Intensive Summer)ACTING