Unique traits: Ride Unicycle / Motorcycle • Especially enjoy cross-gender roles •. Ride Horseback (saddle or no saddle) • Love working with animals & kids •. Physically strong. •. Large array of accents, limps, twitches, & seizures. •. Can stutter in a Scottish Brogue. • Professional cartoonist & muralist
Earning the Day
Film by Jane Shepard (Comedy) Writer/Director/Producer Y'know how we all have those self-critical inner voices? Well, Edna has lots of them, only hers exist physically! So Edna is followed by a drill sergeant, a nutritionist, a question elf and a passel of negative negators. A whimsical comedy with a meaningful underbelly, looking at the nature of self-criticism and how we can step away from them.
Film by Horse Films, Jane Shepard director (Drama) Writer/Director/Producer Two women held against their will and the mind games they play to keep one another alive. This 40-minute featurette features two powerful performances in a nail-biting story about the emotional/pyschological cost of surviving atrocity.
TV Movie by Showtime (Drama) Screenwriter The friendship between five people in a care center for the disabled. When a cynical young woman with Multiple Sclerosis is put in a care center against her will, she finds it is her emotional blocks, not her physical ones, that stand in her away. Writer's Guild Award Nomination for screenplay.
Writers Guild Award (nomination) FREAK CITY, 2000
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships, in Playwrighting and Screenwriting
Jane Chambers Award for Playwrighting, for COMMENCING
Sloan Foundation Fellowship, for THE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO THE BRAIN
The Roberts Chesley Playwrighting Award, Best Emerging Playwright
The Berrilla Kerr Award for Playwrighting
The Writer's Guild Foundation Fellowship
The Frank Pisco Playwrighting Award for New Plays, for THREE TO GET READY
Award of Merit, Awareness Film Festival, for EARNING THE DAY
Award of Merit, Women Filmmmakers, for EARNING THE DAY
Honorable Mention Award, Rochester Film Festival, for NINE
American Academy of Dramatic Arts-West