Cara has worked as an actress, director, producer, and writer for over a decade.
As an actress, she toured the country three separate times, and has appeared on such legendary stages as The Fox Theatre in St. Louis, Town Hall and Carnegie Hall in New York City, earning her Actor's Equity card in 2006.
After her play SOCIAL WORK was produced & directed by Tony Award®-winning producers Anna & Alan Ostroff, she began to focus more heavily on writing. Cara has been commissioned to write treatments and pilots for Bandits Roost Entertainment, two short film scripts with Cannes Lions Award-winning director Vincent Laforet, and she co-wrote & co-directed the short film DIVISION with collaborator George Ellzey Jr.. Recently, Cara's original TV pilot Twirl was optioned by Bohemia Group Originals, and is now in development.
Cara is a TV Writer Recommended Writer, one of ISA' Top 100 Emerging Screenwriters, and has been on Coverfly's Red List for three years in a row. She holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and is currently trying to teach her new German Shepherd rescue not to be an asshole to strangers.
Film Empire Diversity Competition - Semifinalist
Table Read My Screenplay (Hollywood) - Semifinalist
WeScreenplay Diverse Writers Competition - Finalist
TVWriter People's Pilot - 1st Place in Drama
Screencraft Pilot Launch Competition - Finalist
Austin Film Festival - Spec Category - 2nd Rounder
TVWriter's Spec Scriptacular - 1st Place in Drama
Saved by a Story
New York University