I'm excited about good storytelling (whether it takes the form of a branded tweet or a full-length film.)
My background in theatre arts has taught me to value collaboration and imagination. I'm used to working long hours and coming up with creative solutions to ensure that the show goes on.
I hold an MFA in Dramatic Writing from Carnegie Mellon University. In my spare time, I'm trying to cook and eat every recipe in Elizabeth Taylor's diet cookbook.
A Banshee Killed My Boyfriend (Pilot) Comedy When two women try to conjure up a boyfriend Practical Magic-style, they end up accidentally screwing up the entire metaphysical world, stranding banshees, seal women, and other magical (and pissed off) beings on Earth, with awkward and hilarious consequences.
Capturing the Stars Biography Despite being four months pregnant, Mina flees her abusive husband and must accept a position as a maid in the home of a prominent astronomer. When her employer famously declares that his maid can do better work than the men at the Harvard College Observatory, Mina rises to the challenge. Based on a true story, "Capturing the Stars" shows how a poor immigrant can become a pioneer in the male dominated world of the 19th century, rising from the dust to the stars.
Sloan/Tribeca Grand Jury Prize Honorable Mention
KCATCF Ten Minute Play Award
The Steven Bochco Fellowship
Alfred P. Sloan Student Screenwriting Award
The Schubert Fellowship
Carnegie Mellon University
The University of Pittsburgh