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Education

2011 MFA in Directing, The Actors Studio Drama School, Pace University

2000 BA, University of Houston

Trainings

2019 SITI Summer Intensive

 

Directing Work

Pass Over by Antoinette Nwandu, Rec Room, Houston, Regional Premiere (upcoming)

My Mother’s G.E.M.S., Irondale Ensemble Project, New York*
We Are Not Depressed by Ayasha Sampson, South Oxford Space, New York* The Dutchman by Leroi Jones, Dance New Amsterdam, New York
Starfishes by Michael Ross Albert, Dance New Amsterdam, New York* Springtime by Maria Irene Fornes, Dance New Amsterdam, New York
How Sweet by Michael Ross Albert, The Tank Theatre, New York*
One Journey by Yadira De La Riva, Theatre Lab, New York*

*New and original works

 

Educational Directing Work

The Color Purple, book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell,

Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray, Kinder HSPVA (upcoming)

Tartuffe by Moliere, Kinder HSPVA (upcoming)

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe, Kinder HSPVA

(anon)ymous by Naomi Iizuka, Kinder HSPVA

Fela! the Musical by Bill T. Jones and Jim Lewis, Kinder HSPVA

Baltimore by Kirsten Greenidge, Kinder HSPVA

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, HSPVA

The Colored Museum by George C. Wolfe, HSPVA

 

Staged Readings

Glass by Azure Osborne Lee, Keep Soul Alive Reading Series at The National Black Theatre, New York 
Mirrors by Azure Osborne Lee, Freedom Train Productions, New York
Woman to Woman by Ayanna Maia, Freedom Train Productions, New York

 

Assistant Director

The Syringa Tree Directed by Steve Pacek, Theatre Horizon, Philadelphia

Devised Works

Rotten Peaches (collaborative performance with Autumn Knight) at Alabama Song, Houston 

 

Assistant Sound Design

Body of an American Directed by Michael John Garces, Wilma Theatre, Sound Design by Robert Kaplowitz, Philadelphia

 

DJ (Click here for mixes)

Shakedown with Ritual Culture Collective at The Flat, Houston

Tre Chic, Houston

Axelrad, Houston

Ladies from the 80s, Barringer Bar, Houston

OJBKFM Radio Third Coast

Exposure, Cafe 4212, Houston (House Music)

Project Row Houses, Round 44 Opening

TROY Hip Hop Radio

Project Row Houses, Round 43 Opening

Coal, TSU art opening, Houston

Rubin Museum, NY

InterAct Theatre Company

TEDx Women, Philadelphia

Flash Gordon Parks presents TASTE at Alley Kat Bar & Lounge, Houston

Rad Girls Launch Event, Philadelphia

Pub & Kitchen, Philadelphia

Stratus Rooftop Lounge, Philadelphia

1st Annual Bondfire Radio

AMSTERDAM, New York

MOCADA Museum, New York

Afrokinetik presents Brooklyn Bridges at Royale, New York

Collette Blanchard Gallery

She's So Dope, New York

Sutra Lounge, New York

Sputnik, New York

 

Teaching Experience

The High School for Performing and Visual Arts, current

Revere Middle School 2015-2107
La Cima Elementary Charter School, 2011-2013
Bardoli Global Scholars Program /American Youth Leadership Program, 2012-2013

Achievement First Charter School Crown Heights, 2007-2008

Grand Concourse Academy, 2006-2007
PS 7 Samuel Stern, 2005-2006
Hartsfield Elementary, 2002-2005

 

Workshops

2014 Material Histories Mixtape, Studio Museum, Harlem, NY

 

Lectures

2015 The Eugene Howard Lecture Series-ANDRODGYNY: Blurring the Binary Aesthetic