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"Its the third law of NDN physics - cool apartment in expensive city equals NDNZ on my sofa." - Brewster White, SMOKE

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YUCHEWAHK´ENH (BITTER)

  • Commission for NNPN Smith Prize Political Theater – 2020

  • Reading – New Dramatists – 2020

  • Reading – Native Voices at the Autry 2021

 

PURE NATIVE (AKA CORNSOUP) (2F 3M)

  • World Premiere: Native Voices at the Autry 2019

  • Workshop: Oregon Shakespeare Festival – Black Swan

  • Workshop: Native Voices at the Autry – Festival of New Plays 2017 – Dir by Randy Reinholz

  • Reading – The Eagle Project (Dir. Ryan Victor Pierce)

 

STANDOFF AT HWY#37 (3F 3M)

  • Workshop: Up Next Series Labyrinth Theater Company (Dir. May Adrales)

  • Production: University of South Dakota 2015 (Dir. Jon Lawrence Rivera)

  • World Premiere:  Native Voices at the Autry 2014 (Dir. Jon Lawrence Rivera)

  • Workshop:  Native Voices at the Autry 2013 (Dir. Randy Reinholz)

  • Workshop:  Missoula Writer’s Colony 2013 (Dir. Randy Reinholz)

 

SMOKE (3F 5M)

  • World Premiere: Mixed Phoenix Theatre Group at Pershing Square Signature Center 2013 (Dir. By Richard Aven)

  • Workshop: Different Voices: Roundabout Theatre Company 2010 (Dir. Colman Domingo)

  • Reading: Amerinda at The Public Theater 2009 (Dir. Steve Elm)

  • Reading: Chukalokoli and Native Voices 1996 (Dir. Betsy Theobald)

 

ASHES (2F 5M)

  • Reading: Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater SPOTLIGHT SERIES 2009 (Dir. Betsey Theobald)

  • Reading:  Amerinda at The Public Theater 2009 (Dir. Steve Elm)

 

ONE-ACT/TEN MINUTE PLAYS

  • FEAST(3-F, 1-N, 2-M)  – Reading - AICH  Youth Theater Project

  • SNOOKY IS A TERRORIST (2F 1M) Reading – Native Voices at the Autry - Annual Short Play Festival, 2016 (Dir. Jean Bruce Scott)

  • LIMIKIN (SHAPESHIFTER) (1F 1M) World Premiere – New Native Theatre’s – National Ten-Minute Play Festival 2016 (Dir. Richard Hitchler)

  • GLENBURN 12 W.P. (1F 1M) World Premiere – Summer Shorts at 59E59 Theater 2015 (Dir. Kel Haney)

  • THE VARLETTES VS. THE SPACE ROCK (3M) World Premiere – Serials@The Flea – Series #38 - 2011

  • LEONA BY THE BAYOU (2F) World Premiere – The 52nd Street Project, One on Ones 2010

  • STANDOFF AT HWY#37 (ONE-ACT 3F 3M) Commission – Ohio Northern University for the 9th Annual Theatre Festival (Dir. Steve Elm)

  • CASE 24: ROSWELL N.M. (2F) World Premiere – The 52nd Street Project One on Ones 2009

OTHER

  • Cultural Consultant – Outer Range – Plan B Productions/Amazon Studios – (release 2021)

  • Writer/Producer – Not Invisible Podcast - RedhouseSeries Productions – (Pre-production)

  • Writer – Redhouse – RedhouseSeries Productions (Pre-production)

  • Teaching – Playwriting 101 – The Empathy Reflex – Unsity of Rochester

  • Teaching – Playwriting – Alter Theater’s Arts Learning Project

  • Directing – Husk by Montana Adams – AICH Voices of Hope Festival – Carnegie Hall

  • Directing – Mushole by Dawn Jamieson – Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program

EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Master Classes: Oskar Eustis, Craig Lucas, David Henry Hwang, Lisa Kron, Richard Nelson, Robert O’Hara,

 

AWARDS/COMMISSIONS/NOMINATIONS/PUBLICATIONS

   * 2022 - Elizabeth George Commission - Seattle Rep

   *  2020 - Smith Prize Political Theater - Yuchewahkenh

  • 2019 – Honorable Mention – The Kilroys – Pure Native

  • 2019 – Semi-Finalist, Bay Area Playwright’s Festival – Pure Native (as Corn Soup)

  • 2019 – Adjudicated Kennedy Center, American College Theater Festival

  • 2018 – Residency, New Dramatists – Class of 2027

  • 2017 - Published in Plays by Women of Color, Routledge, ed. Roberta Uno

  • 2016 – Published in Monologues for Actors of Color: Female 2016, Routledge, ed. Roberta Uno

  • 2016 – Published in Monologues for Actors of Color: Male 2016, Routledge, ed. Roberta Uno

  • 2010 - NYSCA Individual Artist Award.

  • Member of the New York Public Theater’s 2009 Emerging Writers Group

  • 2016 – Honorable Mention – Kilroys List – Standoff at Hwy#37

  • 2009/2010 - NYC Urban Artists Fellowship

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