I've been writing incessantly as long as I've been able: poetry, songs, and stories by age 6, a complete novel (and many, many uncompleted) as a preteen, seriously writing music at 14. In college I briefly studied composition, and have continued to write stories and music that serve as platforms for my voice as a singer and actor.
In addition to my first film project, Mythos, I have written other screenplays and short stories, and I never stop writing music.
FOR THE SCREEN
Chelsea and Charlie
black comedy feature
Chelsea's a high school junior who's always lived in her older sister's shadow. Now that Charlie's gone, Chelsea feels more lost than ever.
Then Charlie reappears. The problem is, only Chelsea can see her.
30 minutes, ten episodes
The anti-"Girls." Five diverse 20- and 30-somethings navigate relationships old and new, approaching mid-life crises, and the travails of being variously-employed creatives in NYC.
Forced to move in with her estranged parents after a breakup, a 35-year-old artist struggles to reconcile her lifelong dreams with her frustrating reality, while finding tentative new beginnings with a hometown guy.
Faced with an impossible choice, a resourceful nurse goes on the run in the American midwest, leaving her husband and young child at home. A female-fronted desert road trip movie, this script riffs on womanhood, parenthood, and the future of the human race.
seven short episodes
An aimless musician dealing with a decline in success wanders a new city, searching for inspiration. A melancholy mood piece.
FOR THE STAGE
Comings & Goings
song cycle; 2 M, 2 W, 1 open gender
Five singer-instrumentalists (piano, viola, cello, guitar, drums) perform songs about togetherness and isolation, resilience and reconciliation, individuality and identity. Chamber folk-pop.
full-length one-act play; 7 people
A hundred years from now, Earth's depleted population and resources have deeply impacted humanity and pushed us further into the solar system. En route to a Martian base to rotate personnel, a small crew unpacks their grief.
i don't want it to snow.
full-length one-act play; 6 W, 1 M
In the near future, a married mother finds herself pregnant unexpectedly, while a collective of female doctors spars via technology with a malefic government agenda. A sci-fi play about nature vs. technology, parenthood and partnership, and the nuance of choice.
full-length one-act play; 5 W, 2 M, 1 W or NB
A group of 30-something friends meet for a night out. Wounds old and new color the evening as they navigate adulthood, change, mental health, and grief.
Genesis (currently writing)
two-act musical; 13 voices and chamber ensemble
Witches, princes, and fallen stars. A Renaissance-folk-prog-rock choral musical that also shows off every individual voice in the cast.