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I'm a former professional actor who is now a playwright and poet.
Thanks for your interest in my work.
Summer 2021: check out https://flintmuralplays.org/the-questions/
Flint Repertory Theatre commissioned me to create a micro-audio play, THE QUESTIONS, for the Flint Mural Project. My play will be available on the Flint Rep site (FlintRep.org) at the specific page listed above June 5-August 31. Be sure to listen to other plays in this exciting project at flintmuralplays.org. Also available on PixelStix mobile app.
THE QUESTIONS, is (roughly) five-minutes and is timely, positive, and, I hope, inspiring.
A live performance in front of the MLK mural on Flint's North Side will take place on June 19, 2021 at noon.
Flint Repertory Theatre, or The Rep, as it is known, encompasses Flint Youth Theatre, which I was part of as performer ( Ten O'Clock Players, which traveled to Flint Community Schools doing shows for students) and employee. I'm thrilled to come full circle back to the organization that started me on a lifelong engagement with the arts.
May 2021: IDA UP FRONT, a tribute to Ida B. Wells-Barnett, with my lyrics and music by celebrated composer Laura Kaminsky, was included in the New York Festival of Song's virtual concert Define: Woman. (Concert was available through May 31 on the NYFOS.org site in the [email protected] section of the site.)
October 2020: JUST ABOUT LOVE, my adaptation of Shakespeare's All's Well That Ends Well set in Mississippi during Freedom Summer in 1964, had a concert reading on Zoom (pandemic mode!) on Wednesday, October 7 at 7pm thanks to the Harlem Shakespeare Festival.
July 2020: My play LOVE-ADJACENT (or BALCONY PLAYS) was one of six plays selected through an open and blind submission process to be read in the 10th Annual Red Bull Theater Short New Plays Festival, performed on Zoom in 2020. The festival featured ten-minute, classically-inspired works.