selected plays

 
 

the tragic ecstasy of girlhood

Full length | 5W

A new poetic drama centered on the lives of five teenage girls who live in a group home. After the sudden death of a housemate, the girls try to combat their grief and their guilt. An urgent play about girlhood that demands our attention be on the youth of America who are left to raise themselves in the shadow of the system.

 
 

West Coast PREMIERE | DecembeR 2018*

Workshop PREMIERE | Boston Playwrights' Theatre | Boston | OCTober 2018

Runner-Up | Womenworks | Tulsa University | 2018

 
 
 

nomad americana

Full Length | 2M, 3W

For years the Echo family has been avoiding painful memories by traveling America in an old RV selling soap. When they stop in a small Texas town believed to harness great magic, Bridgette strikes up a romance with a young dreamer who causes her to question her responsibilities to her family and to herself. A new coming of age tale about love, sacrifice, and letting go even when it hurts.

 
 

World Premiere Production Fresh Ink Theatre | Boston | Feb 2018

WORKSHOP PREMIERE | WATERTOWER THEATRE | OOTL Fringe Festival | DALLAS | 2015

Staged Reading | Nouveau 47 Theatre | Dallas | 2014

 
 
 

purity

Full length 3W, 2M

Jean needs money to go to college and in order to secure herself a first place win at the State Journalism competition, a.k.a. full ride to the university of her dreams, she joins her high school’s Early Morning Bible Study to investigate the group’s protest against the newly implemented safe sex education models.

 
 
 

the book of deb

Full length 3W, 2M

Deb’s just your normal, foul-mouthed, single mama from Texas and a modern day prophetess chosen by God to fix a nasty sink hole problem—oh and save all of humanity from the freaking apocalypse that’s nearin it’s ugly mug ‘round the corner.

Workshop Reading | Boston Playwrights’ Theatre | Spring 2018

 
 
 

with my eyes shut

One Act Play | 2W, 1M

In this neurodivergent love story, Naomi, a dance prodigy with an affinity for blue, feels in colors and refuses to wear a clown nose. Cole, a percussion virtuoso, can recite a complete history of the xylophone but won’t meet your eyes. Measured against scales of social competence, they'll push the boundaries of compliance to find connection in an isolating world and shatter the complacency of the disembodied voices running the show.

 
 

WEST COAST PREMIERE | HOLLYWOOD FRINGE FESTIVAL | LA | Summer 2018

NYC Staged Reading | Authentic Voices | 2017

WORLD PREMIEREGOAT SONG THEATRE COLLECTIVE | OOTL Fringe Festival | Dallas | 2016

Staged ReadingLast Frontier Theatre Conference | Alaska | 2016