about

(I’m the one on the right.)

Greetings! I write  for stage, screen, & TV.  

Welcome to my world! 

C.V. / BIO / PHOTOS / FULL PRESS KIT

 

* 4-time Daytime Emmy winner, Outstanding Writing in a Children’s Series for Sesame Street (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017); also nominated for Outstanding Writing in Animation for The Fairly OddParents (2009)

* Writer for (among other shows): Sesame Street, Doc McStuffins, My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, The Fairly OddParents,  Bubble Guppies, Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man, Marvel’s Avengers Assemble, and Transformers: RescueBots

* I taught a TV Animation Writing Masterclass at NYU’s Tisch Dept. of Dramatic Writing, fall 2018. I’ve been a Thesis Professor in the Visual Narrative MFA Program at the School of Visual Arts, NYC (2014 – 2018… / Co-teacher with Jonathon Rosen);

I run classes and workshops on writing & creativity, and offer 1-on-1 coaching, support and script consultations. Please email me for info.

* My plays have been performed in NYC and across the U.S.  I was named one of “50 Playwrights to Watch” in The Dramatist magazine, July ’07

* Fellowships: Nickelodeon Writing Fellowship; Dramatists Guild Fellowship

* Two-time recipient of the “Best Full-Length Play in the Northeast” award from the Kennedy Center/American College Theater Festival; three-time winner of Hunter College’s Irv Zarkower Award for Promising Plays

* BA from Boston College; MFA in Dramatic Writing from the Tisch School of the Arts, NYU.

* Founding member of the theater company En Avant Playwrights…

* …and its puppet-and-object-theater offshoot, Cardium Mechanicum (www.cardium.org).  Learn more about the puppetry part of my life on my PUPPET PAGE.

* Proud member of New Circle Theatre Company as of Fall, 2018

* Proud member of the Dramatists Guild, the WGA, WGC (Canada) & the Animation Guild

* Represented by Karen Kirkland of Culture Creative Entertainment (Agent) and Julie Kane-Ritsch of the Gotham Group (Manager)

Please feel free to peruse some of my writing via the WRITING page. And thank you for stopping by!!!

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