C.V.

Education

SMFA @ Tufts University - Boston, MA

SMFA Graduate Student President, Masters of Fine Arts Class of 2018

Second City Conservatory Program - Spoiled Seed - June 2013 - May 2014

iO Training Center  - March 2013 - June 2014

Second City Training Center | Level A-E - May 2012-February 2013

Purdue University - West Lafayette IN - May 2009

Major: Film and Video Studies Minor: English


Professional Experience

Back Bay Staffing Group - Recruiter Assistant and Office Manager - Boston, MA • Aug 2017 - Current

T.A. For Kurt Ralske - SMFA - Boston, MA • January 2018 - May 2018

T.A. For Maya Erdyli - SMFA - Boston, MA • Aug 2017 - December 2017

Program Hawker - Boston Baseball Magazine - Fenway Park • March 2017 - September 2017

T.A. For Danielle Abrams - SMFA - Boston, MA • Jan 2017 - May 2017

T.A. For Chantal Zakari  - SMFA - Boston, MA • Jan 2017 - May 2017

Gallery Guide - SMFA - February 2017 - May 2017

Community Tax Relief - I.T. and Marketing Manager - Chicago, IL • Nov 2011 - Sept 2016
Buck Boys Productions – Vault Manager and Asst. Production Coordinator - Los Angeles, CA • Jul. 2009 - Jul 2010
Freelance Production Assistant - Los Angeles, CA • Jan 2010-October 2010


Awards/Grants

2017 Winner of Montague Travel Grant - SMFA @ Tufts University - Performance and research project in London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, Berlin, Warsaw, Vienna and Venice. Traveled to eight countries in 11 days. 

2017 - Artist Book “Not My President” Received  Honorable Mention in Typography - Graphic Arts Annual - SMFA @ Tufts University


Exhibitions

2018 - “Bits of Performance” - Creative Tech Week NY

2018 - (T)Here - Thesis Exhibition, SMFA @ Tufts University

2018 - 2018 SMFA Media Arts Annual, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

2018 - SMFA Thesis Screening, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

2018 - Temporal and Corporeal: A Broad Scope of Performance Art at Ohio University

2018 - Valid - Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA

2017 - SMFA Art Sale

2017 - Truth - Post Truth - Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA

2017 - Graphic Arts Annual - Tisch Library, Tufts University

2017 - Graphic Arts Annual, MFA William Morris Hunt Memorial Library June 1- Aug 30

2017 - Defund This Show - Group Show - Mission Hill Gallery, SMFA

2017 - In Response - Group Show, Godine Family Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design


Directing/Producing

Bernie Sanders and The No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Election - Second City Training Center, July 2016

Bernie Sanders and The No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Election - Writer and Producer - Premiere Premieres Festival - MCL Chicago Theater, June 2016

Buzzed Broadway  - Co-Director, Long Form Musical Improv 2014-2015

The Socialite Society - Two Act Improv-to-Sketch Revue, December 6th, 2014

Scriptless Films - Six Long-Form Improvised Films, shot and screened in six weeks. Donny’s Skybox, May 24th - June 28th, 2014


Acting 

Sidepiece - “A New Two-Person Sketch Show Each Week”

Produced and Acted in each week. Donny’s Skybox, January 10th - February 14th, 2015 - 

Fraggle - Monoscene Improv Team

Scriptless Films - Host - Donny’s Skybox, May - June 2014

iO 5Bs - iO Theater, May - June 2014

Spoiled Seed - SCTC Conservatory Show May 2014

Googly Eyes - Long Form Improv Duo, Chicago Improv Festival, April 3rd, 2014

Googly Eyes - A two night engagement, Stage 773 - 2013


Written Works

Not My President - artist book - published June 2017

Bernie Sanders and The No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Election - musical -  July 2016

Lost in the Flood - novel - published January 2016


Music Directing

Bernie Sanders and The No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Election - Second City Training Center, July 2016

Bernie Sanders and The No Good, Very Bad, Terrible Election - Premiere Premieres Festival - MCL Chicago Theater, June 2016

Here - Second City Training Center - August 2016

Buzzed Broadway - iO Theater - April 2015

Buzzed Broadway - MCL Theater - November 13th, 2014 - February 2015

“Abby Vatterott” - Sketchfest - Jan 16th, 2015

Secrets and Pies - Sketchfest - January 11th, 2015

Scriptless Films - Improvised film scores - June 2014

Book of Genesis - sketch show - Apollo Theater - May 19th - 27th, 2014

The Andes - Women’s Funny Fest - June 5th, 2014

The Spotty Truth - The Den - March 22nd, April 5th