Ava has an unexplained illness arrive overnight that leaves her disabled, leaving her to navigate a series of frustrating and quirky characters comprising her surprisingly ableist community, including a callous doctor, inquisitive Uber drivers, and an anthropomorphic spoon. You’re NOT Sick new dark comedy about living with disability in Hawai’i in 2023.
We are partnering with Aloha Independent Living Hawaii, a fantastic nonprofit organization who provides independent living programs and services for persons with disabilities in all over Hawai’i. Every performance will have representatives available with more information.
My seven-minute play “What’s Left Behind,” a play about climate change, the end of the human race, and real estate savvy cockroaches, won the National Playwright Program’s Region VIII Planet Earth Award at this year’s KCACTF. Click to watch the staged reading (featuring a rare acting performance from yours truly!).
My dissertation “Metanoia And Our Legacy: The Fostering Of Student Agency Through Devised Theatre Education” is now available from ProQuest. Based on quantitative and qualitative analyses from two case studies, I argue that a devised theatre educational methodology aimed at allowing students as much agency as possible can be a formidable learning methodology in an increasingly shifting and unpredictable world.
It was amazing and humbling to be invited back to facilitate/direct/dramaturg Waipahu High School’s new original devised piece, Our Legacy, created and filmed during Oʻahu’s masking and social distancing restrictions of in-person learning in autumn 2021.
I was humbled to work with such a talented group of artists to create this devised piece of digital theatre around the idea of we, as a society, emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Thank you to everyone who viewed!
I had a short story published in Art in the Time of COVID-19, a pretty amazing anthology of new writing and art created over the last few months. A Subpar Linen is all about finding love with the person you are stuck with all day long. The EBook is $5 on Amazon, and proceeds go to Doctors Without Borders!