My dissertation “Metanoia And Our Legacy: The Fostering Of Student Agency Through Devised Theatre Education” will soon be 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.
My chapter on playwriting exercises aimed at worldbuilding through devised and improv exercises in Routledge’s Embodied Playwriting is coming out soon, stay tuned for more details!
My theatre work with the students at Waipahu High School was recently featured in an article emphasizing the successes and challenges of COVID-era teaching in Hawaii. Click here to read the article
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 was thrilled to facilitate/direct/dramaturg Waipahu High School’s original devised piece Metanoia, created and filmed entirely over Google Meet!
I’m so thrilled Eastbound Theatre chose my play THREE HOUR DIFFERENCE for their socially distant East/West Playfest in Milford, CT!
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!
PHYSICAL THERAPY is now in print!
With a cast entirely of female, trans, genderfluid and nonbinary performers, CORPUS INTERRUPTUS is a devised play about gender and identity in 2019, exploring questions like, “Who are we?” “Do you belong if you don’t look like your family?” “How are systems of power imprinted on bodies?” and, “Will we ever feel safe?” Coming to The University of Hawaii in April!