Actor / Writer / Director
I’m an actor, writer, & director from the Hudson Valley.
I’m a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas who’s been working professionally in the film industry for the past fifteen years.
My work includes a wide range of media platforms including short films, documentaries, music videos, virtual reality, theatre, and feature-length films.
Currently, I’m working as a Senior Producer for the nation's largest publisher— Dotdash Meredith, finishing post-production on What Are We Doing Here (my next short film), teaching on-camera acting at Rutgers University, and living in Brooklyn with my partner Alex, all while I obsess over what my Letterboxd says about me as a person.
"Okay...but what do you really do?"
That's what everyone says to me. Or— “That’s not a brand,” “Jack of all trades,” “Pick a thing.” But here’s the truth: my art forms feed off each other.
As a director, I know how to relate and communicate with someone feeling the pressures of working in front of the camera.
As an actor, I understand the nuances of performance need for wide shots versus close-ups.
As a writer, I leave space for magic to unfold.
I light scenes as a cinematographer, edit to captivate audiences, and produce with respect for time and budget. I'm not trying to master every craft; I thrive on collaboration. I've honed what I need to enhance my core disciplines as an indie filmmaker.
Look— if I was out here trying to be a great ballerina/sous chef/archeologist, I'd understand the criticism.
(Although I'd still go for it cus that's a badass combo.)
At the end of the day, I'm a storyteller, offering every tool in my kit to connect with our audience.
And so far, I've been lucky enough to have some success in each...
As a director my clients have included Google, Reebok, Food & Wine, InStyle Magazine, The United Way, & Rutgers University, among others.
In 2016, I was selected for Studio4's Masterclass with James Franco, where I co-directed a feature-length horror film, Sleepaway Slasher (Available on Tubi.)
Most recently, my work as a producer and editor was nominated for a Webby Award in the Diversity & Inclusion category.
I wrote and directed my latest short film, What Are We Doing Here, which was selected for the New York No Limits Summit and released in January 2024.
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Sleepaway Slasher (Directing Excerpts)
Raising Our Multiracial Family - Transracial Adoption Story | Parenting Against All Odds | Parents
As an actor, I've performed on stage as well as in several award-winning short films.
In 2018, I graduated from the William Esper Studio Two Year Meisner Training Program.
I have vast experience in improvisational theater, training and performing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, The Magnet Theatre, and The Annoyance as well as in Las Vegas with Jest Serendipity, Las Vegas' Longest Running Improvised Comedy Show.
I continue to study On-Camera Technique with Bob Krakower & Eric Reis as I go out for auditions.
I'm also a professor at Rutgers University, teaching on-camera acting to theater students since 2023.