Theatre (Broadway, Off-Broadway & Regional)

Chidlren of a Lesser God

Fill Our Mouths                                                           

I Dreamed I Saw Joe Hill's Lover                

Handspeak                                            

Nobody's Perfect - National Tour                 

Children of a Lesser God                          

Sign-Arella                                            

Extraordinary - Concert Benefit                  

Love Person                                            

Nobody's Perfect                                    

Sign Me Alice                                        

Children of a Lesser God                         

Mistakes, Inc.                                       

Evita                                                    

Much Ado About Nothing                       

Children of a Lesser God                        

Zoot Suit   

 

Film/Commerical 

Hear and Now

Lexus (Commercial)

Meat

Safe in the City

The Gift*

My Story

Spoon River Anthology

Freedom is Not Free

 

Television

Celebrity Ghost Stories

The Ghost Whisperer

Law & Order: Criminal Intent

I Killed My BFF 

 

Dance Theatre

Kennedy Arts Gala

Road Signs

Road Signs in India

 

Industrial

Nobody's Perfect (Music CD)

Career Choices

 

Directing                        

Wizard of Oz

Alice in Wonderland

Peter Pan and Wendy

Grease (Assisted)

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Bye Bye Birdie

          

Skills

Speaks English and Uses American Sign Language; translates text into American Sign Language;

Dance: Ballet, Tap, Modern, Jazz; Marketing: recruits students to Gallaudet University

 

Education

BA in English, California State University, Northridge; MA in Linguistics, Gallaudet University; currently working on PhD in Educational Leadership and Management, Drexel University

 

Training

Synetic Theatre: Paata Tsikurishvili, Irina Tsikurishvili; Deaf West’s Summer School for Acting: Gary Austen, Suanne Spoke, Bernard Bragg, Linda Bove; Quest for Arts: Susanne Trainor, Rebecca Stenn, Astad Deboo

 

Memberships

AEA; SAG-Eligible

 

Awards

iParenting's Best Children's Audio of 2009

Parents' Choice Award for Nobody’s Perfect Nominated for Best Ensemble in Children of a Lesser God – LA Weekly

Best Actress for role of Alice Bloomsfield in Zoot Suit – Gallaudet University

*The Gift was an official selection at the 2011 Toronto International Deaf Arts & Film Festival, AbilityFest 2011 in India, Amsterdam Film Festival 2011, and Hong Kong Film Festival 2012

 

u/s Sarah (Lead) Lydia

Chap

Helen Keller

Alice (Lead)

Megan (Lead)

Lydia

Arella (Lead)

Hope

Free

Megan (Lead)

Alice (Lead)

Sarah (Lead)

Supporting

Supporting

Hero, Messenger

Lydia

Alice Bloomsfield (Lead)

 

 

Supporting

Supporting

Girlfriend

Teresa

Tara (Lead)

Elizabeth (Lead)

Emily Sparks

Supporting

 

 

Marlee Matlin

Supporting

Supporting

Supporting 

 

 

Ensemble Dancer‚Äč

Ensemble Dancer

Ensemble Dancer

 

 

Voice of Megan

Host 

 

Kenny Leon/Broadway/Studio 54 Theatre/NYC

Lauren Keating/Women's Project/NYC

Adam Klasfeld/LaGuardia College/NYC

Paul-Douglass Michnewicz/Kennedy Center/DC

Coy Middlebrook & Doug Cooney/Kennedy Center

Jonathan Lee/Deaf West Theatre/Los Angeles

Paul Urcioli/Interborough Repertory/NYC

Nell Ballahan/Joe's Pub/NYC

Bryan Fonseca/Phoenix Theatre/Indianapolis

Coy Middlebrook & Doug Cooney/Kennedy Center/DC

AV Farrand/Gallaudet University/DC

James Manning/Western Carolina University/NC

Paul-Douglass Michnewicz/Kennedy Center/DC

Joseph Banno/Round House Theatre/MD

Mimi Smith/Amaryllis Theatre/Philadelphia

Blake Lawrence/Keen Theatre/NYC

AV Farrand/Gallaudet University/DC

 

 

Brandon Kelley/Kelley Entertainment/NY

Desmond Arsi/Mindset Entertainment/NY

Frank Tybush/Tonal Visions/Baltimore

Jeffrey Kramer/Kramer Communications/DC

Alex Genievsky/Tonal Visions/Baltimore

Jonathan Lewis/Dickie Productions/DC

Ethan Sinnott/Gallaudet University/DC

Matthew Kohn/NYC

 

 

A&E Bio/NYC

Molly Rodriguez/Universal Studios/Los Angeles

Renee Godbout/Chelsea Stuios/NYC

A&E Bio/NYC

 

 

Baayork Lee/Kennedy Center/DC

Astad Deboo & Tim McCarty/Quest for Arts/Hong Kong

Mike Lamitola, Astad Deboo & Tim McCarty/Quest for Arts

 

 

Deborah Wicks La Puma/Bias Studios/Los Angeles

Terri Goldstein/CSUN/Los Angeles

 

 

MSSD, DC

MSSD, DC

MSSD, DC

MSSD, DC

MSSD, DC

MSSD, DC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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