* indicates a world premiere

+ indicates upcoming production

Professional Production Dramaturgy

The Thanksgiving Play 4th Wall Theatre Co. Dir. Philip Lehl

one in two Out Front Theatre Co. Dir. J.L. Reed

La Cage aux Folles The Studio Theatre Dir. Nathaniel Niemi

Romeo and Juliet The Acting Company Dir. Leah C. Gardiner

King Lear Houston Shakespeare Festival  Dir. Stephanie Shine

No. 6 The Studio Theatre Dir. Toma Langston

You’re Cordially Invited to Sit-in* Stages Theatre Dir. Aaron Brown

Sweat Alley Theatre Dir. Rob Melrose, A.D Eileen Morris

Broadbend, Arkansas The Studio Theatre Dir. Toma Langston

University Dramaturgy

The Amish Project UH Downtown Dir. Tim Klein

Silence University of Houston Dir. Josh Morrison

How I Learned to Play Tennis* University of Houston Dir. Phillip B. Kershaw

The Oresteia University of Houston Dir. Lily Wolff

In the Blood University of Houston Dir. Leah C. Gardiner

What We’re Up Against University of Houston Dir. Mekeva McNeil

Sense and Sensibility William and Mary Dir. Christopher Owens

Film Dramaturgy

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Houston Shakespeare Festival Dir. Max Reinhardt (1935)

Henry V Houston Shakespeare Festival Dir. Kenneth Branagh (1989)

New Play Development

[In-] The Attic Studio One Night Only Festival Dir. Ethan Joshua Persyko

Arnett Cobb Project Alley Theatre Written by Shawn Hamilton


M.A. Theatre Studies, University of Houston (2022)

Thesis: Down For My [Queer] Niggaz: Claiming Black Queer Theatrical Culture

Committee: Dr. Alison Christy (chair), Dr. Robert Shimko, Dr. Sharbreon Plummer

B.A. Anthropology and a minor in Theatre, The College of William and Mary (2020)

Cum laude

Academic Appointments

Teaching Assistant, School of Theatre & Dance (2020-2022)

University of Houston Kathrine G. McGovern School of the Arts

As Teaching Assistant: Introduction to Theatre, American Drama, Dramatic Structures and Genres, Theatre History II


Upcoming Presentation: "Communal Care on Theatrical Stages (and the Black Women & Femmes Who Nurture Us)," The 14th Annual Lemon Project Spring Symposium: Taking Our Time: Healing Through Black History, Family, and Communities 

Panel Discussion: "Careers in the Arts," Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce and Young Women's College Preparatory Academy (15 May 2023)

Guest Lecture: "Global Insurgency in Manjula Padmanabhan's Harvest," University of Houston (24 Mar. 2022)

Guest Lecture: “Plot Progression and Structure in Lynn Nottage’s Sweat,” University of Houston (30 Sep. 2021)

Co-host: “Black Theatre Caucus Presents: By Us, With Us, For Us Event,” Black Theatre Caucus (15 Oct. 2020)

Guest Lecture: “August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone,” University of Houston (27 Oct. 2020)

Committees & Professional Development

Executive Committee - Vice President of Institutions, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (2024)

Artist Inc. Houston 2023 Cohort, Fresh Arts & Mid-America Arts Alliance (2023)

Membership Subcommittee, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (2023)

2023 Festival Grant Panel, Houston Arts Alliance (2022)

Season Selection Committee, University of Houston (2021-2022)

Write it Out! Reading Committee, National Queer Theatre (2020)

Script Reading

Bay Area Playwrights Festival (2022)

Alley Theatre (Since 2021)

National Queer Theater Write it Out! Reading Committee (2020)

Honors and Awards

Alyssa R. Parks LGBTQ+ Academic Excellence Scholarship, University of Houston (2021-2022)

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Scholarship, University of Houston (2020-2021)

William and Mary Theatre Scholarship, The College of William and Mary (2018-2019)

Professional Affiliations

Founding Member, The Montrose Center Rising Leaders (2022-2023)

Black Theatre Network (since 2021)

Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (since 2020)

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (since 2017)

Program Consultation experience available upon request.