One of my old acting teachers used to give me this advice:
"If you want to be famous, do movies.
If you want to be rich, do T.V.
If you want to be good? Do theatre."
Since the 4th grade, live performance has continued to been the most formative and nourishing art form in my life. After developing somewhat of an obsession with acting, improvising, and movement, I decided to study it professionally. I'm a proud graduate of Seattle University with a Bachelors of the Arts in Theatre and Departmental Honors. 14 years in the making, here are some of the things that get me out of bed in the morning.
Dan Butler's "The Only Thing Worse You Could Have Told Me" ran for just one weekend at Seattle University's Lee Center For The Arts as a featured performances in the class of 2019's Honors Showcase.
Featured Event by Gay City, Seattle's LGBTQIA+ Health Center:
Listed as a "Recommended Event" by Seattle's Newspaper, The Stranger:
Recommended "Free Local Event" by Seattle tourism organization, Do206:
Danielle Mohlman's new play, "Rushing" was be presented as a staged reading at the end of August at 12th Avenue Arts. I'm honored to have been a part of the creative artistic team that got to first bring this piece to life on stage. Excitingly, this presentation was done alongside not only one, but two of the students with whom I graduated in 2019. Adrian Padilla and Ivan Guillermo.
Click this link to find out more about Danielle Mohlman this amazing new piece.
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Playlist Seattle introduces Rocktober to the city's theatre scene this fall at Copious. Jumping into the long-standing Seattle tradition of booking the best of shows during the single rocking-est month of the year, Playlist presents 4 nights of original plays and performance pieces inspired by a quartet of exciting local bands. As always with a Playlist show, each night will include a special acoustic set by one of the 4 highlighted musical artists: The Broadcast, Revenna Woods, Asterhouse, and Duke Evers.
Cabaret is a 1966 musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff, based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera, which was adapted from the short novel Goodbye to Berlin (1939) by Christopher Isherwood. Set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, it focuses on the nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, and revolves around American writer Cliff Bradshaw and his relationship with English cabaret performer Sally Bowles played by Broadway Veteran Tanesha Ross. This show was presented at 12th Avenue Arts in November of 2019!
Last Days of The Tzars is the latest project from Witness. Set within the historic Stimson-Green Mansion in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood, audiences were invited to step into the Tsar’s palace and witness the beautiful and terrible glory of Imperial Russia circa 1917. Surrounded by figures such as Tsar Nicholas, Princess Anastasia, and Grigori Rasputin, audience members were free to follow whichever characters they pleased throughout the evening, heeding their impulses and plunging into a dark and alluring world on the cusp of unprecedented change. This show ran from February 25th-March 15, 2020.