Playwriting

Playwriting is what gets me up in the morning. Please contact me if you are interested in reading scripts or for more information.

 

Help (working title)

A young social worker who just wants to help, and the devil in the details.

Begun in a playwriting workshop with Judith Thompson in 2015, and developed into a successfully defended thesis play with Thompson as Advisor in June 2017 for the University of Guelph MFA Creative Writing.

Work-in-progress.

 

Victoria 7 (working title)

Virtual reality, Silicon Valley, female tech entrepreneurs, and explorers in a new world.

Developed over the course of a 5-month mentorship with director Chris Abraham.

Subject of successful SSHRC grant during MFA Creative Writing work at the University of Guelph.

Work-in-progress.

 

A Little Fire 

A famous child prodigy who paints direct messages from God suddenly stops having visions at age 16, and lands in jail.

Produced in January 2016 by Abalone Productions & Theatre of the Beat for curated TACTICS Ottawa season, Arts Court Theatre, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

Mall Ratting: an Ottawa (de)tours podplay

Podplay taking participants on a secret tour of the psychology of the Rideau Shopping Centre.

Commissioned by Ottawa (de)tours, June 2015.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mabel’s Last Performance 

A feisty ex-actor with early-onset Alzheimer’s plans her nursing home escape.

First produced by Abalone Productions for the Ottawa Fringe Festival 2012, receiving a Prix Rideau Award nomination for Outstanding Female Performance.

Remounted for the Atlantic Fringe Festival 2014, winning the award for Best Female Performance.

Presented by Memorial University of Newfoundland Grenfell Campus in January 2015, in partnership between the Theatre and Nursing Departments.

 

Grain of Salt

Grain of Salt is a reverently irreverent, high-energy piece of verbatim theatre exploring the struggling Christian culture and the human need for spiritual connection.

First produced by 9th Hour Theatre Company, January-February 2014.

Remixed and remounted by Abalone Productions, Ottawa Fringe Festival 2014.

 

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