SELECTED – Produced Works – PLAYWRIGHT
The Lonely Plays, 2023 Orcas Center, Eastsound WA
Directed by Ellen Graham. Feb 16-19 and 23-24.
Commissioned Work Title TBD, 2023 All Aboard, Everett WA
Asked to write a new musical for special needs adults.
The Way Way Way Off Broadway Vaudevillian Talent Show, 2019 & 2021 All Aboard, Everett WA
Creator/Director of a talent show for special needs adults.
Tiny Tasty Tidbits, Cafe Nordo 14/48, Seattle WA
Invited playwright for dessert course in an evening of dinner theater.
Strong Lake, Minnesota, 2017 Medicine Ball – Playwrights vs. Poets Seattle, WA
O. O., February 2016 Medicine Ball – Valentine’s Edition Seattle WA
Invited playwright to write a short play based on a piece of art.
The Girls, 2016 Northwest School, Seattle WA
The Empress’s Daughter, 2015 Northwest School, Seattle WA
Commissioned to write plays for students at Northwest School.
Artifacts, 3231Creatives, Everett WA
Wrote and acted in collaborative performance that involved live jazz improv, slide projections of original sketches and writing inspired by the sketches.
Hello in There, Triple Door, Seattle WA – Late Night with Lily Verlaine
Play chosen to be included in an evening of burlesque.
Innocent, On the Boards, Seattle WA
12 Minutes Max, Bret Fetzer curator.
Circus People, Theatre Babylon, Seattle WA
Developed from a 10 minute play to a full-length play over a period of 3 years, using many of the same actors throughout the process.
Women Who War, Annex Theater, Seattle WA
Commissioned by Annex Theater to write and direct a drama examining the erection of a controversial statue at the Vietnam Veterans’ War Memorial for the women who served in Vietnam.
M.other I.n L.aw, Actor’s Theater of Louisville
Of over 2,000 submittals M.I.L. was named a finalist in this prestigious competition.
Mae West Fest, Founding Artistic Director, 1997 – 2013
Created an annual 4-day festival of plays written and directed by Seattle women.
3231 Creatives, Playwright in Residence, Everett WA, 2010 – 2013
Converted a warehouse space into a performance space, and produced new works.
Theatre Babylon, 7 years Co-Artistic Director, 2 years Managing Director
Theatre Babylon focused on producing new works by NW playwrights.
AWARDS / HONORS
Mazen Award for innovation in playwriting, 14/48 Theatre Festival, Seattle WA
Jane Chambers Int’l Women’s Playwriting Competition Honorable Mention
Actors Theater of Louisville Heidemann Finalist, “M.other I.n L.aw”
Best Play & Best Actress (to lead), The Stranger, “Women Who War”
Friskiest Fringe, Seattle Times, “Women Who War”
Vermont Studio Center Writing Residency
“Hill Poems”, Jacob Brooke Press, 2010
“Why I Left Equity” Platform Magazine, Seattle Vol 4, May, 1998. Ed by Bret Fetzer & Morgain Cole
“Fringe Theatre: A Dialogue with Heidi Heimarck & Mark Lutwak” Platform Magazine, Seattle Vol 1, 1. Ed by Bret Fetzer
“Women Who War”, Rain City Projects
EDUCATION / TRAINING
B.F.A.; Theater Arts, North Dakota State University
Advanced Acting; Kurt Schweigert, Guthrie Theater, Mpls
Improvisation As A Tool; Rebecca Rice, AFOM
Playwriting; Gram Slaton, Playwrights’ Center, Mpls
Finding the Inner Voice; Martha Boesing, AFOM
Solo Performance, Susie Schneider, Freehold, Seattle
Directing, producing, acting experience available on a different resume.