Directing/Teaching Experience

Taught for 10 years including on camera acting, audition technique, and stage performance in private and classroom. Taught classes and workshops at professional acting schools and studios including: The American Conservatory Theatre, The Actor’s Connection, Harlem School of the Arts and currently with The Margie Haber Studio in Los Angeles. Directed numerous film and theatre projects for the past five years and acted in film and TV Shows and on Broadway since 1990.

Professional Unions and Associations The Actor’s Studio Lifetime Member, New York Women in Film Member, AEA, SAG, AFTRA, East Coast Writers Collective, DIVA Inc., 90 Scenes Writing Group

Awards and Honors Received **Best Director Motor City International Film Festival, **Best short film DC. Shorts, **Finalist Hollywood Black Film Festival, Fox Fellow 2003 , *Outer Circle Critics Award, *Drama Logue Award, Named Young Gifted & Black by the Daily News 2003, Audelco Nomination1999, Owen Dodson Award 1987

Published Writings, New York, NY- 1999-Present Black Masks Magazine(Tribute to August Wilson), Method Madness Magazine , Allure Magazine, Pagentry Magazine , Thank Yo’ Mama (prose and poetry collection) Vacation (prose and poetry collection),

Special Skills: Filmmaking, Story Development, Script Analysis, Final Cut Pro Editing, DVD Studio Pro


HURTS LIKE LOVE  Short Film, 2010 


COOL KIDZ Short Film, in post production 2010 

MOTH TO A FLAME Short Film 2009

BFF Short Film 2009

WHAT WE BECAME Second Unit Director 2009

DRAWING ANGEL Short Film 2007

BLACK SORORITY PROJECT Documentary (re-enactment) 2006

SHANEEQUA CHRONICLES Electronic Press Kit 2006

IT ISN’T THE MOON World Premiere Play 2006


ALLERGIC TO NUTS** Short Film 2003

VANESSA WILLIAMS Electronic Press Kit 2003

JEREMY EXPLODES Educational Film 2003

DRIVING FISH Short Film 2002



Suny Purchase Acting Program Film Acting, Fall Semester 2011, 2012

On Set Acting Coach, It's Kinda A Funny Story, 2010

Actor's Center On Camera Practice  Company Member Class, 2010, 2011

On Set Acting Coach, HBO's IN TREATMENT, 2nd Season (worked with minor)

In Treatment: On Camera Acting Technique: Actor's Connection 2009-Present

Ongoing Cold Reading Technique Margie Haber Studio, NY 1999-Present

New York Film Academy Summer Intensive, 2007

Intermediate Cold Reading Workshop Margie Haber Studio , NY 2002-Present

Cold Reading Seminar Your Act Studios - Atlanta 2005

Intermediate Cold Reading Workshop Your Act Studios - Atlanta 2005

On Camera Acting Workshop Sol Film Festival - Norfolk 2005

Audition Technique American Conservatory Theatre 2003

On Camera Acting Ripley Greer Studios 2005-2006

Film Acting Harlem School of the Arts 2004

Filmmaking Workshop Apple Store Soho 2004

On Camera Acting Class Ariane Brandt Acting Studio 2003

Bam You Got The Job Actor’s Connection 2003

Building A Character Duke Ellington School of the Arts 2002

Building A Character Howard University 2002

Playwriting/Acting Manhattan Theatre Club 1999-2002

Playwriting/Acting 52nd street Project 1999-2003

Private Acting Coaching New York, New York 1999-Present

Education: Yale School of Drama, MFA Acting 1990

Howard University, BFA Cum Laude, Drama 1987

Continued Professional Development Actor's Center Teacher Development Workshop, Sam Chistensen Intensive Workshop, Writing Workshop, Ela Their, Advanced Cold Reading Master Class, Margie Haber, Teaching Apprentice
Master Acting Class, The Actors Center, Lloyd Richards
Master Playwriting Workshop, The Public Theater, George C. Wolfe
Fiction Memoir Writing Workshop, Greg Lichtenberg
Method Writing, Kathrin Seitz
Transformational Acting, Sande Shurin