Selected projects since 2000

Educational Nonprofit Management

Long Island Scholars: Design and direct program and operations of newly founded 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting college and career readiness, access, and success for motivated, under-resourced public school students.

Nonprofit Governance and Communications

Yale.NYC: Co-direct internal and external communications for NYC metro-area alumni association serving 17,000 members, including blog, video promotions, Facebook, Instagram.

Workshops for Writing Teachers

Participatory workshops in performance-based techniques for teaching writing (9-12 and college-level).


“Quotation.” Reading Contemporary Performance: Theatricality Across Genres. Eds. Meiling Cheng and Gabrielle H. Cody. New York: Routledge. 2016.

“For the Love of the Venus: Suzan-Lori Parks, Richard Foreman, and the Premiere of Parks’s Venus.” Suzan-Lori Parks: Essays on the Plays and Other Works. Ed. Philip Kolin. Jefferson, NC: McFarland. 2010.

“Figures, Speech, and Form in Imperceptible Mutabilities in the Third Kingdom.” Casebook on Suzan-Lori Parks. Eds. Alycia Smith-Howard and Kevin Wetmore. New York: Routledge. 2007.

"Return of the Repressed." Theater 32:1 (2002): 26-43. Reviewed in Chronicle of Higher Education, “Magazines and Journals” 26 Jul. 2002. Republished as podcast, “Talking History,” Public Radio Satellite Service, 10-17 Feb. 2003.

"The Possession of Suzan-Lori Parks." American Theatre Oct. 2000: 22-26; 132-134. Republished SIRS Renaissance Databases (2002).

"Rude Awakening." Hotreview 2006. Perf. rev. of Spring Awakening (Broadway musical), dir. Michael Mayer.

Sellout, Sucker, Seducer.” Village Voice 24 Oct. 2001. Perf. rev. of The Marriage of Figaro, dir. David Herskovitz.


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