Founding Artistic Lead for Calliope Stage, a new theater company in the NC Mountains. Website and first TNS podcast - an extension of The Nectar Series community-based exhibition featuring storytelling from the WNC region.
REDtalks Live Stream
Interview with RedHouse Arts Center Artistic Director, Hunter Foster, and two former WCU students about our new partnership and internship program. View it here.
April 2020 (on hold, COVID-19)
The Wrestling Place, NYC
Assistant Director and Co-Choreographer for development of this new piece. Based off Sheila Heti's novel, Motherhood. Check out the Playbill press releasehere.
Current & Ongoing
Free arts space in Downtown Sylva, NC
Happy to have received grant funding with colleague Josh Russell to plan and open a free art gallery and studio space in Sylva, NC for WCU faculty, student artists, and the many high-caliber local artists in Jackson County. Looking forward to working with many campus and community individuals and groups to make this a success and provide free arts and culture experiences to our incredible mountain town.
Urinetown at WCU School of Stage & Screen
Serving as Director/Choreographer for this musical comedy about pee and sustainability.
May - August 2019
Unto these Hills,
Cherokee Historical Association
Served as Choreographer for the 2019 season of this long-running outdoor drama in Cherokee, NC. More info here.
Distributed in 2019
Syrian Refugee Film Project, film collaboration
Collaborative short dance film nearing final edits and gearing up for film festival submissions.
Cloud Cult's Light Chasers, an original concept
Co-choreography for a full-length contemporary dance production, based on the concept album of the same name by Cloud Cult. Watch it here.
Cabaret at Western Carolina University
Director and Choreographer for WCU's production of Cabaret. Such an honor to be able to carry on Joe Masteroff's work at this time. RIP, Mr. Masteroff.
God Save Gertrude, Director
Director for Deborah Stein's God Save Gertrude at WCU.
A Ghost of Christmas Past: radio drama
Co-Creator of this retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, featuring original lyrics and compositions and a distinctly ethereal femme touch. Re-adapted for the radio drama format. Available for download soon. Logo Art by @cody.butcher.
April 2020 (on hold, COVID-19)
Women in Jeopardy at ATC
ON HOLD INDEFINITELY DUE TO COVID-19 | Assistant Director under Arizona Theatre Company Artistic Director, Sean Daniels. View info here.
March 2020 (early closing, Covid-19)
Hitler's Tasters in LA
Making its LA premiere, Hitler's Tasters will be presented by Electric Lodge and Fringe Management LLC March 13-23rd. More info here.
Upcoming: April 2019
Adaptation of A Christmas Carol featuring the ladies!
Currently working on an adaptation of A Christmas Carol (a collaborative effort with Composer and Lyricist Kristen Hedberg) which uses Fan, his younger sister, as the driving force for Ebeneazer's road to redemption. The script will have a workshop reading in April 2019.
Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019
Hitler's Tasters was named an official SOLD OUT show for the 2019 Fringe Festival! Click here for more information about the show and this experience.
East to Edinburgh Festival at 59E59
The Fringe version of Hitler's Tasters enjoyed a limited, sell-out run at NYC's 59E59 in July 2019.
The Wolves, actor
Appearing as "Soccer Mom" in Western Carolina University's production of The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe.
Hitler's Tasters at New Light Theatre Project, NYC
Choreographer for Hitler's Tasters by Michelle Kholos Brooks and directed by Sarah Norris. Susan Stroman called it, "One of the best evenings I've spent at the theatre in a long time." Check out @ht_theplay on IG for updates on the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
July - August 2018
Dance Teacher Intensive at Broadway Dance Center
Completed a week-long intensive in NYC learning from some of the city's finest dance instructors and professionals with other dance teachers across the world.
Still Dance the Stars, NYC
Choreographer for New Light Theatre Project's production of Still Dance the Stars by Jayme McGhan.
Metropolis, an Afrofuturist Musical
Line Producer for virtual development workshop of this new musical with virtual performances with New York Theatre Barn and New Light Theater Project.
Summer 2020 (cancelled, COVID-19)
UPDATE: Unto These Hill 2020
CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 | Returning as Choreographer for the 2020 season of this long-running outdoor drama in Cherokee, NC. More info here.
Announced January 2020
Newly-named Resident Artist with New Light Theater Project
Thrilled and honored to become an official part of the NLTP family of amazing artists! Check them out: New Light Theater Project in NYC
Unto these Hills 2020
Excited to return as Choreographer for the 2020 season of this long-running outdoor drama in Cherokee, NC. More info here.
The original Fall 2018 production of Hitler's Tasters (Choreographer) remounted at North Shore Performing Arts Center in Skokie, IL.
Pregnant on Camera...still.
NetCredit commercial still airing four years later, featuring my nearly-seven-months pregnant self. Watch it here. #stayhumble
IUGTE International Performing Arts Conference, Austria
Spent a rejuvenating week in Austria at the IUGTE conference, co-presenting a work in progress and research project titled "Storytelling through Physical Impulse".
Murder for Two at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
Associate Director for MRT's production of Murder for Two under the direction of Steppenwolf's JC Clementz and Artistic Direction of Sean Daniels.
Spring Awakening, directed by Terrance Mann
Choreographer for WCU's production of Spring Awakening under the direction of Broadway legend, Terrance Mann.