I am a founding member of The San Francisco Playhouse and currently serve as resident Artistic Associate and Casting Director, casting all roles for the main stage and Sandbox. Favorite SF Playhouse directing credits: 1 2 3, a World Premiere by Lila Rose Kaplan, Inevitable by Jordan Puckett, and The Mystery Plays by Roberto Aguirre Sacasa. Since 2003 I’ve performed over 25 productions with the San Francisco Playhouse. My favorite performances include; Kate, in Seminar (TBA Award Nomination); Pilot, in Grounded; Steph, in Reasons To Be Pretty, Sally in Cabaret; Emily in Our Town; and Lisa, in The Glory of Living.
In 2009, I graduated from the Graduate Acting Program at NYU’s Tisch School of The Arts under Mark Wing-Davey and Zelda Fichandler. While in New York, I worked at The Public Theatre, TACT Theatre (Off Broadway), The New York Times Theatre (Off Broadway), Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Lark Theatre, Playwrights Realm, and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.
Since returning to the Bay Area, I’ve expanded my focus to include teaching, and artistic leadership. Along with private coaching, I am also a Teaching Artist at ACT, Berkeley Rep, San Francisco City College, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University. Occasionally, I come back to the stage and have worked as an actor for The Berkeley Rep, The Aurora Theatre Company, Marin Theatre Company, California Shakespeare Festival, The Magic Theatre, Marin Shakespeare Festival, among others.
I am a two-time BATCC award winner and three-time Dean Goodman award recipient and the mother to a brilliant little girl, Zelda Ray Clarke.