Internationally published poet, filmmaker, performer, artist, & screenwriter based in Los Angeles, CA. Classically trained as an actor before moving behind the camera. With a keen eye for humour as well as the experimental; I move easily between narrative & non-narrative forms.

Film

Lime (2017)
Director, Cinematographer
Short documentary exploring the ruins at Lime, Oregon; an unincorporated community on the eastern most edge of the state. The Lime cement factory has been abandoned since 1980, & was recently in the path of the North American solar eclipse. Shot on location in Lime.

Bones (2017)
Director, Performer, Poet
Short experimental film at the intersection of poetry & filmmaking. Inspired by the idea of creating a “music video” for poetry, to make the form more accessible to a modern audience. Based on work from the full length poetry manuscript missoula. Approximately 3 min run-time, shot on location in Mecca, CA.

4B (2016)
Director, Lead Actor, Executive Producer, Writer
Two twenty-somethings living their slacker dream in LA find themselves in a predicament when they accidentally kill their next door neighbour. Approximately 10 min run-time, shot on location in Los Angeles, & Valencia, CA.

Theatre

Please, No Flowers (2006)
Director, Supporting Actor
Two women who have both committed suicide begin to see their lives differently after death. One act play performed spring 2006 at Howard F. Horner Performing Arts Center, part of David Douglas High School, Portland, OR.

Education

California Institute of the Arts — MFA, Hybrid Poetry, 2016
Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts — BA, Poetry, 2012
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts — Certificate, Classical Acting, 2008

Beverly Hills Playhouse — Summer 2016
Andrew Wood Acting Studio — Fall 2015