In eight seasons at OSF: Assistant director, The Liquid Plain; hip-hop dramaturg, Hamlet; curator and producer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day City Celebration, Daedalus Project, SO Pride Bandshell Celebration, Love’s Labors, OSF Presents, Mixing Texts, and The Green Show (since 2008); audio play producer (Romeo and Juliet, Measure for Measure, Hamlet, King Lear).
Other credits: Artistic director, Smokin’ Word Productions. Director/developer of Phoenix Blues (OSF Presents, Britt Festival); writer/performer, Fill in the Blank (OSF Presents, CaliFest, OSF Midnight Project). Director, Come Back to Me, Six Hits, 365 Plays/365 Days (Cherry Lane Theatre DUTF, NY Neofuturist, The Public Theater); Brothers Size (OSF Midnight Project); Countdown to the Happy Day (Ashland New Plays). Author of plays at Kennedy Center, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, La MaMa E.T.C., Cherry Lane Theatre, and the Hip-Hop Theatre Festival. Member of the NY Neofuturists; performer on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam.
Awards: Fresh Fruit Festival best director and DUTF Audience Award; identified by American Theatre magazine as one of the 25 theatre artists who will shape American theatre in the next 25 years.
Education: MA, New York University; BA, George Washington University.