Big Theater

Professional Experience

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Self-motivated graduate seeking a position to leverage educational background and diverse skill set. Proficient in screenwriting, playwriting, and theater operations. Experienced in project management, administrative support, and integrating solutions for organizational improvement. Expert relationship builder who works well with management and team members to exceed goals and expectations.

A storyteller at heart looking for the next challenging adventure.

 
 

Production Experience

I am a reliable, organized, and excited assistant with a "do anything and everything attitude", and I want to bring it to your set!

  • Managed the technical components of the remote shoot via Zoom and other platforms

  • Updated, informed, and communicated with off-site producer and director

TBA Spotify Project

Production Assistant & Driver

May 2021

Blindeye Films

  • On-set  assistant supporting the talent, crew, and production team by completing production runs

  • Communicated with various departments to ensure smooth direction between on-set personal and the other members of the crew in Los Angles and in the United Kingdom

TBA Special for MTV

Production Assistant & Driver

MTV

May 2021

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  • Communicated with location manager on-set, assisted in set-dressing, and prepared comfortable holding area for talent

  • Conducted drop-offs, pickups, and runs of various gear and equipment

  • Prepared all craft service materials in an allergy safe way while following protocols due to COVID-19

TBA Show for HGTV

Talent Production Assistant

HGTV

April to May 2021

Leopard Productions

  • Drove hostess to and from set each day, ensuring each day began and ended with comfortable consistency 

  • Provided assistance to hostess and guest stars on set, including retrieving meals, protecting personal items, and acting as a liaison between talent and production as needed

  • Ensured talent followed all safety protocols throughout the shoot

Dovato Commercial 

Production Assistant & Driver

April 2021

Sibling Rivalry

  • Shuttled crew from Manhattan to upstate New York via 15 pass van

  • Assisted in wrangling and managing the background talent in the holding area and answering to the Talent Wrangler in order to transport talent to set

  • Prepared payroll paperwork and other necessary documents while on-set

"90 Day: The Single Life - The Couples Tell All"

Office Production Assistant

March - April 2021

Sharp Entertainment

  • Assisted the Production Office staff in managing the various departments' needs and expectations

  • Arranged the pickups and returns of gear, equipment, office items, and  art department supplies

  • Organized, verified, and built talent travel itineraries, including coordinating flights, hotels, transportation, and on-set accommodations 

"Soul of a Nation"

Driver & Production Assistant

ABC News

March 2021

  • Conducted drop-offs, pickups, and runs of various gear and equipment on set, in storage, and at the airport

  • Ensured the safe transportation of important media and documents between the production and the network

"POV: A Designer Profile"
Discovery+

Technical Coordinator & Production Assistant

March 2021

  • Managed the technical components of the remote shoot via Zoom and other platforms

  • Updated, informed, and communicated with off-site producer and director

Verizon Commercial

COVID-19 Production Assistant

February - March 2021

Tool of North America

  • Ensured the safety of the cast and crew by coordinating testing and protocols.

  • Prepared, handled, and distributed paperwork, as well as kept the set and office clean, safe, productive, and efficient. 

PayPal Commercial

Driver & Production Assistant

January 2021

Donovan Productions

  • Drove a 15-pass van in Manhattan and Long Island during overnight shoot

  • Assisted all member of the crew and talent with setup, cleanup, and on-set runs

"The Big Shot with Bethenny" (Season 1)

Production Assistant

October to December 2020

Evolution Media

  • On-set in-person assistant supporting the talent, crew, and production team, including driving a minivan

  • Coordinated with various departments to ensure creative continuity

  • Acquired, transported, packed, and assembled necessary supplies including PPE, props, set pieces, furniture, and equipment.

  • Prepared, handled, and distributed paperwork, as well as kept the set and office clean, safe, and efficient. 

Davenport Theatrical Enterprises

Creative Development Scout

Internship

August 2019- December 2019; April 2020 - October 2020

  • Attended readings, performance, and concerts on behalf of the company

  • Read manuscripts in both pre- and post-publication phases to evaluate potential

  • Wrote up opinions, summaries, and constructive feedback for the producing team and creators in order to make creative developments

  • Proofread and edit scripts and provide suggestions for text improvements

Acting Experience

I have been acting for over fifteen years. Yes, I had a lot of energy as a child (I still do!), and nothing is more fun than playing pretend for a bit.

 

Stage

MUSICAL THEATRE

High School Musical                          Ms. Darbus                                           Summer Stock

Legally Blonde                                     Paulette                                                Pequannock Township High School

Godspell                                               Ensemble                                             Pequannock Township High School

Barnum                                                Joice Heath                                           Lakeland Regional School

Fiddler on the Roof                            Mordcha                                               Pequannock Township High School

The Sound of Music                           Ensemble                                              Pequannock Township High School

Bye Bye Birdie                                     Gloria Rasputin/Mayor’s Wife           Lakeland Regional High School

 

THEATRE

They Don’t Say Howdy in Tehran     Judy/Hostess/Waitress #3                 SUNY Purchase College

20/20: A North Pole Exclusive          Holly Harris                                          One Acts Players

Captain Dangerous                            Courtney                                               One Act Players

The Diary of Anne Frank                   Anne Frank                                           Valley Theatre

Screen

TELEVISION

Succession (S3)                                   Pedestrian w/ Car                              HBO

Spotlight (Pilot)                                  Friend #2                                             Blackwolves Productions

Other Work Experience

Over the years, I have worked in libraries, at a mall... and for a mouse! These jobs made me a great people person, gave me a fantastic work ethic, and provide me experience working with animals and children. 

 

The Walt Disney Company

Cast Member

January 2018 to March 2020

Guest Services Assistant

January 2020 to March 2020

*Assignment ended early due to COVID-19 closures*

Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA

  • Welcomed guests for their stay at the resort during a friendly interaction

  • Addressed various guest concerns to their satisfaction

  • Used online database system to log, organize, and protect guest information

Holiday Lead

October 2019 to January 2019

The Disney Store 

Willowbrook Mall, Wayne, NJ

  • Led the day-to-day operations of store and the staff during peak retail season

  • Hosted unique and magical promotional events while also engaging with guests in a personal, professional, and safe manor

  • Sales floor guest services, cash handling, and insuring inventory control

Sales Associate

June 2018 to October 2019

The Disney Store

Willowbrook Mall, Wayne, NJ

·       Provided guests with “The Best Retail Experience in the World”, by hosting unique and magical promotional events

·       Engaging with guests in a personal, professional, and safe manor

·        Designed appealing designs to display product, as well as cash handling, stocking, and filling merchandise on a continuous basis. 

Quick Service Food and Beverage Hostess

January 2018 to May 2018

Magic Kingdom Park

Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL

  • Worked independently and remained organized in a fast-paced environment

  • Provided guest satisfaction by providing prompt and knowledgeable service

Gateway to the Arts

Intermittently June 2013 to June 2019

Stage Manager and Lighting Designer

June 2018 to June 2019

County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ

  • Evaluated operational trends and made proactive strategy adjustments to maintain alignment between performance and objectives.

  • Devised lighting concepts and planned lighting layouts for visual appeal and to meet functional needs.

  • Prepared lighting plot and instrument sheet to illustrate instruments, dimmers, circuits and focus areas.

  • Created electrical lighting plans for productions to document technical specifications using CAD software.

  • Assigned tasks to associates to fit skill levels and maximize team performance.

  • Communicated director's plans to designers for shows.

  • Directed lighting, sound, and music cues during performances.

  • Managed production schedule and coordinated communication between performers and production team members.

 

Camp Counselor 

July 2012 – July 2016

Denville, NJ

  • Taught campers, ages five to thirteen, how to  build a show from auditions all the way to the final performance through acting, singing, and dancing.

Bloomingdale Free Public Library

Circulation and Children's Room Assistant 

March 2017 to January 2018

  • Organized loan materials based on a strict cataloging system

  • Updated the library’s website, social media accounts and schedule, fact-checked publications

  • Researched, ordered, and prepared new books, films, and other content for circulation,

  • Assisted in creating, scheduling, and implementing community and children’s programs

Pequannock Township Public Library

Library Page

May 2014 to August 2016

  • Assisted in planning and implementing stages of children's programs

  • Organized loan materials based on a strict cataloging system