Think Wide Open
BA in Playwriting and Screenwriting from SUNY Purchase
Graduated Magna Cum Laude in December 2019 with a 3.9 GPA
Professors included: Peggy Stafford, Dean Bell, J.D. Zeik, Sara Cooper, Susan Kouguell, and Dr. Jordan Schildcrout.
Accomplishments: Dean's List during the Fall 2016, Spring 2017,
Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Spring 2019, and Fall 2019 semesters
*ineligible during Spring 2018 due to internship*
Selected in the fall of 2019 for Purchase College's annual New Plays Now Festival. Four plays by four Playwriting & Screenwriting students are chosen by committee to have their short plays staged. More information about my chosen play, "Joyless, Shapeless, and Grating" can found on the Plays page as well as on New Plays Exchange.
Presented at the 2019 Beyond Purchase: Applied Learning Symposium in which four handpicked students who'd completed an internship shared their experiences. My presentation, "Maddie and the Mouse: My Disney College Program" can be viewed on YouTube.
Participated in various student-run and student-written productions, workshops, readings, films, and pilots. Highlights include, "The Blue Light" by Kristen Schepis, "They Don't Say Howdy in Tehran" by Brian O'Neil, "Spotlight" by Logan Riley Bruner, and "Ace" by John Romero.
Pequannock Township High School
Graduated June 2016 with a 3.7 GPA
Actress and Producer in the Pequannock High School’s One Act Drama Competition
Co-wrote the senior play, and won the award for Best Actress (sophomore and junior), and Best Production (sophomore, junior, and senior year), Special Judges’ Award (freshman year)
Actress and Costume Assistant in Pequannock High School Spring Musical
2013: The Sound of Music - Ensemble
2014: Fiddler on the Roof - Mordcha
2015: Godspell – Ensemble
2016: Legally Blonde – Paulette Bonafonté
Managing Editor of the Panther Press Newspaper
(All 4 years)
Founding Member and later President of the PTHS Gay-Straight Alliance
(est. Sophomore Year, Junior and Senior Year)
Peer Mentor with the Senior Ambassador Mentor Program