Me?

I love to be charmed; to smile, and laugh, and explore; to be surprised. I create engaging environments to enhance the audience experience. 

Nothing beats a delightful memory. 

 

What I do:

Set Design, Production Design, Experience Design, Exhibition Design, Event Production, Project Management, and Creative Direction.

Awards and Nominations


WINNER: Stage Raw Award 2015: Best Scenic Design (Taste, Sacred Fools Theater)

NOMINATION: BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Award 2016: Best Scenic Design (Skullduggery, Sacred Fools Theater)

NOMINATION: Ovation Award 2014: Best Scenic Design - Intimate Theater (Taste, Sacred Fools Theater)

NOMINATION: Two LA Weekly Theater Award Nominations 2014:                    

  • Best Scenic Design (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Sacred Fools Theater)
  • Best Production Design (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Sacred Fools Theater)
     

Project List
 

Scenic Design:                                     

  • The Art Couple, Sacred Fools Theater Company / The Broadwater, Hollywood, 2018 (Dir. Lauren Van Kurin)
  • The Chosen, The Fountain Theatre, Hollywood, 2018 (Dir. Simon Levy)
  • One Way Ticket to Oregon, Promenade Playhouse, Santa Monica, 2017 (Dir. JJ Mayes)
  • Skullduggery, Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, 2016 (Dir. Scott Leggett) 
  • Past Time, Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, 2016 (Dir. Jeremy Aldridge) 
  • Astro Boy and the God of Comics, Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, 2015 (Dir. Jaime Robledo)                        
  • Occupation, Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, 2015 (Dir. Ben Rock)                   
  • Taste, Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, 2014 (Dir. Stuart Gordon)               
  • Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Sacred Fools Theater, Los Angeles, 2013 (Dir. Jaime Robledo)
  • Wrap Your Heart Around It, Hudson Theatre, Los Angeles 2013 (Dir. Diana Basmajian)       
  • Doomsday Cabaret, The Blank / 2nd Stage Theatre, LA, 2012 (Dir. Christopher J. Raymond)       
  • Hearts Like Fists, Theatre of NOTE, Los Angeles, 2012 (Dir. Jaime Robledo)           


Production Design:

  • White Racist Zombies, Feature Promo, 2017 (Dir. Ben Rock / York Productions)
  • What Will You Discover?, Photo Series, 2017 (Photographer Joel Daavid / LA Stage Alliance)
  • Sequence Break, Feature, 2016 (Dir. Graham Skipper / Destroy All Entertainment)
  • Take It Again, From The Top, Series Pilot, 2016 (Dir. Ted Lange / York Productions)
  • 20 Seconds to Live, Series, 2015-2016 (Dir. Ben Rock / ArieScope Pictures)
  • Writing Room, Series, 2013 (Dir. JJ Mayes, Chris Russo et al / Big Frame)
  • Sumtin' Like Dat, Short, 2012 (Dir. Andrew Amani / Hep Cat Films)
  • EndGame, Short, 2009 (Dir. John Ruby / Ruby Productions)
     

Experience Design:

  • Set Decoration and Props: Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory in Concert, Hollywood Bowl / Kraft-Engel Management and CAMI, 2017
  • Scenic Design and Props: La La Land in Concert, Hollywood Bowl / Kraft-Engel Management and CAMI, 2017
  • Set Decoration and Props: Evil Dead in Concert, Ace Hotel / Kraft-Engel Management, 2016
  • Environmental Design: The Theatre, Escape Room LA, 2015
  • Exhibition Design: Breaking Through, Pasadena Playhouse: Friendship Center, 2015
  • Environmental Design: Clown Bar, Pasadena Playhouse / RedWhite+Bluezz, 2015
  • Event Design / Production: 200+ Events throughout California and the southwest since 1997
     

Related Work:
 

Over 18 years in event production, project management, marketing communications, and branding for corporate and non-profit clientele. Events include galas, sales meetings, incentive trips, golf tournaments, donor cultivation events, product launches, community programs, lectures, and much more. Resume available by request.
 

Education:
 

BA, Psychology, UCLA, 1997

Coursework in Interior Architecture and Design, UCLA Extension, 2007-2011

Received two merit-based scholarships in recognition of my work:

  •  International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Calibre Student Scholarship 2011 - Special Honorable Mention (Junior Category)
  • UCLA Extension James Northcutt Scholarship Fall 2010 - First Place

Plus lots and lots of learning on the job, including a set design apprenticeship from 2011-2012. 

 

References available by request