What I'm doing:

My World Needs You

July 13, 2020

My second remote collaboration of the quarantine season! I'm a featured vocalist on this cover of Kirk Franklin's song along with Sarah Chung (Arranger, Producer, Instrumentalist, Vocalist), Ethan DuBois (Violin), Sarah Mulley (Viola), Lindsey Chung (Cello), and Kendall VanAmburg, Whitney Bahr, Naomi O’Reilly (Vocals). Available on SoundCloud and Youtube.

Every Blessing

May 22, 2020

Our quarantine spin on an old hymn. A collaborative cover with Marlin Slack, Diamond Essence White, and Lauren Gissentanna. Available on Apple Music and Spotify!

An Evening of Theater Songs

October 07, 2019

I performed the songs My Fate from the new musical Medusa by Rachel Dean and Wes Braver and Kids are Kissing from Saint Sebastian by Jinhee Kim and Sean McCabe. This annual concert was put together by faculty and alumni of NYU's Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at Two River Theater.

Rose's War

August 22, 2019

It's my Off-Broadway debut! I played Anna, the supporting role of an ignorant young war widow who has a change of heart, in this WWII era interracial musical love story. Written and directed by Todd Allan, co-directed and choreographed by Francesca Harper, performed at Teatro LATEA as part of the RAVE Theater Festival.

May 02, 2019

Watch me as Kathyrn Howard, aka wife/queen number 5 to Henry VIII, in this new musical written by my good friend Ellie Handel. Produced by The Bossy Collective and performed at Royal Family Productions.

The cast appeared in concert at The Duplex for Never Be Royal to perform new songs written by amazing woman and non-binary artists!

Two Thousand Miles

October 04, 2018

I'm excited to bring invisible diseases to light in this new musical as Ava, an actor/dancer who struggles to manage her arthritis and career. Written by Alyssa Williams for the NY Summerfest.

See me as Ava here.

Later, the show came to Feinstein's/54 Below for a concert

The Glass Girl

July 28, 2018

I am thrilled to originate the role of Adaline (aka the Glass Girl) in this new musical workshop at NYU! Written by Marina Toft and David Lancelle, directed by Mia Capotorto Sommese, and music directed by Mark Evans with the Collaborative Development Production and Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

Louder, Faster, Funnier

May 14, 2018

The 2018 graduating class of New Studio on Broadway celebrates the end of our college career with some of our favorite duets and trios, or in my case, with some Misery Business by Paramore.

Watch it here.


April 14, 2018

I let the sunshine in as Dionne in Tisch, New Studio on Broadway's production of HAIR, directed by Peter Flynn and choreographed by Hollie Wright.


December 03, 2017

The snakes in my hair come out to play as Medusa in the reading of this empowering new musical, written by Rachel Dean and Wes Braver, directed by Mia Capotorto Sommese, and music directed by Mark Evans. Produced in collaboration with Tisch New Studio on Broadway and the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

Polaroid Stories

March 30, 2017

What an honor to play the mysterious songbird, Philomel, while debuting my own original music in this psycho beautiful play, directed by Shanga Parker as part of the Tisch StageWorks 2017 season. 

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