Writing

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Brain Damage

A semi-autobiographical piece about my experiences growing up on the Autism Spectrum.

"Trapped inside his own mind with only the voices in his head to keep him company, The Lunatic revisits points in his life to understand how he got here, and what he can do to escape back into the real world and find the human connection he desperately craves."

(For 5 actors of any gender)

Coping With Death on Sunnydale Avenue

Captain Anxiety

(Co-Written with Beck Menk)

A play about superheroes, mental illness, and how to do good without hurting yourself.

"When Taylor, a.k.a. young superhero Captain Anxiety, is invited to join the Freedom League, both their powers and well-being are put to the test. As Taylor struggles to control their powers and their growing anxiety disorder, they discover that the other members of the Freedom League are dealing with their own issues in addition to always saving the world."

[For 1M, 1W, and four actors of any gender]

Happy Place

Inspired by loss, creativity, and children's puppetry.

"Having recently lost his brother, Kyle travels to the set of their favorite public television show, and comes face to face with its creator and a few furry friends. Together they learn about coping with the death of a loved one, and what it means to honor their memory."

(For 2M and 2 actors of any gender)

A 10-minute play about friendships and false reality.

"Toby and his friends seem to have stable lives, stable futures, and a stable friendship. But what if that wasn't the case? Happy Place explores the idea of what happens when friendships decay, and what happens when someone tries to run away from the real world and live in one where everything remains the same."

(For 2M and 2W)