In a small town in upstate New York a group of teenage girls starts behaving strangely – twitching and stuttering uncontrollably and without any cause. Is it a case of mass hysteria? Or something darker? Inspired by real events and drawing on the conventions of true crime podcast, documentary and horror, The Afflicted combines original choreography, video and text to examine how a community deals with abnormality in its midst.
Edinburgh, 2019, Summerhall
**** from The Stage
“Rarely have I been so wonderfully petrified that the action onstage will spill over into the audience” — Exeunt Magazine
“a deliciously eerie essay on contemporary American dis-ease and patriarchal pressure” — Fest Magazine
Created with support from the Eugene O’Neill Center, National Theatre of Scotland, and Creative Scotland.
photo by Mihaela Bodlovic
Another F*cking Dad Play
A PowerPoint presentation about a dysfunctional family and the problem with father/son narratives.
Productions: Ars Nova ANT FEST 2018, director: Caitlin Sullivan
A dark comedy about male privilege, hate, and the internet.
The dudes at SensitiveBros.com create instant think pieces about masculinity in the contemporary world. But when one of their pieces inspires the Mens Rights Movement, this new breed of bro is forced to look at themselves and what they've built.
Productions: FaultLine Theater, 2017. Director: Rose Oser.
Finalist for the Relentless Award, Listed for the Bruntwood Prize
A sea turtle waddles into a suburban family's life and throws them into existential crisis. A play about politics, ancient pilgrims of the sea, and whether we've forgotten how to listen to one another.
Productions: Red Twist, New Theatre of Riga (Latvia)
Workshops: O'Neill Center's Baltic Workshop, American Theater Company