Awarded film residencies at the MacDowell Colony and at Yaddo.
Member of the Writers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild.
Featured +/or interviewed on NPR, in The New Yorker, USA Today, the Village Voice, the Rosie O'Donnell Show, Vice, Entertainment Weekly, Bikini, London Weekend Television, Der Spiegel, the Dr. Demento show, Sirius Alt Nation and many other quality media outlets, both living and dead.
Studied directing with Mike Nichols and Tom Noonan, acting with Sheila Gray and with Edith Meeks at HB Studios, direction at ESPA. AIGA/MoMA award for directing.
Studied fiction with Gordon Lish, Suzanne McConnell, Leslie Epstein, Peter Carey, humor, and storytelling with Patricia Marx and Lynda Barry. Pushcart Prize for fiction. Master classes with Annie Baker, Ed Bullins, Craig Lucas, Paul Taylor Dance, Kyle Abraham's Abraham In Motion.
Selected member of the BMI Lehmen Engel Musical Theater Lyricist’s Workshop.
Additional graduate studies at the NYC Performing Arts Library and in the great video stores of New York City: Kim's Video and World Of Video.