Writing is my Pulse.
- Recently wrote WAVE_HEAD, an absurdist play of an obsessive homebody who is dying (literally) to connect with an elusive social media influencer.
- Readings of WAVE_HEAD have been at Circle X Theater, LAByrinth's 2020 Summer Intensive under the mentorship of Brett C. Leonard and LAB's 2021 Barn Series Readings.
- Wrote seven episodes of Joe Pal & Eggs, a web-series about my early 30's.
- Wrote one-acts Be True To Your School, Bits, McCormacks and W, produced by At Hand Theater Company, Strangedog Theater Company and Montclair State.
- Wrote Cyber Crush Sundays, a collection of poems, performed at Red Eye Cafe and Creativity Caravan, in Montclair, NJ in 2018.
- Co-wrote Night Shift with LAByrinth Theater Company, the story of medical factory workers in Indiana in 2020.
- Lead songwriter for both Thing-One and PAUL.
- May of 2021, the 24 Hour Plays produced an original monologue I wrote called Hock Of Flesh starring Sarah Nina Hayon.
- Dramatists Guild Member
- Script Coverage for Diane Ruggiero
Music Making keeps me busy.
- Started an indie rock band called Thing-One with my oldest chap in the early 00's.
- Airplay on WFUV, WOXY, WSOU, WERW, WITR...
- Have played alongside Ra Ra Riot, Gin Blossoms, Jukebox The Ghost, Matisyahu.
- Venues such as Bowery Ballroom, Mercury Lounge, Wellmont Theater, Pianos and NJPAC
- Ramapo College, Penn State, Syracuse University, McNesse State, Kansas U, Montclair State, Binghamton
I have a new music project called PAUL. First single drops Fall 2021.
Acting has always been in the room.
- Won Best Supporting Actor for Brighton Beach Memoirs, at Delray Beach Regional Playhouse.
- American College Theatre Festival Finalist
- Won Best Actor in 2013 and 2015 for NYC's 48 Hour Film Project for two shorts I wrote and directed. (Burn A Friend, Spinach Quesadilla).
- LAByrinth Theater Company Member
- Nuyorican Poetry Slam Finalist
- AEA Member
Education made me a better dude.
- BFA in Acting Montclair State University
- MA in Mental Health Counseling Montclair State University
- With Honors both Undergrad/Grad
- Worked in education for fifteen years
- Seven as a School Counselor in Paterson, NJ
- Trained in Conflict Resolution, Peer Mediation and Crisis Counseling
- Counselor of The Month Paterson Charter Science Tech Highschool