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Canaan
Canaan

Winner of  Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Undergraduate Playwriting Award and  

Clay E. Delauney Memorial Award

Workshop production, UVA New Works Festival

During the one of the most tumultuous years in American history, Canaan tells the coming-of-age story of a teenager and his community, caught between love, activism, and spirituality. In 1968, generations collide as Washington, D.C. neighbors must decide where there loyalties lie when the Civil Rights Movement takes a turn.

Playwright, 2018
Wake Up Music!

Winner of the Clay E. Delauney Memorial Award

Workshop production, UVA New Works Festival

What do we do when tragedy strikes? In the wake of a brutal act of police violence, Amil must decide whether to tell the truth or remain silent after witnessing the event. As he chases his post graduation dreams he must overcome obstacles of love, duty, and control. "Wake Up Music" is a requiem for a community in mourning, told through Hip Hop and West-African storytelling traditions. 

Playwright, 2017
Will Be Live

Winner of the KCACTF Gary Garrison 10-Minute Play Award

Workshop Performance, UVA P35M Project

Imani, Clara, and Mia bask fully in their womanhood after a party. But in an instant, joyful reminiscence becomes a plea for the value of Black lives. Will Be Live tells an all too familiar story of sisterhood, memory, and poetry in the face of struggle.

Playwright, 2018
High Right, Low Left

Reading, Washington, DC

As a teenager prepares for prom in the 1960's, classism and the politics of respectability are explored through a mother's desperate warning in this one-act story.

Playwright, 2016
The Black Monologues

A theatrical production that explores the joys, struggles, complexities, and diversity of Blackness at a predominately white institution, using monologue, spoken word, dance, and rap.

Full Productions, UVA

Bloody Locks

Following the murder of Black Panther leader, Fred Hampton, this one-act love story unfolds between two Chicago members of the Black Panther Party.

Playwright, 2015

Reading, UVA

Creator, producer,
director, 2016 & 2017