I’m an actor, writer, musician, comedian, and dialect specialist.
My Broadway credits include the National Theatre of Great Britain's “One Man, Two Guvnors,” starring James Corden and directed by Nicholas Hytner, as well as Alex Timbers and Michael Friedman's “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.” My TV credits include “Gossip Girl,” “Unforgettable,” “Alpha House,” “Lights Out,” “Murder in Manhattan,” as well as many commercials.
Further stage credits include “Rutherford & Son” at The Mint Theater, “Becky Shaw” at the Huntington Theater, “The Four of Us” at Manhattan Theatre Club, and the world premiere of Jason Grote’s “Maria/Stuart” at the Woolly Mammoth Theater, directed by Pam MacKinnon. Back in my native Philadelphia, I appeared in Moises Kaufman’s “Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde” at the Philadelphia Theatre Company, and was in the original company of the East Coast premiere of Tom Stoppard’s “The Invention of Love” at The Wilma Theater.
My comedy solo show “Imagine All the People: A Survey of Music Business Creeps” ran at the Peoples Improv Theater in New York. Prior to that, my solo play “William and the Tradesmen” ran in the New York International Fringe Festival, Ars Nova’s ANT Fest and at the Drilling Company with Project: Theater. It was dubbed “a gem … well-wrought, insightful and precise” by nytheatre.com.
For three years, I was a house-team performer at New York’s legendary comedy venue the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. I performed on Maude Night, UCB’s monthly sketch comedy showcase, with the teams “Cha-Cha,” “Mama’s Gotta Go” and “Lover.” I continue to perform at the UCB Theater in improv, sketch and character shows, and am a long-time student of the theater’s Advanced Study Improv Program and UCB Academy.
I’m also a lifelong guitarist and songwriter, and as a coach, I have instructed many diverse groups and individuals in acting, improv, and my specialty: dialects. Having diligently studied accent and dialect science my whole life, I have professionally performed a wide range of British, Irish, European and American dialects on stage and screen. My talent for mimicry has also resulted in years of animation voiceover work for many different networks.