History

Full Length Plays

The Anti-Bully Play

Then Came the Fall

  • Reading: Troy Foundry Theatre, Dir. David Girard. December 11, 2017. New York.
  • Reading: Silk Road Rising, Dir. Azar Kazemi.  July 9th & 10th, 2016. Chicago.
  • Reading: EST/LA LA Fest, Dir. Carly Weckstein, October 15, 2016. Los Angeles.

So Donia Speaks

  • Recipient of the 2016 Opera America Discovery Grant 
  • Reading: Couerage Theatre CoLab Play Development Series, Dir. Jeremy Aluma.  January 10th, 2016. Los Angeles.
  • Recital: USC Thornton School of Music/World Voice Day, Dir. Shishir Kurup.  April 15th, 2015.  Los Angeles.

The Charlie Play

  • Reading: Troy Foundry Theatre, Dir. Brenna Geffers. March 26, 2018. New York.
  • Reading: Pasadena Playhouse HotHouse New Play Development Series, Dir. Robert Castro.  May 16th-18th, 2016. Los Angeles.
  • Studio Theatre/LA Winterfest.  March 13, 2016.  Los Angeles.
  • Reading: The Vagrancy Blossoming Series, Dir. Doug Oliphant.  August 2nd, 2015. Los Angeles.
  • 2016 Eugene O’Neil Conference Semi-Finalist

Pairi Daiza

  • Reading: Williamstown Theatre Festival, Dir. Susanna Belle Wolk.  August 22nd, 2015.  Williamstown, MA.
  • Reading: Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA Diversity Showcase, Dir. Doug Oliphant.  July 30th, 2015.  Los Angeles.
  • Reading: USC School of Dramatic Arts New Works III, Dir. Robert Egan.  July 2014.  Los Angeles.
  • 2015 Bay Area Playwrights Festival Finalist

My Dear Hussein

  • Reading: Company of Angels New Play Series, Dir. Jeremy Aluma.  September 27th, 2015.  Los Angeles.
  • Workshop Production: USC School of Dramatic Arts New Works II, Dir. Shishir Kurup.  April 2013.  Los Angeles.
  • 2016 Bay Area Playwright’s Festival Semi-Finalist

The Last Mango Tree

  • New Play Development: Rogue Machines Dramaturge’s Table, 2015.  Los Angeles, CA.

110 Flights

  • Production: Proctor’s Theatre New Play Festival, Dir. Jeff Mousseau.  March, 2008.  Albany, NY.
  • Production: University at Albany, Dir. Mark Dalton.  March, 2005.  Albany, NY.
  • Workshop: The Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive.  July, 2004.  Washington, DC.

Short Plays/One Acts

Songs of Our Childhood

  • Production: Golden Thread Productions ReOrient Festival, Dir. Sara Razavi.  September 2015.  San Francisco, CA.
  • Reading: Golden Thread Productions ReOrient Sneak Peek, Dir. Evren Odcikin.  September 2014.  San Francisco, CA.
  • Reading: Last Frontier Theatre Conference.  June 2015.  Valdez, AK.

The Real Pain

  • 24 Hour Theatre Festival: The Vagrancy, April 2014.  Los Angeles CA.

‘Flicted

  • 24 Hour Theatre Festival: WAM Theatre, Dir. Mark Fleischer.  April 2011.  Albany, NY.

Master in Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing from the University of Southern California.

*Panelist on the USC Gender Equity and Diversity Summit, October 2015. Los Angeles, CA.

*Panelist on the ReOrient Festival Forum: 50 Years of Performing Iran in the U.S., October 4th, 2015.  San Francisco, CA.

 

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