[ APRIL / '16 ]
+ Joining the cast of EMBRACE THE CHAOS (w/ Grammy-winning Ozomatli) @ Pasadena Playhouse, book by Velina Hasu Houston, music and lyrics by Ozomatli, directed by Sheldon Epps.
+ GUEST STAR on MISTRESSES (ABC), thanks to Mary Jo Slater & Muffett Brinkman (Slater/Brooksbank Casting), episode directed by Sharat Raju.
+ RELEASED -- FORD FOCUS international commercial, 'Mighty Ride,' directed by Ricky Rojas.
[ SEPT / '14 ]
+ Rehearsing for the world premiere of PAINTING IN RED @ Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Written by multiple-award winning playwright and screenwriter Luis Alfaro (recipient of the MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' Fellowship), directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, produced by Playwrights' Arena in association with Greenway Arts Alliance, it runs from October 16, 2014 - November 23, 2014.
+ Appearing opposite Internet & YouTube popstar/sensation JASON CHEN in the highly anticipated music video for his new release, I HATE SORRY.
+ Workshopping MAN PLUS GIRL TIMES WOMAN DIVIDED BY BOY, my brand-new full-length play, which centers on 16-year-old 'Micaela McDonald' and her blossoming relationship with 'Jazz Yamada,' her high school algebra teacher, as she struggles to understand her place in the world, in the wake of her father's recent suicide. Public readings are being scheduled for late-2014.
+ Appearing as 'Wang Lao,' the disturbed master chef of CARNAL ORIENT, a mysterious eatery, in a short film co-directed by scholar Mila Zuo & post-punk rocker Angela Seo (Xiu Xiu), produced by actress/producer Camille Mana, opposite Akemi Look.
[ JULY / '14 ]
+ My feature film NINJA APOCALYPSE (starring as 'Becker') made its debut @ 2014 Comic-Con International (San Diego). Here's a fun featurette!
+ Adapting THE LEGEND OF JANE & JOE into a feature film. Based on my original, full-length play, produced in 2005/06 @ the historic Ricardo Montalbán Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, this story is a refreshing and inventive new take on love and fate between two artists.
[ FEB / '14 ]
+ My feature film SOMEONE I USED TO KNOW (writer, producer, starring as 'Charlie Woo') finished its celebrated 18-month international festival circuit (SF, LA, NYC, Seattle, Anaheim/Orange County, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Houston, Boston, Vancouver, Russia, Berlin!). Details about streaming/DVD distribution coming soon!
[ APRIL / '15 ]
+ Rehearsing for the west coast premiere of ASTRO BOY AND THE GOD OF COMICS @ Sacred Fools Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. Written by Natsu Onoda Power, directed by Jaime Robledo (STONEFACE), produced by Brian Wallis, this production is a refreshing and exciting telling of the incredible story of Osamu Tezuka (WEST LIANG) -- often regarded as, 'The God of Comics' -- and his most famous creation, Astro Boy. Runs from June 20 - July 25, 2015.
+ Preparing for Playwrights' Arena's public reading of my new full-length play, MAN PLUS GIRL TIMES WOMAN DIVIDED BY BOY, directed by Lisa Robertson, sponsored by Atwater Village Theatre in Los Angeles, starring Kira Powell, Louis Ozawa Changchien, Teri Reeves, Jamie Burton-Oare, Sawyer Spielberg, and Scott MacArthur. A post-reading discussion will be moderated by Playwrights' Arena's Literary Manager, Annette Lee.
[ SEPTEMBER / '15 ]
+ Directing ALL I WANT, a feature film developed with actress and producer Melissa Center, about the anxiety of modern love and life among friends in a big city.
UPDATE: Principal photography wraps. More details to come!
[ DECEMBER / '15 ]
+ Working for an episode of STITCHERS, thanks to Michael Testa Casting!
+ Post-production for ALL I WANT continues with editing and additional shooting ...
+ Signed with a new management team for representation, Aspire Talent Management.
[ NOVEMBER / '16 ]
+ Joining the cast of THE FOUND DOG RIBBON DANCE, by Dominic Finocchiaro, a world premiere production @ multiple-award winning Echo Theater Co., directed by Alana Dietze. Opens January 21, 2017 for a seven-week run.
+ SUPPORTING on a top-secret global interactive project from SONY. Thanks to Lisa Fields Casting. More news to come!
+ ALL I WANT (writer, director, producer) enjoyed a cast/crew screening @ WME and is now waiting to hear from festivals everywhere. The film is a feature narrative about the anxiety of modern love and life among friends in a big city.