2021 So excited to be part of The Civilians's project Black Feminist Video game. This is theater for the Zoom era. It is truly virtual theater, it has all the elements that we engage with inc. tiktok and facetime. My role of Maguerite Oponokwo was truly fun but the story itself is so engaging. I believe this will be a great experience if you love good story telling! April 27- May 2 Directing my first project for an LA theatre company - Road Theater! So excited to get work with my bestie, who is a joy to work with and talented as well! This is a great cast, and clever script by Jennie Webb! Come join for a zoomsational reading! Monday March 29th 7pm (pst) 10pm (est)
Garden State Festival- The Calling the wacky webseries where I got the pleasure of "the type A Boss with a frisky side" has been selected as one of the entries for the 2021 Garden State Festival. Here is more info!
Rites of Spring- Rising Sun Theater is commemerating the one year anniversary of the New York Theaters from Mr. Rona! I am the director of Spring Cleaning for Mrs. J. Come join us this weekend! Saturday, March 13th, 8 PM & Sunday, March 14th, 5 PM 2020 Theatre The Tiny Plays So excited to announce The Tiny Plays of the Quarantine was commissioned by Wellesley College student company- Upstage. Friday Dec. 4 there was a zoom reading ( the new unofficially Broadway, off Broadway, regional theater, everything doing the Rona) at 7p.
I was so excited to have my first "tiny play" to be accepted by the Little Red Theater of Minneapolis, Minn. ( yes the hometown of Prince) Quarantine festival. Each play was 600 words or less and there 25 plays included from all over the world. You can read all of them for free, right here. It was a wonderful email to receive. Here is a video showcasing all the playwrights. UPDATE
Film My second project with Failure Island after Scholarshare 529, a promo for the ThankView some wacky fun! My first web commercial spokesperson for Scholar Share 529 a series of vignettes exploring their options. A great program and I think the spokesmodel is not so bad herself! Displaced the feature that I filmed last year ( wow 2019 who knew) has been accepted into the Salem Horror Fest, one of many we are looking forward to! The Calling TV The webseries I filmed last year, is finally alive enjoy 6 episodes of twitter friendly viewing. Each episodes is less than 15min. In the midst of so much world weariness enjoy some world funny! Enjoy!
PAST PROJECTS: 2018-19 THEATRE: Oct 27th-Dissecting Civil Rights Festival- so excited to be one of 3 directors that are part of this festival looking at the complexities of civil rights. Stories explore buying flowers for a same sex union to the politics of school admissions! My pieces include Quick Stop at the Florist and You Got Privilege! @ The Tank Theater
Aug 22 -Performed in the role of HELEN in the short play "Mamma Won't Stay Dead" by Eugene O'Neil Playwright Finalist Charlotte Higgins. This is was part of the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival at the Vineyard Theater
June 22- One Minute Festival;- I am one of the actors that was invited to participate in the Stonewall 50 one minute theater festival at the Queens Theater!
June 9-16 -"her,him,prince,michael and marvin"aka love is love is love was selected as one of 4 finalist to receive a week long play development with the Quicksilver Theater Co. in Geneva, NY. This amazing, affirming week-long residency included room and board and a stipend. It was directed by the vibrant Bianca Laverne-Jones and the joined playwrights Liz Morgan, Rhonda Khan and Ayesis Clay. It was truly a magical time.
FILM: Winter 2019 Excited to announce I was cast as "Camilla Clay" in the independent feature " Displaced"! An exciting role that is quite a departure for me. Releases in Winter 2020
Stories of the Congregation as Amy Purglip. The devoted member of The Story cult. A fun and quick project with Everything Productions! You will soon be able to view on The Last Podcast Network
Recent Past: SEPT 28-30TH 2018 "HER,HIM,PRINCE,MICHAEL AND MARVIN" WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY MIA Y. ANDERSON DIRECTED BY MARISSA SHADBURN Workshop performance ... UNDER THE ST. MARKS THEATRE
2017 Just finished filming as "Bridget" for the short film No Lies Told Then written by Tori Oats. The most adorable child actor as my offspring. Now in post production!
The short film "Anna" which filmed in April has been accepted in the Napa Valley Film Festival here is the trailer https://www.facebook.com/ShortFilmANNA/