I love to create visuals that put humanity on display. My goal with each film is to help the viewer see themselves in the soul of another, and to help them see that we are so much more alike than we are different. My hope is that by opening even a small crack in the viewer's perspective, the world can change for the better.
I love all aspects of filmmaking, especially directing, editing, cinematography and
VFX. My films Red, Rosa and Hair have won awards and have been screened at film festivals nationwide. Red, my most recent work, was an official selection at the Orlando Film Festival 2020, the Seattle True Independent Film Festival 2020, the Indie Film Wisconsin Film Festival 2020, the Chicago Southland International Film Festival 2020, Hollywood Independent Filmmaker Awards & Festival 2020, and the
FlickFair Film Festival 2021. Red also won The Award of Excellence at Global Shorts 2020 and the Award of Merit at the Best Shorts Competition 2020.
I am a member of SAG/AFTRA and have been a theatre & screen actor for over 10 years. I have worked with Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Goodman Theatre and I am an emeritus ensemble member with Eclipse Theatre Company in Chicago. I have several voiceover, commercial, movie and television credits as well, including work for McDonald’s, United Airlines, and NBC’s Chicago Fire. Being an actor in Chicago for 10+ years gives me an immense amount of insight on how to communicate with actors (and non-actors) to achieve natural, honest performances. I love helping actors access their true potential.