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Production and New Play Credits, DC

DRAMATURGY

Artists’ Bloc
Green Sweater ** by Hannah Fogler, dir. Hunter Styles

Capital Fringe Festival
Nutshell* written and directed by Callie Kimball

Catholic University Theatre
Patrator by Seth Rosenke, dir. Jason Schlafstein

Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare, dir. Christopher Niebling

Doorway Arts Ensemble
Exquisite Corpse** by Mia Chung, dir. Hannah Todd
Muzungu** by David Myers, dir. Hunter Styles

Field Trip Theatre
Somersaulting** by Liz Maestri, dir. Amanda Coffin

Forum Theatre
The Pillowman (upcoming) by Martin McDonagh, dir. Michael Dove
The T Party written and directed by Natsu Onoda Power
Agnes Under the Big Top by Aditi Brennan Kapil, dir. Michael Dove
Holly Down in Heaven* by Kara Lee Corthron, dir. Michael Dove
Church by Young Jean Lee, dir. Michael Dove
The Language Archive by Julia Cho, dir. Jessica Burgess
bobrauschenbergamerica by Charles Mee, dir. Derek Goldman
One Flea Spare by Naomi Wallace, dir. Alexander Strain
Everyman by anonymous, dir. Andrew Merkel
All Things Seen* adapted and choreographed by Kelly Bartnik

Inkwell Theatre
The Big Rip** by Rich Espey, dir. Linda Lombardi
The Last Skywriter in the Universe by Steven Bogart**, dir. Renana Fox
Furball ** by Susan Soon He Stanton, dir. Ryan Maxwell
Periwinkle Walls** by Robert Montenegro, dir. Kelsey Mesa
Fortune and Pain** by Tira Palmquist, dir. Jess Jung
Desert Highway Love Song** by Jerry Ruiz, dir. Jessica Burgess
Furbelow** by J. Stephen Brantley, dir. Lee Liebeskind
Cassandra** by Kat Sherman, dir. Amanda Johnson
Clementine & the Cyberducks** by Krista Knight, dir. Shirley Serotsky

Pinky Swear Productions
Benched* by Allyson Currin, dir. Matt Ripa
Bleed* by Renee Calarco, dir. Matt Ripa
Smudge by Rachel Axler, dir. Ryan Maxwell
Killing Women by Marisa Wegrzyn, dir. Jessica Aimone

Rorschach Theatre
Klecksography written and directed by multiple DC artists

WSC Avant Bard
Friendship Betrayed by Maria de Zayas y Sotomayor, dir. Kari Ginsburg

DIRECTING and PLAYWRITING
Loudoun Arts Center
The Four Winds* written and directed by Laura Esti Miller
High School Musical (excerpts) dir. Laura Esti Miller
Seussical (excerpts) dir. Laura Esti Miller
A Midsummer Night’s Dream dir. Laura Esti Miller

Production and New Play Credits, New York City

DRAMATURGY

Brooklyn Center for the Arts
Why We Have a Body by Claire Chafee, dir. Mary Beth Easley
The Informer by Bertolt Brecht, dir. Jimena Duca
Electric Pear Productions
Closing The Deal** by Melissa Ross
The Get** by Ross Harris
Untitled** by Kathryn Walat
Paternity** by Winter Miller
MAY 39th/40th** by Callie Kimball
Sofonisba** by Callie Kimball
Hades/Persephone** by Molly Rice

Paper Beats Rock Reading Series
Multiple professional and graduate student playwrights

The Public Theater
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, dir. Michael Greif

DRAMATURGY and PLAYWRITING
Tribeca PAC
Dance Soup* adapted by Laura Esti Miller and Richard Rivera, choreographer

Production and New Play Credits, Regional

DIRECTING and PLAYWRITING

Ballibay Arts Camp (Camptown, PA)
Broadway Revue*, created by Laura Esti Miller and ensemble, dir. Laura Miller

Urban Garden Performing Arts (Raleigh, NC)
Mark Twain’s Joan of Arc, part 1* adapted by Luke Wallens and Laura Esti Miller, dir. PJ Maske
Mark Twain’s Joan of Arc, part 2* adapted by Luke Wallens and Laura Esti Miller, dir. PJ Maske

Non-Profit Organization Credits

DRAMATURGY

The Firm
The Vagina Monologues dir. Emily Coccia

Advocates for Youth
The 1 in 3 Plays – Conversations About Abortion* dir. Marie Sproul

*world premiere
**workshop or reading

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor, Catholic University of America, August 2015-present
Writing Instructor,Writopia Lab, DC, September 2014-present
Teaching Artist, Loudoun Arts Center, VA, August 2014- present
Long-term Substitute, New School of Northern Virginia, January 2014-December 2014
Consultant, Oral Communication Center, Northern Virginia Community College, November 2013-May 2014
Teaching Artist, Creative Kids, Silver Spring, MD, September 2012-December 2014
Teaching Artist, Imagination Stage, Bethesda, MD, February 2012-February 2013
Professor, Northern Virginia Community College, August 2011-present
Playwriting Workshop Leader, Village Community School, New York, NY, Spring 2010
Theatre Workshop Leader, Midwood High School, Brooklyn, NY, Fall 2005
Director and Teacher, Ballibay Arts Camp, Camptown, PA, Summer 2002
Asst Director, Young Actors Theatre, Reston, VA, Summer 1999-2002

AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT
Session leader and trainer, The Project Gym, September 2013-May 2014
Post performance discussion facilitator, Pinky Swear Productions, April 2012-September 2013
Post reading discussion facilitator, The Inkwell, Spring 2011-present
Facilitator, OpenForum, Forum Theatre,Fall 2010-present

INVITED LECTURES
“Female Playwrights on Broadway and Off-Broadway Stages” Columbia University, New York, NY, April 2010
“Romeo & Juliet: The Public Theater Production” Baruch College, New York, NY, June 2007
“On Display: The Female Brain at Work in Why We Have a Body” Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, October 2006

THEATRE and NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION EXPERIENCE
Forum Theatre, Literary Manager, August 2010 – present
Source Festival, Co-coordinating Dramaturg/Inkwell Liaison, February 2015 – present
KCACTF, The Inkwell, Source Festival, The Public Theater, Princess Grace Awards, Advising Reader, Reading Panelist, April 2007- present
Electric Pear Productions, Creative Development Director, August 2008 – September 2010
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Program Assistant, September 2002 – August 2005

PUBLICATIONS
Interview, “Make An Impact Now” Diversity and Inclusion blog, Theatre Communications Group, tcg.org
Interview, “Women Dramaturgs of DC,” jacquelinelawton.com
Contributor, 2amtheatre.com
Contributor, Performing Arts Management. By Tobie Stein and Jessica Bathurst. New York: Allworth Press, 2008
Author, Romeo and Juliet: A Synopsis. Published in Playbill, June 2007
Author, Dance Soup: A Study Guide. Published by Tribeca Performing Arts Center, May 2006

EDUCATION
Brooklyn College, MFA, Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism, 2007
James Madison University, BA, Theatre, 2002. Recipient: Cordner Scholarship: 2000; Burr Scholarship: 2001
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London, 2001

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