Education & Training

 

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, School of Communication -- Evanston, IL

September 2021 -- June 2023

  • M.F.A. Writing for the Screen & Stage '23 (3.95 GPA, In Progress)

  • Full scholarship recipient

 

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO, Quinlan School of Business -- Chicago, IL 

August 2014 – May 2018

  • B.B.A. Marketing, Minor in Theatre '18 (3.66 GPA, Cum Laude)

  • Studied abroad and completed international film internship in Rome, Italy 

THE SECOND CITY CONSERVATORY -- Chicago, IL

September 2020 -- September 2021 

  • Advanced, audition-based program, using improv as a tool to develop satirical sketch comedy revues 

THE iO THEATER -- Chicago, IL

June 2019 -- June 2020

  • Improv and writing programs, including Talk Show Portfolio, SNL Sketch Packet, and TV Pilot Presentation

Relevant Work Experience

THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT -- New York, NY

Production Intern (Onsite)

June -- August 2022

  • Assist in general production, script, control room operations, music, research, talent, and other departments

  • Create a daily television comedy show in a high-paced environment alongside industry professionals

THE ONION – Chicago, IL

Features Contributor (Remote)

November 2019 – present​​

  • Pitch jokes for video infographics on a weekly basis and receive feedback from The Onion’s editorial board

  • Published with 15 articles to date

 

GOODMAN THEATRE – Chicago, IL

Institutional Giving Assistant (Onsite)

January 2019 – July 2021

  • Wrote grant proposals and mass email appeals to secure funding for productions and education programs

  • Associate Editor for Intermission and NEXT weekly newsletters

 

WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT – Orlando, FL

Vacation Planner, Disney College Program Internship (Onsite)

June – December 2018

  • Awarded 10 Sales and Guest Service Awards while handling Annual Pass contracts

  • Understood the Guests' needs while pitching the right-fit tickets for their vacations

 

Honors & Awards 

COVERFLY

  • Red List, Peaked at #5 in Historical (Half-Hour)

THE ANNOYANCE THEATRE

  • House Ensemble  

 

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO

  • Dept. of Fine & Performing Arts Outstanding Community Service Award

Special Skills

 

Working proficiency in Italian and Spanish language; arts marketing/sales and development; works well with children