is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area. Her work as an actor led to training at the Denver Center’s National Theater Conservatory. There she studied her craft, low-flying trapeze, and wrote a one-woman show called Red, an exploration of redemption inspired by the poetry of Mary Oliver and Ann Sexton, The Red Shoes, and Shakespeare’s Macbeth. At the Denver Center she played Beneatha in A Raisin in the Sun, the Moon in Lorca’s Blood Wedding with Berkeley’s Shotgun Players, and in April of 2012, she was awarded Outstanding Achievement in a Drama by the Bay Area Theater Critics Circle for her portrayal of Esther in AlterTheater’s Intimate Apparel. She has been an ensemble member with AlterTheater since 2006, when she appeared in their award-winning After the Fall. Also with AlterTheater, she starred as Maria Celia in the Bay Area professional premiere of Two Sisters and a Piano by Nilo Cruz.