AS PRODUCER/DIRECTOR . . .
(In Post-Production) The Magnificat
House Story a documentary look at Rose Mary Badami's lifelong vow to get every possible homeless person off
the streets of Houston. Since 1968, more than 9,000 have passed through her doors, and daily she feeds 300 people in
her legendary Loaves & Fishes soup kitchen.
The Other Woman,
an award-winning AFI short film screened at national and international film festivals and "The Territory" in PBS
markets, fellowship and grant from AFI's
Directing Workshop for Women. Basis was her
stage play published in the Chilton Books series The Best Short Plays.
Who Can, an award-winning short, made with Dianne Lawson, which played numerous festivals and was lauded by autism
organizations and awarded the Kids First! designation. Next stop: Brooklyn Academy of Music in 2013.
Feminist Follies, a musical
comedy review in Chicago with participating guest hosts Studs Terkel and Mike Royko. Concept and songs by Casey Kelly.
Script Reading Series, a long-running developmental play and
screenplay reading series with the accredited New York Conservatory for the Performing Arts.
AS WRITER . . .
WGA Screenwriter: Wrote Movies-of-the-Week
aired on NBC, sold comedy pilots and episodes to CBS, NBC and ABC/Disney and feature development scripts commissioned by Paramount,
Warner, Columbia, Broadway Video (Lorne Michaels). Worked on scripts with Randy Newman, Harry Belafonte, Peter Falk and Directors
Howard Zeiff, John Avildsen, Ulu Grosbard and Geroge Roy Hill.
press kits, annual reports, marketing materials, brochures and...and...Zzzzzzz. Fun Stuff: "Morris the Cat"
Cat Care Book, Peggy Lennon's Fire Superwoman book (yes, long ago!). Recently, a 50th Anniversary
corporate retrospective book/short film with Eakin Films & Publishing.
AS PLAYWRIGHT . . .
Grand's Finale, Ready or Not and Errand of Mercy, full
length plays with various productions in NYC and regional theatre (Theatre Row, LORT, Lucille Lortel's White Barn Theatre,
a one-act musical (book, music and lyrics) commissioned by the Delaware Theatre Company (LORT) and written on a Delaware Humanities
Grant, made a 40-stop tour around the state.
The Other Woman, a widely produced stage play published in
The Best Short Plays (Chilton Books).
Cathexsis, Lightly Salted a one-act dramady directed by Sam Havens.
AS EDUCATOR . . .
Taught Screenwriting and Advanced Screenwriting at Rice University/Continuing, SWAMP (Southwest Alternate Media
Project). Screenwriting for Actors at New York's School for Film and Television (where she serves on the board), Writing
for Broadcast Media at University of Houston's Jack Valenti School of Communication.
Setting for Writers courses at Rice University/Continuing.
Youth Courses: Taught Playwriting through
the Young Playwrights program of the Dramatists Guild of America. Taught Screenwriting for Kids in two
summer film camps.
seminars and/or speeches at numerous writers conferences and film festivals: Rice University Writers Conference, Golden Triangle Writers
Group, School of Arts (San Antonio), Dramatists Guild of America, Texarkana Writers Conference, Alexandria (LA) Writers Conference,
LaMar State University (Beaumont), Austin Film Festival (panel), AFI-Dallas Film Festival (panel), Houston Community College,
Lone Star College (Woodlands), Houston Writers League, McNeese State University (LA).