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AWARDS & HONORS

  • 1st Place, Playwriting (English) for Hotel S.S.R., Armenian Allied Arts Annual Arts Competition (1998)
  • Hon. Mention, Poetry (English) for The Coward, Armenian Allied Arts Annual Arts Competition (1998)
  • 1st Place, Poetry (English) for The Curse, Armenian Allied Arts Annual Arts Competition (1995)
  • 1st Place, Poetry ( English) for Dadik’s Silence, Armenian Allied Arts Annual Arts Competition (1994)
  • Chosen by Tony Award-winning playwright Arthur Kopit (1988) and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Landford Wilson (1990) from hundreds of applicants as one of a dozen student playwrights to participate in CSU Summer Arts Collaborate Theatre Projects
  • Production of The Kitchen Table was entered into the American College Theatre Festival XXI New Short Play Awards Program by Cal Poly Pomona Department of Theatre & Dance.
  • One of only two student playwrights whose work (The Kitchen Table) was directed by a faculty member in the history of Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Theatre and Dance in 1988
  • First dramatic work (Ding Dong the Witch is Dead) to ever be included in Hard Copies, university literary journal of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (1989)

 

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PRODUCTIONS & PUBLICATIONS

  • Publication, "Fab Figs: Sweet Dreams Do Come Ture," Desert Star Weekly (Desert Hot Springs, CA), 18, April 2013
  • Publication, "Masha Innocenti: One Tough Cookie," The Florence Newspaper (Florence, Italy); published online: 3 Mar 2011
  • Publication, "A Change of Menu," The Florence Newspaper (Florence, Italy); published online: 4 Jan 2011
  • Publication, "Eby Mozafari: Man on a Mission," The Florence Newspaper (Florence, Italy); printed: 8 Feb 2011; published online: 4 Jan 2011
  • Publication, "Ken Mercer: A Musician's Superhero," The Florence Newspaper (Florence, Italy); printed: 16 Dec 2010; published online: 22 Nov 2010
  • Full Production, Kach Nazar – The Musical (full-length musical play in Armenian).   Directed by Ani Minasian & Arpi Emirzian.  San Gabriel Mission Playhouse (San Gabriel, CA).  August 24, 2008.
  • Staged Reading, Hotel S.S.R. AGBU Black Box Theatre (New York, NY).  Directed by Sharon Shahinian.  October 12, 1993.
  • Full Production, Hotel S.S.R.  Studio Theatre, California State Polytechnic University (Pomona, CA).  Directed by David Fallon.  April 29-May 2, 1993.
  • Staged Reading, Hotel S.S.R. Gist Theatre, Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA).  Directed by Scott Gist.  August 1990.
  • Publication, Ding Dong the Witch is DeadHard Copies, fiction journal of Sigma Tau Delta International Honor Society, Cal Poly Pomona chapter.  Spring 1989 (Pomona, CA).
  • Full Production, Ding Dong the Witch is Dead.  Studio Theatre, Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA).  Directed by Michael Landman.  July 1988.
  • Full Production, The Kitchen Table.  Studio Theatre, Calif. State Polytechnic University (Pomona, CA).  Directed by Dr. Robert L. Gilbert.  April 7-9, 1988.  Production entered in ACTF XXI New Short Play Awards Program on behalf of Cal Poly Pomona Department of Theatre & Dance.
  • Reading, The Kitchen Table.  First Stage Playwrights’ Express, Los Angeles, CA.  April 1987.

 


 

 
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