Awards


2003
Fellowship in Playwriting, RI State Council on the Arts

2002
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, New York

2001
New Works Award for New Play Development, Rhode Island Foundation
Business Volunteers in The Arts/RI Individual Achievement Award

Rhode Island History Maker Hall of Fame - Rhode Island Historical Society

2000
Pell Award for Excellence In The Arts
YWCA Outstanding Woman of The Year Award in Arts Education

1999-2000
Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship, The Rhode Island Foundation
Teaching Assistantship, Brown University
Merit Award, Brown University

1998-1999
Antonio Cirino Memorial Fellowship, The Rhode Island Foundation
The Lucille Lortel Playwriting Fellowship, Brown University

1996-1998
Artist-In-Residence, Providence Public School Department, Rhode Island
New England Emmy Nominee - Acting

1996
Jane Ruby Lecturer in Humanities, Wheaton College, Norton, MA

1995
Individual Artist Grant - Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Artist-In-Residence, Durfee High School, Fall River, MA.

1994
Rhode Island Foundation Grant. Rewrote & staged Miss Waters, To You an historical play with music, which portrayed the life of Ethel Waters.

1973-1975
Acting Fellow, Adrian Hall Artistic Director, Trinity Repertory Company, Providence, RI