New York University, Master of Science in Publishing

Berklee College of Music, Bachelor of Music in Marimba Performance and Music Business; North American Scholarship Tour full tuition recipient; studied solo and ensemble percussion performance, theory, composition, and vocal performance.

Peoples Improv Theater

Improv Levels 0–5   



Hachette Book Group: Little Brown Books for Young Readers with Mattel, Inc.

Ghostwriter—Pollygeist Danescary

Ever After High (as Elizabelle Castle): Riddlish Me This, to be published December 2015

Monster High: Have a Clawesome Howloween, published July 2015

Monster High: Monster Exchange, published April 2015

Monster High: Happy Howlidays!, published September 2014

Monster High: The Ghoul-It-Yourself Book, with Gitty Daneshvari, published September 2014

Monster High: Too Ghoul for School, published July 2014

Monster High: Pretty Scary Parties, published August 2013

Monster High: Summer Scarecation, published April 2013




PITtv’s “Nate Silver Orders Breakfast”                       Pregnant Mother

“Stand-Up Comedy for Cats”                                     Comedian



The Austen Family Improv Players                             Creator, Producer, Improviser

Ladies of the PIT                                                          Improviser

Four Broads and a Cheesecake                                  Rose Nyland; Ensemble

Gilda                                                                             Improviser

Martha Cipolla Presents                                             Writer, Actor

Sktch Shw                                                                    Actor



The Austen Family Improv Players: Boston Comedy Arts Festival, Charm City Comedy Festival, NYC Improv Festival, Hartford Improv Festival, SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival Unscripted New York Improvised Theatre & Film Festival, Indie-Pendence Day Festival

Gilda: Boston Comedy Arts Festival, NYC Improv Festival, Indie-Pendence Day Festival

Ukulele: Boston Comedy Arts Festival; Cool Show (Not Lame) Music Fest; NY Funny Songs Fest


Special Skills

Singing (alto), dancing (tap, jazz, ballet), percussion (mallets, battery, auxiliary), ukulele, knitting, Southern accent, British accent (RP), horseback riding, swimming, NY driver’s license