Linda is an actress and writer in New York City. She has appeared on stage in New York and regionally, and in independent films.
Her plays have been produced in New York City and published by Smith and Kraus. Two of her short screenplays have also been produced.
2017 Finalist - New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest, NYC
Grand Prize StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest - 2013
Quarter-Finalist PAGE International Screenwriting Awards - 2013
Finalist - Filmmakers International Screenwriting Award - 2013
BRIO Award for Screenplay (Bronx Council on the Arts) - 2011
Semi-Finalist, Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference - 2007
Ledig House International Writers' Colony Fellowship - 1997
Third Prize, Center Theatre International Playwrighting Contest, Chicago, IL
Third Prize, Great Platte River Playwrights' Festival, Univ. of Nebraska
Finalist, Robert J. Pickering Award for Playwriting Excellence, Coldwater, MI
Finalist, South Carolina Playwrights' Festival, Trustus Theatre, Columbia, SC
Jane Chambers Playwriting Graduate Student Award
Linda's new solo show "Perfect Love" debuted at the United Solo Festival in NYC in September 2018. Her short film "Wake Up" which she co-wrote and acted in was produced as part of the 48 Hour Film Project, New Haven, 2018. She won Best Actress for her work in the movie. In June The Drawing Board NYC produced a staged reading of Linda's play "There Is No You and Me". The play was also a finalist in the 2017 New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest. In December 2017 Linda played the role of Esther in Lizzie Donahue's provocative new play "Dog Park" at Dixon Place. Linda's short film, Ghost Ride, premiered at the 2017 Manhattan Film Festival and at the 2016 New York Short Film Festival. She recently played featured roles in three new feature films, The Breeding, Mermaid Parade and Subways. A revised version of her play, Bite the Apple, which was produced as part of the New York International Fringe Festival in 2012, had a staged reading at Theater Lab in NYC in 2016. Her screenplay Charlotte was in the second round of competition for the 2016 Sundance Screenwriters Lab. Her screenplay Learning to Drive was the Grand Prize winner of 2013 StoryPros Awards Screenplay Contest. The Drawing Board NYC has hosted readings of her screenplay Divine Food, and her stage play GUY. In 2007 GUY was a semi-finalist for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center National Playwrights Conference. She was a founding member of The Invisible Theatre in NYC where she wrote, acted and produced. Her play DO SOMETHING WITH YOURSELF! The Life of Charlotte Brontë was produced by The Invisible Theatre and published by Smith and Kraus. It has been performed throughout the U.S. Linda has acted in numerous productions in New York and regionally, most recently she had the opportunity to play a lead role in a new play at the Cleveland Public Theater. Linda has a Masters Degree from Trinity Rep Conservatory in Providence, Rhode Island, and a Bachelors from the University of Colorado.