CALENDAR

2020

2/13 Class: Writing for Storytelling. Arlington Syphax Education Center, Arlington, VA. Five Thursday weekly classes with final performance. 7-9pm, February 13 -- March 12.

1/25 “Valentine’s Card,” Top Shelf Story District, Lincoln Theater, Washington, DC. 

1/21 Class: Writing for Storytelling. Arlington Syphax Education Center, Arlington, VA. Five Tuesday weekly classes with final performance. 10am-12pm, January 21 -- February 18.

2019

12/19 Workshop: “Writing the Story to Tell,” Strathmore Mansion Community Building Art Works.

11/30 “A Bollywood Story,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen.

11/12 “American Dinner,” Story District: Second Tuesday, Black Cat, Washington, DC.

11/10 “Friends Show as a Dating Guide,” True Stories, Tikvat Israel Congregation, Rockville, MD.

11/04 "What We Wear," Stories from the Stage, produced by WORLD Channel in partnership with WGBH and Massmouth

11/02 “The Innocents in America,” Crossing Borders: Stories About Faith, Courage, and Hope, Church of the Convenant Presbyterian, Arlington, VA.

10/31 Class: Daytime Writers, Arlington Syphax Education Center, Arlington, VA, six weeks class. October 31-December 5.

10/31 "My Name," Story District Headquarters, Washington, DC

10/11 Workshop: “Performative Storytelling with Sufian Zhemukhov,” Urban Adventure Squad, Washington, DC.

09/27 “My name,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen , Fairfax, VA.

09/27 Hosting a show: “Old School: Tradition, Education, and Age,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen , Fairfax, VA.

09/24 “Friends Show as a Dating Guide,” Story District, DC Improv, Washington, DC.

09/19/19 Class: Daytime Writers, Arlington Syphax Education Center, Arlington, VA, six weeks class. September 19-October 24.

09/13 Solo show: “Flirting Like an American,” Key Bank Rochester Fringe Festival, Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, NY, September 13, 14, 15, four shows. 60 min.

09/11 “From Russia Without Love,” The Grapevine, Folklore Society of Greater Washington, Busboys and Poets Takoma, Washington, DC, September 11. 40 min.

09/07 “Flirting Like an American,” Tales and Ales, Old Ox Brewery, Ashburn, VA.

07/15 “Valentine’s Card,” The Moth DC, City Winery, Washington, DC.

07/11 Solo show: “Flirting Like an American,” Capital Fringe Festival, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC, July 11, 14, 20, 25, 27, five shows. 75 min.

06/29 “Turkey Caller,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

06/11 “Endangered Scholar,” Story District, Black Cat, Washington, DC.

06/02 “A Soviet Boy with Magic Power,” 2019 Washington Folk Festival, Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Glen Echo, MD, June 2. 30 min.

05/14 “Two Circassians,” Story District, Black Cat, Washington, DC, May 14. (Co-authored and performed with Nart Chekim)

04/26 Hosting show: “Climate Change,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

04/26 “Cultural Shock,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

03/13 “Magic Talent,” The Grapevine, Folklore Society of Greater Washington, Busboys and Poets Takoma, Washington, DC.

03/09 Hosting show,  “Storytelling on a Winter’s Night, Better Said Than Done.

03/07 “Magic Talent,” The Moth DC, Miracle Theater, Washington, DC.

02/23 “The Study of Dislikeable Me,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

02/23 Hosting show: “The Study of Dislikeable Me,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

02/18 “Flirting Like an American,” The Moth DC, City Winery, Washington, DC.

02/14 “Valentine’s Card,” Sucker for Love, Lincoln Theater, Washington, DC.

2018

11/24 “You Can’t Buy a Miracle at the Supermarket,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

11/13 “Magic Talent,” Story District, Black Cat, Washington, DC.

11/04 “Flirting like American,” Tikvat Israel Congregation, Rockville, MD.

10/25 “Storytelling and Standup,” University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD.

10/11 “American co-author,” 2018 George Mason University’s Fall for the Book Festival, Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

10/06 A story: “Jesus at a Shoe Store,” Story Slam, 2018 National Storytelling Festival, Jonesborough, TN.

09/29 “Magic Talent,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

09/11 “Flirting Like An Amercian,” Story District, Black Cat, Washington, DC.

08/18 “American co-author,” Better Said Than Done, Lake Ann Coffee House, Reston, VA.

08/15 “American co-author,” Underground Comedy, Wonderland Ballroom, Washington, DC.

08/11 “Jesus in a Shoe Store,” Underground Comedy, Wonderland Ballroom, Washington, DC.

07/28 “An American professor and KGB,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

06/30 “Russian Guests in America,” Better Said Than Done, The Auld Shebeen, Fairfax, VA.

06/12 Improv WIT Source Theater, Washington, DC.

04/30 “Flirting Like An American,” University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD.

03/13 “Jesus at a Shoe Store,” Story District, Town Boutique, Washington, DC.

1/11-2/8 Storytelling 101, Story District, five weeks class with final performance.