NEIGHBORS MAGAZINE COVER
Aubrey was featured as the cover story for a local Austin monthly magazine, Neighbors of Tarrytown & Northwest Hills. Journalist Bobby Hawthorne wrote a beautiful and clever article on Aubrey’s life in the arts and her goals for the future. She’d like to thank Editor Jerome Kubala for all the support and Photographer Jack Plunkett for the enjoyable cover shoot!
BEST TEXAS ACTRESS NOMINEE
AUSTIN REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL
February 2022 | Film
Aubrey was honored to be nominated for Best Texas Actress (Allison Wood Award) at the Austin Revolution Film Festival for her work in Ranch Water! She had the best time acting alongside this incredible ensemble of women and is very proud to be recognized among many impressive performances at the festival. The team had a blast at ARFF and walked away with two awards for Ranch Water - Best in Show Feature 2022 and Best Texas Feature!
SOUTH TEXAS INTL. FILM FESTIVAL
March 2022 | Film
Though Aubrey had planned to attend the South Texas International Film Festival in Edinburg, Texas, the event was sadly moved to a virtual platform due to a Covid surge in the area. The festival was still a hit with Ranch Water winning Best Texas Feature!
NEW YORK INDIE THEATER FILM FESTIVAL
February 2022 | Film
Aubrey and fellow Ranch Water Producer, Chris Luner, attended the New York Indie Theater Film Festival at the New Ohio Theater in the West Village. It was so special to celebrate theater makers exploring the world of film and an honor to be featured at a downtown theater across the street from Aubrey’s first apartment in NYC!
FLATHEAD LAKE INTL. CINEMAFEST
January 2022 | Film
Aubrey and fellow Ranch Water Producer, Chris Luner, traveled to Polson, Montana to attend the Flatehead Lake International Cinemafest. They had so much fun exploring the town, connecting with locals, meeting fellow filmmakers, and celebrating the film. Thank you to David and Jessica King for your beautiful festival and for including Ranch Water in the lineup!
GOLDEN GATE INTL. FILM FESTIVAL
January 2022 | Film
After first being an Official Selection of the 2021 Golden Gate International Film Festival, Ranch Water was then chosen as one of the Top 20 Films in the festival’s 5 year history from 2016-2021. These films were screened on demand as part of the Best of Fest Encore Series. The team was beyond honored to be included in this list and thrilled to win an Audience Award as well!
COVID COMPLIANCE - FIASCO THEATER
November 2021 - Present | Theater
Aubrey has been working with her one of her favorite companies, Fiasco Theater Company, as their Covid Compliance Officer for many workshops including Imogen Says Nothing as part of their “Without a Net” series, Diamond Alice and A Streetcar Named Desire as part of their “Some of Its Parts” series and a beautiful, filmed tribute to the life of Stephen Sondheim. It has been so wonderful to be back in a room with these inspiring artists post-pandemic. Check out their website for more information on all upcoming projects!
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
October 2021 | Film
Ranch Water is an Official Selection of Austin Film Festival! The film had screenings at the Galaxy Highland Theater and State Theater on Congress with successful Q&A’s at both events, the team walked the red carpet and spoke with local press, and a premiere party was thrown for our cast & crew, families, friends and donors. The film received amazing feedback by viewers, including a rave review by the founder of the festival, Barbara Morgan, who claimed our film was one of four to watch alongside Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch. Check out the article here! It was an honor to be able to celebrate our team’s hard work in the city that inspired it all!
RANCH WATER - OFFICIAL TRAILER
October 2021 | Film
The trailer for Ranch Water is here! Aubrey is thrilled to share this sneak peak of our film. Check out the trailer here and stay tuned for the premiere coming soon!
November 2020 | Film
Aubrey had the most magical experience producing her first feature film, Ranch Water, alongside partners Chris Luner and Sophie Miller. Ranch Water was shot in Smithville, Texas with a small cast and crew in a COVID-free bubble. It follows the story of three sisters celebrating the last weekend on their family ranch with friends, and it features only women on screen. Aubrey also acted in the film, playing the role of the oldest sister, Jac. Aubrey is eternally grateful to this exceptional team for coming together during this difficult year to brig this story to life. She hopes this is only the beginning for this group of talented artists! Check out the website for more information!
2019 - Present | Theater | Tech
Aubrey is working as a Freelance Technician in New York. She has helped load in and load out rehearsal rooms and theaters for many productions, including The Unsinkable Molly Brown (Transport Group), American Buffalo (Broadway), The B52’s Thing (Ideal Glass), and multiple untitled works in progress with Luner Eclipse Productions and Fullstage Productions. She has enjoyed working in the industry behind the scenes and helping these shows come to life!
FIASCO CONSERVATORY PROGRAM
November 2019 | Training
As a long time fan of Fiasco Theater Company, Aubrey was beyond thrilled to have the opportunity to study with these artists as part of their inaugural Six-Week Shakespeare Conservatory Program. This post-grad intensive program featured classes taught by some of New York’s finest including co-artistic directors of Fiasco – Ben Steinfeld, Jessie Austrian, and Noah Broady – as well as Zack Fine, Liz Hayes, Annie Piper, Navarra Novy Williams, and Kathryn Armour. Aubrey had an incredible time deepening her understanding and love for Shakespeare and ensemble theater, and she is grateful to have found a spot within this community of passionate, intelligent, and ambitious collaborators. For more information about the program, please visit Fiasco’s website.
August 2019 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey returned to New York City Center Encores! Off Center pre-production rehearsal room this year for this season’s production of Road Show directed by Will Davis. She loved working with Will, Sarah Cook (Associate Director), and Whitney G-Bowley (Associate Choreographer) on this Sondheim/Weidman piece and had the best time developing choreography / playing with beach balls, cigarettes, and toy houses! She sends her congrats to the full cast and crew on a spectacular run of the final product of this piece.
CIRCLE OF SHIT
March 2019 | Theater
Aubrey played the role of Joanna in a new dark, philosophic comedy about a group of sinners’ descent through The Inferno, entitled Circle of Shit. The play, written by Nathan Dennis and directed by Jenna Antoniades, was performed for one night only at Dixon Place. Aubrey enjoyed working with her fellow cast mates on this challenging script and loved sharing the shit-covered world with an audience.
March 2019 | Theater | Reading
Aubrey had the absolute honor of helping out her friend Gabriel Elizabeth Kadian in a first draft reading of her new musical, Anahid. After hearing about the writing process of this piece for many years, Aubrey was so excited to participate in this reading and allow Gabriel to hear the words come to life for the first time. The cast had a blast working through the script together and giving feedback and can’t wait to see how the show grows in the future! Keep an eye out for this one!
SISTERS ON THE GROUND IS PUBLISHED!
December 2018 | Theater
Max Posner’s play, Sisters on the Ground, is officially published through Dramatists Play Service, Inc. Aubrey could not be happier to have helped bring this beautiful script to life as the role of Beth in the original cast. She and her fellow sisters helped celebrate Max by performing a few of the play’s haunting songs at a publication party hosted by Dramatists at the Drama Book Shop in Times Square. Catch her name, along with the names of many other talented actors in artists, on the front page of this publication! Purchase the script or apply for the rights here!
November 2018 - Present | Film
Aubrey is officially registered with Central Casting and working as an extra in film and television in New York City! Keep an eye out for her in the background of shows like Happy, Power Book II: Ghost, and Blank Slate.
THE ART OF THE FAIRYTALE ENDING
November 2018 | Film
Aubrey was delighted to work alongside a group of incredibly talented high school film students from her hometown of Austin, Texas on a short film entitled The Art of the Fairytale Ending as part of the All American High School Film Invitational & Festival in NYC. These students directed, filmed, and edited their original piece in less than a week, and Aubrey had the best time watching them learn and grow on set.
CATCH AS CATCH CAN
August 2018 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey had the absolute pleasure of working with Page 73 on a staging workshop for their upcoming production of Catch As Catch Can at the New Ohio Theatre. The new play, written by Mia Chung, is a story of six characters played by only three actors. Aubrey had a blast working with director Ken Rus Schmoll, producer Michael Walkup, Mia, and the other actors on the intricacies of staging this complex script, and she can’t wait to see the final piece come together in October!
HARVEY'S LAST NIGHT - OFFICIAL TRAILER
August 2018 | Film
The trailer for Harvey’s Last Night on the Avenue is finally here! Aubrey is so thrilled to share this sneak peak of the upcoming webseries written by Jack Kyser and Mike Wesolowski. Check out the trailer here and stay tuned for the premiere coming soon!
July 2018 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey had the pleasure of working with director Ken Rus Schmoll once again in a workshop of his upcoming production of Gone Missing at New York City Center’s Encores! Off-Center 2018 season. This production of the documentary style musical, originally created by The Civilians in 2003, honors the work of its composer and Off-Center Artistic Director, the late Michael Friedman. Aubrey had a wonderful time working with the pre-production cast of actors and dancers, as well as with the production team and artistic directors Jeanine Tesori and Anne Kaufman. She is looking forward to seeing the full production in July!
ELEMENTARY SPACETIME SHOW
May 2018 | Theater
Aubrey played the role of Robot in a new version of a musical written by César Alvarez entitled Elementary Spacetime Show. She enjoyed working with César, director Andrew Neisler, and an incredible cast of talented performers. This production comes after a successful concert reading at The Public last April and was performed at Playwrights Downtown in May.
THE RADIOACTIVE BOY SCOUT
April 2018 | Film | Reading
Aubrey played the role of Heather, a 17-year-old straight A chemistry wiz, in a reading of selected scenes from a new screenplay entitled The Radioactive Boy Scout written and directed by Eric D. Cohen and produced by OBB Pictures. The script was selected for NYU’s Black List inspired Purple List, a curation of the best yet-to-be-produced scripts from the NYU Graduate Film alumni community, and was performed for a number of film industry professionals in April. Aubrey can’t wait to see where this story goes!
SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST
Aubrey attended the South By Southwest Film Festival this year in her hometown of Austin, Texas. She met so many incredible people working in the film industry and had the amazing opportunity to see a number of film premieres and learn from inspiring professionals. Highlights of her week included talks by directors Darren Aronofsky and Barry Jenkins, the cast and creators of This is Us, and actor Ethan Hawke. Her favorite screenings included John Krasinksi’s A Quiet Place starring Emily Blunt, Kay Cannon’s Blockers starring John Cena and Leslie Mann, and Brett Haley’s Hearts Beat Loud starring Nick Offerman. Aubrey was also so happy to support and celebrate with her fellow NYU Alums Camila Mendes and Bubba Weiler on their film premieres of The New Romantic and The Ranger at the festival!
THE LAST GOODBYE
March 2018 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey was thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Director Alex Timbers and Music Director Kris Kukul on this rock ‘n roll musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. This show, written by Michael Kimmel with music by Jeff Buckley, first premiered at The Old Globe in 2013. Aubrey loved seeing how the show transformed over the week!
MISS YOU LIKE HELL
January 2018 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey participated in a one week long movement-based workshop for The Public’s upcoming production of a new musical entitled Miss You Like Hell written by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Erin McKeown. The workshop will be lead by director Lear deBessonet (Founder of Public Works) and choreographer Danny Mefford (Dear Evan Hansen, Fun Home). Aubrey enjoyed being in a room full of so many talented artists!
UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE (UCB)
November 2017 | Training
Aubrey took a leap out of her comfort zone and worked on her improv skills at the Upright Citizens Brigade Training Center founded by Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts, and Matt Walsh. She spent three months learning about and practicing long form improv with Chelsea Clarke and attended multiple comedy shows at the various UCB Theaters around the city. Aubrey is happy to have worked on a new skill set and to be a part of the UCB community.
OEDIPUS ON THE BEACH - CAST ALBUM
July 2017 | Theater | Music
The cast album for Nikolai Mishler’s Oedipus on the Beach is now live and available for streaming and purchase! Check out Aubrey singing lead vocals on "God’s Blood" and playing rhythm guitar/singing back up vocals on multiple tracks. Aubrey couldn’t be prouder of this album. A huge thank you to everyone involved in this project over the last two years! Check out "God's Blood" here!
TWELFTH NIGHT OR WHAT YOU WILL
July 2017 | Theater
Aubrey played Viola in a production of Twelfth Night Or What You Will at The Brick summer “Shakespeare in the Theater” festival. Both the play and the character have always been some of Aubrey’s favorites in the Shakespeare cannon, and she was happy to participate in The Brick festival once again after having played multiple roles in a production of The Tempest there last summer. Twelfth Night was directed by Nikolai Mishler and featured many recent graduates of the NYU Tisch Acting program.
AUSTIN SPORTS MEDICINE - COMMERCIAL
June 2017 | Film | Commercial
Aubrey recently traveled to her hometown of Austin, Texas to shoot a commercial and educational video for The Center for ACL Injuries at Austin Sports Medicine. Aubrey acts as a spokesperson for the company and is looking forward to working with this team again in the future.
June 2017 | Theater | Dance | Workshop
Aubrey participated in a dance/movement workshop of Clare Barron‘s new play Dance Nation. The workshop was directed by Lee Sunday Evans and was in preparation for the premiere production of the play at Playwrights Horizons in April of 2018. Aubrey had a blast dancing with Lee and Clare!
June 2017 | Film
The Reckoning is the second psychological thriller short Aubrey has worked on with writer/director Ishan Seth. She was thrilled to reunite with many of the same production/performance team members from the Incognita shoot back in 2015. Aubrey played the role of Mara and had her hands tied to a gun for most of the film!
SISTERS ON THE GROUND - REVIVAL
May 2017 | Theater
Max Posner‘s new play, Sisters on the Ground, was back at Playwrights Downtown in May! Aubrey was thrilled to get back to work on one of her favorite projects and reunite with the cast who developed and premiered the show back in December of 2015. The show, which tells the story of six young sisters living in the 1800’s and coming to terms with their oldest sister’s death, features a stage full of dirt and a handful of hauntingly beautiful songs. The remount was directed by Ken Rus Schmoll and designed by Jessica Pabst, Eric Southern and Frank J. Oliva.
HARVEY'S LAST NIGHT ON THE AVENUE
March 2017 | Film
Aubrey played the role of Christine in a new short film by Jack Kyser and Mike Wesolowski entitled Harvey’s Last Night on the Avenue. She enjoyed working with many NYU Tisch alumni on this shoot in April and was also thrilled to work with fellow Austin High Red Dragon Player Jack Kyser again!
January 2017 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey participated in a workshop of a new play by Sarah Einspanier entitled Nature Whatever, directed by Morgan Green. She loved working alongside these super cool ladies and is so excited to check out a full draft production of the show in June at 3LD with the New Georges Water Residency.
OEDIPUS ON THE BEACH
January 2017 | Theater | Music
The cast of Oedipus on the Beach, a new modern, musical adaptation of Sophocles’ Oedipus Triology written and composed by Nikolai Mishler, recorded a cast album at The Creamery Studios in Greenpoint! Aubrey played rhythm guitar on the album, sang backups with a large chorus, and sang lead vocals on one song as the role of Antigone.
January 2017 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey participated in a week long staging workshop for a new play by Milo Cramer entitled Cute Activist. This workshop was directed by Morgan Green and produced by Clubbed Thumb.
December 2016 | Theater
Aubrey played a role in a new play by Jenny Schwartz entitled Krazytown. The production, staged with two microphones and eleven iPhones, was directed by Knud Adams and produced by Playwrights Horizons Downtown.
HIPPOS OF THE EASTERN ENCLOSURE
September 2016 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey played the role of Sylvia in a two month long workshop of a new play by Jen Silverman
entitled Hippos of the Eastern Enclosure. This workshop was directed by Christina Roussos and was part of Clubbed Thumb’s Directing Fellowship led by Anne Kauffman and Ken Rus Schmoll.
September 2016 | Theater | Workshop
Aubrey participated in a staging workshop of a new play by MJ Kaufman entitled Sagittarius Ponderosa directed by Ken Rus Schmoll. The National Asian American Theatre Company
presented the full production at 3-Legged Dog in November.
SISTERS ON THE GROUND
August 2016 | Theater | Staged Reading
The incredible cast of Sisters on the Ground, a new play by Max Posner which originally premiered in December 2015, rehearsed with director Ken Rus Schmoll and performed a staged reading of the play at NYU Tisch School of the Arts for an invited audience.
THE EARTH IS FLAT
August 2016 | Theater | Reading
Aubrey joined a phenomenal cast of actors at United Talent Agency for a reading of a beautiful new play by Todd Almond entitled The Earth is Flat. This reading was directed by Ken Rus Schmoll.
July 2016 | Theater
Aubrey had the pleasure of playing Ferdinand, Stephano, and Antonio in a production of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest at The Brick Theatre as part of their summer “Shakespeare in the Theatre” festival. This production was directed by Ilana Khanin and featured a bouncy house water slide and a variety of “Tempest” themed dances.
Aubrey graduated Cum Laude from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts with a BFA in Drama and a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Studies. The graduation ceremonies were held at Yankee Stadium and Radio City Musical Hall where she celebrated with family and friends. During her time at NYU, Aubrey trained at Playwrights Horizons Theatre School, The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London (RADA), and Stonestreet Film Studio and Conservatory.
THEATRE FOR ONE
Aubrey is working as a Line Producer for Octopus Theatricals and Assistant Stage Manager for their upcoming installation of Theater for One at Signature Theatre. Theater for One is a unique theatrical experience built for one audience member at a time and a surprise performance waiting inside the booth. It is a very impressive operation! For more information, please visit the Theater for One website and/or the Octopus website. Come on out to see it for yourself!