III. Chronology

Hanna Aboueid and Jake Rothman in 2018 production of LIFE by Charles Mee at STC

What I’ve done. Bolded projects are special. For a fun game, find all the hyperlinks.

2000

Born.

2003

Cried onstage in a bumblebee costume while my preschool classmates danced and sang that song about bringing home a baby bumblebee.

2014

Played a member of the “Earnest Ensemble” in The Importance of Being Earnest. Promoted to playing Merriman only after someone else dropped out.

Began working with the film production company Reformat Studios.

2015

Operated the light board for Footloose: The Musical.

Played John Proctor in The Crucible.

2016

Played The Narrator in Into the Woods.

Played Dylan in In the Museum.

Studied Classical Performance with the King’s Company at the Stratford Shakespeare School.

Played Eric in H.A.D. Enough.

Directed Down Under: Remastered by Drew King and Draven Marino.

Played Long John Silver in Treasure Island.

Played Teenager #1 in Buck Run.

Played the Poet in Muse.

Composed the score for Muse.

2017

Played Horace Vandergelder in Hello, Dolly!

Directed a promotional video for Ironfront Cowork.

Founded a student-run ensemble called the Student Theatre Collective (STC). 

Produced two one-act shows with STC, In the Museum and Et Tu.

Directed (and wrote) Et Tu

Played Mitchell in In the Museum.

Studied at the Northwestern University National High School Institute: Theatre Arts Division.

Played Boxer the Horse in Animal Farm.

Operated the light board for Three American Myths.

Operated the light board for Polaroid Stories.

Directed The 1980s by Peter Kinnaman, Sarah Ladd, and Draven Marino. 

Played Boy in Say to You.

Played Jean Valjean in Les Misérables. 

2018

Played King Triton in The Little Mermaid.

Played Owen in Little Trees.

Founded Troup #8578 of International Thespian Society.

Workshop with Elaine Bromka

Directed LIFE by Charles Mee.

Played Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Baritone Saxophone and Ocarina for pit orchestra of Crazy for You.

Played Ben in Choose Not Randomly.

Directed, Wrote, and Composed the score for Choose Not Randomly. 

Graduated from Lewisburg Area High School.

Taught at Riverstage Theatre Summer Academy.

Assistant Directed Saigone by Max Kane.

Played Malcolm in Macbeth. 

Began studying at Wesleyan University.

Played Alexander in Sitting with Stella. 

Played Jeremy Zinn in Killer.

Wardrobe Assistant for Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them.

Workshop with A. Rey Pamatmat.

Directed workshop production of CAVE by Ellis Collier.

Played Party Host in a really sketchy commercial of which I do not know the name. But I was paid.

2019

Directed, Wrote, and Composed the score for This Fleeing Star.

Played Tourist, Elliot, and Dr. Gregory Arthurfield in Middletown. 

Sound Designer for Bare: A Staged Concert.

Wrote Here’s Hoping with Gabby Baba-Conn.

Assistant Stage Manager for Action.

Operated light board for Action.

Played Niño in Sonámbulos.

Composed original music for Sonámbulos.

Operated sound board for Eons. 

Played Bran in Reindeer Woman.

Played a Child Protective Services agent in Tattletale. 

Interned with Richard Maxwell & New York City Players.

NYC DEBUT: Played Leon Carter in Police and Thieves, written and directed by Richard Maxwell

Workshop with Jessica Alamy of The TEAM. 

Collaborated on Correspondences, an audio/visual storytelling event that showed as part of the Interrobang festival at The Brick.

Directed God’s Ear by Jenny Schwartz.

Founded amoebic performance group Crocodile Tears with Gabby Baba-Conn.

2020

In talks to direct Song From the Uproar: The Lives and Deaths of Isabelle Eberhardt by Missy Mazzoli.