Stacey is a proud mom, theatre artist, and filmmaker from Charlotte, NC by way of Elizabeth, NJ. She is a 2015-16 Dramatists Guild Fellow and recently earned an MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts were she was honored with the NYU Grey Gallery Prize in collaboration with The Studio Museum of Harlem for her short play My Pet. She was awarded the Dramatic Writing Department’s 2015 Outstanding Writing for Stage playwriting award, was a 2014-15 Tisch Future Screenwriter Fellow, and was a 2015 Fusion Film Festival finalist for her television pilot Up-And-Coming. Her recent work includes the production of her short film Fun, the third in the series of films for The Perceptions Project. Stacey strives to create work which entertains, challenges, educates and empowers both the audience and her collaborators. Her work typically focuses issues of Black identity, race disparity, the dilemma of “otherness”, and cats … cause she loves them.