Dominique is an actor, writer and director.
Born in Missouri, she is now based in New York.
Make Believe and the Real World have always been inextricable for Dominique. Getting a degree in History from Carleton College, traveling to Beijing, Montreal and The Hague with Model United Nations, living and studying in Morocco, Costa Rica and France - all these experiences greatly inform her work as an actor and filmmaker.
JOY RIDE won Best Director at the 2017 Reno Tahoe International Film Festival, and Dominique was nominated for Best Actress.
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At the end of July, Dominique wrapped her first lead role in an independent feature film. Principal photography in and around Millerton, NY. More information to come.
Dominique placed in the top 50 out of 7,102 scripts in the 2017 Academy Nicholl Fellowship screenwriting competition. In addition to becoming a Semifinalist, she had a second script finish in the top 15%. This is Dominique's third time making the Quarterfinals; the first time with this screenplay.
Dominique is in the second round of consideration for the Sundance Screenwriters Lab. Please cross your fingers for her!
Dominique started HEALTH CARE STORIES - a documentary series of 2-4 minute videos of people sharing personal stories about how health care - or the lack of it - has impacted them and their loved ones. This is an electronic town hall, putting human faces on health care legislation. Health Care Stories aims to help make Americans' voices and health care experiences heard.
JOY RIDE is an Official Selection at the DC Shorts Film Festival, Sidewalk Film Festival, Reno Tahoe International Film Festival, Marfa Film Festival, Monmouth Film Festival. Earlier this year the film premiered at the Brussels Short Film Festival. Dominique plays the lead role of Jessie, a heroin addict trying - and failing - to do right by her daughter.
Dominique acted as Beth in Raven Johnson's short film, CONFIDENCE - where adoption, race, and motherhood are all in the mix. Shot in CT.
Dominique writes, acts in & directs YOU AGAIN. Starring Nathan Darrow (House of Cards, Gotham, Billions).
LÉA debuts on PBS.
KQED director of distribution Lisa Landi: "Léa is tightly scripted, expertly directed and the lead is phenomenal. We can’t wait to take this film to public media audiences nationwide."
Official Selection: Reykjavik International Film Festival, Sidewalk, Cinequest, ArtSlope and Hollyshorts Monthly Screening.