Hey, I'm Crystal!
New York, New York
Hi, my name is Crystal. I am an actress and filmmaker,
My critically-acclaimed quirky romantic comedy short film GIRL CLOWN just finished an award-winning film festival run and I am currently making it into a feature film, which is funding on Seed and Spark.
I am also an entrepreneur, and was named by LaunchHer's as a "40 under 40 Up-and-Coming Women Entrepreneur" with my business partner Christine Cox.
My current acting work includes the upcoming web series ACTING SCHOOL,
indie films REARVIEW MIRRORS, SOLE MATES, and THE VENTRILOQUIST,
as well of lots of TV and commercials.
I am also an accomplished lyric soprano and musical theater actress, with many national and international Broadway tour credits.
Girl Clown the Feature Film
A quirky romantic comedy about a mousy woman who attempts to overcome her shyness by becoming a clown. Based on the award-winning short.
Projects I'm Supporting
A Room Full of Nothing
In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.
Palace (formerly titled "Indiana")
The family-fractured lives of a stubborn mechanic, a retired widower, and a repressed college student intertwine at a bar in rural Indiana.
A Stray Ember
The agoraphobic victim of a home invasion takes to the road in a motor home, but a figure from her past threatens her new found freedom.
Fantastic Santa Monaco
A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.
A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.
A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.
Jump The Fence
Around the world in 7 films - Three best friends travel the world to star in 7 films, in 7 countries, in 7 months.
Pay to Stay
A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.
OR DIE TRYING
Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.
A girl washes up on the shore in the coastal town of Illyria. What follows is a story of love, loss, and a little harmless revenge.
A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.
A group of Latino teens in a poor community break into Los Ricos, a local mansion, to forget their difficult lives and live a different one.
Keep Me Posted
A biting look at the impact of texting and social media on the lives of three childhood friends.
It takes courage and strength to raise a child but it's constant doubt that consumes a parent.
The macabre account of a man whose inner demons drive him to seek redemption in the aftermath of bloodshed.
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A scripted ensemble dramedy based on nine real abortion stories
Saint Agatha of Catania was killed for resisting the advances of a Roman governor. Her story has always been told by men — until now.
Building the American Dream
In the deadliest state for construction, undocumented workers fight for reform of the Texas industry while under the threat of deportation.
Jean and Jacob want to get their shit together, but Jean and Jacob need to get drunk first.
A NYC con man having a mid-life crisis stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters trying to kill him.
See You On the Other Side
Love is a superpower.
“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.
I Wanna Fuck You Up
It's a Hoe-down and Missi wants revenge. Help her help you fuck shit up in "I Wanna Fuck You Up".
A comedic web series about female finances, fertility, and friendship. It's time to Settle Up.
A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.
An eccentric composer in the 1950's is given a magical instrument that distorts her relationships.
Directed by Women
Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.
Live a Little
An ambitious 9yr old must complete her bucket list since she expects to die by the end of the day.
The Only First Time
High school sweethearts confront personal anxieties on the night planned to lose their virginity.
Save The Eveningstar Cinema
Movement + Location
A woman in Brooklyn learns the hard way that you can't always leave the past behind you.