Marlo has a B.A. degree in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California. Her short film, Cigar By Car, was screened in festivals across the country including the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival. She wrote and directed the feature film Waiting For The Son, starring Lupe Ontiveros and Brian Aldiss and produced and edited the documentaries Mariachi Estrella and From Football to Futbol. Her short play, Bloodwork, was produced at the 2014 KC Fringe Festival by the Fishtank Theatre. Marlo is a founding member of WOLF (Women of Lawrence Film) and has just completed a short film entitled Replay for the anthology, Threads. Marlo teaches film and screenwriting, provides digital media services for the Lawrence Arts Center and is the Director of the Free State Festival.