Resume

I began my career as a playwright and segued into acting.  I've been acting, writing, producing, and directing for over 30 years. In ACT III of my life, I create children's books and love every minute of it.

FEATURE FILMS  

THE PERILS OF PERFUME  (short film)  Writer/Director/Producer      

NOTHING AS IT SEEMS    (short film)  Writer/Actress/Producer       

FIXING RHONDA          (feature)     Writer/Actress/Producer      

THE APPOINTMENT        (short film)  Producer                              

THE GOLDEN SPURS       (feature)     Associate Producer   

THEATRE

MEDIOCRE MILLIE FINDS HER HAPPY       PLAYWRIGHT     Published by Silver Birchington

CONFESSIONS OF A NICE JEWISH GIRL     PLAYWRIGHT     Avery Schreiber Theatre 2006 

                                                     (Nom. Best Artistic Design)

HARRY THE CHEAPSKATE (Short Play)     PLAYWRIGHT

PARENTAL DISCRETION                   PRODUCER       Coast Playhouse 2001

CHOCOLATES FOR SASHA                  PLAYWRIGHT     (RAPT Honorable Mention Award)

JUST BRING ME ONE ROSE                PLAYWRIGHT     (RAPT Honorable Mention Award)

TELEVISION

Various roles in television including:  ER, GENERAL HOSPITAL, LA LAW, UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, IT'S A MIRACLE, MINI-SERIES FALSE ARREST, et al.

AUTHOR 

 

"LITTLE FISH IN A BIG POND - A SUPPORT GUIDE FOR ACTORS"  2000

 

PUBLISHER

 

PUBLISHER:  "A BOOK OF JEWISH POETRY" BY HELEN GRUBER

PUBLISHER:  "BEING CHALLENGED" BY SHARON GOLDMAN

OTHER JOBS

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER - Los Angeles Unified School District - 1990-2000

REAL ESTATE AGENT - 1990 - present (not active)

COMMODITIES BROKER - 1985-1989 - Siegel Trading Company

I have worked in many survival jobs including acting coach, resume writer, koi pond cleaner, public relations, event planner, and many more!

Education

AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE 

Springfield, Massachusetts

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - PSYCHOLOGY

Graduated:  1976

GRAHM JUNIOR COLLEGE

Boston, Massachusetts

ASSOCIATES OF APPLIED SCIENCE in COMMUNICATIONS (Radio & Television)

Graduated:  1972

 

SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE

Springfield, Massachusetts

MASTERS CREDITS towards my M.A. in PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

When I taught acting, I used to tell my students, take everything you've learned and figure out what you don't need, roll it up in a ball, and throw it out the window. That's kind of how I approach writing children's books.

                            Lizzie Maxwell

"TRY TO BE A RAINBOW IN SOMEONE'S CLOUD"

                                                                 Maya Angelou

CONTACT

(310) 592-7997

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