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.
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
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)
Various roles in television including: ER, GENERAL HOSPITAL, LA LAW, UNSOLVED MYSTERIES, IT'S A MIRACLE, MINI-SERIES FALSE ARREST, et al.
"LITTLE FISH IN A BIG POND - A SUPPORT GUIDE FOR ACTORS" 2000
PUBLISHER: "A BOOK OF JEWISH POETRY" BY HELEN GRUBER
PUBLISHER: "BEING CHALLENGED" BY SHARON GOLDMAN
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!
AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE - PSYCHOLOGY
GRAHM JUNIOR COLLEGE
ASSOCIATES OF APPLIED SCIENCE in COMMUNICATIONS (Radio & Television)
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.