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  • Excited to be going to Paris September! Voodoo Macbeth is the opening night film for the 12e FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE FILMS DE LA DIASPORA AFRICAINE-PARIS and I will be speaking on a panel with French actors following the screening.

  • Voodoo Macbeth has been picked up for theatrical release this fall by Lightyear Entertainment!

  • Was so excited to finally do our staged reading of Aja Houston's "Waiting" in May for Inkwell Theatre. We were supposed to do four nights of reading back in 2020 when the city was shut down due to Covid. With the killings in Buffalo, this piece is even more timely.

  • New year, new adventures! Looking forward to shooting the sci-fi horror short, Listen with director Olivia Brown in February.


  • Yet another award! Voodoo Macbeth took home Best Ensemble cast at San Diego Film Festival

  • Voodoo Macbeth swept at the Catalina Film Festival with 4 awards including Best Actor, Best Actress (me :-), Best Direction and Best Narrative Feature!

  • The Road Theatre's Summer Playwrights Festival this July and August is the largest of its kind in the country. Twenty-six play readings of new works over three weekends. I was honored to be in "Modern Minstrelsy," written by the wonderful Kermit Frazier and directed by the unstoppable Gregg Daniel. I also had the privilege of directing "Medusa Does a Re-do," written by the prolific and gifted Angela J. Davis, starring Saundra McClain and Megan Moran. These are two powerful and very funny women!

  • Thank you Charlotte Black Film Festival for the award for Best Supporting Actress for Voodoo Macbeth! Such an honor.

  • We had a great time at the Sedona International Film Festival and took home the independent Spirit Award for Best Feature and the Audience Choice Award for Best in Fest!

  • Our first live festival during the pandemic was The Harlem International Film Festival. I miss NYC in the Spring! We garnered three of the top awards: I won Best Actress and the team won Best Production and Best Feature Film.

  • Finally, Voodoo Macbeth premieres and at the Pan African Film Festival! Get your tickets to see our film through March 14th!

  • I'm so proud of the cast of "Ladyville"! I was honored to direct them in another brilliant piece by Aja Houston. Although this was my first time directing and editing a piece for Zoom, we've gotten a tremendous response from audiences!


  • Excited to see our production of Terrorist is Spelled K-A-R-E-N in bot the Road Theatre shorts festival and ATLA Virtual Festival. I enjoyed directing this amazing cast.

  • The second time this year I've gotten to work with the amazing June Carryl. The Life and Death Of" was a beautiful piece she wrote and directed, dedicated to Toyin Salau.

  • So wonderful working with Angela and our amazing director, Saundra McClain on "Agathe" for The Road Theatre. Out of an international pool, we ended winning Best play at PlayFest Santa Barbara!

  • Henry and Perry thank you for including me in the regular cast of "Y'all R Family"! Hoping this streaming sitcom will have a long life!

  • June and Jaisey --two extraordinary women. We had a phenomenal cast for the beautiful, mystical piece, "When We Breathe." Thank you for letting us play.

  • Stewart Zully wrote and directed our short, "Front Lines." What a heartfelt tribute to the medical professionals enduring during this pandemic. Here's to the Festival circuit!

  • "Waiting" is my first introduction to the up and upcoming phenom playwright, Aja Houston. Thank you Susan Dalian for your direction and Inkwell for your support. One performance only before we were cancelled by COVID!

  • The "Voodoo Macbeth" feature film screening was amazing! So nice to see everyone again. Looking forward to seeing what happens with this film.


  • Final project of the year: got to work again with Director Bailey Kobe on his latest film, "God Is an Astronaut." Play a talking head on a CNN like show. Nice to just have Bailey offer me the role. :-)

  • My friend and amazing director Nardeep Khurmi just casast me in "Unknown Caller," based on a true encounter that the lead actor and writer Denzil Meyers experienced dealing with a foreign telemarketer.

  • Off to Arizona Theatre Company to work with Casey Stangl again! Excited to be part of this diverse cast doing "Silent Sky" by Lauren Gunderson, who is now the most produced playwright in the country!

  • I was selected to be the new descriptive narrator for the CBS sitcom "The Neighborhood"!

  • "I Go Somewhere Else" received five Stage Raw nominations and our amazing playwright, Inda Craig-Galvin, and our leading lady, Cheri Lynne Vandenheuvel, both won!

  • I got to co-direct my first in-studio project with Ros Ayres and LA Theatre Works. An amazing play by Charly Simpson called, "Behind the Sheet," based on the story of J. Marion Sims, who set the standards for gynecology by doing repeated operations on a group of female slaves.

  • Got to be part of VS. Theatre Festival in the beautiful play "Ordeal of Water," by Stephanie Alison Walker.

  • Booked the female lead in "Voodoo Macbeth," a special Warner Brothers/USC feature film project. Really enjoyed playing theatre diva, Rose McClendon, and performing Shakespeare on film. What an amazing cast and crew!!

  • Finished the last 6 weeks of our "Steel Magnolias" tour. Great time traveling the country and visiting states I had not been to before.

  • So excited to do the remount of "I Go Somewhere Else" at Playwrights' Arena. I love my ladies in this play!


  • Booked it: M'Lynne in LA Theatre Works touring production of "Steel Magnolias"!

  • Excited to be cast as Tabitha in a new play by Inda Craig-Galvan, "I Go Somewhere Else" with Playwright's Arena.  Been wanting to work with director Jon Lawrence Rivera for quite some time!

  • Really enjoying more work doing description narration for the blind through WGBH.

  • Another audiobook: "Engineering Infinity." Narrated two stories in the anthology.

  • Shot a Department of Defense commercial that is a thoughtful exploration of young men and women talking with their parents about wanting to join the military. Can't wait to see what it looks like. Matty Libatique was our DP!

  • Won 2 Best Actress awards for "On Time"! One in the Ikuska Short Film festival in Spain and the other in the Grand Off Film Festival in Poland.

  • I'm enjoying doing live industrials for Kaiser Permanente through CareActors.  Rewarding work helping doctors with improvised and scripted scenarios that help them give better patient care.


  • Performed in a "workshop" production of Aeschylus' Suppliant Women, directed by Michael Arabian, courtesy of Rogue Machine at The Getty Villa. This was NOT a workshop--it was a fully staged production that we put up after about 10 days of rehearsal!

  • Enjoyed working with Tim Heidecker on a special Adult Swim project. Look for it in November. I play A.D.A. Miriam Waymon.

  • "On Time" will screen at the film festival for the Arts & Law weekend as part of the Harvard Law School Bicentennial celebration.

  • Supporting roles in two films opening in September: Lemon, directed by Janicza Bravo and featured at Sundance, and Elizabeth Blue, directed by Vincent Sabella.

  • Did voice over description narration for two upcoming films: Tulip Fever and Victoria & Abdul

  • Narrated my first audiobook! A true crime novel: The Grim Sleeper, The Lost Women of South Central, written by Christine Pelisek


  • "Honky" was extended twice and Ovation Recommended!

  • Booked a role in a comedy feature entitled "Lemon," with Judy Greer, Michael Cera, Nia Long, Rhea Perlman and Megan Mullally. Looking forward to working with director Janicza Bravo!

  • "On Time" screened at the Indie Night Film Festival at the TLC Chinese Theatres in Hollywood to rave reviews!

  • Shot two commercials in one week: MasterCard and Wendy's!

  • Also booked a supporting role in the film "Elizabeth Blue," featuring Kathleen Quinlan and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Excited to be working with director Vincent Sabella and we'll start shooting in July.

  • "On Time" was chosen as one of five short film finalists for the HBO American Black Film Festival in Miami and received distribution on HBO!

  • "Honky" opened this month to rave reviews. We were LA Times Critics'Choice and LA Weekly GO!

  • Booked a recurring role on the new David E. Kelley show for Amazon called "Goliath." I play William Hurt's executive assistant.

  • Thrilled to be a part of the new production at Rogue Machine: "Honky" by Greg Kallares. I've been wanting to work with the director, Gregg Daniels, for a while now. We have such an awesome cast!

  • Booked a co-star on "Aquarius" and it looks like it may be recurring! Really enjoyed working with Jonas the director and exec producer and the amazing cast and crew. Turns out Gethin Anthony and I both went to LAMDA!


  • Booked a Tamiflu commercial! Excited to shoot because we'll be working on green screen for the special effects.

  • This is going to be an amazing month! "Antigone" closes and I'm starting work on a moving short film, directed by Xavier Burgin, who is about to become a very sought-after young director. Also, Shakespeare in the Sphere will be filming "Desdemona and Othello," its first short film in 360 virtual reality format!

  • Very excited to have booked a national Tamiflu commercicial. Thanks Hugh and gang at Coast-to-Coast!

  • "Antigone" opened to rave reviews and received Critic's Choice in the L.A. Times!

  • I am blown away by the amazing cast of Jean Anouilh's "Antigone" at the first table read at A Noise Within! So glad I am a part of this historical production.

  • I am now working with the formidable and highly esteemed Courtney Peldon at Aqua Talent. Looking forward to booking lots of work!

  • Played the role of D.A. Nichols in "The Lost One," directed and created by my colleague Doug Burch. What a fun time on the set! Got to play a hard-nosed (possibly dirty) DA. Looking forward to seeing the finished film!

  • "Diet of Worms" opened in the beautiful St. John's cathedral in Los Angeles! Jen Chang is such a wonderful director and what a group of talented ladies. Who knew playing a German abbess could be so much fun?

  • Excited to start rehearsals for "Diet of Worms" with the wonderful Chalk Rep theatre. I've been wanting to work with Tom Jacobson for a long time!

  • We opened! Thanks to my amazing producer Cat Gray and the wonderful cast of "My Children! My Africa!"

  • We start casting for "My Children! My Africa!" at Actors Co-op. Looking forward to directing this play.


  • The screening for "Stairways" was awesome! What a great turnout and now it's on to the festival circuit.

  • Shot a USC 546 graduate film school project as the lead with an amazing and talented cast and crew. Looking forward to the screening on December 13th and upcoming film festivals!

  • Co-hosted the I'm Every Woman Conference in Palm Springs with KJLH personality Adai Lamar. The Woman of the Year was honoree Kim Whitley from "Raising Whitley."

  • Busy month! I booked a role on the pilot episode of "Hand of God" with Dana Delany and Ron Perlman, directed by Marc Forster and written by Ben Watkins.

  • Also booked the voiceover for a Wen television commercial featuring Holly Robinson Peet.

  • We've gotten great reviews for the play and have been asked to do an encore perforamnce in April on Palm Sunday at American Martyrs Church in Manhattan Beach.

  • Was asked to take over the role of Mae in Lee Blessing's "Going to St.Ives" at Actors Co-op. I have about ten days to learn the role in this two-woman show before we have our first audience!

  • Just booked a role in a faith-based short film opposite Lawrence Gilliard Jr. from "The Walking Dead" and "The Wire."


  • Booked the voice over for Shinola's "Makers Monday" campaign.

  • I love my role in Jason Grote's new play at Son of Semele. "Civilization is a dark comedy and we have the best dysfunctional family dinner scene ever!

  • The LA screening of "Caterpillar's Kimono" is this month!

  • Co-directed and performed in a staged reading of Dr. Billy G. Ingram's "The Legacy."

  • Flew to New York to audition for the understudy role of Lady Capulet for the Broadway production of "Romeo & Juliet." Congratulations to Rosalyn Ruff who's playing the actual role!

  • Finished shooting on "Neron"!

  • "What May Fall" opens to rave reviews and receives a Go! and Pick of the Week.


  • Booked a role in next production at NOTE, "What May Fall," directed by Mary Jo Duprey.

  • Went to Edison High with some NOTE members and The Unusual Suspects to do a staged reading of the students' play. The kids were amazing and we were all inspired.

  • Booked a cool voice-over for the new Narciso Rodriguez line at Kohl's.

  • Began shooting "Neron," a horror film about a child destined to be the anti-christ.

  • Performed in Chalk Rep's Flash Festival at La Brea Tarpits as a futuristic mom in a piece called "The Science Hippie's Lament" by Speed Weed.

  • I ended up taking over the role of Carla opposite Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain for the final two weeks of the run.

  • Booked a role as the Carla understudy for "The Exorcist" at Geffen Playhouse.

  • Booked a small supporting role as an attorney (surprise :-) in the indie feature, "Caterpillar's Kimono."

  • Also enjoyed doing a reading of "Doubt" with my friends from Interact, under the direction of the wonderful Michael Murray!

  • Booked my first VO commercial with Abrams. It's a fun little ad for Wells Fargo.

  • I also shot another industrial for the LRN crew.

  • I enjoyed working with the amazing Tony Tanner this month in CTL.

  • Just started free-lancing with two agencies for voice-over work: Abrams and Atlas.

  • I rejoined Classical Theatre Lab (CTL) after a 4-year hiatus to take the Stephen Book workshop.

  • "Slither" opened and received some lovely reviews. The cast was a joy to work with and incredibly talented!


  • Was cast as Eve in "Slither,"a new play at Chalk Rep opening in February.

  • I signed with The Premier Talent Group as my new theatrical agency! Looking forward to a prosperous new year working with James.

  • "House" episdode aired right after Thanksgiving.

  • I shot an episode of "House" playing a very bored, impatient judge. What a great cast and crew! We really had a good time on the set.

  • Enjoyed playing Deborah in a staged reading of "Waco: The Cult" at The Road Theatre, directed by Bryna Weiss and written by her husband Joseph A. Weiss. I hope this play gets the production it deserves.

  • Excited to be shooting another industrial with LRN this month.

  • Episodes of "Divorce Court" on FOX started airing with my voice-over announcing.

  • Catch me on "Torchwood: Miracle Day" as Mrs. Owens, opposite Ernie Hudson.

  • Had a blast playing a high-school teenager for a reading of "Just Add Zombies" by playwright and fellow alum, Jon Dorf.

  • Booked a voice-over for Peachtree Attorney Portal website.

  • Learned a lot working with the fab Louis Fantasia at the for the Antaeus Shakespeare Workout series this month, although this time it was Chekov and Brecht - the Bard was on hiatus.

  • We had a very insightful talkback for "The View From Here" with two recovering agoraphobes and a behavioral psychotherapist.. A portion of the proceeds from the performance went to an association for anxiety disorders.

  • "The View From Here" opened this month with my amazing cast, all friends from the Stephen Book acting class. It was a a thrill directing such a great group of actors, especially when we all speak the same acting "language." Thanks Debbie Jaffe (lead and co-producer) for asking me to direct!

  • This month's Shakespeare workout is with the phenomenal Armin Shimmerman. Armin taught a workshop as a fundraiser for my production of "Titus Andronicus" last year.

  • Started the Antaeus Shakespeare Workout series this month with the amazing Art Manke--haven't worked with Art since I was a member of the Classical Theatre Lab.

  • Booked a contract to do the voice-over announcing for the newly revamped "Divorce Court," starring Judge Lynn Toler!

  • Booked an industrial with the crew from LRN.

  • Booked three national commercials in a week! That's NEVER happened to me before--this is turning into a great beginning for the new year.



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