Surround yourself with people whose eyes light up
when they see you coming.

André De Shields

"A formidable and seamless performance"

The Union Democrat, for Sierra Repertory Theatre’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Multiple award winning leading lady and character actress, repeatedly rehired by her directors, adept with accents and dialects, enjoying an alto-mezzo three-octave singing range. Working in all media, facile in all genre.  A 1986 Neighborhood Playhouse grad taught by the renowned Sanford Meisner and beloved Richard Pinter. (You can read details of how I returned to the creative arts in 2010 after a twenty year hiatus here - A Return To The Creative Arts)

Here’s what I did in the early pandemic days while yearning for a return to work: