Fall, or LA's Summer Part 2 - 2014!

A frame from Jes and Lora 


12/26: Honored to be the first guest on Emerging Artist Productions' new podcast with delightful host Sinohui Hinojosa. The podcast should be up some time around late next month.

12/15: Performed a hilarious scene for Jamie Harlan (Mindy Project, Togetherness) at the SAG Foundation.

12/13: Volunteered with LA Casting, hosting the fabulous Michael Sanford.

12/10: Auditioned for the lead in a web series as an comically unstable artsy barista.
- Performed in the We Make Movies monthly improv in a scenario I was attempting to return a bogus PS4 box full of bricks to a surly Target employee.

12/8: Auditioned for #News, a fun, face-paced and dialogue-heavy web news show.

12/4: Callback for a regular in the new web series Gentle Werewolf!

12/2: Attended a SAG Conservatory panel with wonderful and talented guest casting directors, Ronna Kress (The Great Gatsby, Moulin Rouge, Extant), John McAlary (Jersey Boys, Hunger Games: Catching Fire) and Rich Mento (Youth in Revolt, Warm Bodies, No Strings Attached).


11/23: Auditioned for a Converse campaign with my six-year-old beloved chucks.
- Worked on old and new characters at my on-going character group workshop.

11/22: Volunteered with Casting Networks for the fun-filled industry seminar with illustrious casting director Twinkie Byrd (Fruitvale Station, Notorious, Stomp the Yard).

11/20: Filmed the short Jes and Lora, a dramatic piece revealing the dark backstory of two troubled individuals as they form an unusual friendship.

11/18: Pounded out some new, fun characters at my on-going character monologue workshop.

11/12: Set up blocking and shots for short Jes and Lora on location.
- Performed in the We Make Movies reading of a new web series Making Friends by Laura Mannino as the quirky lead.

11/7: Auditioned for a supporting role in an AFI film, as the supportive, quirky sister of the lead.

11/5: Rehearsed for short Jes and Lora on location.
- Performed in a dramatic improv Therapist School, as an intern dealing with a patient afflicted with schizophrenia.

We Make Movies improv night "Haunted House"


10/30: Scouted a hiking trail location for an upcoming shoot. Sent over photos and video and got approval from the director!

10/28: Frankensexual, a sketch I was cast in for the Travis Richey Sketch Show, filmed at YouTube Space LA goes live!

10/24: Did another improv workshop for creating new characters with my actor friends.
- Rehearsed for feature From Here On.

10/22: Attended the International Music Conference with guest speakers Billy DaMota, CSA, Dea Vise, CSA, Ajay Jhaveri (Argentum Photo) and manager Daniel Rojo.

10/20: Auditioned for an artistic short as Amber, an artist with a flair for using human victims as her canvas.
- And self-taped for several industrials.

10/17: Rehearsed scene from the feature From Here On.

10/16:  Started a character and improv workshop with actor friends.

10/10: Rehearsed scene from the feature From Here On.

10/8: Performed in We Make Movies' improv night in Haunted House as a traumatized young woman on a date at a haunted house attraction.

A frame from my updated drama reel


9/24: Cut my new drama reel with all the great footage from The Reason!

9/21: Met with fellow actors to develop sketch ideas.

9/12: Auditioned for the feature Par Avion as Andrea, drunk off her ass and wants to get laid regardless of the fact that she keeps turning to the toilet to evacuate her dinner and returns another day to make amends for her behavior.

9/10: Performed in We Make Movies' improv night in Average Attractions as a small town mechanic who takes issue with the new city boy's ideas to improve the town.

We Make Movies improv night

9/9: Attended the LA Actors Tweetup with wonderful guest, casting director Marci Liroff. It's always nice to take your online relationships to the real-world level. ;)


8/30: Shot the zany Kickstarter video for Stupid Fights! a web series I was cast in.

8/23: Shot a colorful rockabilly photo shoot!

8/18: Filmed two super fun sketches for the Travis Richey Sketch Show at YouTube Space LA!

Still from Frankensexual

8/13: Performed in We Make Movies' improv night first in The Real Housewives of Wichita as Priscilla, an uppity religious woman with a secret and a book deal and then in Little Red Riding Hood....Gone Bad as Red, completely unaware of the Wolf's sexual advances.

8/8: Auditioned for a recurring role in the web series Gentle Wereworlf as Stephanie, a post-grad in Biology, practical, incredibly private and the voice of scientific reason.

8/7: Attended a SAG Casting Access Project workshop and performed for Stacey Levy.

8/6: Performed in Brian Gaskill's reading of Do Over at We Make Movies as Tangie, a dark, moody, passionate, angy, poetic goth girl with a dark past full of pain and loss.

June ~ July

 Still from Corporate Dialects


7/27: Shot a hilarious photo shoot for the opening montage of Stupid Fights... coming soon to screens near you.

7/26: Volunteered at the monthly LA Casting seminar with illustrious guest Lisa Pantone!

7/2: Auditioned for the lead in a film as a lab assistant working in the field, struggling to hide her epilepsy.


6/29:  Final performance with iO West's live show Sketch Pool! Each week was a different show, with 24 hours to memorize 4-5 sketches of completely different characters. It was a fantastic and fun experience!!

From Sketch Pool, pictured left playing a stoned foster mom alongside Kate Huffman and Avery Pearson

6/28: Filming the pilot for Stupid Fights with the fabulous director Jacquelyn Raffle and Cave Prods. team!

6/22: Another fabulous performance in iO West's Sketch Pool, directed by Dave Ciaccio!

6/21: Volunteered at the LA Casting seminar with guest speaker Chadwick Struck--one of the most actor-friendly CDs out there.

6/20: The first teaser trailer for The Reason goes online

6/15: Second show for iO West's Sketch Pool, directed by its founder, the hilarious one-of-a-kind Blake Hogue!

6/10: We Make Movies WMMOriginals' sketch Corporate Dialects goes live!

6/9: Auditioned for the feature Boned as an overworked casting associate... My old day jobs have finally payed off!

6/8: First rehearsal and performance in iO West's Sketch Pool with Keith Saltojanes directing!

6/1: The episode of Project Hollywood featuring my cracked out roommate applicant is an official selection of the Miami Web Fest!

2014 Catch-up!

Still from The Reason


5/28: Performed in We Make Movies' reading of 50 Shades of Single by Jamie Suraci as Cari, a girl who has terrible luck with sex with her cats as her only friends.

5/25: Cast in iO West's Sketch Pool sketch show for June! Directed by Blake Hogue.

5/22: Second callback for Stupid Fights -and- CAST as the female lead!

5/16: Callback for web series/pilot Stupid Fights!! Improv for the win!

5/7: Performed in hilarious tongue-firmly-in-cheek sketch by Patrick Duncan Who's Got the Biggest Dick as well as an improv about two rival wealthy gangs at We Make Movies. 

5/6: Audition for film as the young wife who's fed up with her useless and selfish husband

5/5: Now commerically rep'd by The Happen Agency!!!

5/4: Audition for new improv-friendly web series-slash-pilot Stupid Fights 

5/3: Met for commercial representation with Randi at The Happen Agency


4/26: Recorded ADR for The Reason

4/21: Filmed Corporate Dialects at YouTube Space LA!

4/20: Rehearsed sketch Corporate Dialects

4/16: Performed heart-touching role of Sister Eden, a young woman raised in a commune who manages to escape in the piece Defect by Paul D. Hart at We Make Movies. 

4/9: Audition for a friend's pilot Mother Fakers as a (comically) crazy crackhead mom willing to rent her young son on Craigslist.

 About to get my cray-cray on for this audition!

Then performed in a great sketch as the perfect girl who just happens to be a robot, and an uncomfortably funny improv about who's done dirtier deeds, the grand-daughter (me) or her grandparents at We Make Movies.

From the reading of E. Nigma

4/2: Perform in a producer's reading of E. Nigma by Robert Keniston as Harley Quinzel!

4/1: From being featured on one major casting site to the other! I'm the first, actually, featured actor on Casting Networks (LA Casting) with a full Q&A!! Check it out here!


3/19: I'm the featured actor on Breakdown Express and Actors Access today!

3/16: Cast in the sketch Corporate Dialects to film at YouTube Space LA!

3/10: Audition for fun role as a gangster's #1 girl and got to improv and get all ghetto on another ho

3/5: Performed in Brett Fleisher's piece Prisoners to the Pull as a young and somewhat awkward woman pining after a young and somewhat awkward man who pines after another.

3/3: Day 8 on set of The Reason!
3/2: Day 7 on set of The Reason!

3/1: Self-tape audition for the lead in a feature as Amy, whose strength is fading to remain the rock for her boxer girlfriend


 Goofing on set of The Reason. Filming a drama shouldn't be serious all the time!

2/24: Day 6 on set of The Reason!

2/22: Volunteering at the LA Casting seminar with special guest Chad Ritterbach

Filming at a beautiful church in The Reason
2/21: Day 5 on set of The Reason!
2/20: Day 4 on set of The Reason! 
2/19: Day 3 on set of The Reason!

2/18: Day 2 on set of The Reason followed by an audition for an awesome play by a woman-created  theatre group.

2/17: Begin shooting The Reason!!

2/12: Table read for The Reason followed by a performance in the audience choice-winning sketch Corporate Dialects.

 Reading of Corporate Dialects with Jim McCaffree and Brendan Weinhold at We Make Movies

2/10: Attended a SAG Foundation CD workshop. Membership definitely has its perks!

2/8: Wardrobe fitting for The Reason!

2/5: Performed a comically fun-tastic role in Patrick Duncan's A Perfect Gentleman as a Christian woman accusing a man of indecent behavior.

2/4: Attended a fantastic SAG Conservatory evening with Billy DaMota

2/1: Chemistry reads with potential sons for The Reason


1/31: Booked The Reason!!!

1/30: Audition for a trailer for a wonderful novel The Reason. Serious dramatic storyline of a young mother learning her son has leukemia. It was the best dramatic audition I've ever given and really pulled into focus how far I've come in my craft, that that was its own reward.

1/29: Audition for a friend's awesome sci-fi pilot as Phoebe, a blue-skinned alien who's quick-witted and has a taste for adventure

1/22: Performed a reading for We Make Movies as Alex, a girl who lets her meathead boyfriend walk all over her.

1/21: Callback for a dramatic film where I play a woman dealing with loss

1/16: Audition for one of my favorite CDs, Sherrie Henderson for a sweet short about a woman (me) who falls for an androgynous young man (not me). 

On stage performing Nothing Is Exclusive

1/15: Performed in the audience's choice winning sketch Nothing is Exclusive at We Make Movies, in addition to performing in a hilarious improv as a woman trying to return a book.

1/14: Audition for a wonderful romance short as a woman who's dealing with the loss of her fiance.

1/4: Self-tape audition as a neuroscientist for a fun web series


12/4: Shot an industrial for a high-class outdoor grill and that night performed in an improv at We Make Movies

12/1: Go-see for Knott's Berry Farm print ad


11/22: My cameo in Daily Fiber's Sexy Pool video went live! Look for me in the Amish getup. ;)