Studied under the late, great Sanford Meisner who told her «You may very well be a true character actress and can hold your own with anyone». Other Acting teachers include: Gene Bua, Silvana Gallardo, Sam Christensen (in LA), Floyd King at Folger Theatre (Shakespeare Theatre) in DC
Lived in Europe eight years, fluent in French, speaks some German. Won «Best Actress» award senior year at Yorktown High School, Arlington, Virginia, for «Eliza» in My Fair Lady 1970. Starred in all-original musical `Sun, Son` at University of Kansas (won BMI Award 1970). Played «Chava» opposite Mandy Patinkin in `Fiddler On The Roof` at University of Kansas, 1971.
Won «Paul Parady Memorial Award» 1981 GWU for «Outstanding Contributions to the University Theatre» (also played «Jenny» in Three Penny Opera 1981 GWU). Played opposite MASH`s William Christopher in Marilyn Monroe role of «The Girl» in `Seven Year Itch` at Hayloft Dinner Theatre,Manassas, Virginia 1986 and in The Nerd as «Tansy» at the American Heartland Theatre 1986-87. Sung / Performed one-woman show (in French and English) «Passions et Tendresses» at John F. Kennedy Center, «Inside Out» 1986. Won first prize at fabled Palomino in North Hollywood, California singing «Stand By Your Man» 1987. Was original French chanteuse at Moonlight Tango Cafe in Sherman Oaks, California, 1988. Sings/appears regularly with Catahoula in Hollywood at such venues as B B King`s at Universal City Walk, Molly Malone`s, Roxy, Whisky and Troubadour.
Also appears with Catahoula in Artie (2002). Soon stars as «Lady Macbett» in Ionesco`s Macbett at Globe Theatre W. Hollywood, co-exec produced by Peter Dowling - http://www.macbettatglobe.org.