Sheila has been a stand-up comedian and comedy writer for many years performing on NBC, A&E, Comedy Central and the Lifetime Network. She appeared regularly at the Hollywood Improv, Laugh Factory, IceHouse and Comedy Store on Sunset as well as comedy clubs throughout the country and abroad. She studied improvisation with The Groundlings and Impro Theaters and was a sketch writer and performer with Fred Willard's MoHo Players, working with some of the top names in television comedy.
She appears in the film "Heckler" with Jamie Kennedy and is a producer/actor in the new comedy "Drugs & Other Love." A graduate of Emerson College, famous for its comedy grads like Jay Leno, Steven Wright, Bill Burr, Jen Kirkman, Mario Cantone and David Cross, Sheila got her BFA in comedy writing studying under professor Denis Leary and was a writer/member of the Emerson Comedy Workshop. After college, she was hired by the writing staff and worked on "The Tonight Show" at NBC Studios in Burbank. She has worked on a variety of television series and films at CBS, ABC, Columbia Pictures, MGM, Warner Bros & Disney.
A versatile and prolific writer, her very first comedy screenplay was optioned by Warner Brothers and her latest feature, an animated comedy, was a top 10% finalist out of more than 8,000 international entries in "The Academy of Motion Pictures Screenwriting Fellowship" in both 2015 and 2016. In fact, every screenplay she has written, in every genre, has placed in the top 10-15% of thousands of submissions for a number of consecutive years. "Always a bridesmaid!"
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