Sheila is a performer and writer who has appeared on NBC, A&E, Comedy Central and the Lifetime Network. She performed regularly at the Hollywood Improv, Laugh Factory, IceHouse and Comedy Store on Sunset and headlined at 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. Sheila has worked on a variety of television series and films at CBS, ABC, Columbia Pictures, MGM, Warner Bros and Disney and spent many years on the writing staff at NBC's Stage One on "The Tonight Show." She is also a college faculty instructor who brought her comedy program to the performance art department where she teaches writing, performance and sketch comedy. She also runs comedy camps for the Montgomery Youth Program, The Black Rock Theatre and works in corporate training.
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 Norman Lear's Comedy Workshop.
A versatile and prolific writer, her very first comedy screenplay was optioned by Warner Brothers and her latest feature, an animated comedy, was a two-time top 10% finalist out of more than 10,000 International entries in "The Academy of Motion Pictures Screenwriting Fellowship." Sheila studied acting in NYC with Herbert Berghoff, LA's Candy Herman Studios and was a cast member at LA's Gnu Theatre. She has also done a variety of voice-overs for commercials, web series and radio.
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