|Barney's Fun on Imagination Island (1998)||(Production)|
|Barney Under the Sea (1998)||(Production)|
|Monty Python's The Meaning of Life (1997)||(Additional Voices)|
|Tamagotchi CD-ROM (1997)||(Vocal Artists)|
Susan was recently selected to become a member of the famed Groundlings Sunday Company. She is a Los Angeles-based comedian who has appeared as a stand-up comic and improv and sketch performer at such venues as The LA Improvisation, The Comedy Underground, The Comedy Union, Improv Olympic, National Comedy Theatre and The Second City Los Angeles.
A graduate of Northwestern University’s School of Speech, Susan’s theatre resume includes performances at The Second City, the Goodman Theatre, and Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, East West Players in Los Angeles and the Hamburg Operettenhaus in Germany. A former member of distinguished LA theatre companies, the Los Angeles Repertory Company and Circus Theatricals, Susan has had the privilege to study acting with David Mamet, William H. Macy, Robert Bella, Barbara Gaines, Ann Woodworth, Frank Galati, Jack Stehlin and Alfred Molina. An accomplished vocalist, Susan has performed with the Pasadena Pops Orchestra, the Occidental Master Chorale, the Los Angeles Bach Festival and the independent vocal studio group, Los Angeles Vocal Artists.
As a writer, Susan has penned comedy for The Second City: “Suffer Little Children”, the Groundlings: “Me Lab You Long Time”, “Unwelcome Advance” and “There is No I in ‘Advanced’”, the sketch group Tito’s Harmony: “Clouds of Meat”, “Figgy Pudding” and “On the Nugget”, and an adaptation of the Bizet opera “Carmen” for the Pasadena Pops Orchestra starring Rene Auberjonois. She is also the staff writer for the comedy website, atworkandbored.com. Recently, Susan’s sitcom spec script, Arrested Development: “Casino Evil” was named a Quarter-finalist in the 2005 ScriptapaloozaTV competition.
Susan graduated from the Second City Writing Conservatory, is currently completing a Certificate in Television Writing from UCLA Extension and is a Peer Group member of the Writer’s Boot Camp where she is polishing her first feature script, the psychological thriller, “Unsettled”. Her songwriting credits include, “What’s a Tamgotchi?” for Bandai, “It’s Coming For You” for the independent horror film, “Alone”, for Circle Take Productions and the comedy songs, “Sole Sister” and “Art Song” for the Groundlings.
An accomplished producer, Susan has steered numerous successful projects, including the TamagotchiTM and BarneyTM CD-Roms for Bandai and Microsoft, respectively, Pythonline.com, the official website of Monty Python for 7th Level, Inc., a TamagotchiTM video feature for kids, “Now Museum, Now You Don’t”, and a live televised variety show in Germany, “Broadway and Beyond”. She served as the first webmaster for legendary cartoon studio, Hanna-Barbera, and later owned and operated boutique animation agency, Zoom Cartoons Entertainment, with her partner, animation director, Dan Kuenster.
Susan is currently at work launching an original comedy content website at fufu.com. She is also an in-demand voice actor whose recent credits include the new “Streetwise” video game for Capcom and an anime pilot for Cartoon Network, “Zoid Genesis”. Her first short film, the satirical “Purple Bins”, was chosen as an Official Selection in the Moviefone Short Film Festival, Method Fest and the Faux Film Festival and is featured on Kevin Smith’s Movies Askew website and the pop culture blogsite, Screenhead. She plans on shooting her second short film, “Stockholm Syndrome” this year, the script for which was a Quarterfinalist in the American Gem Screenplay Competition.
Last updated: Nov 29, 2006