Hello and welcome!
Suzanne is a cross-disciplinary actor, teacher, content creator, writer, producer, director, and private acting coach. She has an M.F.A. in Acting from Northern Illinois University, a B.A. in Theatre from USC, a certificate from The Moscow Art Theater (MXAT) in Russia, and is a graduate of the Upright Citizen's Brigade (UCB) improv program in Los Angeles. She is also a National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA) instructor.
Suzanne was recently awarded the title "Best Actress" at the Austin Comedy Film Festival, "Best Actress: Honorable Mention" and "Best Acting Duo" along with her Not Nothing co-star Christie Maturo, at the LA Film Awards, and she was nominated "Best Actress" at the International IOWF and the Newark NJ NIFF festivals for her portrayal of the character Sam in Hey You, It's Me. Her television credits include Sons Of Anarchy, Days of Our Lives, and Hillbrook Gardens. Her film credits include Building America, Lilin's Brood, Apt 123, The Dark Mirror, Mr. Maples, Mechanic, and watch for her in Dark Sky Picture's upcoming graphic novel film, Monster School. As a voice actor, Suzanne works regularly to dub Netflix films and series into English, and some of her audio book narration titles, 24 Hour Roommates and The Unexpected Performance can be enjoyed at www.audible.com.
Her recent producing and writing projects include the film, Not Nothing, which has just entered the film festival circuit and has thus far won Best Narrative Short (LA Film Awards) and Best Emancipation Film (New York International Women Festival) while it has also been a selection at IndieFest Film Awards, Lady Filmmakers Festival, and Phoenix Shorts. Hey You, It's Me (set to be released on YouTube Nov 19th 2021) is her award-winning comedy series, which recently took "Best Web Series" title at Los Angeles Film Awards and "Best Comedy Series" at the Portland Comedy Film Festival and "Best Webisode" at Canada's "Yes! Let's Make a Movie!" Film Fest. With her newly formed company, High Tide Films, Suzanne strives to create inspirational and relatable female-driven content.
Suzanne is a member of New American Theatre Company, a co-founder of Hear Me Roar Productions, and the CEO of High Tide Films. Some of her over 30 theatre credits include Mrs. Chevely in Oscar Wilde's An Ideal Husband, Frau Gabor in Spring Awakening, Billy in Women of Manhattan, Juliet in Shakespeare's Woman, and Terry in the world premiere of Tim McNeil's The Straight Bozo.
Suzanne is on the Acting faculty and frequently directs at AMDA Performing Arts College in LA and has taught and directed theater at Northern Illinois University, StageBridge Theatre in Oakland, The Acting Corps Los Angeles, and Keep It Real Acting in North Hollywood.
Suzanne was raised in Burney, a small town in the mountains of Northern California and is a nature-lover through and through. When she's not acting, singing, directing, writing, teaching, or producing, you will likely find her on a hiking trial, looking out to the horizon with anticipation for what's next, and a grateful heart for what is.
Suzanne is a member of SAG/AFTRA, AEA, Women In Film, New American Theatre Company, LA Women's Film Collective, and the National Michael Chekhov Association.