| Before her diagnosis, as part of her
many talents, 'Devo' has been coaching artists working within the
entertainment field for over twenty years. She has worked as an
executive producer, a studio exec and writer/director. She brings
this knowledge to her coaching and she offers penetrating insights
and intuitive, easy-to-do craft and career building work that empowers
the artist to pursue their unique gifts within the entertainment
Currently she is working on a musical NOT AFRAID TO LAUGH about
using humor to heal. Her eclectic approach and dynamic directing
skills led to her being involved in founding several theatre companies,
including Mobius II, New Play Productions, Wild Thyme Productions,
and Edinburgh Arts Abroad. While working as Director of Literary
Affairs at Columbia Pictures Television, she supervised the New
York Playwrights Workshop and spearheaded a program for Latino
soap opera stars to learn acting, singing and movement skills
through Televisa International. Her directing of plays has won
her awards and honors including the Drama-Logue Best Director's
Award and a place on The Los Angeles Times " Ten Best Productions."
Her short film, entitled "Peacock Blues: starring Bill Forsythe
and Poppy Montgomery" produced for Showtime won first price
at the Moondance International Film Festival.
Having grown up in Hollywood with a doctor-to-the-stars dad
and an actress/photographer mother, she is an expert on the Hollywood
"scene," and has developed a strong reputation helping
others develop their craft, and launch their careers. She has
taught "Survival in the Showbiz Trenches" for the Learning
Network, The Learning Annex, The Learning Connection, Pacific
Northwest Writers Conference, Kevin McDermott and Kids On Stage.
Recent credits include executive producing the feature film
"The Substitute" & HBO's "Substitute 2"
starring Tom Berenger and Treat Williams respectively; co-writer
and director of Showtime's "Peacock Blues" starring
Bill Forsythe and Poppy Montgomery; co-director of the PBS documentary
"Tell About The South," and the award-winning documentary,
"Not Afraid to Laugh."
Here's what people have to say about her:
"Straight-forward. Blunt. Insightful. Supportive."
- Sal Viscuso/actor/producer
"Devorah encourages and supports me to look into the heart
of acting and forces me to see the bone of the business."
- Peter Quintana/actor/writer/director
understands how actors work, their various styles
and skill levels. She allows the actor to explore where they want
to go while staying true to her vision as a director. Most importantly,
she truly appreciates and loves what an actor is all about."
- Mary Amedeo Ingersoll/actor, cellist/breast cancer survivor
"She makes the artist feel seen and offers a safe place
to work out career strategy and craft issues."
- Barbara Deutsch/ Entertainment Industry Consultant
Currently, Devorah Cutler is working as THE SCRIPT BROKER
. You can link to www.noblehouseentertainment.com
to find out more about her.
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