WRITING

Sheila’s playwriting credits include The Egg Game (The Present Company), Over My Head (Ensemble Studio Theatre), Enter Smoking, and Hollywood Nurses.
 

Sheila was a staff writer for the ABC/Disney convergence project, where she created shorts, narrative interactive gaming projects, and interstitial programming for the Disney Channel.

 

For Oxygen Sheila created The Ruth Truth, an interactive detective comedy based on her experience as a private eye in New York’s Chinatown.

 

Sheila was also a staff writer for The Emmy-Award winning PBS animated series, Cyberchase.

 

As an improviser, Sheila created the improvised sitcom Character Witness for Freestyle Repertory Theater. The live sitcom ran for two years and led to the development of over 50 original characters and a cable TV spin-off, The Uncle Charlie Show.

 

As a comedy writer and performer, Sheila has appeared at The HBO Workspace, PS NBC, Luna Lounge, Stella, Solo Arts, Moonwork, HERE, the West Bank Café, Ars Nova, and in comedy festivals throughout the US and Canada. She has also written for ABC/Disney, Garrison Keillor, and has contributed to The Next Big Thing on WNYC/NPR.

Sheila regularly appears in New York and Los Angeles as Sandra O’Day, an ex-con/motivational speaker with anger management issues.

 

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