Gail is a professional writer, actor, storyteller, and teacher. Originally from Oklahoma/Texas, her first official career was as a lawyer in Washington DC — until improv comedy, acting and standup comedy came along. With tons of performance experience, she brings multiple skills and insights to her current careers.

Guided by strong narrative storytelling, Gail’s multi-media writing work ranges from narrative blogs for nonprofit and UX clients to scripts for live events like the Tribeca Film Festival. Projects also include the documentary launching Al Jezeera America, corporate videos, and advertising work. As a speechwriter, her words have been spoken by CEOs and celebrities like Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro.

Acting wise, Gail has done everything from Shakespeare, Law and Order SVU to indie films. You’ve heard her voice in cartoons like Beavis and Butthead, as well as in films, TV and radio commercials. She wrote, directed, and starred in comedy short My BFF is rated 95% funny on website, Funny or Die.

As a storytelling instructor, Gail teaches privately and classes in performance, business and personal growth for Kevin Allison’s Story Studio. Full of heart and soul, she helps individuals and businesses turn meaningful moments into unforgettable stories.

Gail is a MothSLAM winner, and performs live and via podcasts such as The Liar Show, Story Collider, Sideshow Goshko, RISK! and beyond… Related passions include: patient advocacy, dogs, kundalini yoga, exploration, travel, hiking, biking, education, technology, learning, growing, helping, evolving and science fiction….

Upcoming shows:

Sunday, April 8th, 8-10pm Story Collider at Caveat 21A Clinton Street, Lower East Side NYC

Upcoming teaching:

Storytelling classes: weekends of March 17-18, April 7,8 and six week course starts April 12th.