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 and acting came along. Now, with tons of performance experience, Gail can connect with any audience — on the stage, the page or in a classroom.
Guided by a strong storytelling arc, 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. Other projects include conversational, digital content for websites; pitches, slogans, and headlines for ad campaigns; scripts for documentaries and corporate videos. 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. She has worked extensively in voiceover. You’ve probably 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, rated 95% funny on website, Funny or Die.
As a storytelling instructor, Gail teaches privately, as well as group classes in performance, business, and personal growth for Kevin Allison’s Story Studio. 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….
Tuesday, April 3th, 8-10pm Story Collider at Caveat 21A Clinton St., Lower East Side NYC
Tuesday, April 10th, 7-9pm Storytelling For Performance Student Showcase, Simple Studios 134 W 29th St. (hosting)