Brenda is an actor, award winning director, award winning playwright and teaching artist whose career spans over 22 years. She has studied with a number of theatre companies including Steppenwolf West, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Ruskin School of Acting. Currently, she teaches for P.S. Arts and B.R.I.D.G.E. Other teaching contracts have included 24th St. Theatre, Red Balloon Playroom, ImagineUsFree (Bresee Foundation) and ENACT (an in-school Art Therapy Program at Miramar H.S. 2016). Brenda is the co-founder of Urban Theatre Movement and served as the company’s first Artistic Director in 2010. She most recently worked on a Spanish Golden Age Theatre pilot (Diversifying The Classics) with UCLA and 24th Street Theatre that looks to bring Spain's Golden Age playwrights into elementary classrooms all over the United States. ast but not least, Brenda will appear on Gentefied as Norma, (Netflix 2020).