Jill Schoelen

Jill Schoelen brings her vast experience of the entertainment industry to this master class for actors. In this two day intensive Jill will inspire participants to reach beyond their own expectations to find the richness and depth that each possesses.

Her career spans TV commercial advertising, prime time television, feature films, stage, theatrical musicals, and producing/recording in the music industry.

Her films include, The Stepfather, Popcorn, Phantom of the Opera, Babes In Toyland, D.C. Cab, That Was Then...This Is Now, and Billionaire Boys Club. Amongst her many co-stars are Brad Pitt, Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freedman, Drew Barrymore, Terry O'Quinn, and Sean Penn. Jill starred in Sean Penn's writing and directorial debut of his stage production, The Kindness of Women. She also starred opposite Sean in Hurly Burly in Los Angeles where she won the critics Drama-Logue award for her performance. For Five years Jill starred in the longest running original musical in Los Angeles, Pepper Street in the late 80's. Jill was an early producer on the musical, Baby It's You, in Los Angeles before it made its Broadway debut in 2011. She has also produced stage productions of the critically acclaimed shows, The Standard Bearer in Los Angeles /San Francisco and A Celebration of Harold Pinter in San Francisco in 2012, directed by John Malkovich. In 2010 Jill released her debut CD, Kelly's Smile and is poised to release her next CD.