Did someone order spunky
with a sensitive side?
Monica Furman was raised in Brooklyn by her Jew-ish
Russian-speaking family from Ukraine, so she's working out
her dual-identity crisis by being an artist instead of a doctor
like her babushka wanted.
Based in NYC. Local Hire, Chicago and LA.
Connect with me at email@example.com
Check out some of my on-screen performances!
Comedic Reel | Spunky, Sassy, Know-It-All
Dramatic Reel | Supportive and Strong
Take a look at more on-screen footage!
Bilingual Teen Suspect
Party Girl with Attitude
Supportive Best Friend
Upcoming and Recent News
Currently taking classes with:
Anthony Abeson for Acting Technique
Erin Roth for Shakespeare and Voice (Rodenburg Certified)
Alexa Green for Singing (mezzo-belt)
Page Clements for Dialects (RP and Northern Irish)
August 2020: I am now a proud Next Wave member of NYWiFT (New York Women in Film & Television)!
October 21-25, 2020: My latest short, Appily Ever After, will have its World Premiere at the Portland Comedy Film Festival!
Ongoing: Cupid's Comeback and The Drop Off are completing their festival circuits! Cupid's Comeback was just nominated for Best Film at the Lovesick Film Festival and The Drop Off was just nominated for Best Ensemble Cast at the Women's Comedy Film Festival.
I'm learning how to play the ukulele with my good friend and jazz musician, Caroline Getz! Feel free to give her band, Hexual Ceiling, a listen.
Recent accolades for FIRST JEN, the bilingual pilot I'm writing:
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Self-Produced Film Work
creating short films one string pull at a time
a method of theatre-making that originates from collaborative, often improvisatory work by a performing ensemble
TBD: The Live Devising Project
By the Cucumber Dogs, in association with Sitting Shotgun
"It is inspiring to see the international ensemble of Cucumber Dogs collaborating seamlessly. There is much to learn from them about efficient communication, respect, and putting the mutual goal above individual ambitions. For that alone, TBD: The Live Devising Project is worth attending for anybody who interacts with other people (which means everybody)."
-Asya Gorovits, Theatre Is Easy