Did someone order spunk
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.
Caution: dry sense of humor (hey, I'm from Brooklyn!).
Connect with me at email@example.com
Check out some of my on-screen performances!
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)
Ongoing: Cupid's Comeback is in post-production and we're getting it ready to submit to festivals!
Recent accolades for FIRST JEN, the bilingual tv sitcom I'm writing:
I'm the newest BrickaBrack Baby! I'll be devising with the company for their new Fall project! Stay tuned for more info!
July 20-30: Touring The Waiting Room (a new devised work) internationally with Co-Op Theatre East's Youth Ensemble!
August-October: Touring a live devising show around NYC with Cucumber Dogs in association with Sitting Shotgun, stay tuned for details!
Take a look at more on-screen footage!
Comedy: Sassy Know-It All
Footnote, directed by Kunlin Wang
Lisa from Kept, directed by Chris Vernale
Dean from Blue Valentine, directed by Chandler Freelander
Pistol, Henry IV
Mary, Late: A Cowboy Song, by Sarah Ruhl
RomCom: Angsty Teen Cupid
Cupid's Comeback, directed by David B. Jacobs
Devised Theatre Work
I love ensemble work, particularly devised theatre for social change. Take a look at a few projects I had the privilege to direct.
Devised Theatre Directing Portfolio
Cross the Line
Two excerpts from two separate projects I directed. The first, And Again, is about the double meaning of 'revolution.' The second, The Drought Project, is about our personal relationships to water, or lack thereof.