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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out some of my on-screen performances!
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Bilingual Teen Suspect
Party Girl with Attitude
Supportive Best Friend
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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)
December 2021: My latest short, Delivery Failed, is nominated for Best Drama and Best Writing at the Couch Film Festival and Best Quarantine Film at the Alternative Film Festival!
October 14, 2021: My spec script for Mom (CBS) was an official selection and WON Best Comedy Teleplay at the Portland Comedy Film Festival!
June 2021: I've been playing the drums for two months now and I've just completed my very first drum cover! Check it out here.
In the writers room for Untitled Reindeer Project, an adult animated series created by Chelsea Gonsalves and part of the #StartWith8Hollywood Initiative.
Recent accolades for FIRST JEN, the bilingual pilot I'm writing:
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