LOIS WEISS (Talent)
LOIS WEISS got her start on stage at age 5, dancing in Gene Kelly revues in her native Pittsburgh. After studying theater arts at Carnegie Mellon, she worked at the prestigious Pittsburgh Playhouse and acted in radio dramas on KDKA. She later moved to New York where she resumed studies at the Actors Studio (Marlon Brando was a classmate), and the Neighborhood Playhouse, appearing in several new off-Broadway plays. In New Jersey, she founded the Atlantic Community Theater and the Gateway Summer Theater where she appeared in productions of “Look Homeward Angel”, “Death of a Salesman”, “Medea” and “On Golden Pond”. After moving to Los Angeles, she spent 15 years as drama director at Sierra Canyon School, directing full-scale musicals and drama competitions throughout Southern California. Currently, she is shooting a webseries for Take Two Productions and has appeared in such films as, “Magnolia”, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson and “Because I Said So”. Local theater roles include “Night, Mother” and “Chaim’s Love Song’ at American Renegade Theater which had a five-month run in New York. Lois is well-known as a children’s drama coach specializing in auditions and theater techniques for young actors and adults. A SAG/AFTRA member for 25 years, she is proud to be a member of SkyPilot Theatre.