A Rally for Reproductive Rights!
Odyssey Theatre Ensemble
July 6, 2019 at 7:30pm!
Queenfest’s mission is to encourage women to utilize their art form in the continuing battle for equality and equity.
In honor of International Women's Day, Bootleg Theater presents Queenfest, a women's day show benefiting organizations focused on helping women.
The Queens of Queenfest hope to continue to inspire YOU to live up to your potential and to live your truth! Let's smash the patriarchy hand-in-hand!
Proceeds have gone to organizations such as the Alexandria House, Planned Parenthood & the Los Angeles LGBT Center.
Queens of Queenfest
Heather Ann Gottlieb -- Co-Creator/Co-Producer
Heather Ann Gottlieb is an award winning actress, playwright, and poet. She is a proud "multi-hyphenate" and can be seen in commercials, television, immersive theatre, & slam poetry competitions around Los Angeles. Her feminist comedy podcast, Dirty Girl, was chosen to launch WhoHaha's podcast network in 2018.
n 2015, she received her BA in Theatre Arts from Loyola Marymount University. Her professor, Beth Henley, awarded her the LMU Theatre Department's "Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting" award in 2015. She also regularly competes at Bootleg Theater's Write Club event, raising money for charity through literary bloodsport. Heather Ann is represented by The Brogan Agency.
Garbielle Geiger -- Co-Creator/Co-Producer
Gabrielle Geiger is a producer, director and actor. With justice and empowerment as her tools, she is working her way to the top to make all those who have been overlooked and underpaid, become the stars of the show. Her credits include Artistic Director of a student run theatre company called “The Del Rey Players”. She directed and producing serveral plays including Jean Genet's "The Maids." She now works in production at Canyon Road Films and her most recent project is a feature length independent movie, "Sad Boy," which she both produced and starred in that features a mostly LGBTQ cast and crew.
Mara De La Rosa -- Co-Creator/Co-Producer
Mara is a writer, director, producer and actor. She co-created, and co-starred in the queer web series, BAES Welcome! Her short films include I Don't Love You (Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival), BASTARD (LAAPF) and I Like Femme Lesbians (Outfest). She is also the producer of the short film Called Home (NewFest ). Mara is also the co-founder of the production company, Becky and Baldwin! They have produced films and plays, which include Other Plays (Collective Arts) and Real Love (Fountain Theatre). Mara also co-created the sketch team One Outta Three, which features sketches written and acted by women of color. Mara completed fellowships with the Incubator Lab through Loyola Marymount University at Film Independent; as well as her fellowship with OutSet through Outfest.
Jessice Hanna -- Executive Producer
Jessica Co-Founder and Producing & Managing Director of Bootleg Theater. A Los Angeles theater maker who does it all – produces, acts, directs, choreographs, writes, sings, dances and even juggles every once in a while.