An International Women's Day Variety Show raising money for local charities that benefit women!
Queenfest’s mission is to encourage EVERYONE to utilize their art form in the continuing battle for equality and equity.
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 De La Rosa is a queer-POC writer and producer of films and live shows. She is the co-host of the podcast Dealing, one-third of the sketch team One Outta Three, and co-creator of the queer web series BAES Welcome. Her short films include I Don't Love You (Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival), BASTARD (Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival), and I Like Femme Lesbians (Outfest). As the co-founder of Becky and Baldwin, she produces films and plays, including Other Plays and Real Love. She was a Film Independent Incubator Lab Fellow and Outfest Outset Fellow. She is currently a student and recipient of scholarships at The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade theaters.