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With a performing background in musical theatre (Fiasco Theater’s Into the Woods, Grey Gardens), Vanessa has spent the last two years focusing on creating an Independent series, acting in TV/film/commercials, Singing/Song-writing/recording for her Glam Pop project - WIFEY, Writing, Directing, Producing, Editing…

Vanessa holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Penn State University. She later studied acting with William Esper at the William Esper Studio in NYC and improv comedy at the UCB Theatre in New York and Los Angeles.

Vanessa is a long-time supporter of animal rights and a cruelty-free lifestyle. Her taste in entertainment was formed by 90s TV including but not limited to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The Wonder Years, Twin Peaks, and General Hospital. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Edward Scissorhands, and LA Story are some of her most beloved movies. The State (and it’s extensions) is her favorite comedy group. Current TV obsession: Schitt’s Creek.