Abby is a Los Angeles native and splits her time between the east and west coasts. She holds an MFA from The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at the George Washington University and has been a professional actress since she was twelve years old.
Her early professional work was in commercials, television and film, but as a classically trained actress she is able to perform in all mediums and is praised for being able to seamlessly switch styles in her work. Abby has worked extensively in the theatre has been seen on many regional stages in California, as well as at The Shakespeare Theatre and Studio Theatre in DC, The Lynn Redgrave Theatre/Culture Project in New York, and last year she was nominated for LA’s top theatre award, The Ovations, and won a Backstage Award for her performance in “Top Girls” at The Antaeus Theatre Company, where she is a company member.
Abby also coaches actors for auditions and projects of all kinds. Her practice emphasizes effective storytelling and character development. For professional actors, she specializes in on-camera work, heightened text and dialects. For students of all ages, she coaches contemporary and classical monologues for MFA, BFA and HS entrance auditions.