Rogue Cinema Sleepover Girl – February 2011
All about Tisha:
Age: (Age Range 25-33)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Some of my favorite things: Spending time with those I love, helping others and making a difference, Kona coffee, dark chocolate truffles and Hawaiian beaches.
Most people would be surprised to know that I: became a college professor at age 22.
Hobbies / special skills: Photography, running marathons, public speaking and volunteering with disadvantaged children.
Number of years acting / modeling: Since age 8.
Favorite genre(s) and or film(s): Thrillers, mysteries and action.
Acting / modeling gigs that I’m the most proud of: The Resolve (www.theresolveseries.com), Resurrection of Serious Rogers, Delivered, several national/international commercials, several upcoming projects including a TV show I created.
What I look for in a potential acting or modeling job: The people involved with it and the script content.
Casting contact: Apple Talent Group, Dian Singh, Agent 805-551-5234
Tisha Rivera was born in Orange County, California, in a suburb of Los Angeles. She began taking acting classes as a child and was cast in her first television commercial at age 8. She continued to be committed to studying the acting craft while garnering her college and graduate school education. She became a college professor at age 22 and finished her doctoral coursework in Psychology at age 24. She has studied acting and trained with many distinguished coaches in Los Angeles, including The Actors Room, AIA Studios, private lessons with numerous coaches, and college theater training, as well as participated in numerous acting workshops.
Her talent, positive attitude, and strong work ethic have helped her to land roles and appearances in 21 independent films and 7 television shows as of 2010. Tisha remains dedicated to working on television and film projects as an actor and producer. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and is currently developing an original television series.
Tisha’s hobbies include photography, running marathons, kick boxing, volunteering her time with disadvantaged children, and motivational speaking. She is considered an expert in child development and early childhood education and has worked as a preschool teacher, elementary school teacher, social worker, parent educator, Court Appointed Special Advocate, Child Abuse Services Team member, in-home educator for developmentally-delayed infants and toddlers, and professor at various colleges and universities. Tisha also holds a California State Real Estate Broker license and a Notary Public license. Her diverse professional experiences dealing with families and individuals first hand have provided Tisha with a rich background to draw from in her acting career. In addition, her intensive Real Estate Broker training has provided her with a strong business sense and enabled her to advance her acting career to a higher level.
Photography Credits: TBD
Thanks Tisha! If you’re an actress or otherwise involved in the independent film industry and would like to be a Rogue Cinema Sleepover Girl of the Month, head on over to the Sleepover Girl info page to find out how.