Nancy Dobbs Owen is passionate about the intersection of arts and activism. She began her professional career with the Joffrey Ballet, danced with numerous ballet and modern companies then joined the National Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera. She has performed in countless theater productions, independent films, on television, national commercials, web series and music videos. She's a prolific director/choreographer for theater, film, video and commercials, earning numerous awards for both choreography and direction. LA theaters: The Production Company, Theatre of Note, Sight Unseen Theater, Sacred Fools, The Hudson, Fierce Backbone, 2 Cents Theater Co, and SkyPilot.

Nancy is faculty for AMDA, the Performing Arts Center and the Gabriella Foundation and teaches open classes throughout LA.

Nancy holds a BA from UC Irvine, completed the Music Center's Teacher Artist Training Program and participated in the 2011 Directors Lab West.
AEA, SAG-AFTRA, SDC (assoc).

Heather Lipson Bell

Heather Lipson Bell

Heather Lipson Bell is a genuine Los Angeles hyphenate; dancer, choreographer, actress, educator and entrepreneur.  She has carved out a successful career by following her heart and soul, connecting experiences and collaborators and weaving them together to create a tapestry of creativity, artistry,...

Female Fusion Spotlight on Debbie Devine

Female Fusion -- At the intersection of art and action
A column highlighting and exploring the careers of women creating art and changing the world, one community at a time.
Debbie Devine
Artistic Director of 24th Street Theatre, Director of Drama at the Colburn School and a director for artistic programing at...