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Abby Sherlock Resume


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Abby Sherlock Resume

  1. 1. ABIGAIL ANN SHERLOCK 864-704-9857 SKILLS & ABILITIES  Excellent Public Speaker  Effective leader  Creative event planner and problem solver  Classically trained actor of 9 years with a narrative of storytelling  Outstanding listener and communicator  Social Media Guru  Award Wining Leader EDUCATION, WORK TRAINING PUBLIC RELATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS & MARKETING INTERN AT THE LA JOLLA THEATER PLAYHOUSE The nationally-acclaimed, Tony Award-winning La Jolla Playhouse is known for its tradition of creating the most exciting and adventurous new work in regional theatre. The Playhouse was founded in 1947 and is considered one of the most well-respected not-for-profit theatres in the country. Numerous Playhouse productions have moved to Broadway, including the currently running hit, Jersey Boys, as well as Memphis, Big River, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, A Walk in the Woods, Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, the Pulitzer Prize- winning I Am My Own Wife, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bonnie & Clyde, Peter and the Starcatcher and Chaplin: The Musical. Located on the UC San Diego campus, La Jolla Playhouse is made up of three primary performance spaces: the Mandell Weiss Theatre, the Mandell Weiss Forum Theatre and the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for La Jolla Playhouse, a state-of-the-art theatre complex which features the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. To assist the world acclaimed communications department in the daily tasks of marketing and audience development. Communications interns are intimately involved in the inclusive workings of a world-renowned theatre department. A marketing internship involves management, development and distribution of promotion materials, press kits and press releases, compiling program material, interviews, talking to vital press peoples, errands, maintenance of press archives and clippings, attending department meetings, representing and promoting La Jolla Playhouse productions at community events in the San Diego area and assisting the artistic department in various rehearsal and artistic related tasks. Abby served as the youngest intern chosen for the program who worked on DISNEY’s™ FREAKY FRIDAY and Broadway-bound, Jimmy Buffet’s ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAN DIGEO Communications/ Theatre Major Film Minor Current GPA: 4.0
  2. 2. University of California San Diego Under-graduate student with experience in entertainment marketing and participatory media, with study abroad experience in Tokyo, Japan. She has expertise in both hosting, entertainment marketing, editing, video production, creative consulting and social media. She has an extreme interest in the international ever-evolving trans-media landscape with a lens on video gaming and "Nerd" culture. TRITON GAMING COMMUNITY MANAGER 2016-2018 Triton Gaming is the one stop for all things digital media, esports, entertainment and gaming at University of California San Diego. Hosting and creating events for gamers throughout the Southern California region, it is one of the largest gaming collegiate organizations in the country and continuing to grow. Abby is an Officer and executive board member as Community Manager dealing with the planning and executing for large scale gaming and esports events in San Diego, California. She helps with hosting panels marketing, social media, photography and community relations. She also speaks on the weekly Triton Gaming podcast on Soundcloud and is also a featured Partner on the Triton Gaming Twitch™ channel where she steams. AWARDED Outstanding Freshman Award 2016 (Chosen out of all UCSD Panhellenic for the 2015-2016 School Year, critique is based upon campus involvement, academic excellence, leadership abilities) Emerging Greek Leader 2017 (Selected out of 700+ women at UC San Diego for community involvement, leadership, professionalism, philanthropy events and outstanding contribution to the UCSD campus) Nancy Laurie Leadership Institute (Selected as one of 12 out of over 900 applicants for The Nancy Walton Laurie Leadership Institute of Chi Omega is preparing women to lead in their communities, work places, homes, and in Chi Omega. The Laurie Leadership Institute is a distinguished program designed to engage alumnae and collegiate members in leadership training that is both insightful and inspiring. Through this training, we empower our members to explore and learn steps that result in extensive personal growth. Our goal is to develop professionals who in turn will share their knowledge and skills with others on their campuses and in their communities.) VICE CHAIR OF THE CLASS OF 2019 FOR AS Serving as the secondary representative of the UC San Diego First Year Class Helping supervise the activities of First Year Council Attending to the needs and interests of all first years on campus in an effort to generate a sense of a unified identity, amplify voices of the first year class, and to
  3. 3. ease the transition of first years into the UCSD community Abby's events focused on student mental health. MARKETING CHAIR FOR CHI OMEGA SAN DIEGO FRATERNITY 2016- 2017 Has built a strategic way to increase a positive public social media following for the client on Twitter, Instagram, & Facebook, Launched Twitter, Launched, Instagram & built to 1.3 k + followers, Launched Facebook and have reached 1k+ followers, Management & coordination of social media accounts JVP OF MARKETING FOR PANHELLENIC COUNCIL SAN DIEGO 2016 Developed a social media strategy, created Panhellenic Instagram, fostered website and content creation growth (Followers increased of 1.4k+ in 3 months) responsible for creating the #MeetUCSDPanhell campaign and photo posts. GAMESTOP SUMMER OF 2016 A GameStop game advisor provides exceptional and efficient customer services to patrons throughout the store. Customers look to GameStop game advisors for information on the electronic gaming industry, including popular titles and consoles. A game advisor needs to possess a passion for video games from every genre. Other abilities required of a potential game advisor include the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, patience with every type of customer, and operating a point of sale system. FINE ARTS CENTER Theatre Arts Program – a pre-professional audition honors program forartistically talented Greenville County students in advanced comprehensive theatre arts. Was one of only two Freshman in the county to be accepted into the Theatre Program in 2011. WADE HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL Greenville, SC Current GPA: 4.1/5.0 Current Class Rank: 112 of 340 (top 30%) Graduation: June 2015 Activities: Cheerleading, Lacrosse, Student Council, Youth in Government, Girls State and National Honors Society ADDITIONAL THEATRE TRAINING (2008-2016) Los Angeles, CA
  4. 4. UCLA Television Film & Theatre/US Performing Arts – Sitcom Acting - In Collaboration with the Sitcom Writing/Producing Workshop and under the guidance of a seasoned director (In 2013 it was two time Emmy™ winning Actress Conchata Ferrell) students are guided through a sitcom episode from table read to taping. They learn the fundamentals of character development, physical comedy and timing as well as how to rework a scene and add new dialogue on the fly. Production is done in one of the Melnitz Hall TV studios at the School of Theater, Film and Television. American Academy of Dramatic Arts (A.A.D.A) – Conservatory for Young Actors - The Academy's Conservatory for Young Actors (ACYA) is a four-week summer intensive for students ages 12-16. The program is taught by the same professional and encouraging instructors who oversee The Academy's prestigious two-year Full- Time Conservatory Program. ACYA's mission is to provide a solid foundation for young actors who desire to strengthen their skills and develop new techniques to excel at the craft of acting. Classes included Acting for Film, Movement for the Actor, The Monologue and You and Stage Combat (With Lightsabers) Megan Foley Casting Company/On Your Mark Studios - Master Theater Class Boston, MA Boston University Summer Theatre Institute – a five week conservatory experience with coursework in acting, design, singing, voice, stage combat, master classes, experimental theatre laboratories, and creation of original pieces. Audition Technique, Suzuki, Directing, Viewpoints, Clowning, Alexander Technique, Playwriting, Solo Performance, Shakespeare, and Theatre for Social Change. Greenville, SC Voice Talent Productions – Voice Over Acting for Teens South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities - Summer Theatre Program- Meisner, Stanislavski, Viewpoints, Alexander Technique.