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ANTOINETTE (TONI) ATTELL

 BIO

 

Toni Attell is as an Emmy nominated actress.  Her credits includes a variety of work in television and movies as well as experience working internationally with some of the greatest masters of the performance arts field, including, Jean Louis Barroult. Marcel Marceau and Mamako Yoneyama for mime, Carlos Mazzonne for Comedia del Arte and Bill Ball, David Dukes, Paul Shenar, David Alexander, Nina Foch and Harvey Lembeck for improvisation, comedy and acting.  She is a member of The Academy of Arts and Sciences and is on the “Blue Ribbon Panel” that votes on the Emmys, is a board member of The San Fernando Valley International Film Festival and has recently finished her book, “Just Kidding-Stand-Up Comedy For Kids of All Ages” and is working on a new one “The Male Disclaimer”

 

Toni Attell performed with the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, Theater West in Los Angeles and toured over 350 colleges in the United States as a mime-comedienne teaching master classes in movement and acting.  She has created and performed a number of one-woman shows, started the Comedy Store Players in Los Angeles and has instructed and choreographed the clowns at Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus and has choreographed a variety of music videos including Kim Carnes’ Betty Davis Eyes.

 

Ms. Attell helped to create a summer program for actors and writers at the Los Angeles Theater Center and recently toured Japan and China performing her new one woman shows. She started three stand-up comedy groups comprised of children called “The Comedy Pups.” that was featured on National Television and has taught acting for twenty years to children, teens, adults and seniors.

 

As a comedienne and mime she was the opening act for Jay Leno, Steve Martin and Robin Williams. In 2002-2003 she hosted her own radio show on KRLA talk radio called “The Romantic Intuitive.” and is currently acting, lecturing and performing and is writing a column for The Tolucan Times and La Brea Living Magazine called “The Chatterbox-The Biz” for the last three years.

 

Antoinette (Toni) Attell was an adjunct professor at the USC School of Cinema teaching for five years teaching “ The Acting Experience for Writers” and “Acting for Directors” and is now teaching at UCLA Extension where she has taught and created the following classes: “Comedy Boot Camp” “Hypnosis and Intuition for the Actor in Acting”  “ Acting Fundamentals ” and is now teaching graduate and undergraduate students “ Acting for Non-Actors” and “Acting for Commercials” at Chapman College. Attell, has written 2 books and is working on a third one with Carl Gottlieb which is a handbook for Directors - directing Actors. Ms. Attell is a pioneer in taking acting relaxation exercises to a deeper level with the use of different enhancement modalities.  These techniques have improved her students’ abilities in presentation and memorization skills.

 

Toni is Certified in:

•   Hypnosis

•   Time Line

•   Parts Therapy

•   ERT (Emotional Release)

•   Past Life Regression

•   Intuitive

•   Vertigo Induction
•   Parts Therapy

•   Rapid Eye Movement

•   Body Readings

•   Psychometry (Reading of Pictures and Objects)

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