Actress, Director, Voiceover Artist
Acting, storytelling, health, philosophy, creative writing, voiceover, improvisational theater sports, arts development, online coaching, new play & materials development, dramaturging and directing, web support for artists & solopreneurs, marketing, photography and graphic design, & the embodiment of physical truth.
Learning flamenco. The outdoors. The ocean. Travel. Great food. Drink. Music. Singing. Dancing. Learning. Live shows. Great friends. All things performance-related.
Creating space for unheard voices. Creating access. Opening doors. Celebrating resilience.
ZILLAH GLORY (AEA, SAG/AFTRA) has enjoyed screen roles in STILL ALICE, OLIVE KITTERIDGE, CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD, and Sony/Crackle's TV series START UP. Regional theater credits include Valerie in THE WEIR, Eurydice in Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE, a two-city, two-year engagement as Barbara DeMarco in the comedy show SHEAR MADNESS, Quincy/Bart Simpson in MR. BURNS, A POST ELECTRIC PLAY, and the 7-part Worcester/Lady Percy track in an athletic adaptation of Shakespeare's HENRY IV, PARTS I & II.
Her favorite role to date is world-renowned autistic spokesperson and livestock consultant Temple Grandin in Sylvia Peto's musical TEMPLE, directed by Gabriel Barre.
Zillah also completed a role in the independent feature GREYSCALE with dir. Yaniel Paulino.
The pilot episode of PARK SLOPE MOMS THE SERIES (helmed by Grammy-nominated singer/actress Alexandra Foucard/directed by Annetta Marion) for which she played Angela Polo, was voted 2022's Best Dark Comedy for the NYWIFT/iWomanTV Online Shorts Festival and awarded 1st Place for Audience Choice Award.
Zillah directed the full-length new musical SEWING THE DREAM as part of a new-play development series co-produced by CreateTheatre and Prism Stage Company, which was performed on Theater Row in NYC between April 28-May 8th, 2022.
ZG has spent 10 years intensively training, documenting, and practice-coaching for TV & Film Audition Coach Tim Phillips of Tim Phillips Studio.
Other exceptional actor training experiences include Shakespeare for the Voice & Body, with three 6-week deep dives into Canada's National Voice Intensive led by master teachers David Smukler & Judith Koltai.
Zillah's improv & comedy training comes from Michael Fennimore & Bates Wilder in Boston, and Patrick Ryan (via Keith Johnstone) in Minnesota.
Zillah spent 8+ years teaching improv to "at-risk" youth while also performing commercially for parties before she became the Teen Arts Council Coordinator for The Palo Alto Children's Theatre. During that time, Zillah worked developmentally with a core group of 15 teen artists, mapping a year's worth of completed projects dedicated to raising awareness of mental and behavioral health needs for teenagers, during which time she directed three shows, one of them the being the play "Irrepressible" by Betsy Franco.
Z was also a proud member (under Karen Altree-Piemme's leadership) of the teaching-and-improvisational Red Ladder Theater Company, in association with the San Jose Repertory Theater.
Zillah currently conducts private ongoing practice and coaching sessions using Tim Phillips Studio tools & continues to collaborate with and platform playwrights, artists, and directors over 40 while pursuing passion projects on stage and screen.
NEW YORK CITY