Carmen Zapata

Angry Jellow Bubbles

Deaf West Theatre

L.A. Women’s Theatre Festival

Ruskin Group Theatre

Adilah Barnes

Michelle Mania

Kaz Matumoro

Marianne Murphy

Terri Roberts

Evelyn Rudie

Sheila Scott-Wilkinson

SHEILA SCOTT WILKINSON is the Founder/Director of Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First, an organization providing multidisciplinary fine arts educational workshops to school and community-based sites throughout Los Angeles.
An acclaimed stage and screen actress, Ms. Scott-Wilkinson trained at the Frankfurt Conservatory of Music and the London Drama Center. She starred in stage productions throughout England in theatres such as London’s Royal Court Theater, the Welsh National Theater, the Liverpool Playhouse, and the Theater Royal in Windsor. Most notably she starred in David Hare’s "Map Of The World" at the famed National Theater of London. She also starred in Peter Nichols’ "The National Health," a Columbia Pictures feature film, and three television series: "Diamond Crack Diamond," "Special Branch," and "Marked Personal."
She received the Best Actress Award at the Jamaican International Film Festival for her role in "Pressure," the first Black British feature film. She received two Drama Logue Critic’s Awards for her acting in "The Book Of The Crazy and Jack Jackson’s Piano Bar." Her work is referenced in Michael Billing’s The Modern Actor and Katherine Worth’s Revolutions In The Modern English Drama and At The Royal Court, 25 Years Of The English Stage Company. In 1992, responding to civil unrest in Los Angeles, she established the Youth First Artist-In-Residence Program to prevent and intervene in youth-on-youth violence. For her innovative citywide program design, she received a Los Angeles State of California Resolution and Mayor Bradley’s Certificate of Commendation.
Theatre Of Hearts/Youth First has now served over 65,000 youth and is one of Los Angeles’ most successful youth arts education organizations in Los Angeles county. www.theatreofhearts.org.