JENNIFER GATTI

JENNIFER GATTI

Mentor

Mentoring: Scene Study, Set Savvy

Jennifer has been a working actor in television, film, and theater since 1983. A native of New York City, her professional career began as a young teen when she was hired as a contract player for the soap operas “Search For Tomorrow” and later, “Guiding Light”. She continued to study her craft while working on the soaps, at the Stella Adler Conservatory and Ensemble Studio Theater, as well as working in the New York professional theater world. Eventually, Jennifer’s career led her to Los Angeles, where for 16 years she worked steadily in episodic television, film, and classical theater. Some of her credits include recurring and guest star roles in: ER, Star Trek: TNG, Star Trek: Voyager, Navy: NCIS, JAG, CSI Miami, Full House, as well as several television pilots and independent films. Jennifer also continued working in the theater as a member of the Antaeus Theater Company. After 15 years of living in Los Angeles, Jennifer decided to leave the “Hollywood grind” and moved to Asheville in 2005 to reinvent her life. Since living in Asheville, Jennifer has guest starred in several television series’ including, “One Tree Hill” and “Drop Dead Diva,” and currently is a series regular on the new Danny McBride comedy ‘Vice Principals for HBO.