About

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Gigi is a professional actress, born in America and now splitting her time between London, NYC and LA. She got her start in classical theatre and has appeared on numerous stages in London and across the UK in productions ranging from Shakespeare to modern American comedy.

 

In recent years, Gigi has moved into screen work, with her face popping up in films like 'Night Bus' (winner of Best Feature at the British Independent Film Festival) and TV appearances on the BBC, Channel 4 and Investigation Discovery. She also works in voiceover and can be heard on numerous documentaries, corporate films, video games and commercials including a series of TV ads for Knorr in the US and Canada.

 

Gigi trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York, resulting in a BFA from New York University’s prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, followed by a post-graduate diploma in Classical Acting from the London Academy of Performing Arts.

 

In addition to her acting and comedy skills, Gigi is a talented improviser and an award-winning kazoo player. She holds both US and UK passports.

Gigi is now also a filmmaker. Her first self-produced short film, 'Same Time Next Week', has been winning awards on the festival circuit.

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