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Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, Genevieve Lee Howell is a professional actress, writer and director, who splits her time between Los Angeles and New York. Howell moved to Los Angeles at age of 18 to study at Playhouse West Repertory Theater in 2003. Trained in the Meisner Technique by Sanford Meisner’s own teaching protégés; Robert Carnegie and Jim Jarrett, Howell completed her formal training when she graduated from the Meisner Technique School in 2016. Additionally, she was among the first comedy pupils of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, in Los Angeles. Howell’s first credits as an actress include Gus Van Sant’s Elephant, along with the legendary L.A. production of Welcome Home Soldier. Howell’s credits show her wide range from drama to comedy, as well as her talent behind the camera. Working as an actress, writer and director, her first original short, Siskin [2016], was accepted into the Cinema New York, LA Shorts and Sanford Meisner Film Festivals. Be it drama or comedy, Howell hopes to be a vessel for complex and brave female stories. Off stage; she is an accomplished equestrian (show jumping), downhill skier and art nerd who can be found roaming museums in her free time.