— AUGUST/SEPTEMBER —
Stand-up Comedy Showcase
‘Pretty, Funny Women’
Lisa Sundstedt began ‘Pretty, Funny Women’ in 1995 as a platform for women who want to showcase their brains, wit & humor in a way that is "unapologetic, clean, irreverent & girlie.
PFW has helped launch many comedy careers due to the exposure including Chelsea Handler, Tig Notaro, Heather McDonald, Natasha Leggero, Trish Suhr, Vicki Barbolak & many, many more.
— JUNE/JULY —
Wrapped short film ‘Last Exit’:
After his girlfriend, Caitlin, dumps him - Jason decides to kill himself by hiring a hitman. Right before the scheduled hit, however, Caitlin calls him! Is it to rekindle their love? He’ll risk death to find out:
— MAY —
Cast in Music Video for The Shindellas:
Dawn plays the rough bartender in an off-the-beaten-path joint somewhere in the desert. When the Shindella’s arrive - the party begins.
— APRIL —
Wrapped pilot for Web Series ‘Bourbon Boys':
A group of 30-somethings rekindle their adolescent love of playing music in the garage. Dawn plays ‘Dot' - the drummer’s neurotic ex-girlfriend who insists on living with him and his new wife while she ‘sorts things out.’
— MARCH —
Hired as a back lot tour guide at 'UNIVERSAL STUDIOS’.
Dawn is one of the guides of this legendary Studio Tour. She takes you behind-the-scenes to explore the world’s largest working movie studio - built with creative consultation from Steven Spielberg himself.
Wrapped on feature ‘I Was a Teenage Wereskunk’:
Dawn plays 'Dr. Nancy', a unsuspecting veterinarian, in this feature-length comedy homage to the 1950’s monster movies.
Wrapped on short film ‘M3’:
A young woman’s tale of how her choices splinter her life into three separate paths, each one with a unique perspective. Dawn plays ‘Darci’ a former stripper turned night club manager.
Played ‘Margie’ in play ‘Bob’s Holiday Office Party’ - Pico Playhouse:
Every year, insurance agent Bob Finhead’s whacked out friends and clients stop by his small-town Iowa office for their annual holiday bash. But Bob has dreams of a bigger life and wants to escape their narrow-minded thinking. Will he be able to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional inventor and move to the big city, or will he come to realize how much he is the heart and soul of the town?
Dawn plays ‘Margie’ in L.A.’s most “hilariously deranged” (Los Angeles Times) seasonal tradition now in it’s 20th year!
Completed first Improv Intensive at ‘UPRIGHT CITIZENS’ BRIGADE’.
The Upright Citizens Brigade is Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh. The "UCB4" produced their own sketch show, "Upright Citizens Brigade," for three seasons on Comedy Central from 1998-2000. During the success of the TV show, UCB opened the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and Improvisational and Sketch Comedy Training Center in New York City. In 2005, UCB expanded and opened the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre Los Angeles and began offering UCB Training Center classes on the west coast.