Dr. Isis Golden

Freelance Editor & Script Writer

Location:Lansing, Michigan, United States
Phone: (347) 239-7622
Website: http://b
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Lansing, MI 48911


Highly motivated professional with experience in Theatre Arts and Academia and seeking a position where my background and knowledge will be most effectively applied. Emphasis on Theatre, TV, Film, and Higher Education.


• Envision and Interpret script/character
• PPT, Excel, Word, Internet, Education Software
• Adapt creative literature to theatrical script
• Experience w/ assisting a crew to build sets
• General awareness of everyday popular culture
• Effective Planning and Organization
• Research Skills and Scholarship
• Instruction, Presentation, Training and Mentorship


• Studied academic and practitioner training in theatre
• Experience as an actress, co-writer, assistant director, martial arts choreographer and set designer both in college and graduate school
• Took courses in college-level introductory, intermediate and advanced stage acting
• Worked with construction tools and followed safety procedures to build sets
• Volunteered as a film extra in a few films in the Sacramento area during 2008 and 2009
• Collaborated with artists to adapt Native American literature to stage in script form; studied abroad with the
• Centre For Indigenous Theatre 2002 Summer program and participated in several Native American Studies
• theatre production classes at UC Davis
• Fashion modeling and music production assistant with Roxana Damas, Inc., Solano County, CA


Multi-Departmental Graduate Student Teaching Assistant, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 9/2003-6/2009

• Created a syllabus for discussion sections to aid students in the successful completions of courses
• Oversaw and organized discussion section activities in creative ways to encourage students to engage in course materials as well as apply subject concepts on exams, papers and projects
• Collaborated with professors and fellow teaching assistants to prepare, assign, administer and grade tests and assignments
• Replied to emails and schedules appointments with students to address their academic needs
• Advised and advocated for students by providing suggestions to them to make wise academic decisions, fulfill course requirements as well as excel and survive in mainstream academic settings
• Worked closely with professors and teaching assistants to ensure assignment completions and finalized grading
• Collaborated with theatre professors/instructors to offer interpretive critique on students’ theatrical projects and presentations of scenes, character, costume, makeup, stage design, sound and lighting concepts.
• Provided a fun setting for theater students to engage in theater games/exercises and discussions
• Creatively utilized my skills as a theater practitioner and my knowledge of the latest in popular culture in social sciences, ethnic studies and humanities courses, other than theatre courses to put into effect the aforementioned goals for students


University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
PhD in Performance Studies, dept. of Theatre and Dance, 6/2009
Queens College, City University of New York, Queens, NY
BA in Drama, Theatre and Dance and Cultural Anthropology, 5/2003


University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Minutes Coordinator with the UC Davis Black Professional Graduate Student Association (BPGSA), 4/2007-6/2009


• Joseph L. Bertram award for pursuing graduate school in Drama
• Hortense Powdermaker award in Cultural Anthropology
• Senior Honor’s Thesis award in Native American Theater
• Most Promising Student Award in Anthropology
• Andrew Mellon Minority Undergraduate Fellowship Program
• NYC Council Academic Scholarship Recognition
• Golden Key National Honors Society
• Vallone Scholarship throughout college


• Take pride in professional representation and quality of service of company
• Communicate, Inspire and Motivate others toward growth and success
• Able to recognize and respond to individual and cultural differences
• Work independently as well as in collaborative settings
• Organized, Dependable, Patient, Caring and Creative
• Determined to see creative process and final product to its fullest possibilities


• Take pride in professional representation and quality of service of institution or company
• Work independently as well as in collaborative settings
• Organized, Dependable, Patient, Caring and Creative
Skills (2) Rating
Script Writing