Cecilia cut her teeth directing Charles Ludlam’s Stage Blood at the age of 17. Later she helmed original play festivals, and an open mic series at Cabrillo College. Her directorial credits include: Harold Pinter’s The Lover(Off Broadway West), Paul Baird’s White Knuckled Driver (Eureka Theater), a full length ensemble adaptation of Marlowe and Goethe’s works entitled Faust: a Shadow Pact (SFSU), Plastic Earth: A Radiohead Musical(SFSU), an original clown piece Standard Stoppages: The Seduction of Duchamp (Velocity Circus), and Picassolocity: Six periods through a circus eye at the De Young Museum. She has stage managed dozens of works including classical theater, corporate events, dance concerts and variety cabarets. With honors, she completed her BA in Drama from San Francisco State University in 2008 with a focus in classical acting, and in the summer of 2010 was invited to study with the Moscow Art Theater School in Cambridge, MA. Roles have included the title characters in Hedda Gabler and Sylvia, Ivana Fyodorovna in The Karamazovs, Cassandra in Troy: The Gates of Hell, and ensemble in Amy Sass's Open. Her recent foray into music composition for the original musical Love Myths was well received as a Resident Artist Workshop at The Garage in 2010. She is currently serving as Artistic Associate at Gregangelo and Velocity Circus learning how to juggle the business of entertainment.