Sheyla Allen

Sheyla Allen

Actor, Playwright and Screenwriter

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June 2012
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About Sheyla

Born in Panama in 1977 and left the country in 1989 just before the US invasion happened. Grew up in Northern Virginia. With aspirations of going into the entertainment industry, worked towards that goal. Took various acting courses, and dance classes. But often made up stories.
Began writing in eighth grade, inside notebooks while in Math and chemistry classes. Still have issues with fractions. Wrote specs scripts before even knowing what it was. Wrote novels of fan fiction, which led to a self-publication of an original work in 2005.
Joined the Military and served in the U.S. Army Reserve for 8 years. Most recently Graduated Ashford University with a Bachelors of Art in Social sciences. Now pursuing a Masters in Creative writing in Full Sail University.
Lives In Stafford, Virginia with her three kids, 11, 5, and 2

Loglines

  • Agent Jordan : pilot

    Agent Jordan : pilot Action Drama Sci-fi When a biogenetically engineered jewel thief with a personal code of honor, is betrayed by her own team; she turns from her cat burglar ways, by joining a covert agency, when they promised her help to uncover the mysteries of her past.

  • You and I

    You and I Comedy Independent Romance Two teens with lots of promise hide their budding relationship from their friends and a record label that wants to sign them.

  • Love you Like a Boy

    Love you Like a Boy Independent Romance Sci-fi A girl suffers an incredible transformation when she falls in love with her best friend.

Credits

  • Immanuel:God With us

    Immanuel:God With us (2006)
    Theater by Preservation of Zion Church Playwrite / Director

  • Grease

    Grease (2003)
    Theater by NVCC Student

  • South Pacific

    South Pacific (1994)
    Theater Nurse

Education

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