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Born & raised outside of St Louis. Graduated magna cum laude from USC's School of Dramatic Arts in 2009. Co-founded Shy Ruby Productions in 2015.
Thia's co-writing/directing debut HOUSESITTER is currently available on VOD via XFINITY's Film Festival Collective.
Unique traits: shockingly blue eyes, natural blonde hair, soft voice, tall/athletic frame
Film (short) by Ari Aster (Comedy) Actress A bright but acid-tongued young actress walks the viewer through the drudgeries of her privileged life in a series of clinical tableaus.
Film (short) by Thia Schuessler (Comedy, Crime and Drama) Actress, Director, Writer, Producer When bored housesitter Amy is taken hostage by a wanted fugitive, she welcomes the company with open arms.
Broken at Love
Television (Drama, Romance and Sport) Actress "Broken At Love" is a semi-romantic drama set around an idealistic college senior, Vivienne 'Vivie' Taylor, who gets the rare opportunity to meet her dream guy, a professional "bad boy" tennis player named Holden Gregory and her life is turned upside down as a result. What begins as Vivie's crush soon evolves into much more... with friends and competing love interests further complicating things along the way. Written by Brown-Eyed Girl Productions
Film (short) by David B. Berget (Drama, History and Thriller) Actress In this dramatization of the Jonestown Massacre, one woman comes face to face with history's most notorious cult leader, Jim Jones, in a battle to save his people. On November 18, 1978, one thousand Americans took their lives in the name of revolutionary suicide, a name mankind would interchange with Jim Jones. Just days before The Peoples Temple Church fell to mass suicide, reporter Jessica Levin accompanies a United States Congressman to investigate the living conditions in Jonestown, and allegations that Jones employs psychological tricks and violence to trap his followers against their will. But the community is a sea of smiling faces that sing praises of their leader. In order to unveil the truth about Jonestown, Jessica must go straight to its heart, and confront Jim Jones himself. Written by Adeo Entertainment
Cleavage: The Untold Story
TV Movie by Michael Knowles (Comedy) Actress A brave young documentary filmmaker goes on a journey to uncover and reveal as much as possible on a subject matter that until now has been considered by most to be completely Taboo.
Television by Jake Neuman (Comedy) Actress
Television by Patrick Sean Smith (Comedy and Drama) Actress A Freshman arrives at his sisters college (much to her dismay). He decides to pledge a fraternity on campus. After catching his sister's boyfriend with another girl, he ends up at his rival fraternity trying to go from geek to Greek and grow up in the process. Written by gatetraveler
Film (short) by Lindsay Mackay (Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Actress Clear Blue tells the haunting story of Simon, A young lifeguard working his first few days at a community pool. The mundane quickly becomes mysterious, when Simon notices Flova, an older woman with an exceptional capacity to stay submerged under water. As Simon follows Flova into the pool he makes a startling discovery. What follows is a story of temptation and pursuit. Clear Blue is a tale of impossible love and ultimately, its harrowing consequences. Written by Anonymous
Television by Ryan Murphy (Comedy, Drama, Music and Musical) Actress When a High School Spanish teacher, Will Schuester, becomes the director of the school's failing Glee club, New Directions, he hopes to be able to rejuvenate it. The club competes in the choir competition circuit. It's been called "a High School Musical for adults", the series follows the club and its mixture of oddball members as they try and restore it to its former glory. It is a musical comedy in which the eager and ambitious students not only compete to win the Nationals, but also have to deal with the tough and cruel realities of their school, McKinley High. At the same time, Will is trying to rejuvenate his failing love life whilst preventing the school's cheer leading coach Sue Sylvester from sabotaging the choir. Written by WellardRockard
Someday We Will Get Married
Film (short) by Monika Lind (Drama and Romance) Costume and Wardrobe Department The story of a girl finding out that first love ends, but she doesn't have to end with it.
Film (short) by Oscar Moralde (Drama and Thriller) Actress Rebecca Daniels lives two lives. In one she is a civil servant and a loving wife and mother. In the other she is a highly trained foreign operative, planted in deep cover in the heart of the United States intelligence community. When her cover is blown and she needs to be extracted, she faces losing the life she has built for herself. In the end, she must make a choice between duty to her country and her love for her family. Written by Oscar Moralde
University of Southern California