Coffee Chatter
"Chatting With Showbiz Pros" 

Your Subtitle text
COFFEE CHATTER ADVISORY BOARD


   

Lynne Burnett/Founder-President

Lynne Burnett, the founder and President of Coffee Chatter. Established in 2003 Coffee Chatter is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) company that serves as an educational, informative consultant which bridges the community to informative workshops, seminars, and networking events that hopefully endure and enhance a high quality, educational life for all individuals. Lynne is a graduate of Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), with a B.A. in Theater Communications and a M.A. in Organizational Leadership, Brandman University. Lynne’s acting training entails the prestigious Stella Adler Academy.


    

Abdullah Hall/Secretary

 Abdullah  Rasheen Hall brings over 20 years of contract legal experience as a former Dubbing Contract Administrator/Legal Assistant International Theatrical Legal at Paramount Pictures. He sits on the board of APAIT a former Governor HRC Los Angeles. Currently, Abdullah is the Artistic Director of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles-TCLA. TCLA is the nation's first chorus comprised of Trans Women, Trans Men, Gender Non-Binder/Gender Non-Conforming and intersex individuals. TCLA uses their collective voices to bring awareness, understanding, power and VICTORY for  the Trans Comunity. Abdullah is CEO of ARH, a boutique entertainment consulatant firm located in Passadena, CA.



Michael Gavino/Executive Chairman

Michael Gavino joins the Coffee Chatter advisory board as Educational Chairman.  Michael Gavino received his Bachelor and Master of Arts from Florida Atlantic University (FAU).

After earning his Bachelor and Master of Arts from FAU, Michael pursued his artistic dream by attending the New York Film Academy.

An actor, Michael has appeared on the Discovery Networks as well as films that have appeared in many prestigious film festivals.

As a producer and writer, Michael has won the Gold Bone Award, produced several projects, been accepted into the Latino Producers Academy, Latino Media Market and Latino Writer's Lab.

Michael is proud of all he has accomplished and takes pride in giving back to the community and has a simple formula for success: creativity + perseverance + giving back = happiness.

Michael's short films include the critically acclaimed 'For The Greater Good', '20 Spot', 'The encounter', 'Reaping The Girl' and 'Upside Down Dan'.


    

Lady Ray Adams/Bookclub Chairwoman

Lady Ray Adams has always  had a passion for writing and joins the Coffee Chatter Adviory Board as chairwoman of the monthly book club. Ray's intention is to deliver monthly reading  generes that adult reaaders find interesting and exciting and when applicable spotlight new and under represented talent. Born in Sun Valley, California Lady Ray Adams currently a native of Los Angeles, earned her associate degree in Video Prduction from the prestegious The Art Institute.  In 2008 Lady Ray Adams wrote Crave featured in a Zane series titled Purple Panties. In April 2011 Ray completed and released Eve's Apple's Pricilla's Dance, a series following Pricilla's journey in dance, in love and sometimes in trouble. In  September, 2018  Ray released her fresh, raw and new poetry book Love Rage Everything Else. Currently, Lady Ray is working on her next chapter in the Eve's Apple's Series schedule for release in Late 2019. 

 
Joseph Marcell/Senior Advisory Consultant  

Joseph Marcell is an accomplished Shakespearean actor who brings a lifelong abundance of knowledge and compassion to the Coffee Chatter organization.

Marcell is an accomplished stage and screen actor and a graduate of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Theater, London, England.

While stage is Marcel's first love he has many film and television achievements such as 'The Fresh Prince of Bel Air', 'Diamond Real Estate' (which he also directed), 'East Enders', 'The Bold and the Beautiful' and many more.

When time permits Marcel also loves teaching young students on the process of acting.


     




Website Builder