Coffee Chatter
"Chatting With Showbiz Pros" 

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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.

Michael Gavino/Secretary 

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'.


Jackie Marriott/Writers Chairwoman
Jackie Marriott joins the Coffee Chatter Advisory Board as Writers Chairwoman. Jackie Marriott is an award winning actress from North Carolina and attended North Carolina Central University to hone her skills in theater and dance. Marrriott is member of SAG/AFTRA. Marriott's credits include:  Current  member, producer, writer and actor with Towne Street Theatre, a performer, co-writer and co-producer of The sketch comedy team  “The Deuces Wild Duo”www.thedeuceswildduo.comand Third degree burn and creator, writer and producer of the  2019 hit web series IN DEEZ STREETS.  In 2020 Marriott will begin production on her first feature film. 



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.


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