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Lisa Regina -- Actress & Domestic Violence Advocate

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Lisa Regina is a NYC based (with ties to NJ) actress and acting coach. She appeared on TV and film in The Sopranos, Bronx Paradise, Priceless, All My Children, and national commercials for Delta Sky Miles, K-Mart and Macy's. As an award-winning writer and director, Lisa’s credits include "Shangri La Lounge", "Kenny," and "A Write to Heal".  Lisa coaches everyone from kids to adults of all ages. The foundation of Lisa’s coaching is to bring out the human qualities in each performance in an effort to achieve believability, and she works closely with casting directors for a truly collaborative experience.

In 2006, Lisa founded a non-profit organization, A Write to Heal, which is dedicated to raising awareness on domestic violence against women. Lisa is the survivor of a very public domestic violence situation and has taken A Write to Heal and her message across the country and around the world. Domestic violence is one of the most pressing issues in American society. According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women will be victims of domestic violence at some point in their lives, and 1.3 million women are assaulted by their partner every year. Lisa has been a featured speaker at dozens of organizations She was chosen as a keynote speaker for both the YWCA’s 2011 National Conference in Washington D.C., as well as the organization’s 2011 International Women’s Summit in Zurich, Switzerland. As the Founder and Director of A Write to Heal, Lisa continues to educate others through writing, performance and filmmaking. After the interview, visit After Hours at Jersey Coastal Live for more info.