Cindy Marie Jenkins is a Storyteller based in Los Angeles. She trains individuals, community organizations, small business owners and nonprofits in Outreach and Social Media.
PAST & PRESENT CLIENTS
Outreach/Marketing for 24th STreet Theatre, Broad Humor Film Festival, The Help Group (named one of the Top Facebook Pages & Twitter Accounts to Follow for Special Education), former City Council President Eric Garcetti’sLos Angeles Neighborhood Dreams Initiative (LAND), The Global Theatre Project, Drive Theatre Company, Venice Neighborhood Council, Sarah Mata Yoga, LA Writers Center, LA Female Playwrights Initiative, Beans Boutique, and many individuals for their career goals. Cindy also currently serves as Social Media Manager for ARTmageddon September 29-30.
Arts broadcasts air regularly on You Tube, to connect technology with the arts and artists with their audience. These stemmed from her Let’s Fringe! series which broadcast more than 45 video interviews to spotlight artists in the Hollywood Fringe Festival and garnered over 2100 views in three weeks.
She was one of the arts advocates who created the #LAthtr hashtag in 2010 to unify the Los Angeles theatre scene,the #ShareAScene hashtag through LA FPI most recently and also a guest-tweeting initiative through @LA_FPI ‘s twitter account.
Her signature workshop Self-Promoting Without Annoying Your Friends has been presented at LAFPI, Directors Lab West, the Playwrights Union, local community mixers, the Indy Convergence, and adjusted for individuals every other month.
include the first novel in her upcoming series The Blue Dragon Scribe Shoppe. Currently she’s writing a trans-media series called MYTHistories, including the performance pieces MYTHistories of the Son and Fatima Quest(former work-shopped at the 2012 Indy Convergence, where she is a Resident Artist).
Her awareness piece Voices From Chornobyl has been presented in both the US and the UK to raise money and knowledge of the nuclear accident (inspired by Svetlana Alexievich‘s interviews). Voices From Chornobyl Jr.premiered and won Best of 2011 Fringe, while Dragon Compact premiered as part of Moving Arts’ The Car Plays LA, Radar LA International Festival. Cindy also serves on the Steering Committee of Directors Lab West. She’s performed as a Storyteller in the Hollywood Fringe Festival tent, Santa Monica Rep’s 2011 Brecht Gala and Electric Lodge’s max10 series.
Previous community art installations/interactions shown at the 1st Annual Atwater Art Walk, Summer Nights on the Boulevard, The Barnsdall Gallery, The Courtyard Gallery, the Silver Lake Jubilee (2010 & 2011) and the Children’s Festival of the Arts in Hollywood.
She regularly contributes to Theatre @ Boston Court, The Comics Observer, ArtJob.org (Arts For LA), LA Stage Times, Atwater Village Now,The Inspired Classroom, Bitter Lemons & LAFPI.