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  Donna’s commitment to excellence began in Syosset, New York when at age 14 she started leaving school early to make the one-hour trip by herself to Manhattans’ upper Westside to study voice.

She fell in love with New York City and moved there for good to attend NEW YORK UNIVERSITY’s respected TISCH School of the Arts. While in college Donna developed her talents acting in many small East Village theaters and studied with many acclaimed teachers (see resume), becoming the darling of NYU’s film program starring in over 13 student films (over the course of one year) including both senior and graduate thesis films.

She went on to study and work on stage (various workshops), screen (Soho Sweetheart, Bobby G. Can’t Swim) and television (One Life To Live, SNL), watching and learning more and more with each job: “I feel that the craft of acting is of great importance and I approach it with passion and joy.”

Donna went on to win International Model Talent Association’s prestigious Talent Of The Year 2000 (past winners of this award include Jessica Beil, Eva Longoria, Elijah Wood and Ashton Kutcher) and has been a guest at The Playboy Mansion twice (for classic movie nights).

Donna had her own column for four years at RUSSLE SIMMONS’s multicultural, ONE WORLD MAGAZINE where she interviewed celebrities including Carmen Electra, Lisa Loeb and Sting.

Donna also appeared as a model in SELF-magazine, OPRAH’S ‘O’AT HOME magazine, for the cover story for NEW YORK MAGAZINE (October 31st issue) and as cover girl for Brazil’s ELLA.

Donna has been recognized by such diverse publications as The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel and The Wall Street Journal for her work in the AFI award winning film Bobby G. Can’t Swim, the musical workshop of The Cure and the musical Help Desk! She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists as well as Actor’s Equity.