Cecilia Fairchild is a Los Angeles native, a seventh-generation Californian, and an actress, a writer, and a dancer. She has a B.A. in Creative Writing from UC Santa Cruz and an M.F.A. in Acting from USC. Her primary focus now is on collaborative work, in both film and theatre. Last year she co-directed the Los Angeles LGBT Center's production of Fool For Love. In 2015 she helped create and performed in Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine's short film Salt Wound, for Slamdance Film Festival.