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Bio

 

Ms. Powers is a word artist – singer, actor, writer, teacher.

 

A native of Los Angeles, California, Ms. Powers attended UCLA graduating with a BA degree in English Literature/minor in theatre, and an MA from Cal-State Los Angeles.

 

She moved to New York City to pursue theatre.  She has appeared on Broadway, in regional theatre, concerts and cabaret touring the US and Canada, as well as choral work at the New York Philharmonic and multiple New York City venues.  Recently Ms. Powers performed an evening of humorous songs about aging with her musical partner David Lahm at the Triad Theater in NYC.  

 

For sixteen years, Ms. Powers worked with Katharine Hepburn eventually becoming her public liaison and assisting her on several TV films.  She was significantly involved in the publication of Miss Hepburn's autobiography ME, from inception through publication through publicity with domestic and European publishers.  She worked directly with Sonny Mehta and the Knopf staff. 

 

For a short while Ms. Powers worked for a small publishing firm editing, rewriting and processing articles and manuscripts.  With Heywood Hale Broun, she compiled and prepared his articles in preparation for a book.  Her writing clients have included Arthur Miller, Jules Styne, Alan Jay Lerner, Arthur Laurents, Mary Henderson, Dan Greenburg, Suzanne O'Malley.

 

Since 2008, Ms. Powers was the publicist for Remain Calm Pictures and Archer King until his death in 2012. She wrote the promo and other articles for a documentary on Archer King which is due to be released.. While pursuing her other talents, she if writing a book How Broadway Works: The People Behind the Curtain.