Los Angeles, United States
After a lifetime of working in Northeast Philly’s blue collar bars, and later as a juvenile probation counselor, Cheryl Puente started her career as an actress in NYC. She co-founded Street Meat, a majorly LatinX Harold team born out of the UCB-NY, then after moving to LA, doing two seasons of the Young Playwright’s Festival with the Blank Theatre Co in Los Angeles and starring as Lady Macbeth opposite James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) at the Mermaid in London, Cheryl turned to writing. Cheryl’s been a finalist in the Impact-Skydance competition and the WB Writers Workshop, as well as a semi-finalist in the script competition of the Austin Film Festival and Warner Media Writers Program. Cheryl’s currently in development as the creator of a half hour dramedy series with TDP UK, and a female-led spy Franchise with DCM Berlin. Half Cuban and Half punk rock American, Cheryl writes stories about working people with big hearts and hot tempers in the space of music, drugs or both.