The New School, NYC

Eccentric Circles Theatre, NYC
Sheiness selected nine playwrights each of whom wrote a one-act play under her guidance.
She then auditioned over one hundred actors; selected eighteen to read the plays, and hired a
director for each play which was given a fully rehearsed staged reading for the public.

Harbor Playhouse School of Dramatic Arts
As Administrator and Artistic Director, Sheiness taught playwriting and acting,
hired teachers, developed curriculum, and coordinated classes.
Rochester Academy of Dramatic Art
Acting Teacher

Guest Lecturer

Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey
Del Mar Community College, Corpus Christi, Texas
Wynn Seal Junior High School, Corpus Christi, Texas
Yankee Festival


The Dramatist Guild
Writers Guild East
Poets, Essayists & Novelists (Pen)
Screen Actors Guild (Sag)
Actors' Equity Association (Aea)
Theatre Resources Unlimited (Tru)