Ms. Surmont earned her B.A. with a double major in Theater and English Literature. She is an accomplished actor and singer, having appeared in Los Angeles, New York, and ports between. She received critical raves off-Broadway in A Good Swift Kick at the Variety Arts and Both Barrels at Goodspeed Opera House and Luna Park. She appeared in dozens of plays locally and in Chicago. She has numerous television and independent film credits and has appeared in many regional and national commercials. Ms. Surmont is also principle singer for Hollywood Revisited, a musical revue showcasing the glamorous costumes of classic Hollywood. She has even sung the National Anthem for the Chicago Bulls. She is the mother of a recent LACHSA graduate of the Film Department!