About Me

Susan Damante studied under William Ball at The American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco, with Atlantic Theater Acting Studios in New York and LA,

Milton Katselas and Jeffrey Tambor in Los Angeles. She has appeared in movies,


directed by Jonathan Kaplan (THE ACCUSED), starred in THE WILDERNESS FAMILY

(and its two sequels), as well as numerous TV series. She also starred as Cam Fish

in the acclaimed short feature: UNENDING HELL.

Her favorite role on the New York stage was Bev McHale in HER SONOMA STORY at the

Neighborhood Playhouse. She performed her award-winning solo show: LIFE… DEATH… AND ENTERTAINMENT at many festivals, including New York Fringe and is looking forward to having a long run in your nearby theatre!

A member of Theatre 40 in Beverly Hills, she has starred in THE GAMESTER and as Mary in the World Premiere of MORAL IMPERATIVE:

“Damante, an excellent actor, plays Mary as strong, sexy and smart, giving her depth and dimension…” Harker Jones, Edge Media Network  

Susan has recently become  a filmmaker. Her short film, REPERCUSSIONS, has won several Film Festival Awards (Golden State FF and Silver State FF) She wrote it, stars in it and executive produced it. 

She is currently preparing a new Podcast called "TELL ME EVERYTHING with Susan Damante" about overcoming adversity ...to be launched by Fall of 2021.

She has been  practicing Nichiren Buddhism with the SGI for four decades and is a dedicated volunteer leader .

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REPERCUSSIONS                                                   Lead                                            Chuck Marra-Dir

TRIP TO JERSEY                                                     Lead                                            Garette Henson-Dir 

SHADES OF YELLOW                                            Lead                                            Garette Henson-Dir 

UNENDING HELL                                                   Lead                                            Justin Wolske-Dir 

WAR TORN                                                             Lead                                            Jeremy Guy-Dir 

THIS CHARMING BOY                                          Lead                                            Beanboy Prods/Annika Kurnick 

GLORY GIRL                                                           Co-Star                                       AFI-Martha Cotton-Dir 

COYOTE SUMMER                                                Co-Star                                       Matias Alvarez-Dir 

LADYBUGS                                                             Co-Star                                       Ruddy-Morgan/Sidney J. Furie 

Adventures of the WILDERNESS FAMILY             Lead                                           Stewart Raffill-Dir 

Adventures of the WILDERNESS FAMILY             Lead                                           Frank Zuniga-Dir 

MOUNTAIN FAMILY ROBINSON                          Lead                                           John Cotter-Dir 

The PHOTOGRAPHER                                           Lead                                           William Hillman-Dir 

STUDENT TEACHERS                                            Lead                                           Roger Corman/Jonathan Kaplan  

FRAMES                                                                  Lead                                            Farhad Mann-Dir 

THE CANDIDATE                                                   Featured                                     Robert Redford/Michael Ritchie 



WASHBURN- Pilot  New Media                             Helen Washburn                        Stephen Cheatum-Dir 

THE 70'S-Miniseries                                                Featured                                    NBC/Denise DiNovi/Peter Werner 

McKENNA - Pilot                                                    Featured                                     ABC/Eric Lanueville-Dir 

FALCON CREST                                                      Recurring                                   ABC/Warner Bros 

GREAT AMERICAN BEAUTY CONTEST               Lead                                           ABC MOW/Spelling-Goldberg 

BENDER - Pilot                                                        Series Regular                           C.O'Conner Prods/Ray Danton 

ROCKFORD FILES                                                   Guest Star                                 Universal Studios 

AMY PRENTISS - Pilot                                              Series Regular                          ABC/Universal Studios 

RICHIE BROCKELMAN, PI                                       Guest Star                                 Universal/Steven Bochco Prod 

BOLD ONES                                                             Guest Star                                  Universal/John Badham-Dir 

COLOMBO                                                               Guest Star                                  Universal/Ben Gazzara-Dir 



LIFE… DEATH… & ENTERTAINMENT Original Solo Show-Performer-Writer New York Fringe Festival, Hollywood Fringe Festival, Women’s Theatre Festival 

JUST SAYIN’                                                              Susan                                        New Collective/Chuck Marra                       

IT/THEY/YOU                                                            Opening Actor                        Whitmore-Lindley/Chuck Marra 

MORAL IMPERATIVE                                                Mary Colby                               Theare40/Howard Storm Dir 

THE GAMESTER                                                       Mme Preferee'                          Theatre40/Jules Aaron Dir 

THROWING RUBIES                                                 Katherine                                  Stella Adler/Sue Hamilton Dir 

HER SONOMA STORY                                             Lead                                          Neighborhood Playhouse, NYC 

THE BOYS                                                                  Lead                                          Atlantic Thtr, NYC/ R. Bella-D 

DANA LYNN                                                               Lead                                         Egyptian Arena/LA/Paul Jordan 

CONCERTINA                                                            Lead                                         Egyptian Arena/LA/N.Nogulich 

PARANORMALIST                                                      Lead                                         Tom Cats Theater/LA/T.Waites 

POTPOURRI & PORCUPINES                                   Lead                                         Skylight Theater/Bill LaVallee 

EXTREMES (Writer)                                                    Lead                                         Beverly Hills Playhouse/LA 

MERCHANT OF VENICE                                           Featured                                  A.C.T. Geary Theater/Ellis Rabb 



THE PROJECT - Career Management/Writing, Megan Foley/Chuck Marra 

Jeffrey Tambor - Santa Monica Acting/Writing Artist Workshop 

Robert Bella - Advanced Study Atlantic Theater, NYC 

Atlantic Theater Acting Studios - Summer Course Atlantic Theater, NYC 

Natalija Nogulich - Scene Study Egyptian Arena Theater, LA 

Thomas G. Waites - Scene Study/Improvisation Wooden-O Theater, LA 

Milton Katselas - Scene Study Beverly Hills Playhouse 

Int'l TV & Film Director's Workshop - Invited Actress Rockport, Maine 

American Conservatory Theatre Classical Training Under William Ball founder 

Danny Daniels - Variety Dance Los Angeles 

Liz Howard - Vocal Coach Los Angeles 

Gerald White - Sightsinging/Vocal Coach Los Angeles 



Body by SusanD PT, Personal Fitness, Teen Actors Coach, Aerobics, Roller Skating, Swimming, Water Skiing, Comedian, Improvisation, Vocal Range: Alto, Voiceover, British Accent, New York Accent, Southern Accent

2010 - present
2010 - present