Theresa Burkhart Gallagher

Theresa Burkhart Gallagher

(She/Her)
Owner
Feeding The Monkey Productions, SchmoolieMovie LLC

Theresa is a writer, producer, and actress her scripts are lauded as "rapid fire Lucy Ricardo routines interpreted by Cheech & Chong" (Backstage West), "acerbically golden" (Entertainment Weekly), and "guaranteed to leave you howling!" (Los Angeles Magazine).

Full Bio
Theresa Burkhart Gallagher is a writer, producer, and actress, working in stage, television, and film. Her scripts are lauded as "rapid fire Lucy Ricardo routines interpreted by Cheech & Chong" (Backstage West), "acerbically golden" (Entertainment Weekly), and "guaranteed to leave you howling!" (Los Angeles Magazine). Theresa's short film Schmoolie the Deathwatcher, praised as "a stunning gem" (HuffPost), is now streaming on Amazon. Her feature film version of Schmoolie The Deathwatcher is in Development with Miranda Bailey Dir., and Joshua Bachove (Minari) Producer. Her short film Honey and Clover: A Recipe for Disaster screened at Short Film Corner, Cannes Court Metrage and Diversity in Cannes. She also produced the feature film Swamp Lion (Dir. Torben Bech) Premiering at Austin Film Festival 2021. A lover of Stand-Up she Produced the recent Amazon Prime stand up comedy specials Matt Gallagher: A Stumble in the Woods and Jimmy Shin's A Wok of Shame. Dedicated to diversity and to singular storytelling, There

Professional Credits
Writer/Producer
Schmoolie the Deathwatcher - Short Film
Schmoolie the Deathwatcher -Feature (in Pre-Pro)
Honey and Clover: A Recipe for Disaster - Short Film


Producer
Swamp Lion - Feature Film
Nana Dara is Gay - Short Film
A Stumble in the Woods - Comedy Special
Jimmy Shin's Wok of Shame - Comedy Special
Industry Awards
Best Narrative Short Film San Antonio Film Festival

Best Narrative Short Film Franklin International Film Festival Nashville

Best Film Geek Philadelphia First Glance Festival
Professional Groups
SAG-AFTRA
Other Professional Groups
Sundance Co//ab
NYWIFT Committees
Writers Group
Content Types
Narrative Features
Occupations
Actor, Producer, Writer
Business Types
Production Company
Countries Worked In
United States
Other Countries Worked In
none
Foreign Languages Spoken
French
Other Languages Spoken
some French
Writer's Group works
Schmoolie the Deathwatcher
Screenplay (Comedy, Coming of age, Suspense)
Log Line:
Against the backdrop of Purim in Los Angeles, an Orthodox Jewish teen spends his first night alone guarding a body awaiting burial and ends up fighting for his own life.
Honey and Clover: A Recipe for Disaster
Screenplay (Comedy)
Log Line:
Past and future collide when two former child stars are thrust back into the spotlight together threatening to reveal their darkest secrets.
Feeding the Monkey in Hollywood
Stage play (Comedy)
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