Gwyn Gorg has worked professionally for more than thirty five years as actress, model, dancer, singer, songwriter, storywriter, screenwriter, producer, director, educator, and manager in theatre, television, radio, film and educational media.


A graduate of the Theatre Academy of Los Angeles City College.  workshops with Jeff Corey, James Whitmore, Ricardo Montalban and Francine Parker, with a request performance for Paul Robeson.


Ms. Gorg went on to found the Hilo Theater for Youth, a community group dedicated to young performing artists, now in its twenty-sixth year of award-winning productions.  She was appointed resident Artist in the Schools by the Hawaii State Department of Education.


At Leeward College in Honolulu, she wrote, produced, directed and hosted the Oahu Gazette, a community television magazine show, for the Public Broadcasting Service.  A film documentary she wrote and produced there, Inside State Prison, about Oahu Penitentiary, won special Honors at the Los Angeles International Film exhibition (Filmex).


Returning to California, Ms. Gorg founded the Mariposa-Yosemite Youth Theater under the sponsorship of the California State Council for the Arts.  More recently she taught drama and speech for the Los Angeles Unified School District, writing and producing public presentations.  She has been a drama-storytelling specialist for the Herb Alpert Foundation.  She performed as a dancer for the Island Dance Company and later for Sol Productions in Los Angeles.


Her original children’s stories and her book I AM THE BLUES were honored at the fiftieth anniversary celebration of the Aquarian Bookstore, the revered senior institution for black literature in Los Angeles.  Her songwriting credits include Living The Blues which won awards at the Ghent Festival and the classic children’s song It’s An Illusion.

Ms. Gorg’s film credits include writing and producing Autobiography of A Hopi American Indian history and traditional values, a National Short Film Showcase finalist also honored with a Best of Filmex presentation.

She wrote and produced The Savages, an educational documentary on juvenile street gangs, winning Honors at the Columbus Film Festival and the American Film Festival.  Her entertainment feature film writing and producing credits include Living the Blues, starring the legendary Sam Taylor, the story of an old blues man in modern America, winner of a Filmtrax award at the Ghent International Film Festival for its outstanding presentation of musical culture and of a Best Feature Nomination at the American Film Institute Video Awards.   

In the executive field, Ms Gorg has been a managing director for Venice Ocean Park Community Cooperative, a member of the Decision-Making Council of the Venice Community Adult School, a member of the Board of Directors for the Children’s Place Preschool, Executive producer for the Media Associates Production Company, Director of Human Spirit Productions, and a board member of Sol Human Rights Foundation.  She served as a peer-panelist for Los Angeles Cultural Affairs.

As an educator, she has taught every level from kindergarten to senior high school.  She has worked in private and public schools.  Her children’s art exhibit was honored with display at the Los Angeles International Airport.  She served as the educational coordinator of the 18th Street Arts Complex in Santa Monica.  The California Arts Council awarded Ms. Gorg a grant to produce a documentary showing relationships with teenagers and senior citizens.  In 2007,she was honored as teacher of the year by the United Teachers of Los Angeles.  At the International House of Blues Foundation she co-created their Blues Schoolhouse Program as a performing artist and a history consultant.


Ms. Gorg has celebrated 47 years of marriage and has raised five adult children.