Shelly Cole has been an acting coach in Denver for the past 11 years. Before moving to Denver she was an actress in Los Angeles for 12 years, working regularly. Shelly has an impressive iMDB page which includes 3 1/2 years on Gilmore Girls, playing the role of Madeline Lynn. Her resume also includes major guest starring and recurring roles on NCIS, Criminal Minds, CSI NY, and Cold Case, to name just a few. Her feature film roles include her breakout performance as Sally, a drummer in an all girl band, in the film Prey For Rock n Roll opposite Gina Gershon, Drea de Matteo, Lori Petty and Marc Blucas. PFRR had its premiere at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival. She then went on to play Gloria, opposite John Ratzenberger in The Village Barbershop, for which she won best actress at the Newport Beach Film Festival. Shelly has a great passion for acting and an even greater passion for mentoring young artists. However, the true love of her life is her little black dog, Monkey.
In this episode we talk about extreme lonliess, caring for our younger selves, and how little acts of kindness can go a long way.