Audra Levi

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Audra Levi Priluck
Born Audra Levi
(1974-12-03) December 3, 1974 (age 40)
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Years active 1983-present

Audra Levi Priluck (born Audra Levi; 1974) (also known as Audra Lee) is an American actress, singer, producer and writer.[1]

She has worked in television since the 1980s. She became a child star in a daily educational segment called Kid's Beat, which aired twice daily on TBS from 1983-1989. She later went on to work on several shows in the 90s and 2000s. Notable titles include Mad About You, JAG, The King of Queens and The Young and the Restless.[2]

Audra released a self-produced debut album called "I'm All In" on August 7, 2012 via iTunes and Amazon. Original songs include "I'm All In", "One Moment More", "It Seems Like Yesterday" and "Just For Now".

Personal life[edit]

Audra's musical path began when her grandmother Estelle Karp taught her how to sing at 3 years old. Audra mainly focused on musical theater and opera throughout grade school, then expanded to pop/rock music in college.

Audra also had the privilege of studying vocal performance with Robert Ray (Atlanta) and John Hall (Los Angeles) throughout the 1990s.

Before graduating from high school in Atlanta, Audra was named MVP (most valuable player) in one of the first Grammy High School Jazz Bands in 1993.

As a Freshman at UCLA, Audra was selected as a solo competitor in the school's prestigious Spring Sing competition in Spring 1994. During that same time period, she also performed as the "Witch" in UCLA's production of "Into the Woods".

At the Univ. of Southern California, Audra was a co-founder of the SoCal VoCals in January 1996, and can be heard as a soloist on the a cappella group's debut CD that was released in 1997 ("Total Eclipse of the Heart"). Audra choreographed the SoCal VoCals' first place-winning entry in USC's Songfest in 1997.

More than a decade later, Audra dove into songwriting, and her debut EP called "I'm All In" showcases her melodic and heartfelt writing style on four songs. The EP was produced by Michael Getches and released in August 2012 via iTunes, Amazon and other digital distribution outlets.

Audra and her band (Tommy Reeves, Maria Martinez and Ron Suffradini) made their Southern California debut on June 1, 2 and 3, 2012 as a featured performer at The Home Entertainment Show in Irvine, where more than 10,000 music lovers gathered for this annual convention focused on high-end audio and live performances. Audra and Tommy Reeves returned to THE Show in 2013 for three additional performances. Audra was also invited to perform with the legendary Mike Garson on June 1, 2013 on THE Show's main stage.

Since 2000, Audra has been an active member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), serving on ATAS Foundation's New Leadership Council since 2005 and has previously served on the Interactive Media Peer Group's Executive Committee (2011).

Audra is an initiate of Alpha Chi Omega and an active volunteer on a local and national level. She was initiated at the Alpha Psi Chapter at UCLA, and an affiliated member of the Epsilon Chapter at USC. In 2002, the Los Angeles Area Alumnae Panhellenic Association (LAAPA) awarded Audra with their Woman of the Year award for her ongoing volunteer involvement with Alpha Chi Omega. The award was established by the LAAPA in 1973, and Audra was the youngest alumna ever selected to receive the honor.

Audra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema-Television Production from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinema-Television.

Audra currently lives in Los Angeles, CA, with husband Jason (President of The Priluck Company, a talent management firm), son Justin (born December 2006) and son Garrett (born October 2011).

Career[edit]

Audra began her television production career working behind the scenes on several Emmy-winning programs such as Mad About You, JAG, The King of Queens and The Young and the Restless.

Later in her career, Audra conducted television program syndication sales for Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution in the Western Region, including The People’s Court, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Extra and Friends. Previously, she worked at 20th Television as their television program syndication sales trainee and research analyst, responsible for daily tracking and trending analysis for shows including Divorce Court, The Practice, Cops, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Malcolm in the Middle.

Audra currently serves as Vice President, Business Development of GfK's Media Industry Group.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0505424/?ref_=rvi_nm
  2. ^ http://www.fourthgradenothing.com/2010/05/im-audra-lee-or-audra-levi-see-you-next.html