LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Sima Fisher, one of Canada's premier actress-singer-songwriters, will play four different comedic characters undergoing dance therapy in the upcoming comedy web series, Women Who Dance. Currently in pre-production, the show is expected to release this fall on Fisher's Youtube channel, www.youtube.com/simafisher and on her IMDb profile.
The story is about a group of outlandish and irreverent women who work through their problems in unpredictable therapy sessions where they dance to release stress. Fisher will play an African-American woman with sever anger management issues, a Canadian stripper dependent on drugs and alcohol, a sex addicted airline stewardess and a soft-voiced Jewish therapist.
"Each episode focuses on one character," Fisher said. "Each character has their own quirkiness. They're angry. They have sex addictions. They have substance abuse problems. This therapy group is to resolve their issues."
Peter Valentino, owner of Neon Venus Art Theatre in West Hollywood, is producing and directing the series.
"Sima is a versatile actress who has glamorous looks with a comedic charm," Valentino said. "She has adopted a very individual look for each of her bizarre characters. With Sima's sexy humor and snappy writing, this web series is sure to be a success."
Fisher wrote the series and will perform the songs Give a Little Love, Naked after Dark and Private Dancer, which were co-written by Alex Franco, of Neon Music.
Women Who Dance is the fist web series from Fisher, who is a film and TV veteran with prior acting credits including American Pie Presents Beta House, Casino Jack and Murdoch Mysteries.
Fisher has released two contemporary pop albums that she co-wrote: Set Me Free and City Lights. Franco and Robert Strauss produced Set Me Free. On City Lights, Fisher worked with multi-platinum Canadian singer-songwriter Simon Wilcox.
Fisher has also worked with renowned music producer Eddie Bullen. In 2008, her music video for Give a Little Love broadcast on MuchMusic. She's now song writing for film, TV, commercials and for other recording artists in collaboration with Bruce Sterling from Rise Media Group.
Proceeds from Women Who Dance will go to shelters for abused women and children. For more information, visit www.simafisher.com
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