Cherise Pascual is a filmmaker, performer and educator based in Hollywood. She was born in Carson and raised by wolves. Being Filipino, she almost became a doctor but saved more lives giving up - trust me, I’m her - writing this in the third person, from the future. Her one-woman-musical - Herpes: A Love Story won an Encore Award at Hollywood Fringe - where she plays over 20 characters and sings kinda well. Pascual has an MFA in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute and is a member of the LA Female Playwrights Initiative.