Welcome to Brenda’s Presentation History.

Brenda Adelman with Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith and Rickie Byars-Beckwith

Brenda Adelman with Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith and Rickie Byars-Beckwith

Brenda’s Speaking and Performance History

Theatres/Festivals/Cultural Centers/Jail:

  • The Leeds International Performing Arts Festival (Leeds, England)
  • The New End Theatre (London, England)
  • The Jewish Ensemble Theatre (West Bloomfield, MI)
  • Best of the Fest fundraiser for the 21st annual Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (Fremont Centre Theatre, Pasadena)
  • The Marsh, San Francisco
  • The 1st annual San Diego Fringe Festival
  • Bang Comedy Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Celebration Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Canyon Moon Theatre (Sedona, AZ)
  • Actors Art Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Theatrikos Theatre (Flagstaff, AZ)
  • Philip Cotloff Center (NYC, NY)
  • Red Tent Womens Project (Brooklyn, NY)
  • Dr. S. Steven Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture at The Brooklyn Public Library (Comedies and Tragedies Festival)
  • The 11th Annual Los Angeles Womens Theatre Festival
  • Until The Violence Stops: NYC festival
  • V-Day Sedona
  • Repair the World-an International Jewish Theatre Festival (Vienna, Austria)
  • Pulse Ensemble Theatre (NYC, NY)
  • LATC (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Lynwood Jail for Women (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Schools and Youth:

    • University of Hawaii
    • The University of Santa Monica
    • Manhattanville College (Purchase NY)
    • Verde Valley School (Sedona, AZ)
    • Red Rock High School (Sedona, AZ)
    • Campbell HS (Ewa, HI)
    • Communities in Schools (Wiapahu, HI) ages 8-15

    Spiritual Communities

    • Center for Spiritual Living(La Crescenta, CA)
    • Unity Church (Phoenix,Sedona, Flagstaff, AZ; Oklahoma City, OK; Oahu, Hawaii)
    • Church of Religious Science (Flagstaff, AZ, North Hollywood, CA)
    • Jewish Community Center of the Verde Valley (Sedona, AZ)
    • Seicho No Iea (Maui and Oahu, HI)
    • Temple Chai/ Congregation Beth Israel (Scottsdale, AZ) S’lichot Service


    • Association for Jewish Theatre
    • Jewish Women International (Phoenix, AZ)
    • International Hawaii Forgiveness Project
    • The United States Air Force
    •  Conferences:
      • Celebrating the Divine Feminine (Sedona, AZ) Stellar Productions
      • Secrets of Activating Your Personal Power, (Panelist alongside Dr. Michael Beckwith)
      • The Gift of Shift
      • Healthy Living: Aging with Grace (Scottsdale, AZ)


      • Forgiving the Unforgivable: The Path to Freedom
      • The 3 Steps to Forgive and Finally Be Free


      • Forgiving the Unforgivable
      • Setting Healthy Boundaries in Love and Life
      • The 3 Steps to Forgive and Finally Be Free

      Domestic Violence Community Clients: (Keynote presenter, speaker, trainer)

      • The Verde Valley Sanctuary
      • AZ Coalition against Domestic Violence
      • NM Coalition against Domestic Violence
      • Healthy Families Training (Phoenix, AZ)
      • The Coconino Coalition for Child Advocacy (Flagstaff, AZ)
      • Prevent Child Abuse (AZ)
      • The Children’s Aid Society (NYC, NY)
      • Time-Out Shelter (Payson, AZ)
      • Awards:

        • Recipient of 2008 Hero of Forgiveness award by The Hawaii International Forgiveness Project
        • Best Actress Award 2007 at The Zaki Gordan Film Festival for ‘Daddy’s Girl’