Actress/Director/Writer ANTOINETTE ABBAMONTE doesn't let her deafness get in the way when it comes to her career in Hollywood, appearing in Ryan Murphy's highly anticipated NBC comedy show, THE NEW NORMAL. Performed "Oliver Twist" at Deaf West Theatre and was nominated for Ovation Awards for Best Featured Actress. Just finished working at South Coast Repertory with the play called "Found On Pandora Avenue" as Peggy.
Abbamonte has been breaking down barriers in Hollywood and encouraging others to do the same for years as a committee member of SAG/AFTRA empowerment group for actors with disabilities.
She recently appeared on the ABC Family hit drama, "Switched At Birth" and also on the wildly successful FOX sitcom, "Raising Hope."
Coming soon, she'll continue to bridge the gap between the hearing world with her insightful role in the indie feature "Titus." The film follows a young girl in search of redemption whose journey ultimately helps a deaf woman (Abbamonte) find her freedom from the agony of mourning the loss of her son. In her spare time, she has published a Children's book titled "Tree Wise", available through Amazon and B&N.