Victoria has an extensive career in the entertainment industry as director, producer, writer and actor.
Victoria won Best Director for her documentary, One Day, at the Equus Film Festival in New York City. She wrote, directed and produced this award-winning film about horse rescue and rehabilitation. It’s narrated by Emmy-nominated actor and People’s Choice Award winner, Josh Charles, and includes an exclusive interview with the “First Lady of Racing”, Penny Chenery, famed owner of Secretariat. Since its premiere, One Day has been an Official Selection at the Camden Film Festival, SC, the Silver Springs International Film Festival, Ocala, FL, and the Santa Fe Film Festival.
This past August, 2017, her book, All The King’s Horses: The Equestrian Life of Elvis Presley was released by Regnery Publishing. In 2014, Victoria co-wrote with Alicia Keys, The Journals of Mama Mae and LeeLee. Victoria also co-wrote the animated digital app based on the book.
Victoria staged two theatrical sequences for Steven Spielberg’s film Lincoln - (scenes from the opera Faust and the play, Aladdin). She was Exec. Producer on the award-winning film, Casi Casi, which she sold to HBO for broadcast and DVD.
Victoria was commissioned by the State of Virginia to write and direct the original drama, Journey of Destiny,to commemorate America’s 400th Anniversary of the landing at Jamestown, VA. Journey of Destiny was also broadcast on CBS. She was guest director in-residence at the Asolo Theatre in Sarasota, FL as part of Florida State University Drama Department Summer Program. Victoria has helmed theatrical productions at regional theaters all over the country: Othello, The King and I, Same Time, Next Year, Sylvia, The Duchess of Malfi at the Yale Cabaret and The Glass Menagerie among others. For several years, she was Director of New Works at the Bilingual Foundation of the Arts in Los Angeles.
As producer, Victoria developed and sold projects to Fox Family Films, Columbia Pictures, NBC Productions and Dick Clark Productions. She wrote the television animation special: A Toucan Can starring Jason Alexander. She wrote the script for the DVD of Pirate Jack and the Legend of Halloween starring Alice Cooper. Victoria adapted the DVD version into a theatrical adventure for the annual Madison Sq. Garden Halloween show.
As an actress, Victoria had starring roles in 14 major studio films including opposite Charlton Heston in Columbia Picture’s The Mountain Men, in John Frankenheimer’s Prophecy and in Disney’s Ernest Goes to Camp. She starred in over 35 episodic television and PBS programs, several of which won Peabody, Humanitas, and Eugene O’Neill awards. For acting and producing credits, visit imdb.com
Victoria created and supervised the Harlem Music Day Care Program in New York City and Los Angeles. She is an avid supporter of equine welfare & rescue.
Member: Stage Directors and Choreographers, SAG-AFTRA, and Actors’ Equity Assoc.