Lil Malinich is a stage, film and television actress, acting coach, director and producer from London, Ontario, currently living in New York. Lil’s diverse body of stage work includes classic and contemporary plays as well as leading roles with Working Artists Theatre Project. The Deluxe Illustrated Body, a play Lil co-wrote, received the Brickendon Award for Best Original Script and was produced in NYC. Lil has taught in Canada, Paris, Rome and New York City at the Susan Batson Studio. In 2020, she directed and produced the premiere of The Way I Am, a one-woman show inspired by the life and work of Barbra Streisand. She collaborated with the David Lynch Foundation in developing the screening series for David Lynch’s documentary Meditation, Creativity, Peace.  Lil is acting coach at NYC’s Joffrey Ballet School. Currently she is coaching Forest Whitaker on the Epix series “Godfather of Harlem.”