Arlene Victoria Conrad is an actor, writer, filmmaker, photographer and mental health advocate in Los Angeles. Born and raised in New Orleans, Arlene studied music, art, dance and acting before pursuing a career in counseling. Through counseling, she used her various artistic gifts to reach out to children and adults suffering from mental illness and abuse. 


After moving to Los Angeles, Arlene focused on improving her craft and currently trains with esteemed acting coach Anthony Gilardi. In addition, she has trained with the Annie Grindlay Studio, the Baron/ Brown Acting Studio and Keep It Real Acting.

In 2016, Arlene published a poetry book entitled The Weight of My Soul (available through this site) to rave reviews. In 2017, Arlene founded a production company entitled LE BON TEMPS PRODUCTIONS or as they say in New Orleans...The Good Times Productions. Currently, LE BON TEMPS PRODUCTIONS has two films in post-production, and is in the process of producing two web series and a pilot presentation.  

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