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Ann Shirley Greyson ,(born with surname Otazo of Cuba and Spain origin on March 25, 1969 at 8:24am by John T. Gianis, MD at Overlook Medical Center-Atlantic Health, 193 Morris Ave, Room 615, Summit, NJ), is Actress, Producer, Model, Dancer, Fashion Designer of annosaur jewelry, and Novelist {In 2020, she starts writing fictional fantasy novelizations of television programs Gotham Kitty , SpaceWoman , Never-DEAD , The Out World , The Lonely Vampire , Birdwatcher and illustrated children's book O Christmas Tree}

Ann Greyson is a sensitive and gentle feminine lesbian, "on the other bus" British slang for homosexual. Democrat and Roman Catholic. Ann values life strongly opposing and not associating with people who have gun collections of rifles, pistols and engage in animal cruelty of sport killing tigers, foxes, squirrels, boar, deer, rabbits, pheasants, turkeys, goose, ducks and other birds. Ann has a healthy life diet mostly seafood and vegetarian, (salads with kale, baby spinach, romaine lettuce, shiitake mushrooms, blueberries, cranberries, carrots), with NO eggs, NO monosodium glutamate, NO azodicarbonamide, NO maltodextrin and NO high fructose corn syrup; Ann has between 900 and 1400 calorie intake from 2 meals daily - NO snacks, NO tobacco, No alcohol, No ink deposits body tattoos. Ann is a tea connoisseur with favorites: Japan brand Ito En phytonutrient Matcha green tea containing 350 milligrams of catechins; Taiwan brand Ten Ren whole leaf Pu-Erh aged oxidized black China medicinal tea reduces serum cholesterol and triglycerides/blood fats; AriZona brand Diet Green Tea with Ginseng; AriZona brand Rx Energy Herbal Tonic (green tea, vitamin C and panax ginseng [Korean ginseng]); and Rooibos herbal tea of South Africa. Organic antioxidants health favorites: POM Wonderful brand 100% pomegranate juice; Annie Chun’s brand organic roasted seaweed snacks sesame or kimchi; Edamame dry roasted green soy beans heart healthy protein and fiber rich; Granola with hemp seeds and flax seeds and/or chia seeds with (alpha-linolenic acid) ALA Omega-3; and Greek yogurt non-fat with probiotic lactobacillus organisms: bulgaricus, acidophilus, casei and streptococcus thermophilus and bifidus. Ann recommends one or two multivitamin tablets/chewable tablets per week, such as Nature's Way brand Alive, with 100% daily value of nutrients: lutein, (docosahexaenoic acid) DHA Omega-3, potassium, iron, vitamin K, vitamin B-12, vitamin D and vitamin E; and 4 or 5 times yearly low dose supplements of (coenzyme Q10) CoQ10, ginkgo biloba, L-carnitine, pickled ginger, KeVita brand cleansing probiotic Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic Turmeric Ginger, and IgG immunoglobulin concentrate derived from colostral whey peptides. For optimal health, low blood pressure and pulse, and longetivity, for more than 18 years Ann studies herbal Chinese medicine such as meditation, biology and chemistry combined with readings of home treatment and prevention reference book: 2003 edition of Kaiser Permanente Healthwise Handbook: A Self-Care Guide for You and Your Family.

Ann started college as an Acting major under instructor Jen Jones at American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Manhattan and later University of California Los Angeles as an English Major under instructors Charles Lynn Batten and Carolyn Chiappelli. In New York, jazz dance with Phil Black and ballet at New York City Ballet’s School Of American Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School and under teacher David Howard alongside classmates Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jennifer Gelfand (Boston Ballet) and Lauren Gelfand. At Atlanta Ballet’s Centre for Dance Education, ballet student of Nicolas Pacana, Pavel Rotaru and Merrilee Smith, with modern dance by Virginia Rich Barnett, and ballet master classes by Sarah Daultry, Fernand Nault, Edward Villella, Stanley Zompakos and jazz dance with Gus Giordano.

Small roles in ballet as an ensemble and soloist dancer in THE NUTCRACKER of The Atlanta Ballet (1984), CRAYONS of Burklyn Ballet Theatre (1986), a featured Background Player on six episodes of CBS television show WIN, LOSE OR DRAW (1988), and Acting Student in film POSED FOR MURDER (1989). Ann plays supporting roles in TV shorts AN ACTRESS (1990) in the UCLA Film and Television Archive and CANDY & SHELLEY GO TO THE DESERT RADIO SPOT (1990) WNYE 91.5 FM New York radio broadcast in Brooklyn from Medgar Evers College (CUNY) City University of New York. Off Broadway, Ann acted as Athena in John Kallas’ PANDORA (1990) starring Alexis Christoforous and Leona Toussaint with The Pearl Theatre Company in Manhattan.

Ann is Producer of television shorts: PROPERTIES OF GLASS (1992) starring Penny Balfour in the UCLA Film and Television Archive; WHITE BALANCE (1992) about New York’s Joffrey Ballet School on WOUB Channel 20 PBS in Athens, Ohio; I WANT SOMEBODY NEW (1992) Ricardo Alvarado music video featuring actress Angelina Estrada in the 26th WorldFest Houston International Film & Video Festival in Texas; TV Macy’s commercial REEL OPPORTUNITIES (1993); POMPILIA (1999) starring Richard Chassler, MINAS DE MATAHAMBRE: YESTERDAY AND TODAY (2011) broadcast on AACTV Anne Arundel Community Television of Glen Burnie, Maryland aired on Comcast Channel 99 and Verizon FiOS TV Channel 39 and Broadstripe Channel 99; and THE WATCHERS (2013) Long Island set whale watching documentary broadcast on Manhattan Neighborhood Network Lifestyle Channel 2 aired on Spectrum Channel 56 and Verizon FiOS TV Channel 34 and Residential Communications Network RCN Channel 83 in New York.

Producer of stage shows: Cynthia Heimel’s A GIRL’S GUIDE TO CHAOS (1992) at 7 Stages Back Door Theatre, Atlanta, GA in Theatre In Video collection of Alexander Street Press in Alexandria, VA; Charles Ludlam’s BLUEBEARD (1995) where Ann acted the part of Lamia in three performances at Hollywood Court Theatre, United Methodist Church, Hollywood, CA; and Maurice Maeterlinck’s THE BLUE BIRD (1998) starring Annabelle Lanyon at Valentina Oumansky’s Studio Theatre - Ruth St. Denis Building, Los Angeles, CA; On stage Ann found work Off Broadway as a Stage Manager for GUYS AND DOLLS (1996) starring Tom Humbert at John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY; and Production Stage Manager for BREMEN FREEDOM (1997) starring Georgia Simon at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble, Los Angeles, CA; HEDDA GABLER (2000) starring Karen Sternberg at John Houseman Studio Theatre Too in Manhattan; and BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL (2000) starring Michael Winther at Theater Ten Ten, Park Avenue Christian Church in Manhattan.

With Dance Baltimore, Ann was a dancer in THE LION KING (2006) at Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture (Red Wall of Freedom series); EL MATADOR (2007) choreography by Yvette Shipley-Perkins, and RICH GIRL (2007) choreography by Ivy Fox at Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Auditorium, Baltimore Museum of Art (Free Fall Baltimore). In TV, Ann was a featured dancer on WBFF Channel 45 FOX Baltimore television show MORNING NEWS (2008) actress and dancer in music videos AMAZING GRACE (2013) starring Irene Ryan, and JINGLE BELLS (2014) featuring Bob Fosse aired on Comcast Channel 19 CMC Community Media Center of Carroll County in Maryland; THE ENTERTAINER (2014) featuring Rachel Golding; BUFFALO GALS (2015); MOTHERLESS CHILD (2016) starring Vincent Price; HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN (2017); O CHRISTMAS TREE (2017); and SHINE (2018).

Ann has acting and dancing roles in television festival shorts: TRAUM NOVELA (2012) directed by Juan Borona starring Blake Clendenin and Elizabeth Dugas screened at Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan; GOTHAM KITTY (2013) VOLLIE Awards nominee Best Arts/Entertainment Program aired on Comcast Channel 19 CMC Community Media Center of Carroll County in Maryland; NEVER-DEAD (2015), THE OUT WORLD (2016), and THE LONELY VAMPIRE (2017) broadcast on Manhattan Neighborhood Network Lifestyle Channel 2 aired on Spectrum Channel 56 and Verizon FiOS TV Channel 34 and Residential Communications Network RCN Channel 83 in New York; PURR (2018) broadcast on Manhattan Neighborhood Network Culture Channel 4 aired on Spectrum Channel 67 and Verizon FiOS TV Channel 36 and Residential Communications Network RCN Channel 85 in New York; and in TV commercials: ANNOSAUR: PINK & AMBER (2013); TRIBAL DANCE (2013); RED DRESS VARIATION (2013) for The Heart Truth of The National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland; ANNOSAUR GOES TO FASHION WEEK (2013); CAVEWOMEN (2014) featuring Mamie Van Doren; BROADWAY RUSH (2015); COWGIRLS & INDIANS (2015); SPACEWOMAN (2014), SPACEWOMAN: ORIGINS (2015), SPACEWOMAN: ASCENSION (2015), INFILTRATOR VS. SPACEWOMAN (2016), and SUPER BOWL PARTY UNRATED (2018).

Associate of Arts degree in English - Howard Community College, Columbia, MD (2008); Diploma - High School for the Humanities Preparatory Academy (1987), 351 W. 18 St in Manhattan, graduation ceremony at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Member: (ActorsFCU) Actors Federal Credit Union, (AEA) Actors’ Equity Association, (SAG-AFTRA) Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of TV and Radio Artists, Union Plus, Alpha Alpha Sigma chapter Phi Theta Kappa, Howard Community College Alumni Association, and {A Positive blood type} Blood Donor for American Red Cross (Greater Chesapeake & Potomac Region). Former Member: 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Television Nominating Committee, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences - National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter, Maryland Council For Dance, Kaiser Permanente Bridge Plan of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States, (GLAAD) Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, Lambda Legal, USA Taekwondo, (AAU) Amateur Athletic Union, Local B192 Amusement Area Employees (IATSE) International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Local 3 United Storeworkers (RWDSU) Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union and (UFCW) United Food and Commercial Workers.

In 1989 Ann founded East Heights Productions (EIN) Employer Identification Number 11-3157673 and Dun Bradstreet D-U-N-S (Data Universal Numbering System) 036484616 entertainment enterprise, 18 years a domestic 501(c)(3) with tax Exempt Organization number 207018. The mask and compass dial logo was created by Vivian Siminski Davis with visual art copyright VA 210-031. Ann served as a Preliminary Judge of television commercials for the 32nd Annual Clio Awards. [ANN GREYSON, HOLLYWOOD, CA] serial# 167070 engraved brick is in Section 30 of Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta, Georgia. In year 2000, Ann participated in AIDS Walk New York fundraising event. In 2007, Ann was on the Dean’s List attending Howard Community College. Ann is featured in Players Directory books of Now Casting (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) in females Ingenues category July 2006 and January 2007 and Leading Women category January 2009. For the 2015 and 2016 Plant One, Celebrate Many campaign, Ann Greyson was honored with a ponderosa pine tree planted in the Oglala National Grasslands northwestern corner of Nebraska, by Physicians Mutual insurance of Omaha, Nebraska in partnership with Arbor Day Foundation. Ann Greyson’s biography appears in Who’s Who In America annual publication and in 2017 Ann received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (Marquis Who’sWho, Berkeley Heights, NJ).

Meaghan D'Otazzo, (b. Sept. 7, 1925, Havana, Cuba) , Diploma - Colegio Baldor, Havana, Cuba; Doctor of Philosophy degree - Universidad de la Habana, Cuba (1961); Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology - Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (1972); Master of Education degree in Special Education - Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (1973); Specialist In Education degree in Supervision - University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1976); Doctor of Philosophy degree in Literature - University of Georgia, Athens, GA (1981); Teaching Certificate in field of Hearing Impaired - State of Georgia, Department of Education (1973-1980); Teaching Certificate in field of Administration & Supervision [Provisional] - State of Georgia, Department of Education (1975-1979); Certification of Appointment of Notary Public - State of Georgia, Superior Court of Dekalb County (1981-1989); Certificate of graduation in Professional Photography from New York Institute of Photography, New York, NY (1990). Member: Teachers Retirement System of Georgia, Psi Chi honor society in psychology (Georgia State University chapter), and United States Capitol Historical Society, Washington, DC. Her godfather was Alexandre de Bernard Kourakine, the son of Maria Fiodorovna Kourakine a princess from Russia. Studied ballet under instructors Alberto Alonso, Fernando Alonso and Nikolai Yavorsky at Pro-Arte Musical, Havana, Cuba. Meaghan spent summer seasons of 1955 and 1956 at Ecole de Danse de l'Opera de Paris in Paris, France. In Gala presentations as a coryphee, she danced Bluebird Pas de Deux in Peter Tchaikovsky The Sleeping Beauty alongside dancers Rudolph Nureyev and Zizi Renee Jeanmaire. Meaghan studied music composition, harmony, counterpoint and history at Conservatorio Municipal de Musica de la Habana under instructors Harold Gramatges, Jose Ardevol, Argeliers Leon and Edgardo Martin. In 1957, she studied piano and music with classmate Harvey Van Cliburn under instructors Claudio Arrau, German Diez and Rafael De Silva at The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY. On September 8, 1958 at Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Carmen in Havana Cuba, Meaghan married Neil Alfredo Otazo, (b. May 20, 1926, Florida, Camaguey, Cuba - d. June 11, 2003, Columbia, MD), Diploma - Colegio de Belen, Marianao, Havana, Cuba; Teacher of Mathematics - Colegio San Eloy, Marianao, Havana, Cuba (1945-1946); Bachelor of Science degree in Finance - Universidad de la Habana, Cuba (1955); Certified Public Accountant after courses taken at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (1971); Member: Piedmont Driving Club, Atlanta, GA. On June 22, 1962, Meaghan left Cuba and immigrated to the USA aboard a Pan American airline to Miami, FL becoming a Naturalized Citizen in 1972 in Atlanta, GA. Meaghan and Neil had three children Vivian, W. Patrick, and Ann Shirley Greyson. In Miami, Meaghan’s first job offer was a secretary position from Jackie Gleason, (actor as Ralph Kramden of The Honeymooners Paramount TV show CBS), which she declined. Director of England Calls You commercial and Production Coordinator of television shorts The Watchers whale story, Pompilia ; and The War Is Over , digital betacam video directed by Kathryn Welch starring Jack Donner and Harley Jane Kozak of the 1997 11th Cycle Directing Workshop For Women project of American Film Institute, Center for Advanced Film and Television Studies, Hollywood, CA. Author: La Musica De Haiti (Sociedad Colombista Panamericana, Havana, Cuba,1953), A Guide for the Resource Teacher for the Instruction of Mathematics to the First Grade Hearing Impaired Students (1976), Preserving Our Treasured Legacies Historic Moment in the Fate of Nine Stained Glass Windows (The Spirit of St. Louis newletter No. 1, Volume 20 of St. Louis Catholic Church, Clarksville, MD, 2003), Literary Criticism A Conceptual Approach To Theatrical Reviews (2004). Meaghan’s father Miguel Blanco y Sanchez, (b. October 28, 1887, San Miguel de Ucio, Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain - d. December 15, 1956, Havana, Cuba) , attended Universidad de Salamanca in Spain and worked at The National City Bank of New York in Havana, Cuba. On August 15, 1918 at Iglesia de Termino del Espiritu Santo, Havana, Cuba, Miguel married Maria Virginia Barzaga, daughter of Antonio Barzaga y Herrera, Marques de Pastrana and Maria Salome Diaz y Sosa, (b. Oct. 22, 1863, Quivican, Cuba - d. Sept. 28, 1948). Maria Virginia Barzaga, (b. January 6, 1898, New York, NY - d. May 24, 1976, Atlanta, GA buried at College Park Cemetery, College Park, GA) , was baptized on July 23, 1898 by Reverend Philip Cardella at the Church of St. Francis Xavier, 46 W. 16 St, New York, NY, a Catholic church named for Jesuit missionary San Francisco Xavier, born in 1506 Navarre, Spain, the Apostle of the Indies establishing Christianity in the Far East specifically in India and Japan. In Havana, Cuba, Maria Virginia Barzaga was a Dramatic Soprano performing in the Giacomo Puccini operas Madame Butterfly and La Boheme .

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