Joette Waters grew up in New York and Los Angeles where she developed her love for both theater and film. After graduating from Hollywood High School she landed a role in a small touring company and hit the road in a production of “St.Joan” by Shaw and has have been working in the entertainment industry ever since. Joette moved to Chicago in 1979 and performed in two award-winning shows that year,“Statements After an Arrest” at the Body Politic Theater and “The Sea Wolf’- Chicago Radio Theater. She also did quite a bit of work in children’s theater and puppetry during that time as well. In 1982 she formed a show band called “Stardust Vocal Trio” specializing in the music of the 1920`s to the 1950`s Swing Era, performing shows nationwide and in Canada with some of the top artists in the field. She performed with Stardust through 2006. Having always had a fascination for philosophy, religion,and psychology, the study of those subjects lead her to become ordained as a New Thought minister. In 1995 she founded The Center for Creative Living where she taught Spirituality and self-empowerment for 12 years through classes, workshops, and weekly talks.Today`s Chicago Woman Magazine once voted her one of the top 100 women making a difference.After Retiring from active ministry she re-entered the acting profession and has been busy performing in film, theater,TV and voice-over. She has been a motivational speaker and performance coach and for many years has worked with actors, singers,and public speakers to help them express more effectively. She very proud to be a part of the Chicago film and theater community.