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Ellen Levenson’s Journey

“…And Action!”

Hi everyone,

Dr. Greenwald was really gracious to sponsor Ellen to go back to acting lessons – and all of us are so incredibly excited!

We took a series of short videos during that class, and today we are revealing the first one. Pat Lawton, Ellen’s coach, talks about her teaching, some of the intricacies of what it’s like to become an acting professional, and particularly, how to break down a monologue.

We were totally dismayed when we saw Ellen in action. In the next video we will be showing you how she absolutely nailed it! Stay tuned. Coming up shortly.

Ellen’s Acting Lesson Sneak Peak

Ellen’s Acting Lesson Sneak Peak

Ellen recently decided to brush up her acting skills and take a couple of lessons with her coach, Pat Lawton. Acting is lot of fun, but is not easy, and takes a lot of effort to learn, maintain and perfect.

We were just as curious as you are what a typical acting lesson is, and were there to film it for you. Stay tuned, the video is on the way. In the mean time, we are posting a sneak peak with a couple of photos from the session. Enjoy!



Ellen: You Grow A Little More With Each Experience

When she was little, Ellen got the acting bug from school. In this video, she tells us about those precious moments – the preparations, the makeup, the curtain lifting – and how everything progressed from there.

Stacie and Ellen talk about Kathy Bates, Ellen’s many roles in life, the experience you get from each role, how she grew as a person, and her ultimate dream as an actress. Enjoy.

Ellen: Go For It!

Manchester, CT:

Ellen’s story is as colorful as it is touching. She was really kind to invite us to her home, tell us about her family, her ups and downs in life, her professional career as a medical underwriter, and last, her incredible passion for acting, and last, but definitely not least – her rekindled dreams as an actress.

Life is tough, too short, and nothing comes easy.  Whatever your goals are, whatever your passion is, go for it, “just do it”, Ellen says.

Anatomy of a Makeover – Ellen’s 2018 Journey

After careful planning, Amanda walks Ellen through the entire makeover, and explains every step of the way in detail. Ellen’s journey to becoming a stronger, great looking and more empowered woman will take her through the following procedures:

  • Botox / Dysport,
  • Fillers,
  • Kybella,
  • Skin tightening,
  • Intense Pulse Light Therapy (IPL),
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Facial, and
  • Microneedling.

All these put together are a powerful combination, designed to transform every bit of Ellen’s look, and most importantly, make her feel her absolute best. We will be updating you about every procedure as she goes through it.

This is so so exciting, we can’t wait to show you everything! Stay tuned.

Ellen Levenson’s Story – In Her Own Words

· Ellen Levenson's life journey, and what led to her application for Transitions With Dr. Lori ·

Ellen Levenson’s Story – In Her Own Words

Hi everyone,

Donna Goulette - selected candidate for Transitions with Dr. Lori

Ellen Levenson – one of the first photos we took for the 2018 season of Transitions with Dr. Lori

It is a genuine pleasure to introduce to you the first selected candidate for this year’s Transitions With Dr. Lori – Ellen Levenson. Ellen is an actress, lives in Manchester, CT, and came to us with a very moving story. The following is what she told us when she applied for Transitions:

“Even at 4 years old, I knew I wanted to be an actress. I still remember the applause from my family after my stirring rendition of “I’m a Little Teapot.”

Fast forward college, marriage, motherhood, divorce and a practical career.  I raised a beautiful intelligent daughter who recently received her Master’s degree and is settled into her first real job. 

While I enjoy my career, I’d be lying if i said I left my dream behind. When my mother passed away a few years ago, I enrolled in acting classes and had some success in a couple of commercials, an off-off-off Broadway play and a led in a successful web series. Unfortunately, job demands afforded less and less ability to audition and accept roles.

Fast forward again..I realize none of us is guaranteed a “do over” and I want to make the most of my opportunity. I’ve started working out with a trainer, eating healthier and ready to resume my pursuit of acting.

I still have the enthusiasm of my 4 year old self but I’d like the outside to match the inside.

Thank you for letting me tell my story. This makeover would be just the beginning of a continuing journey to have a shot at my dream…who knows, I might even start dating again!”

…And we certainly hope she does! We can’t wait to see Ellen’s journey as we help her transform herself inside and out.

Stay tuned – more about Ellen is coming up the next couple of days!