Cynthia is the owner and CEO of Destiny Publishings LLC. She graduated Magna Cum Laude’ from Georgia State University with a communications degree. In addition, she studied for two years under a renowned playwright. Cynthia has over 20 years of acting, writing, and theatre experience. As a publisher, she has produced over 20 media projects including books and CD’s. She is the producer of the talk show, "Dropping Gems". She has written, produced and directed community and church productions. Her professional stage play “Nativity Unleashed” debuted August of 2017 to a sold-out audience. The play did two runs in 2018 and a short tour in 2019. She is launching two new stage plays in 2020, “Calvary Unleashed; I'm Not Going To Nail Jesus to The Cross" and "Cynthia Valentine SILENT NO MORE! Live & Unleashed" A journey from darkness to life. Due to the Covid virus, the release of the two new stage plays is being postponed until further notice. She is currently a writer and producer for Bill Duke YOUNITE Network.
Cynthia displayed her acting talents in, "An Evening in Elegance" at the Los Angeles Theatre and at Georgia State University’s production of “She”. She headlined in the poetic, dramatic presentation of "Visions Through Me". Dancers, actors, singers, and poets accompanied her. In addition to stage plays she has appeared on “The Resident”, “Lodge 49”, “Star”, “Greenleaf” and other television shows. She currently plays a recurring role as Marian Paulsen on the series, "Conversations with God".
Cynthia is the author of two poetic and dramatic reading books, "Inspired by Destiny" and "If I Could Rewrite the Poetry", a biography, "My Glory, My Story". She has two novels, "Innocent Betrayal Melinda’s Story," "Innocent Betrayal Anthony's Story", and is currently working on the third instalment of the four-part Betrayal series. To her credit are three poetic, spoken word albums, “Role Model" , "Messed up To Be Blessed up" and "My Heart Said I Love You".
Cynthia was a member of Roni's Backstreet Poetry and has appeared at the Comedy Store’s Cometri hosted by Roni Walters and TK Carter. She also appeared at Marla Gibb's Theatre, Universal City Walk, The African Market Place, West Angeles C.O.G.I.C. Kiononia and Coffee, several churches programs and California colleges; The Psalmist Hour in San Diego Ca, The Ontario Convention Center and the list goes on.
Cynthia was featured at Borders Book Store on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Ca. She was seen on the West Coast Apollo Television Show, L.A. Inside Out, and Atlanta Live! She was a guest on the 860 Love AM radio show Women of Standard three times.
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