Biography

Vyvian Stevens grew up in a small Eastern town southwest of Boston,Massachusetts. As a teenager the family moved another small town South of Raleigh, North Carolina where her mother, Evelyn, hailed. Vyv attended many classes in the Arts such as wood-shop, painting, theatre, ballet, tap and jazz dance classes. She was a multi award winner as an equestrian and the youngest in the Northeast and most winning equestrian in her first year at age 11. Vyv graduated High School in Southern Pines, NC then attended a Liberal Arts College in Raleigh and continued her passion of the Arts. Vyv's college class roster was filled with theatre, philosophy (for its creative aspects), Art, voice, dance and Film History.

The first part of her adult career was spent as a copy writer and set designer for television commercials which aired on 60 cable networks across Southeast Massachusetts from Boston to Cape Cod and Central Virginia to Eastern West Virgina. Vyvian's concept of series based commercials for business owners vs one time only commercials earned awards from the Cable Advertising Bureau based in New York.

Following a twelve year term in Television commercial production; Vyv was asked to redesign the image and brand of the food and beverage division at the prestigious Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Situated on 500 acres, she redesigned the image which included respecting the many National Historical Society protected buildings (Rose Kennedy was a graduate) and delivering the visions of the Board of Directors for the College which was sustainable driven.

Vyv moved into feature films, first as an extra (where she is still a Screen Actors Guild) and in 2011 was recommended,voted and inducted into the oldest Labor Union in the theatre and film industry called The International Association of Theatre and Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.). Vyv works as a member of the Art Department as a Set Dresser and Prop Master.