Writer & Director

Jessica Habie

Jessica Habie is a founder of Here She Comes Productions and the creator and director of Here She Comes. An award winning filmmaker and interdisciplinary artist living in the San Francisco Bay Area, Jessica founded the non-profit Eyes Infinite Films in 2003. She is the director of the feature film Mars at Sunrise (2014), starring Golden Globe winning Actor Ali Suliman, and the short film Mandatory Service (2008), which won Best Documentary Short at the Tribeca Film Festival and was featured at the Cannes Short Film Festival. Mars at Sunrise won several awards, including best soundtrack at the East End Film Festival in London, and Best Actor at the Alexandria Film Festival, and continues to screen around the world. Jessica graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and holds a Master’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Creativity from the California Institute for Integral Studies.
Host & Producer

Danielle Harel

Danielle Harel, Ph.D. is a producer of Here She Comes and a host of the series Somatica Sessions with Celeste and Danielle on YouTube. As a co-founder of the Somatica Institute of Sex and Relationship Coaching, she brings a tenacious dedication to self-realization in all of her teaching and coaching. Surrounded by the warm embrace of her mama love and the inviting magnetism of her sexy goddess, her clients and students feel safe and inspired to delve into parts of themselves they never knew were there. Her intuition resides in her body and she supports people in trusting their body’s wisdom to guide them to create their most dynamic and satisfying life. She is a celebrator of people’s turn-ons and is known for her creative and out-of-the-box approach in helping couples find their erotic compatibility. Danielle has a Ph.D. In Human Sexuality Studies, a M.A. in Social Work and a B.A. in Psychology. She sees clients in her Sunnyvale office and trains professionals in the Somatica Method – an experiential and body-based method of interpersonal coaching.
Host & Producer

Celeste Hirschman

Celeste Hirschman, M.A. is a producer of Here She Comes and is a host of the series Somatica Sessions with Celeste and Danielle on YouTube. As a co-founder of the Somatica Institute of Sex and Relationship Coaching, she offers her wisdom, love, and deep empathy to students and clients as she helps them embrace the heights and navigate the challenges off all things relational. As a relationship philosopher, a sexual connoisseur, and an academic researcher, Celeste has explored the wide variety of erotic desires, relationship structures, and sexual practices to find self-expression and fulfillment. She believes that people can experience deep connection and freedom if they learn themselves, share vulnerably, and accept others for who they are. Celeste has an M.A. in Human Sexuality Studies and a B.A. in Women’s Studies. She trains coaches in the Somatica Method and also has her own private practice where she sees clients in her San Francisco office.
Executive Producer

Z Starr

Z Starr is the executive producer of Here She Comes and a super auntie, an artist, an ocean lover, a life enthusiast and a cosmic kook. She’s had careers in decorative painting, photography, and social media. She is currently exploring consciousness, studying acting, teaching herself guitar and song writing, and working on Here She Comes to change the conversation around sexuality and intimacy from one of shame and taboo to one of pleasure and inclusion.
Executive Producer

Michael Quomo

Michael Cuomo is an award-winning actor and producer of film, television and theatre.

He recently co-starred in and produced the dramatic feature film The Light of the Moon, written and directed by Jessica M. Thompson, which took home the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at SXSW 2017 and sold to Imagination Worldwide and Amazon. The film premiered theatrically in Fall 2017 with the support of UN Women and is streaming on Amazon Prime and all major digital platforms.

Michael also starred in and produced the critically acclaimed feature film Happy New Year, written and directed by K. Lorrel Manning, executive produced by Iain Smith (Wanted, Children of Men, The Fountain). The film’s premiere at the SXSW and Hamptons International Film Festivals was followed by a successful tour through 16 international film festivals, garnering impressive reviews, winning 6 awards including Cuomo for Best Actor and Manning for Breakout Director (RIIFF). Happy New Year received a successful theatrical engagement in New York, and played limited engagements across the country, bolstered by the support of Stop Soldier Suicide. It is distributed by Snag Films.

Michael recently worked on Billions (Showtime, dir. Shaz Bennett), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon, dir. Amy Sherman-Palladino), Orange is the New Black (Netflix, dir. Nick Sandow), Daniel Isn’t Real (Samuel Goldwyn, dir. Adam Egypt Mortimer), What Breaks the Ice (Goldcrest Films, dir. Rebecca Eskreis) and We Win (SXSW/VimeoStaffPicks, dir. Michael Stahl-David). He has several feature films in heavy development including the dramatic thriller Replaceable (Brace Cove, dir. Todd Graff), among others.

Michael studied business, creative writing and theater at Loyola University in his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, before moving to New York City. His acting teachers include Joseph Chaikin, Bruce Ornstein, Seth Barrish and Lee Brock of the Barrow Group and Brad Calcaterra of The Studio. For two years as a creative assistant to writer and director Todd Graff (Camp, Bandslam, Joyful Noise), he was fully immersed in the world of film and television writing and production at the studio level.

Michael is a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA) and Actors’ Equity Association (AEA). In his spare time, he reads to children through the SAG Foundation’s BookPals (Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools) and mentors inner-city high school students through the Ghetto Film School’s industry outreach program. He lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, with his partner Allyson and their highway rescue pup Gracie Jane.

Writer & Producer

Alex Burger

Alex Burger is a co-writer and producer on Here She Comes and an award-winning screenwriter and playwright. Recent project include leading the development of a new South African series Die Testament, co-writing a feminist drama Here She Comes and developing and a multi-season survival show Fire City based on 80,000 people trapped at Burning Man. Other credits include head-writing seasons 3 and 4 of the SAFTA award-wining Umlilo as well as multiple other TV series. His theatre credits include Fees Must Fall, The Inkanyamba and Whose Blood. In his other life he works in international development for the World Bank and formerly as the Vice President of Community Affairs for AngloGold Ashanti. Alex hails from Massachusetts, grew up performing in a resident magic troupe, worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta India, and spent seven in Alabama where he won the Spirit of Dr. King award. Alex holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BA in the Comparative Study of Religion from Harvard University.
Associate Producer

Indigo Jackson

Indigo Jackson is an associate producer for Here She Comes and a creative tour de force: film and theater actor, poet, movement artist, creativity teacher, and event producer. Rooted in her hometown of Oakland, California, Indigo’s life as an artist is inseparably tied to her experience of community – especially the radical expressions of resilience that have colored her city. Naturally, her first feature film was Boot’s Riley’s politically charged piece Sorry To Bother You (2018), wherein she played the cola-can throwing protester Cynthia Rose. A graduate in Theater Arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz, she studied devised theater at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York, dance with Gerald Casel and Cid Pearlman, and Deep Embodiment with Stefana Serafina of Intuitive Dance. Indigo is a company member of the Ubuntu Theater Project, and in 2017 she co-founded a performing arts collective called SoulTalk, that creates artful experiences that energize personal activation and collective transformation. Now on the production team of Here She Comes, Indigo serves as the community liaison: connecting the story to the people! To connect your project with Here She Comes , contact Indigo.
Writer

Allegra Hirschman

Allegra Hirschman is a writer for Here She Comes and a social science researcher, content producer and bisexual rights advocate. Her feel good comedic queer short films, Shafted (2008), T42 (2010) premiered at Frameline – the world’s largest LGBT film festival – and have screened all over the world, with T42 winning The Best Erotic Short in the Good Vibes film festival (2011). She also curates Frameline’s bisexual shorts program. She studied Sociology, film and queer studies at Bard College and holds a Masters in Women and Gender studies from San Francisco State University where she wrote her thesis on the politics of bisexual representation in serial workplace drama, The Good Wife. She has worked in psychology and sexuality research for over a decade, looking particularly at how embodied practices impact mental and physiological health outcomes for populations ranging from adolescents to veterans with post traumatic stress. She writes about bisexual visibility and health, queer parenting, and sexual representation. Between grant funded projects she started a part-time gig answering the client intake calls for the Somatica Institute. She became fascinated with the clients stories. Here She Comes is a culmination of almost all of her interests and preoccupations.

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