P.O. Box 1880 . New York, NY 10021

  • A  student of the arts since I was a kid growing up in Detroit, Michigan, and  a union professional since 1994 (SAG-AFTRA, AEA), I am again at a crossroads of self- reinvention - thanks to getting married, changing my name and having written over three dozen short plays and screenplays, I look forward to presenting my work and working with the many awesomely talented show business professionals who are my colleagues and friends.

MISSION STATEMENT: " Voiding stereotypes, one narrative at a time."

(L to R - Roetta-Lee Smith, Ylana Keller, Michael Bain, Orlando Iriarte, Vincent Lopez)

2018 Goal: to shoot short film I wrote "The Secret Life of Doreatha Strife"

Synopsis: It's no secret that 55 year old Doreatha Strife fancies herself a MILF, but did she cross the line this time by dating a man younger than her own daughter? 

PAST PRODUCTIONS: "Everything's Coming Up Ro'ses!"

One iota Productions presents:  Everything's Coming Up Ro'ses, A comedy web series I wrote, produced and starred with ensemble cast (as Roetta Collins)  Meet Rose Elaine Kennedy - her initials are R.E.K and she's a wreck! She loses her job her husband and her mind, all in 1 day! Complicating the matter, are her family and friends.

(L to R Ylana Keller, Angela Scott, Roetta-Lee Smith (billed as Roetta Collins) and Cherene Snow)

2018 Goal - shoot short film I wrote "There Goes the Neighborhood" to be directed by Carmen Mathis

Synopsis:  Parcel and pieces of Harlem USA going to the highest bidder, a beauty shop owner is determined to hold on to her dream.

Other Professional Goals for 2018:

1.  Get Cast 

2.  Redo Pilot of my reality show:     "Cooking in a Small Kitchen"

3.  Create a Podcast

4.  Complete pending scripts

5.  Publish my Sweet Potato Cookbook


Q:  Roetta, I have a leading role I think you'll be good for, how can I get in touch with you?

A: Thank you. I'd love to hear more about the role, please text me 917.536.5852 / Email: roettaleesmith@gmail.com :

Q: Roetta, how old are you?

A: How old do you want me to be?

Q: Roetta, what was the best day of your life?

A:  When I married Patrick Smith on top of the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day 2017.

Q:  Roetta, what keeps you motivated?

A:  Waking up grateful, healthy and happy keeps me motivated and I know I am doing exactly what I want to do: Acting, Writing and getting shit done!


Ep 1: I'll Drink to That - Everything's Coming Up Ro'ses


Episode 2 - Barry, Can You Spare a Dime?   Everything's Coming Up Ro'ses! Written and produced by Roetta-Lee Smith.

Episode 3- If the Bling Fits, Wear It

Everything's Coming Up Ro'ses, written and produced by Roetta-Lee Smith (formerly Roetta Collins)

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The Roetta Group Productions

P.O. Box 1880, New York, NY 10021

Text: 917-536-5852 / Direct: 212-517-7684