On the day she was born, her 9 months pregnant mother was hit by a firecracker. Her father rescued the mother and rushed her to the hospital. That’s how this real life firecracker was born. That fiery spirit is still very much alive in her.

Uttera is an MFA graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, she was chosen as one of the directors on the USC/James Franco feature film “Mad Whale” starring Camilla Belle, Dominic Rains, Summer Phoenix and James Franco. Uttera is the recipient of the Ryan Murphy Diversity Fellowship. 

Uttera is represented by Principato Young.