Artlightenment 2014 to Showcase Nashville Actress Carla Christina Contreras

The annual Artlightenment festival which occurs every November at the Church of Scientology & Celebrity Centre Nashville is set to have a seminar on its opening night by actress Carla Christina Contreras.

Nashville, TN, August 30, 2014 --( Carla Christina Contreras, an actress who was born and raised in Hollywood, has been selected as a featured artist for the 2014 Artlightenment showcase in Nashville, Tennessee. On opening night, she will deliver a seminar titled “Secrets to a Long and Successful Acting Career.”

Contreras began her formal acting career at the age of three, promoting Tootsie Rolls and Barbie Dolls in commercials. By age eleven, she was a regular on The Waltons where she would stay for nine years. Her recent work includes several film shorts: Two Eggs, Self Offense and Static, as well as a new feature film titled Summer Snow, just released on UPtv.

Contreras has lived in Nashville for over 20 years. Upon first arriving, she was welcomed into the Nashville Screen Actors Guild, and has since helped Co-Found the Actors’ Alliance, has been a board member of the Film-Com Financing, & Distribution conference, and has taught acting at Nashville Film Institute.

“Carla is a joy to be around and we are so pleased she will deliver a seminar on acting. She is very knowledgeable and talented and has made a great impact on Nashville’s acting community,” says Corinne Sullivan, president of the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre Nashville.

Carla Christina Contreras will deliver her seminar at 6:30pm on Thursday, Nov 13th. For more information about the Artlightenment festival, visit For more information about Carla Christina Contreras, visit
Julie Brinker