Bobbie Horowitz was on the faculty of New York University’s Film, TV & Broadcasting Dept. where she taught “How to Present Yourself At An Audition”. She also taught the course at the T. Schreiber Studio and taught Teen Image classes in Westhampton Beach and at Cascades High School in NYC and coming up this month “Dress To Get YES!” for the theater community – through The Network.  Her corporate image seminar bookings include Cornell University, Queens, Fordham Business School, College – as part of  the “Women in Business” series, BCD Productions, Profile Health Spa for Women, the Jacob Javits Center , Prudential Bache, News Communications, Inc. (The West Side Spirit, Our Town etc.), and Cablevision-in association with Image and Fashion International.  She’s done color promotions, with IFI, for Lancôme/Mirabella at Bloomingdale’s and Abraham and Strauss.  Her private clients are business people and performers who wish to rise to the top of their fields

Excerpts from her book “Max-Impact: Presentation for Optimum Results” and her article “Pruning the Ivy” (job interview dress and etiquette for college seniors) were published in “Image Update”. She has been quoted as an expert in Seventeen Magazine and she co-authored the printed material for a seven-week tour for Escada.

As VP for Education of the Tri State Chapter of The Association of Image Consultants International, Bobbie was a founding participant of AICI’s project with The Partnership For The Homeless.

As an Independent Associate with Isagenix, International, the world leader in Full Body Cellular Nutritional Cleansing, she helps people become healthy and maintain their optimum weight so they project the image of the “star they truly are”.  (She also helps them work toward financial freedom. )

Bobbie has an extensive background in theater as an actress, coach, and producer. As the “Horowitz” of the songwriting team “Horowitz & Spector” she won a Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Award for Outstanding Comedy Duo. As an actress he performed in over 35 productions in NYC and regionally. As a producer she produced theater in NYC, London and Florida and The Drama Desk Awards 1999, 200 & 2001.  She also produced large celebrity and fundraising events.

She was President of New Utrecht High School in Brooklyn, graduated first in her class with a BS in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University and got her teaching degree from Teachers College, Columbia University.


Bobbie was asked to write and perform a special tribute for Isagenix International’s highest earner, which she performed at TheMandalay Bay Resorts in Las Vegas in August 2008.  The song was available on a CD to benefit Child Help. Additional songs written for Isagenix are available on CD.

Bobbie began writing songs professionally in the 1980s with a partner, Spector.  They actually started writing together in (Jr. High and High School in the ‘50s! and were reunited in the 80s) The pair won a MAC award for their club act, “Whatever Happened to The Kids From Brooklyn”.  In addition, H&S also won the Billboard Annual Song Contest, New York Daily News Contest and Music City Song Festival awards. They sometimes wrote their own melodies and often collaborated with composers, including Malcolm Dodds, Michael James Ogborn, Ben Martini, Robert Peaco and Judith Sanger Richman. Sidney Myer, Dana Lorge, Mark-Alan, Scott Barbarino, Sue Matsuki, Diana Templeton and others have performed their songs. Horowitz & Spector appeared in practically every cabaret in NYC and at O’Dettes in New Hope PA, Raritan Community College and The Villagers Theater in NJ.

Horowitz & Spector appeared on and wrote special material for the TV show “Bodywatch” (WGBH Boston) – this piece was featured on American Airlines flights. They also sang their songs on The Joe Franklin Anniversary Show (WOR) and The Horowitz & Spector & Friends New Year’s Eve Special on Manhattan Cable. Their song “Union Square” was featured onABC’s Eyewitness News as finalist in the Union Square Business Development competition. They appeared on the Joey Adams radio show and radio show host Dr. Dimento frequently played their songs. They were just informed that an early Stairway To Stardom appearance was put on You Tube and has become a favorite with young YouTube watchers.  The pair wrote country songs with Jimmy Curtiss, which were recorded by artists on Carmel Records, Playback Records, Ridgewood Records andCanada’s Boot Records. Their songs were charted on both the Cashbox National Country Chart and the Cashbox Independent Country Chart.

Bobbie, a member of ASCAP, has received an ASCAP Special Panel Award each year since 1986.


Bobbie co-produced the American debut of “The Betrayal of Nora Blake” – a satirical musical-noir – at The Cuillo Centre for the Arts in West Palm Beach, where it was awarded “Best Play of the Year” by The Palm Beach Daily News.   The run closed on May 14, 2001 and with Mark Schwartz and Bob Cuillo she will bring the show to New York in the fall. She produced the critically acclaimed world premiere at the Jermyn Street Theatre in London. She produced “The Great American Backstage Musical” at Silver Lining Cabaret, while managing and booking the club.

She was Executive Producer of Drama Desk Awards 1999 and 2000 and was Associate Producer of Drama Desk Awards 2001.

At the All Souls’ Players request, Bobbie’s first professional production was “Angel Street” followed by “A Black Girl’s  Conversations  With  God”.  Other Equity NYC production credits include Associate Producer on Moni Yakim’s “Goat Boy” and Producer of Ionesco’s “Victims of Duty”, “The Great American  Backstage  Musical” and the long running revues “AsThe  Beat  Goes  On” and “The Nerve” and “Whatever  Happened  to  the  Kids  From  Brooklyn”, a two-women musical revue which won a MAC Award (Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs) for Outstanding Comedy.

Bobbie began her theatrical career as an actress, studying with Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg and Gene Frankel.  She appeared in over thirty NYC productions in theaters such as: Playwright’s Horizon’s, AMAS Rep., Hudson Guild, The Gene Frankel Theater,TNC, All Souls’ Players, and the Jean Cocteau Repertory.  She also appeared in regional productions working with Jose Ferrer, Katherine Houghton and others.

Bobbie was co-Artistic/Executive Director of the Times Square Group, a not-for-profit company she founded with her son David Slone, dedicated to empowering teens and pre-teens by involving them in theater, film and TV. The group developed a comedy thriller, “Zazou”, by John Meyer. Rosie O’Donnell introduced a promo tape of a reading and discussion of the play for high school students. Joan Copeland and Danny Burstein were in that cast.  The late, Eartha Kitt performed the title role in the public readings of the show. TSG students pitched TV drama and sit-com ideas to NBC, WPBS and former CBS Head of Development, Alan Wagner. It’s Student Improv Troupes played in major NYC cabarets and student written and performed plays were presented at The Soho Playhouse and The Players Theater.

Bobbie produced several major events, among them the first annual “Soap Opera Day Celebration” along with The Mayor’s Office of Film, Television and Broadcasting, “Ruth Warrick’s, ‘Confessions of Phoebe Tyler’ Book-Launch” with guestRuby Keeler, the “‘Mr. Bill in Space’ Book- Launch” for Real-Good Productions, a “Salute to Viveca Lindfors” and “A Salute To Milton Ager”. She also co-produced the “Farewell To Bowie Kuhn” dinner for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. (The speakers at this last event included Howard Cosell, Sonny Werblin and President Emeritus Gerald Ford).

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