TVI Actors Studio in New York and Los Angeles has postponed acting classes from August 29th through Monday, September 1st in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. All acting classes,, long and short acting courses will be returning on Tuesday, September 2nd.
The acting schools administration and admissions offices will open at 10:00am in both NY and Los Angeles. For additional details please visit the acting schools official site, www.tvistudios.com or call TVI in NY at 212.302.1900 or in Los Angeles at 818.784.6500.
TVI Los Angeles Member Amanda McCann will be featured in the ComedySportz LA Improvised Teen Drama — The High.
Amanda is Dawn Porter the poor, outcast. For those of us that know Amanda — she’s definitely playing against type.
Check out The High Fridays at 10:30 pm at The National Comedy Theatre in Los Angeles now through October 24th.
TVI Member, Michael Barnum, just signed with All American Rascals Talent Agency. Headed by former casting director Judy Belshe, the agency is quickly becoming one of the new agencies to watch. Judy believes in Michael’s talent and he is thrilled to put his career in high gear with help. Congrats, Michael!
TVI Actor, Jackie Goldberg, is currently on stage in “Forty Carats” at the Stage Door Theatre in Agoura Hills, CA. She plays the character of “Maude”, the crazy Grandmother. Check the website for ticket info. The show runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00pm til September 13th, so check it out.
Longtime TVI Member Sonja Fisher is all overTelevision!!! She was cast by Emmy winning TVI Teachers Mark Teschner and Gwen Hillier on General Hospital! Plus she is doing a reenactment on Americas Most Wanted! And if that were not enough she is shooting a Guardian Life Insurance Commercial with Mia Hamm!
TVI New York has a ton of great ways for you to network Top Television Casting Directors. In the next few months, we have exciting one day intensives coming up with Kim Miscia (Bowling/Miscia/Lubbe Casting, Emmy Nominee), Rob Decina (Head of Casting, Guiding Light), Mary Clay Boland (Pictured at left, Head of Casting – As the World Turns), Katharina Eggmann (CBS Primetime), and Ross Meyerson (Julie Tucker Casting – Damages, Rescue Me).
TVI Los Angeles Alumni and former Front Desk Guru Brian Nolan has just booked a role on Hannah Montana. Look for Brian opposite the young diva herself. We’ll have to wait and see if his scene is with Hannah or Miley or maybe he’ll get the Best of Both Worlds.
New episodes of Hannah Montana air Saturdays at 7/6c on the Disney Channel.
After wrapping production of the movie The Scenesters, former consultant and continuing member Jeff Grace just shot another commercial! Recently seen in an ad for the PGA Jeff is now mixing it up in a spot for Old Mutual! You might have also seen him on the season premier of Mad Men!
We know you’re tired jeff…but hang in there! Its hard work being a star!
Simon Kwon who recently signed with Mattie Management has added an agent to his arsenal. The Reign Agency is now representing Simon. Another BIG CONGRATS to Simon.
Okay, so I just talked to Jennifer Sydney who recently shot on Grey’s Anatomy and I can’t tell you what happens because she was sworn to secrecy but I did get this out of her.The scene involved her, Alex, Izzie . . . and a bedroom. That’s all I know!
New Season Starts September 25th!
People always ask us whether the agents who participate in our showcases really call in actors. Well, in case you haven’t been keeping up with this blog, they do. This past week, Stewart Talent, a major NY Boutique agency, called in TVI Member Helen Tong after meeting her at a recent Commerical Agent Showcase. Helen is back in New York after a stint on the mainstage for Toronto’s Second City.
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