TVI’s very own Heidi Armbruster co-starred in the reading of Wendy MacLeod’s newest work in development “Find and Sign” today at the Atlantic Theater Company. “Find and Sign” smartly unfolds the relationships of its four main players and the choices they make in pursuit of love and career. Set against the backdrop of the hip hop music industry and one label in particular, it draws unexpected parallels to Othello. The strength of of play lay in it’s clever dialogue and spot on insight into love today on the New York dating landscape. Actress and TVI instructor Heidi Armbruster played Mona. Heidi Armbuster teaches a call back and interview class for Film and TV at TVI Studios in NYC.
J. Max Sullivan, TVI Actors Studio New York’s new Programming Coordinator, is hard at work this morning preparing the upcoming class schedule for the next few weeks. J. Max, in addition to taking on this exciting position, also teaches on-going Cold Reading and Film Auditioning Technique classes here at the Acting School in New York City.
Speaking of other upcoming classes, don’t miss your opportunity to study with Emmy nominated Film/TV/Broadway Casting Director, Pat McCorkle, who has a 5 week Advanced TV/Film class starting up on May 13th. Call TVI Actors Studio today for more information: 212-302-1900 or email the admissions department.
Starting in May 2009, TVI Actors Studio is sponsoring the American Casting Director Series in London throughout the year.
Starting in May, preeminent New York Casting Director Pat McCorkle will be working on film scenes with London based actors, and in June, Telsey and Company’s David Vaccari will be doing a series of TVI workshops in London for qualified English Actors.
For advanced details, please email TVI admissions office or call 020 8133 7880 London, UK
TVI Member and Actress, Elisabeth Ness, is currently in rehearsals for the role of Kelsi in Disney’s HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL at La Comedia in Springboro, Ohio. The production offers 8 shows a week, Wednesday through Sunday, from May 7 – July 5, 2009. For more information, visit www.lacomedia.com
Here at TVI, Elisabeth has studied Musical Theatre Audition Technique with Eric Woodall (Tara Rubin Casting) and Soap Opera Audition Technique with Rob Decina (Casting Director for Guiding Light). For more information on upcoming classes, call 212-302-1900!
After just recently wrapping up the shooting of the film, “The Tell Tale Heart,” Andre Diniz will soon be starring in a new student film titled, “The Last Call,” directed by Joe Ferro and produced by Greyci Gonzalez. The film is about a young man named Paul whose love is murdered by a robber. Sounds exciting!!
Here at TVI, Andre has studied with Casting Directors Jonathan Strauss (Law and Order: SVU), Pat McCorkle (Emmy nominated for Californication), Rob Decina (Guilding Light), Kim Miscia (Kings, Mad Men) and more… If you’d like to get into an upcoming class with Pat McCorkle, please call us today! 212-302-1900.
According to sources at the Hollywood Reporter rival agencies & studio executives are all a buzz about the possible merger of this two private agencies. If a deal does go through it probably wont be confirmed until clients and agents are notified. We will keep you updated as news becomes available.
According to sources at Variety.com Endeavor has promoted Jennifer Rawlings (clients include Craig Bierko, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Alison Lohman, Josh Lucas, John Malkovich, Viggo Mortensen and Rachel Weisz) and Megan Silverman ( clients include Justin Bartha, Paul Bettany, Alexis Bledel, Amanda Bynes, Zach Gilford, Shia Le Beouf, Leighton Meester, Hunter Parrish and Ryan Phillippe) to partner. There are now 28 Partners at the Endeavor talent agency.
Los Angeles Soap Opera Casting Directors, Christy Dooley, (The Bold and the Beautiful), Marnie Saitta (Days of our Lives) and Mark Teschner (General Hospital) are all offering courses at TVI Actors Studio in Los Angeles.
For details on these and other courses see the TVI Actors Studio web site or call the Los Angeles Acting School at 818-784-6500.
TVI New York member and fabulous red head Jessica Sherr is headed for flashing lights! This Saturday, April 4th you can catch Jessica in the premiere of “Where are you Sophia?” at the Tribeca Cinemas in Manhattan. Jessica also recently played the role of Miss Rigby in the award winning Indie, “The Video Guys,” which received Best Comedy at the International Family Film Festival last month. Way to keep the ball rolling Jessica!