TVI Actors Studio New York Career Coach and professional actress Gameela Wright recently re-connected with Law &Order:Criminal Intent head of casting Kevin Kuffa at a TVI workshop in January.
Gameela had already appeared on “Criminal Intent” twice in the recurring role of NYPD Detective Amanda Giles. Back then, Kevin was working as an assistant on the series, but he remembered her.
We’re happy to say that Gameela will reprise her recurring character on Wednesday, March 2nd. Be sure to check back on the website for the air date!
Gameela has really made the rounds of some of New York’s hottest and most enduring primetime television. Additional credits include Law & Order, Law& Order:Special Victims Unit, The Sopranos, and The Onion News Network.
TVI Actors Studio is lucky to have Gameela on-staff, assisting up-and-coming actors with one-on-one career counseling.
Give us a call today at 212-302-1900 and schedule a free consultation with Gameela now!
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TVI Actors Studio New York career coach Matt DeCapua took a day off from rehearsals for a production of “Showboat” at the Gateway Playhouse to shoot a co-star role on the 2009 season premiere episode of “Law & Order: SVU.” The episode will air Tuesday, September 23 at 10pm EST (9pm CT). Matt appears in the teaser.
The episode guest stars Golden Globe winner James Brolin and Emmy Award winner Chris Elliott.
TVI Actors Studio New York consultant Matthew DeCapua tread the boards at the famous HBO screening room here in New York recently as part of the cast of “Purple,” a new stage play being developed by Premiere Stages artistic director and accomplished playwright John Wooten.
Last Fall Matthew appeared in two plays at Premiere Stages. Each was directed by John and the latter, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” called “Humbug,” was also written by the talented Mr. Wooten.
TVI Actors Studio New York member Benjamin Eakely just conluded a 14-month run in the national tour of the hit Broadway musical “Sweeney Todd.” You may remember Ben from his role in the Matt Damon / Angelina Jolie flick “The Good Shepherd.”
TVI Actors Studio New York member Michael Hayward-Jones just started rehearsals for the upcoming Broadway production of Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities,” set to open September 18th. Michael has previously tread the boards of The Great White Way as part of the casts for “She Loves Me,” “Evita,” “Brigadoon” and “Me and My Girl.”
TVI Actors Studio New York member Laura Ferland has just booked a supporting role in the upcoming indie feature “We Got the Beat” from AA Films. Laura has come a long way with us since graduating from the University of Connecticut’s acting program a scant 13 months ago.
TVI Actors Studio New York member Carol Crittenden just concluded a run in the popular romance “Same Time Next Year” for the Pax Amicus theater in Budd Lake, New Jersey. The actress and singer/songwriter recently also celebrated a marriage.
TVI Actors Studio New York member Pia Ambardar just booked a co-star role on an episode of the long-runner children’s series “The Electric Company” for PBS.
Pia is enjoying a busy season– while in preparation for a move to the West Coast she also just did a commercial for Deutsche Bank.
Good luck in L.A., Pia. We’ll miss you in New York.
TVI Actors Studio New York student Chase Lynch, a native of Florence, SC, is enjoying a busy year. After appearing in up-and-coming rock sensation “The Blowing Trees” video for their hit song “The Day the World Left Me” from their self-titled debut album, he served as a photo double for Gattlin Griffith in the upcoming horror film “The New Daughter” starring Kevin Costner and “Pan’s Labrynth” ingenue Ivana Baquero.
We met Chase when he participated in a film audition workshop with Jessica Kelly of Hopkins, Smith & Barden Casting, one of New York City’s premiere feature film casting offices. He and his hard-working mother Christy, a small-business owner, are demonstrating for all the world that it’s definitely possible to find exciting professional acting opportunities in regional markets.
TVI Actors Studio New York member Jacqueline Llivichuzca is about to grace the stage of the Castillo Theatre on New York’s legendary 42nd Street as part of the All-Stars Project, a not-for-profit benefit that brings the magic of theatre to life for urban children.
We’re happy to see that one of our newest and youngest members has found a worthwhile proving ground to practice the skills she has learned with instructors Angel David and Judy Bowman, and we look forward to chronicling Jacqueline’s future accomplishments.
TVI Actors Studio New York student Walker Hare is about to open up a production of “Noises Off” at the Weathervane Playhouse in Newark, Ohio. This is part of a two-show contract that also includes a turn in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by some guy named Shakespeare.
TVI Actors Studio, its staff and membership is saddened today at the news of the death of legendary Hollywood special effects mogul Stan Winston, who made possible some of the modern cinema’s most memorable and breathtaking moments. He died of complications from multiple myeloma. He was 62.
We as actors must always collaborate with the professionals around us so that we may work towards a common vision. It is the necessity of this collaboration that makes training so essential. We salute the work of those that help us to stretch our boundaries in ways we cannot alone, and we are especially grateful to those who, like Mr. Winston, had a particular genius for doing so.
Thank you, Stan Winston, and god speed!