Once Upon a Time’s Michael Raymond-James

Once Upon a Time’s own Michael Raymond-James participated in TVI’s 5 Day Industry intensive. Michael met TVI Casting Director Angela Terry at the intensive and she was really taken by him so she introduced him to a couple of agencies. He signed with TalentWorks and his career took off after that. He was a series regular on the TV show Terriers, worked on HBO’s True Blood and AMC’s The Walking Dead. Currently he plays Neal Cassady on the popular series Once Upon A Time.

Tonight at TVI Actors Studio; Director Caytha Jentis

Director Caytha Jentis on set

Tonight at TVI Actors Studio in New York, we are please to welcome top Independent Film Director Caytha Jentis.

Caytha will be working with a group of students, who have previously been working with Casting Director Adrienne Stern for the past two weeks. The students will continue to work on scenes they worked on with Adrienne in the first two weeks of their class. Caytha will also be bringing her Director of Photography, Anthony Savini, to the class to work with the students. Caytha will give her thoughts and adjustments on their scenes, which will give students the valuable advice of both a top director, and director of photography, that is only usually given on set.

Caytha is currently finishing work on a new independent film called “Bad Parents” that she both wrote and directed, which comes out in August. She also has mutiple scripts and projects in development, including a potential project for Lifetime.

Caytha Jentis’s director of photography, Anthony Savini, most recently worked as a cinematographer on the new Salinger documentary, which has just been released in cinemas nationwide.

If you would like to know more about similar classes at TVI Actors Studio New York click here, call us at 212-302-1900 or email us at NYadmissions@tvistudios.com

TVI Actors Studio Instructor Magaly Colimon on Law and Order


Magaly Colimon is a working actress in New York City and a resident instructor at TVI Actors Studio. Magaly currently teaches Scene Study to actors enrolled in our Hybrid Conservatory Program. In addition, Magaly teaches Youth Acting every Saturday at TVI Actors Studio.

Check out this video of Magaly Colimon Guest Starring on different episodes of Law and Order Criminal Intent. (Click Here)

Click here for more information on our Hybrid Conservatory Program.

Click here for more information on our Youth acting class.

TVI Actors Studio Career Coach J.R. Whittington to Direct Smokey Joe’s Cafe

Congratulations to TVI Actors Studio Career Coach, J.R. Whittington on the opening of Smokey Joe’s Cafe at the Pasadena Playhouse. For more information on the show and to purchase tickets, click here.

In addition to his assistant director debut, he is also a working Los Angeles Actor. You can see him on ABC’s General  Hospital.

Click Here to learn more about TVI Actors Studio Master Scene Study class taught by Mark Teschner, Casting Director of General Hospital.

Besides his auditions and bookings, he is also an acting career coach at TVI Actor’s Studio

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