7 TRICKS TO AVOID IN THE TRADE

There are hundreds of young, novice actors who move to New York City every year to chase after their dream, to create and tell stories, to develop characters that inspire and change lives. What ever your reason, it’s important to be realistic and aware of people that like to take advantage of the big dreamers. …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofer Actor #8: Zack Griffiths 1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor? Getting cast as David in my 8th grade play, David and Lisa. Oh, the ego strokes… 2.       What makes someone a New Yorker?  An intimate knowledge of the NYC Subway System (including connections). …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

 n 10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofer n Actor #4: Gwynneth Bensen n1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor? nnMy mom makes costumes and my dad was a director, and after growing up in that world, with all of its magical transformations and funny, outgoing people, how could I …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

 n 10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofer n Actor #6: Mara Gannon n1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor? nnApparently when I was little, I said I wanted to be an actor. I first REALIZED I wanted to be an actor when I was a junior in high school …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofer Actor #3: Rob Manning Jr. 1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor? I did a play and I got to kiss a cute girl and I didn’t throw up on her. 2.       What makes someone a New Yorker?  Patience and good walking shoes. …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

 n 10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofern n Actor (and Director) #2: Chris Klinger n1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor?nnAs far as actually having the desire to act, I think it was when I found out that the people I was watching on TV were real people just …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

 n 10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofer n Actor #5: Christina Norris n1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor?nnWell, as much as my pragmatic mind tried to provide myself with other practical options, my true self knew that I couldn’t not be an actor.   (Pardon the double negative)nn2.       What …

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10 Questions With 10 Actors

 n 10 Questions with 10 Actors by Barbara Janice Kielhofer n Actor #7: Curran Connor n1.       What made you realize you wanted be an actor?nnThe Year: 1995.  The Film: Ace Ventura Pet Detective.  The viewer: Me.  And now I’m an actor.  I’m not kidding.nn2.       What makes someone a New Yorker? nnThe sense of superiority one …

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Can Art Change Your Life?

Can Art Change Your Life?nby Barbara Janice Kielhofer nI will never forget the first time I saw the documentary Shakespeare Behind Bars. SBB shows the year-long journey of the Shakespeare Behind Bars theatre troupe at Luther Luckett prison in LaGrange, Kentucky. The Inmates are lead by Curt Tofteland, who has been working with Luther Luckett …

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