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  • 00:28

    Actor and Martial Artist Cliff Cunningham

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    The King of DC Media, William Powell, welcomes actor and martial artist Cliff Cunningham about his many projects, and how actors can support themselves with side businesses.


    Read my article about Cliff at DC Actors Examiner here:


    Cliff Cunningham seeks martial arts and comedy roles

  • 00:44

    Let's Talk Acting 5

    in Film

    Join host of Let's Talk Acting Morgan Tyler as she talks with Co Host Jonathan Moody 

  • 00:10

    Steve Blackwood on Acting

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    After ten years playing the bumbling Bart Biederbicke in the long-running NBC soap opera Days Of Our Lives, Steve Blackwood resided in Michigan for six years.  Now he lives in Newburyport, MA — teaching acting classes, performing in concerts and creating a new acting company called the MASTERCLASS COMPANY.


    He has appeared in many other television shows and films including Judging Amy, Ed Gein, the Michigan-based Cedar Rapids, Machine Gun Preacher and Mooz-lum.


    Onstage, Mr. Blackwood appeared in the Meadow Brook Theatre hit Boeing Boeing while living in Michigan. He also appeared in the sequel Ding Dong, which opened at Meadow Brook in March of 2011 and was nominated for two Wilde Awards, in the categories of Best Ensemble and Best Comedy.


    An accomplished jazz singer with two national releases  out, Steve has sung in nightclubs across the country, on network television, and has even performed the National Anthem for the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center.

  • 00:35

    A chat with acting coach Brenna McDonough

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    The King of DC Media welcomes back acting coach Brenna McDonough, who will discuss effective tips for actors to book roles consistently, and how to look great on camera!


    McDonough teaches on-camera workshops at Betsy Royall Casting in Baltimore and her studio in Kensington, MD.


    Brenna is an accomplished actress in her own right, having appeared in the following TV commercials and films:


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  • 00:44

    Let's Talk Acting 6

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    Join host Morgan Tyler and co host Jonathan Moody as they chat with special guest caller Royce Hobson about acting and open up calls to anyone who wants to call in and chat acting with us! 1-646-915-8693 

  • 00:45

    Shelli Place on Acting and Performance

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    Paid Actor welcomes Shelli Place to the show!


    Shelli Place returned to acting after a decade of producing/directing Business Theater, corporate awards/fashion shows and red carpet events.  She made her Minnesota debut in the 2013 Fringe Festival encore show A Certain Age. A long time member of AEA/SAG/AFTRA, her theater credits include King Lear (Regan), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Mae), Mary Stuart (Mary), Twelfth Night (Viola), The Importance of Being Earnest (Gwendolyn) and musicals How to Succeed… (Rosemary) Fiorello (Dora) Company (Kathy) and Gerogette in Golddiggers of 1633 (a musical of Moliere’s School for Wives.) Tours include Closer than Ever, A My Name is Alice (Asia Tours), Man of La Mancha, Play it again Sam, George M, and Room Service.


    TV and film credits include 3rd Rock from the Sun, Miyasaki’s Animated Classic – The Crimson Pig (English Version) and the cult horror film Party Line. Shelli has just completed the MN produced film Carrot Cake, now playing in various film festivals in the US.

  • 00:39

    Wrester, actor, talk-show host Ric Drasin returns

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    Join me as I interview actor, bodybuilder, wrestler, artist, musician and the host of the chat show Ric Drasin Live, Ric "The Equalizer" Drasin (The Hulk, The Shield, Cold Case).


    From http://www.ricdrasin.com/:


    Ric Drasin started training clients in the mid 60's when he ran a chain of health clubs. He also taught diet and fitness classes atthe YMCA. Later on he moved to Venice and worked out with Arnold Schwarzenegger at the famous Gold's Gym for 4 years along with trainer Joe Weider.


    At that time Ric designed the famous Gold's Gym Logo and later on the World Gym Gorilla which are both part of massive mobile marketing campaigns. During that time he wrote articles and posed with products for Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness magazine.


    Ric later joined Lou Ferrigno on the Incredible Hulk TV Series as the Demi Hulk (Middle Hulk) which became a cult favorite.Though he won a few bodybuilding titles, Ric turned to Pro Wrestling as 'The Equalizer' becoming a heavyweight champion and made a huge name for himself in federations such as WWE,WWF,CCW,NWA,AWA, and more Indy Feds, also doing many TV Commercials and Films.

  • 00:39

    Acting and Directing with Zach Curtis

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    Paid Actor Radio host, Trena Bolden Fields, talks with Zach Curtis about his career and working within two mediums.


    Zach Curtis is a professional actor and director in the Twin Cities, with close to 200 productions to his credit.  He is currently entering his ninth season as Artistic Director of the Paul Bunyan Playhouse (Bemidji, MN), Minnesota's longest running summer stock theater.  He has performed with the Guthrie Theater, Park Square, Mixed Blood, Illusion, Ten Thousand Things, Theatre Latte Da, Torch, Theatre Pro Rata, and numerous other companies.  He is currently appearing as Charlie in the Walking Shadow area premiere of The Whale.  He is a proud 14-year member of Actors Equity Association.

  • 01:15

    Acting coach John Pallotta, live from his class!

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    The King of DC Media welcomes his old pal (and innagural guest), acting coach and playwright extraordinaire, John Pallotta to the Inside Acting Radio show, to talk about the exciting classes he's got coming in 2015 and the craft of acting. The show will be during one of his classes, with students dialing in!


    LISTEN to last year's show from this link.


    Subscribe to my column, DC Actors Examiner using this link.


    Follow me on Twitter at /Inside_Acting and Facebook at /william.t.powell

  • 00:23

    Actor Dominique Spencer discussing his acting journey on #ConversationsLIVE

    in Entertainment

    Host Cyrus Webb welcomes actor Dominique Antonio Spencer to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss his love of acting and what it's been like to share it with the world. You'll also find out what to be looking forward to from him next. 

  • 01:00

    Communication tips for actors from actor\author Bob Paff

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    The King of DC Media, host William Powell, welcomes actor, communication coach and author Bob Paff, who will discuss his book "Communicating to Win: In Life, Love and Business". Read more about Bob at: http://bobpaff.com/


    Dial in and ask a question at 347.884.8997.


    "Bob Paff is a Communications Expert, Speaker, Author and Thought Leader empowering Industry Leaders, Companies, Organizations and Academic Institutions.


    Son of a factory worker and a legal secretary, Bob Paff learned the value of hard work and initiative early in life. His first paying job was setting bowling pins in a basement of a church bowling alley for three dollars a night. Bob's inner strength was rooted early on in the simple but powerful words of Abraham Lincoln who said “Whatever you are, be a good one” that has since been Bob's guiding force and life philosophy.

    Nationally recognized in the field of insurance and benefits working in the industry for over thirty years, Bob became a highly sought-after speaker on a variety of topics whose inspiring and empowering message reached a diverse list of prominent institutions such as Johns Hopkins University Hospital, PNC Bank and the Boy Scouts of America as well as sharing the stage with New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Dr. Ben Carson.

    Bob has been featured on the nationally syndicated Steve Harvey show as well as having had his own CBS Radio show "Communicating To Win" , a "Competitive Edge" segment on Fox 45 TV and WBAL's "Good Day Baltimore" including appearances on MPT's Money & Business among other media engagements which opened the door for his modeling, acting and voice over career."