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The Kind of DC Media welcomes former soap opera star and acting coach Steve Blackwood, who will talk about his new acting company and book.
Find out more about Steve at www.steveblackwood.com
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. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0085995/
#ConversationsLIVE's Cyrus Webb host a full hour of guests who are acting on faith. At the top of the hour he'll talk w/ actress Danielle Brewer, followed with actor Andrew Ruth and actress Fagun Thakrar. Discover how they have pathed the path they are walking today, and what you should look forward to from them in the future.
The King of DC Media, William Powell, welcomes playwright Rob Urbinati, who wrote the farcical British play Death By Design, which pays homage to both Noel Coward and Agatha Christie. William, who is producing the play at Greenbelt Arts Center, also welcomes various cast and crew members from the show, which runs until November 23rd. (Find out more at Greenbelt Arts Center. Read a review here.)
Read more about Rob here (from http://queenstheatre.org/rob-urbinati):
Rob is a freelance director and playwright based in New York City, and Director of New Play Development at Queens Theatre, where he curates the Immigrant Voices Project. He has directed at the Public Theatre, Culture Project, Abingdon Theatre, Classic Stage Company, Pearl Theatre, Queens Theatre, Lincoln Center Directors Lab, NYCFringe, New York Music Theatre Festival, New York University and theatres and universities across the country.
Rob’s first play as a writer, Hazelwood Jr. High, was directed by Scott Elliott for the New Group. The play is published by Samuel French. Miss Julie in Hollywood, his adaptation of the Strindberg play, was presented at the 78th Street Theatre Lab. His new play, Death by Design, opened in Houston in September 2011. His adaptation of Cole Porter’s Nymph Errant opens in New York City in July 2012.
Rob has developed various projects for Disney Creative Entertainment, served on the Lark Theatre Playwrights Week Selection Committee, and contributed material for “Breaking the Silence, Beating the Drum,” the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery at the United Nations. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild, and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.
Actress Ali Froid joins me on the podcast to talk about what exactly are actors looking for when dealing with the low-budget Independent producer. Can you actually get qualilty work on your film when you have no money? Where should you even begin to search if you need to find talent? Is craigslist a viable option for you to look for actors?
Perfect Ego & Baby Doll will be sitting down with Altuawn Nelson (Director/Producer) & Dainhen Butler (Inspiration) of The Alto Adjustment documentary presented by From Nothing to Something Productions in association with Modest Media (http://www.fn2sspeaking.com). This documentary entails the life of Dainhen Butler who survived 10 years (1996-2006) in Georgia’s violent Lee Arrendale State prison, formerly known as Alto. Also, the ladies will be discussing RAPPER ACTORS. Are they better off acting, both, or just plain quit the entertainment industry?
While Perfect Ego and Baby Doll give the best of sarcastic satire and disrespectful love tap opinions on current events and juicy gossip, the show focuses on revealing the best of Independent Entertainment as a whole, plays music and interviews the best independent music artists, producers, film directors, models, freelance photographers, writers, actors, etc.
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The King of DC Media welcomes back old pal, director Michael Merino to talk about his latest project, the film-turned-mini-series Drakul. Merino's company, MCM Films will hold a night of "games, gambling and networking" in support of the series in Baltimore, MD, November 15th at Little Havana (1325 Key Highway).
Horror movies are Merino's specialty: he's directed films like the horror comedy The Haunting of Pearson Place, 502 and Time's Up.
Listen to a past Inside Acting radio with Merino here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/inside-acting/2012/01/27/interview-with-comedy-horror-director-michael-merino
Recently featured in DC Actors Examiner, Chris Lythgoe is an actor on the move, with features such as the Rapture-themed The Basement, Vampires in Virginia, and the upcoming Trainers. He also plays Detective Sal in the Cox cable TV show Precinct 757.
Your host, William Powell, The King of DC Media, also makes several audition announcements and gives you the hot scoop on all the acting-related goings-ons in the DMV!
Jeff Trek welcomes fan film actors Vance Major and Brian Anglin from the Starship Valiant and the Starship Defiance. Star Trek Fandom...you gotta love it. \\//,
LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION...
Mark Twain said..."Age is a matter of the mind, if you don't mind, it doesn't matter!"
I love Vivaldi...The Four Seasons...Winter, the 2nd-3rd acts of our lives...hmmm, I see winter as the springtime of my life, climbing higher on the path of life which has no end only new beginnings, new opportunities, new portals and vistas to enter to explore and that's what a group of retired Professional Actors have embraced, their fire-in-the-belly desire to stay involved during their so-called "retirement."
It's a group of Chicago members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists who've had illustrious careers.
Acting in five live shows a year...etc.
Players/Actors read from scripts...etc.
Senior Theatres in the Spotlight...etc.
'IT'S NEVER TOO LATE!"
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter was born and raised in Texas moved to New York then to Los Angeles then to Nashville as he built a life long career as singer/actor/entertainer. The father of John Ritter and grandfather of Jason Ritter he was instrumental in forming th eCountry Music Association, He perform on radio, TV and in the movies throghout his career. He also toured Europe and the United States entertaining with music, stories and more.
The King of DC Media welcomes back one of the hottest actors in the business, Nyell Segura, who recently co-starred in the Season 6 premiere of The Vampire Diaries.
Listen to my previous interview with Nyell here: Catching up with up-and-coming actor Nyell Segura
Born into a diverse family of musicians, artists, filmmakers, and scientists, Nyell Segura grew up on the outskirts of New York City. Most recently, Nyell co-starred in The CW Network's hit television series, The Vampire Diaries season six premiere.
Nyell also booked the lead role of "Bob Ford" in the new feature film My Many Sons (Dir. Ralph E. Portillo). It is based on the inspiring true story of college basketball coach Don Meyer's tragedy, team, and legacy. Nyell is also the lead actor in the incredibly dynamic role of “Zayvian” in the exciting feature film 59 Seconds (Dir. Benedict Dorsey). Here, he stars opposite Pruitt Taylor Vince, Octavius J. Johnson, and Donzaleigh Abernathy. His theatre experience includes such roles as “Paul” in the New York theatre production of The Den of Thieves (Dir. of Theatre Susan Pilar) and as “Al” in Tea and Sympathy (Chatham Theatre Group).
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