Sunday, February 17, 2013

Double-Wammy (Actors Studio Audition Results)

So, what a crazy weekend.

Yesterday I got into Harvard's MFA in Acting, and today I did my audition for THE Actors Studio (affiliated with Pace University)...


Once again, beyond happiness and excitement and disbelief. They told me straight away - minutes after I walked out the room. Said they wanted "something nice for me to fly home with" and offered me a position starting this fall.


So happy. The course co-presidents of the school are Academy Award Winners Al Pacino (Glengarry, The Godfater), Harvey Keitel (Reservoir Dogs, Thelma & Louise), and Ellen Burnstyn (Requiem for a Dream, The Exorcist).

The curriculum is so focused on Acting - without any particular focus on a specific medium (TV, Film or Theatre) - which is what I've been hopelessly searching for in the theatre-crazed city.

AND students take part in the famous James Lipton Series: Inside The Actors Studio, of which, this is one of my all-time favorites:

(Oh, and two Alumnimunimni are nominated at the Oscars this year: Bradley Cooper and Sally Field).

So, dreams are coming true.

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