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Ask Me: How can I convince my parents?

Well, parents are king until you are an adult unfortunately. It may not always seem like they’re on our side but they do have the gift of objectivity and generally have our best interests at heart. But, in the meantime, why not join an extra-curricular class and try out acting on the side? Perhaps in […]

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ATO ESSANDOH, PART 2 In the second part of our interview with Ato Essandoh (Garden State, Blood Diamond) we discuss the process of auditioning and callbacks with the likes of Martin Scorsese, letting go of the desire for fame, and what it’s like to work on a TV show with Barry Levinson. The NYC Actor […]

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The NYC Actor Podcast: Ato Essandoh – Part Two

In the second part of our interview with Ato Essandoh (Garden State, Blood Diamond) we discuss the process of auditioning and callbacks with the likes of Martin Scorsese, letting go of the desire for fame, and what it’s like to work on a TV show with Barry Levinson. Listen to Ato Essandoh – Part One […]

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The NYC Actor Podcast: Copper’s Ato Essandoh – Part One

Ato Essandoh (Garden State, Blood Diamond) Skypes in from Toronto where he is currently shooting the new TV show Copper. In Part One we discuss the unlikely journey from chemical engineering to acting, how film, theater and TV are the modern forms of story telling – a vital part of human existence – and why […]

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The 10 Qualities of an Actor One of the first things my class ever discussed with one of my favorite acting teachers John Osborne Hughes. And it has stuck with me for all these years. I highly recommend signing up for a class with him the next time he is in town. I believe these are […]

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