The Actors Radio Show Host:
Acting Up Radio host: Actor Will Roberts
While social media, texting and smart phones have taken the place of good old-fashioned conversation, Will Roberts has gone back to the basics. He is a host who makes room for two-way discussion and the opinions of others while never missing an opportunity to lighten the moment with his quick witted humor. WillSays.com |
Plus our segment hosts:
KEVIN E. WEST – ACTOR, COACH, KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Scripted acting / Improv / Stand up / Hosting / YouTube personalities
As founder and president of the Actors’ Network, Kevin spends every day helping today’s actors learn about the business of acting and how they can realize the greatest success without repeating the mistakes of others. www.actors-network.com | www.kevinewest.com | Twitter.com/theKevinE
Kevin is the consummate professional. he is one of the most ethical, intelligent, talented, pro-active, pro-actor people I’ve ever known. Kevin’s extensive experiences, passion and ability to communicate make him the best person I know to assist actors. Hollywood is a business that has a lot of unspoken and ever-changing rules lead to a lot of mistakes which cost actors time, money and emotional strength. To have someone like Kevin on your side to help you get through Los Angeles without having to make all of the same mistakes… is invaluable.” Lonnie Hamerman, Casting Director: Without a Trace, Monk, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
RICK ZIEFF – ACTING IN VOICEOVERS – THE VOICE OF REASON
Rick’s dynamic and entertaining coaching style make him a much sought after lecturer throughout the country. In Los Angeles, “Rick Zieff’s Unbelievably Fun
Voice-over Class” is extremely popular, and he is a guest panelist at many popular L.A. workshops. Many of Rick’s students have gone on to do national commercials, hit animation TV series, hit video games, bestseller audiobooks, and ongoing corporate narration. No matter what the medium, Rick emphasizes the importance of character development, text analysis, improvisation, and stresses that making strong creative choices are essential at the microphone. He teaches the tools voice actors need to “book” the job. http://www.rickzieff.com
WESAM KEESH – CREATOR OF THE ACTORS ANONYMOUS PODCAST & ACTOR.
Actors Anonymous is a podcast that focuses on the Los Angeles actor and the struggles and hardships as well as the success stories of those whom have worked to build an acting career in Hollywood.
Wesam was raised most of his life in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He attended Union High School and followed up the rest of acting, theater, and film study at the University of Tulsa. He spent a summer in London at Imperial College focusing on theatre and the arts. Wesam moved to Los Angeles immediately after college to begin his professional film and television career. http://www.actorsanonymouspodcast.com Twitter.com – @WesamKeesh
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