JOURNEY TO MANHATTAN PART ONE AND TWO

Genre: Classical, Comedy, Drama, Dance, Lesbian+Gay, Musical, Solo Performance
Two Unique, Diverse, and Polished Industry Showcases Directed by Bobby Holder

Monday January 30th at 8pm.
Journey to Manhattan Part One- A Theatrical Evening will be held at Shetler Theatre 54. Part One is a tread through the nerve-racking Manhattan Acting Experience with a cast chock-full of skillful, able performers- each with a passion for theatre, each with an artistic drive that allows them to endeavor as New York Actors. An evening of polished monologues, diverse scenes, smooth dancing, and moving music.

Tuesday January 31st at 7pm.
Journey to Manhattan Part Two- A Night at the Cabaret will be held across the street at Dillon's Cabaret Theatre. Part Two is a dash and a stagger through the comedic chaos of actors struggling to perform on any stage they can! The music flows, the scripts are all over the place, the glamour is present, and yet never quite there- this cabaret is alive with gifted, comedic professionals.

Theatrical Showcase held at Shetler Theatre 54, 244 West 54th Street, on the 12th Floor.
Cabaret Showcase held at Dillon's Restaurant and Lounge, 245 West 54th Street.


About the Company: The Actor's Project NYC

Assisting Actors Land Agents and Get Work through Quality Industry Showcases and Quality Original Plays!

Open:   01/30/06
Close:   01/31/06

Schedule:
THEATRICAL: 8PM
CABARET: 7PM
Theater:   Shetler Studios
Address:   244 West 54th Street (12th Floor) B
New York, NY
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Cost:$15.00 (Does not include cuisine and bevarage at Cabaret- No Minimum.) or Call: The Actor's Project at 212-560-0991
Company: The Actor's Project NYC         Official Web Site: www.theactorsprojectnyc.com
Bobby Holder Director
Bobby is the Founder and the Artistic Director of The Actor's Project NYC. He has written, directed, performed, and produced several original theatrical productions in NYC: 3-D Improv NYC, What's a Vampire (a black comedy at Grove St. Playhouse), and LMNOP (an original two-character play). Bobby has had eight original plays produced: Screams of the Butterflies, Understand Me, Scandal in NYC, The Imagination Window, Mother-Son-Daughter-Neighbor-Neighbor's Son-Maid-And the Telephone Man, My Big Brother, Confused in Florida, Storm in Alabama. Bobby graduated with a B.A. in Theatre from the University of West Florida and toured for five years with different theatre companies (Rep Theatre of America, C Theatre). He has performed in almost every state in the Union in plays ranging from the melo-drama The Drunkard to Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy. He has appeared in commercials (Nickelodean, Hart's Fried Chicken, etc.) and several independent films such as: I the Eye (Korean Festival Winner), Bad Bye, and Victory (Directed by award-winning director Donghoon Park). His New York stage credits range from Fick in Balm and Gilead to Woodruff Gately in Private Wars. He has also written and performed for ABC's television morning show Daybuster's. Bobby has studied with various renowned coaches (Gwynn Gilis, Robert McCaskill, Ellen Manning) in Manhattan; most recently the reputable author and acting coach Glenn Alterman.
Christine Fall Founding Member: Actor / Writer / Asst. Director
Education: Western Michigan University

Christine is a founding member of The Actor's Club NYC. She has performed scores of solo pieces at various venues all over the city; her most recent original work: Don't Break Your Egg at the Peoples Improv Theatre. She has performed at numerous well-known theatres in the city and throughout the country: The Lark Theatre Company, Tunneldog Project in Alabama, Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, and several more. For more information on Christine Fall, please visit her website at www.christinefall.com.

Lindsey Alexander Founding Member: Actor / Asst. Director
Education: The American Musical & Dramatic Academy

Lindsey is a founding member of The Actor's Project NYC. Her acting credits range from Edna in Waiting for Lefty to Piglet in Winnie the Poo. She has studied combat, dance (Swing Dancing, Salsa and Mambo Dancing), and improv.

Tom recently filmed his second 1-800-OK-Cable commercial as the principal character singing "I Got Cable" which he also wrote. Tom also appeared in an episode of "Love Monkey" (CBS). Tom has written and recorded songs for "View From the Top" (Miramax), "My Boss' Daughter" (Dimension), "Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star" (Paramount), and "Tru Calling" (Fox-TV). He is the lead singer/guitarist for the band Early Edison and they released the holiday single "Waiting for George Bailey" which will be followed with a full-length CD release later this year. This is Tom's second showcase with The Actor's Project NYC - thanks to Bobby and Claysey!

For all your rock n'roll needs: www.earlyedison.com

Charity Bess (Actress and Dancer) is a proud graduate of The American Musical & Dramatic Academy. Raised a military brat, Charity grew up all around, but was raised in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She has appeared in Cape Fear Regional Theaters Snow White Goes West, Good Times Review, and The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. As a Trained actress Charity Studied in one of New York City's most acclaimed Acting/Musical Theater programs. She currently resides in Queens N.Y, and is a part of The Actor's Project NYC- Monologue Troupe.
Education: New York University

Kristin has performed throughout Manhattan as an actress, singer, and improv comedienne. Her roles range from Jill in Equus to Thelma in I feel Swell. Beyond The Actor's Project NYC, Kristin is a member of The Michael Chekhov Theatre Company, Love Creek, Waterfront Ensemble, and the NJ Dramatists.

Annette originally hails from Sydney and, after much relocating between Sydney and New York, has decided to call New York home. In Sydney, she trained at the Ensemble Acting Studios. Productions in Sydney include "The Shadow Box", "Triangulation", "Salaam Shalom" and "In Duty Bound". Annette was also a co-founder of the Both Sides Theatre Company in Sydney. In New York, she trained at the Terry Schreiber Studios with Terry. She has appeared in some Love Creek productions including Christopher Durang's "The Actor's Nightmare". She has also appeared in some Lantern Theatre productions on Long Island. She is thrilled to be part of the Actor's Project of NYC.
Kelley Lynn started acting and doing comedy at the early age of 5 in Groton, Massachusetts, where she grew up. She is a graduate of Adelphi University in Long Island, NY; where she is currently a part-time Professor teaching courses in standup comedy, Dramatics, and Beginning Acting. Kelley is a stand-up comedian and performs all over NYC in clubs such as Carolines and Gotham Comedy Club. She also writes sketch comedy, sings, and does voiceover work. A personal dream is to one day be a part of the Saturday Night Live cast or writing crew. Kelley lives in New Jersey; just minutes outside of the city, with her boyfriend Don and their very large cat, Isabelle. She is very happy to be part of the Actors Project NYC. kelleylynn.com

Rodney Ladino is Colombian-made, born in New York, New Yorker. A graduate of Adelphi University where he has taught Beginning for Actors. He is an all around actor who enjoys acting be it in film, theatre, sketch comedy or the street. Living in Brooklyn he enjoys the finer things in life such as 24 hours diner and Monster trucks. Recently he has performed with the Storm Theatre, the Giant Tuesday comedy group at Rififfi and worked on Love Monkey (TV). www.rodneyladino.com

Cathie is a graduate of Circle in the Square's Summer 2003 Program. She has appeared on USA Network's "Up All Night" with Gilbert Gottfried and in the film "Hook'd Up" opposite Malick Yoba. She also potrayed the featured role of "Lynn" in the production of "Anna Weiss" directed by John Strasberg. She currently performs stand-up comedy and continues to work on stage, TV and film in NYC and is studying with Austin Pendelton.
Joe is excited to be performing again in Scandal in Manhattan. He was last seen in The Actor's Project NYC's production of "The Telephone Man Doesn't Die Last". Regional credits include Little Shop ..(Mr. Musnik), Company(Harry), Evita, Cabaret ,Footloose. Joe thanks his family and friends for their support.
Cathi broke into the acting world in June of '05 and has landed great parts including a commercial for The Great Wolf Lodge Poconos Resort, independent film "Shut Up" and serves as an entertainment reporter in the mocumentary style show "Celebrity Skewer". She has studied at The New Actors Workshop and Weist-Barron.
Christina is originally from Lowell, Massachusetts. She started acting as a young child in small theater productions, and eventually in various independent films after high school. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 2004 with a degree in Communications, even with a year long hiatus when she found herself in Los Angeles. After finding L.A. wasn't what she was looking for , she came to New York a year ago to polish her acting skills and have more opportunities to work on her personal growth. She has studied under Penny Templeton, and is extremely excited to be involved with The Actors' Project NYC. She is soon to be working on a television pilot, and lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Fran has a Bachelors in Speech and Theatre from Montclair State University. She has also studied in numerous well know acting studio's in NYC; such as HB Studio and Stella Adler Studios. Ms. DeCesare has trained in commercial, soap, and voice-over technique with various NYC casting directors and agents. Most recently she played Ms. Stephanie in "To Kill a Mocking Bird" and has the lead role in an independent cable series "Vivainpusher"; which will be shooting in Jan. 2006.

www.frandecesare.com.

Jane Hagerty is thrilled to be a part of The Actor's Project NYC. She is a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College with a B.A. in Theatre. Her extensive training includes Soap Opera and Film at Weis Barron and Scene Study and Performance at T. Schreiber Institute. She has demonstrated her physical versatility in stage combat, ballroom and salsa. Being an actor in New York City may be daunting, but recently Jane assisted the world renowned knife-throwing champion, Throwdini.
Michelle was born in Syracuse N.Y. where she began acting at an early age. She studied art history at Syracuse University. She eventually settled in N.Y.C. where a spiritual awaking opened her mind to art film and music in the city. She decided to pursue acting again as she had in her youth. She currently studies under esteemed acting coach Bruce Ornstein. She has performed at The Producer's Club, Sande Shurin Theatre and is currently working on a film called "Christmas Cake".