As part of “Made in NY” Talks, a free series of conversations focused on jobs in the local entertainment industry, the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment in partnership with Screen Actors Guild Foundation and The New School for Drama will present “Made in NY”: African American Actors on Monday, February 24 at 7pm at the University Center at The New School.
The talk, which is free and open to the public, will feature actors from across film, television and theatrical productions in New York City as they discuss their acting experiences, their careers and working in NYC. The conversation will bring together a talented group of actors including Uzo Aduba from “Orange Is the New Black,” Peter Jay Fernandez currently in All the Way on Broadway with Bryan Cranston, Tawny Cypress from “Unforgettable” and others to share insights from their careers and why New York continues to attract talented individuals and numerous productions. This “Made in NY” Talk will be moderated by Adam Moore, National Director EEO & Diversity for SAG-AFTRA.
The event is open to SAG-AFTRA and Actors’ Equity members, students and faculty at the New School, as well as New York City residents interested in learning more about opportunities in the entertainment industry. This event will be filmed for the SAG Foundation’s online educational archives. It will also be broadcast on NYC life (Channel 25), part of the official network of the City of New York, and be available to watch on the NYC Media Video on Demand Player at nyc.gov/vod.
“Made in NY” Talks: African American Actors
Monday February 24, 2014
7:00pm; doors open at 6:15pm
Free: Space is limited. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org byWednesday Feb 19.
The New School
The John L. Tishman Auditorium at the University Center
63 Fifth Avenue (between 13th & 14th Streets)
New York City