My Windows tablet commercial is live!
I was so honored to work with the talented and very funny director Matt Piedmont of SNL and Funny or Die on this snarky little spot!
SEE IT HERE! http://bit.ly/17N8roe
In our youth, we’ve all made makeshift banjos with tissue boxes and rubber bands, but these amazing kids take instrument making with recycled materials to another level. This video shows kids playing cellos and violins made entirely from landfill trash. It’s inspirational, heartwarming, and uplifting :0)
Music is the language of angels.
On that note, I’ve been getting more requests to perform in commercials, short films and live events! I’m very grateful my parents pushed me to learn violin and taught me the value of discipline early on.
I got to be part of a realllly cool XBOX live commercial about two months ago and it’s finally LIVE!
SEE IT HERE!
I learned how to cook… by being on a cooking show! I recently hosted my second episode of Romance of the Three Kitchens, a cooking show that combines Chinese food and storytelling.
Since the latest episode won’t be out until June, here’s my first episode, featuring stir-fried clams with basil. It’s in Chinese, but there are English subtitles :0)
In addition to cooking up a storm, I’m very thankful to have worked on several union, non-union and spec commercials this month! Here are links to a few of them:
Thanks for reading and happy spring!
I just found out that I’ve been put on avail for two SAG commercials! One is a national commercial for a restaurant chain, and the other is for a very well known electronics company. I find out tomorrow if I booked them; fingers crossed!
A big thank you as always to my agent Lisa, who is the hardest working agent in this town, to casting director Danielle Eskinazi, McBride Casting and commercial director Jordan Brady for giving me the opportunity to audition for these great projects.
I am so thankful to all the people who have opened doors for me in my acting career.
“People can open doors. You have to walk through them on your own merit. You earned it.”
I booked one of the projects! Now to hear back regarding the other one 😀
…for an audition for Seoul Searching, a feature film set in the 80’s about a group of six Korean high schoolers at summer camp in Korea. Think “The Breakfast Club,” except with Asians 😉
The producers are holding auditions via youtube and having the general public vote on their favorites on Facebook. You can vote here by “liking” the post with my video (it’s the 7th video down!)
I can’t say what the first commercial is for just yet… but thank you to Stuart and Miller at Stuart Stone Casting and my incredibly hard working agent Lisa Berman for believing in me and helping me make this happen! I had a blast working on set in the beautiful Pacific Palisades with my director, Doug Pray, and the rest of the crew.
This commercial was utter silliness and I had such a blast working with my director, Larry Frey, our awesome representative from Banner Bank, Dianne, and the rest of the cast and crew!
See it here!
If you like improv and you like me (or if you just like improv), you are cordially invited to my Upright Citizens Brigade graduation show for level 101! It’s this Saturday, March 16, 1:15 – 2:15 pm at the UCB Theatre in Hollywood. $5, no reservations required. SEE YOU THERE!
I recently finished taking the famed comedy intensive at Lesly Kahn & Company where I learned all about the technical aspects of television comedy and how to analyze a script and see the 3’s, reversals, antitheticals, etc. Learning the writing and melody of comedy has proved so helpful in improving my comedy acting chops. I highly recommend this class for anyone interested in an acting career in comedy television and film!
On a completely unrelated note, here’s an article I love about how 3 professional actors prepare for their roles: 3 actors who inspire me and why.