OUTTAKES INTERVIEW with PATRIKA DARBO (Nancy, DAYS OF OUR LIVES). Patrika talks about her current storyline as Nancy as well as her current webseries projects. Approx 10 minutes. Pre-recorded. To play interview, click on link below.
OUTTAKES INTERVIEW with STEVE BLACKWOOD. DAYS OF OUR LIVES fans remember Steve from his 10-year run as "Bart", the funny henchman of Stefano and Andre. In this interview, he discusses his career as an actor and teacher as well as his new acting book coming out on April 1st, THE STEVE BLACKWOOD SESSIONS. Approx 33 minutes. Pre-recorded.
Red carpet interviews with creators and actors from various webseries at the February 19th, 2013 Indie Soap Awards in New York City. The shows include Hustling, Thurston,DeVanity, Ragged Isle, The Bloody Mary Show, The Inn, Fumbling Thru the Pieces,Husbands and Anacostia. Interviews with actors Kevin Spirtas, Sebastian La Cause, Colleen Zenk, Florencia Lozano, DeVanity cast members, Hillary B Smith, Brad Bell and Martha Byrne. 35 minutes, pre-recorded. 2/25/13. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/outtakes/2013/02/25/indie-soap-awards-2013
Gordon Thomson joins OutTakes to talk about his upcoming role as "Preston Regis" in the webseries, DeVanity. Primetime soap opera fans will remember him as bad boy "Adam Carrington" on Dynasty. He has been on many daytime soap operas as well, including Ryan's Hope, Days of Our Lives and Santa Barbara. Approx 33 min, pre-recorded. 2//7/13.
Shari Shattuck joins OutTakes to discuss her career as actress and author. Soap fans will remember Shari as "Ashley Abbott" on The Young and the Restless. She has been in many films, including the 1994 Steven Seagal action film, On Deadly Ground. She is the author of the Callaway Wilde mystery series; some of her current e-book titles areLoaded, Eye of the Beholder and Speak of the Devil. Co-hosted by Pam Rogers. 30 min, pre-recorded. 2/4/13.
Veteran actor, writer and director Jack Betts joins OutTakes to talk about his new upcoming Los Angeles production, It Goes Like This. Among Jack's many credits are the films Spiderman, Gods and Monsters and Falling Down. Western fans know him as "Hunt Powers" from spaghetti westerns in the the 1960s and 1970s, such as Sugar Colt. Also, he played on many soaps, including the role of "Ivan Kipling" on One Life to Live. Approx 30 minutes, pre-recorded. 2/1/13. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/outtakes/2013/02/01/jack-betts
Gloria Loring talks about her new book, Coincidence is God's Way of Remaining Anonymous. She is remembered for her role on Days of Our LIves as "Liz Chandler Curtis". In 1986, she scored a #2 Pop and #1 Adult Contemporary hit record in the United States with "Friends and Lovers"; and her performance of the song "Friends and Lovers" onDays of Our Lives generated the largest mail response of any song in NBC daytime history. Also, she co-composed the theme songs from the primetime sitcoms, Diff'rent Strokes andThe Facts of Life. Gloria has been honored with the Lifetime Commitment Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and received the Woman of Achievement Award from the Miss America Organization, an honor she shares with past recipients Barbara Bush, Rosalyn Carter, and Hillary Clinton. And along with all that, she's the mom of the R&B singer/songwriter, Robin Thicke. 30 minutes, pre-recorded. 1/22/13.
Heather DiPietro is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Television Studies. She started watching soap operas when she was 4 years old and since then hasn't be able to stop watching her favorite soap opera, General Hospital. In addition, Heather worked as an associate producer on the film Soap Life, a documentary on the rise and fall of the American soap opera. And now she has created her own soap opera web series called My Story which is about a soap opera fan, Nicole, and her friends as they discover their lives are just as soapy as the daytime drama they watch. Pre-recorded. Approx. 16 minutes. 1/21/13,
Sarah D is a pop singer and songwriter who got her start performing in front of crowds of hundreds for various fashion shows, expos, Australian Football League home games and charity and corporate events in South Australia. Since then, she's come to LA and has written her first song, "Gone" and recorded her first single, "Over You". Listen to more about this up-and-coming artist, interviewed by Tammy Weston. Pre-recorded, 26 minutes. 1/14/13. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/outtakes/2013/01/14/sarah-sassy-d-dokowicz-1
THE STEVE BLACKWOOD SESSIONS is an invaluable handbook for the actor on technique and administration.
Celebrated actor Steve Blackwood (BART on DAYS OF OUR LIVES, MACHINE GUN PREACHER, ED GEIN) combines what he learned from studying with master acting teachers Uta Hagen and Milton Katselas, plus 30 years of acting experience, into a practical guide for both beginning and working actors. A must have!
"Steve is a real pro." -- Gerard Butler
"I highly recommend Mr. Blackwood. " -- The late Miss Uta Hagen
"Steve brings such passion to his work that those around him are compelled to bring their best." -- Wallace Langham/CSI
Steve will be teaching COLD READING workshops at THE ACTORS GYM in Hamden Ct on Saturday March 30th from 11am -3pm, BOSTON CASTING on Wednesday April 3rd from 6pm-9pm and at THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE from on Saturday April 6th from 1pm-4pm. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org details.
THE STEVE BLACKWOOD SESSIONS has been picked up by SAMUEL FRENCH in LA and will be on Amazon and at www.steveblackwood.com on 4/1/13. $ 9.99