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Disney ABC TV Group Casting Presents 6th NY Actors Showcase

As part of its continuing effort to find and develop culturally and ethnically diverse talent and actors with disabilities, the Disney ABC Television Group's Casting Project will hold its latest showcase featuring 11 promising actors. The showcase, the sixth one to be held in New York, will take place at the Michael Schimmel Center For the Arts at Pace University, 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street, on Monday, October 22. 

Eleven actors were selected from among more than 600 candidates who auditioned in New York. Many of the actors selected were submitted through American Indian Community House, Asian American Arts Alliance, Frank Silvera's Writer's Workshop, HOLA, Negro Ensemble Company, New Federal Theatre, Non-Traditional Casting Project, as well as other NY theater organizations, Theatre schools, AFTRA, SAG, Actors' Equity and outreach from ABC affiliate stations. 

The showcase is not open to the public. Casting directors, talent agents and other industry professionals will view a series of one-act vignettes performed by the actors and directed by Ted Sluberski and Marci Phillips.  

The talented actors to be featured are Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jessica Jade Andres, Christine Corpuz, Alexander Emmet, Vedant Gokhale, Kia Joy Goodwin, Carmen M. Herlihy, Lupita Nyong'o, Pedro Pascal, Roslyn Ruff, and David Villalobos.

The Disney ABC Television Group's commitment to discovering and nurturing diverse talent is exemplified through many different programs, including the Casting Project, the Disney ABC Writing Fellowship, Disney ABC Creative Development Program, the Disney ABC/DGA Directing Fellowship, ABC Studios Production Associates Program and The Emma Bowen Minority Internship Program. 


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