Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Success Story: FRANCES UKU

Here is another segment of Success Stories, the column devoted to the triumphs of our hardworking actors. This month we have chosen the accomplished artist; Frances Uku Frances got her MFA in Acting from the Harvard/ART Institute/Moscow Art Theatre School and also trained at The Second City. Fave credits include new plays with New York City's LAByrinth Theater Company, The New Group, Women Center Stage Festival plus a few "slightly older" plays with the Independent Shakespeare Company in Los Angeles. She made her television debut on the final season of hit sitcom Girlfriends on The CW and has also played leads in a few small indie films. Proud member: SAG-AFTRA & Equity. Fave collaborator names to drop: Debbie Allen, Barbara Kopple, Israel Horovitz, Katori Hall, and Ethan Hawke. Dream directors: Steve McQueen and Carol Morley. Home: some point between NYC/LA/Lagos/Leeds.

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Booking: Doobious Sources - 90210 Talent

Mara Nicole Hall
Booked: Doobious Sources
Role: Devonda Cray
Represented By: 90210 Talent
Casting Director: Julia Kim

Booking: Preacher's Wives - 90210 Talent

Reign Morton
Booked: Preacher's Wives
Role: Waiter
Represented By: 90210 Talent
Casting Director: Peter Wise
Additional Notes: The show also stars Shari Headley, most popular for her role opposite Eddie Murphy in "Coming To America"!!

Booking: Preacher's Wives - 90210 Talent

Laila Odom
Booked: Preacher's Wives
Role: Sister Tingle
Represented By: 90210 Talent
Casting Director: Peter Wise
Additional Notes: Congrats to Laila Odom for booking the series regular role of "Sister Tingle" (formerly Sister Tramp) in the Pilot Presentation of "Preacher's Wives."

Booking: Lucky Stiff - Stage 9 Talent

Paul Tigue
Booked: Lucky Stiff
Role: Mr. Loomis
Represented By: Stage 9 Talent
Casting Director: Tara Rubin

Booking: The Real Saint Nic - TalentInkLA-NY

Jack Harding
Booked: The Real Saint Nic
Role: Christmas tree lot owner
Represented By: TalentInkLA-NY
Casting Director: Lindsay Chag
Additional Notes: Kudos to Jack for booking a role in the upcoming SAG feature film, "The Real Saint Nic"! The future is looking increasingly bright!

Signing: New Client at RPM TALENT

ROBERT PAUL TAYLOR has signed with RPM Talent.

Booking: GEOGRAPHY CLUB - Adam Park/The Park Noack Agency

Represented By: Adam Park/The Park Noack Agency
Casting Director: Alyson Silverberg

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