11 episodes

We are an entertainment industry podcast that focuses on the stories of those up and coming individuals in the world of theatre, film, and television. Learn about the rising stars and professionals of tomorrow and get a unique glimpse at how this crazy and ever changing industry works. Here we’ll get the chance to sit down with actors, directors, agents, mangers, casting directors, writers, musicians, acting teachers, and the list goes on and on. No filter, no limit, and no telling where these fabulous people might go. So join us, and meet them here first. Welcome to “Not Yet Famous”

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We are an entertainment industry podcast that focuses on the stories of those up and coming individuals in the world of theatre, film, and television. Learn about the rising stars and professionals of tomorrow and get a unique glimpse at how this crazy and ever changing industry works. Here we’ll get the chance to sit down with actors, directors, agents, mangers, casting directors, writers, musicians, acting teachers, and the list goes on and on. No filter, no limit, and no telling where these fabulous people might go. So join us, and meet them here first. Welcome to “Not Yet Famous”

    Ep. 10 Hamilton's Darilyn Castillo

    Ep. 10 Hamilton's Darilyn Castillo

    Darilyn Castillo is a NYC bred singer, actor, songwriter, and poet. She is currently starring in the production of "Hamilton" playing the role of Peggy Schuyler & Maria Reynolds in the Phillip tour. Prior to the Phillip Tour she had starred alongside Lin-Manuel Miranda in the And Peggy Puerto Rico cast. She has released an EP called "Constellation" in 2019. It can be found on all streaming services and she is in the process of releasing a visual EP. Her music video for "Still Calling" had been released in 2019. Her next video will be releasing in Fall 2020, for the song "Dreamy". Darilyn is also currently working on a book of poetry with the hopes of releasing it in Fall 2021.

    • 56 min
    Ep. 9 - Queer(ing) Director and Editor Leticia De Bortoli

    Ep. 9 - Queer(ing) Director and Editor Leticia De Bortoli

    Meet our next guest, Leticia De Bortoli! Yet another jack of all trades, Leticia is a female editor, director, writer and producer from Brazil who now resides in Boston. (Go Pats!)She wrote the new hit web series, Queering, which naturally garnered over 1.5 million views in under 4 months on Youtube! The highly anticipated 2nd season, starring our very own host, Sophia Grasso, will be released on December 20th. Tune in as Sophia goes solo with Leticia in this interview about what it's like to come from another country into the American film industry as well as what it's like to be a Queer creative.
    You can find Leticia on Vimeo as well as instagram.
    @bortolileticia
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    • 46 min
    Ep. 8 - Singer and Cruise Ship Performer Jalynn Steele

    Ep. 8 - Singer and Cruise Ship Performer Jalynn Steele

    Very excited to introduce our next guest, Jalynn Steele! Jalynn is a talented performer with a dynamic stage presence and magnetic personality. Born and raised in Texas, Jalynn began singing in church and became involved in theatre, music and dance throughout her school years. During which she starred in shows including; The World Goes Round, Songs For A New World & The Wiz. During her last year of college Jalynn joined the national & international tour of Fosse in the Principal Role. Next, she explored the high seas as a party band singer with Holland America then joined the Norwegian Cruise Line family, dominating in various shows including Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, After Midnight and many more. After returning to New York, she played lead in the Off-Broadway smash Sistas, and continued work in Regional Theaters. Jalynn is currently preparing to tour nationally with The Lightning Thief starting in January 2019. Live! Laugh! Love!

    • 42 min
    Ep. 7 - Professional Host Ashley Kelley

    Ep. 7 - Professional Host Ashley Kelley

    A name so fake it has to be real. Ashley Kelley is a peanut butter loving, outdoor exploring, barbell lifting, host and actress in the great city of New York. She graduated from her tiny private school in Baltimore then went on to the big city to study acting at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts. Since her days of living, eating, and breathing acting for three years, her career has been soaring in every direction. In addition to film acting, Ashley Kelley is primarily a professional host for magazines, television series, sporting events, and her even own show, PB & Kelley. Look out for Ashley's bold, goofy personality on YouTube, Social Media, and on TV!
    www.ashleykelley.com

    • 49 min
    Ep. 6 - Vocal Coach Michael Joseph

    Ep. 6 - Vocal Coach Michael Joseph

    This Monday get some pro tips from established vocal coach and performer Michael Joseph! Michael has enjoyed a successful and diverse musical career. Following studies at the New England Conservatory of Music and Catholic University, he continued operatic studies with Tito Gobbi in Florence, Italy, where he also performed throughout the region in operatic concerts. As he transitioned out of a singing career, Michael maintained a very successful voice studio. Many of his students perform professionally in musical theatre and opera. Whether it is Benjamin Britten’s operaTurn of the Screw, a Sondheim musical orThe Who’s Tommy, Michael has set and maintained a standard of musical excellence, committed and nuanced vocal and orchestral performances.
    www.mvjvocalstudio.com

    • 53 min
    Ep. 5 - Casting Director Christine McKenna

    Ep. 5 - Casting Director Christine McKenna

    This next episode covers a lot of burning questions that most wish to discuss with casting directors and we were lucky enough to have a guest who knows her stuff. Introducing our next guest, Christine Mckenna. Christine is the Associate Casting Director at Stewart/Whitley Casting in New York City. Selection of some current projects include CHICAGO (Broadway and Tour), HADESTOWN (Pre-Broadway), AUGUST RUSH (Pre-Broadway), SOUND OF MUSIC (National Tour), ELF (National Tours), THE LIGHTNING THIEF (National Tour). Over her 8 year casting career, she has worked extensively in a variety of mediums including Commercials, TV, Film, Theatre at the high profile offices of Harriet Bass Casting, Telsey+Co, and Paladino Casting. She is a proud Alum of AADA campus of New York, and holds an LLB in Law from Queen’s University Belfast. http://www.cmckenncasting.com/

    • 59 min

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