26 episodes

Hey everybody. Welcome to The Moment Before. The podcast where we dive into conversations with young actors at the beginning of their journey. Join us as we sit down with students from The New York Conservatory and learn their perspective on acting, the entertainment industry, and more. Hosted by Richard Omar. Produced by Will Cecil.

The Moment Before with Richard Omar The New York Conservatory

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    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Hey everybody. Welcome to The Moment Before. The podcast where we dive into conversations with young actors at the beginning of their journey. Join us as we sit down with students from The New York Conservatory and learn their perspective on acting, the entertainment industry, and more. Hosted by Richard Omar. Produced by Will Cecil.

    Episode #27 - Johnathan Johnson (Triple J)

    Episode #27 - Johnathan Johnson (Triple J)

    Today, we sit down with Johnathan Johnson (Triple J) and discuss growing up in Miami, Florida, looking for representation in Hollywood, giving over to the circumstances of a scene while maintaining a level of control, and keeping a positive outlook in life.

    Hosted by Richard Omar 
    Produced by Will Cecil

    To learn more about The New York Conservatory check us out at nycda.edu

    • 28 min
    Episode #26 - Paulina Valenzuela

    Episode #26 - Paulina Valenzuela

    Today, we sit down with Paulina Valenzuela and discuss growing up in Texas, attending thespian festivals, learning how to market yourself as an actor, and keeping healthy relationships with your fellow actors.

    Hosted by Richard Omar 
    Produced by Will Cecil

    To learn more about The New York Conservatory check us out at nycda.edu

    • 31 min
    Episode #25 - Candice Ayer

    Episode #25 - Candice Ayer

    Today, we sit down with Candice Ayer and discuss growing up in Jamaica, Mt. Vernon, & Staten Island, accidentally discovering a love for acting, and walking into new experiences without prior expectations.

    Hosted by Richard Omar 
    Produced by Will Cecil

    To learn more about The New York Conservatory check us out at nycda.edu

    • 35 min
    Episode #24 - George Figureoa

    Episode #24 - George Figureoa

    Today, we sit down with George Figureoa and discuss growing up in Washington D.C., studying molecular chemistry, leaving an office job to pursue your dreams, and freeing yourself from embarrassment.

    Hosted by Richard Omar 
    Produced by Will Cecil

    To learn more about The New York Conservatory check us out at nycda.edu

    • 28 min
    Episode #23 - Genesis Betanco

    Episode #23 - Genesis Betanco

    Today, we sit down with Genesis Betanco and discuss growing up in Honduras, setting off on a career in the arts, moving from NJ to Manhattan, and the discipline of an acting conservatory.

    Hosted by Richard Omar 
    Produced by Will Cecil

    To learn more about The New York Conservatory check us out at nycda.edu

    • 26 min
    Episode #22 - Lafayette Frazier

    Episode #22 - Lafayette Frazier

    Today, we sit down with Lafayette Frazier and discuss growing up in South Carolina, transitioning from stage to camera, and working through your guards.

    Hosted by Richard Omar 
    Produced by Will Cecil

    To learn more about The New York Conservatory check us out at nycda.edu

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Verryjerry ,

First lesson is to listen

It’s always good to listen and resonate with actors from different aspects of life. Not only are the stories interesting but there are little similar lessons that I got to learn again and relate to. Hoping there’s a segment for alumni in the future.

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