Peter Kors

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Peter Kors is an actor, director and master teaching artist. He currently serves as Conservatory Director for Pacific Resident Theatre Youth Conservatory, and is on the artist roster of Los Angeles Opera, the Music Center Education Division, Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, and Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Peter co-founded Dell’Arte International, a school for physical theatre studies in Northern California and teaches mask, movement, and acting workshops in Los Angeles and New York City. Acting credits include, among others, performances at the Mark Taper Forum, “The West Wing,” and “Bram and Alice.”

 

Donna DuBain

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Donna Du Bain has spent most of her life on stage. In San Francisco, she was a lead actress with the prestigious Circus theatrical family that did west coast premiere’s of many successful productions such as Tom Paine and Futz. After over 25 productions on the San Francisco stage, she moved to LA to begin her notorious career as a “serial” improvisational actor. She is a founding member of The Groundlings and then later found her Improv home with The Spolin Players. She has written comedy vignettes for television and was the director of the award winning, original play Loveable Blonde Seeking. While at the prestigious American Film Institute, she was instrumental in implementing The Academy Internship Program, The Independent Filmmaker Program and the Directing Workshop for Women. She has also produced an award winning Independent film, David Lynch presents… I Don’t Know Jack. Her love of the craft of acting and compassionate support of the artists has culminated in being a guest artist for The Virginia Avenue Project which helps “at-risk” children through creative exploring. She says her experience of working under the tutelage of Viola Spolin and the wonderful creative support of the Spolin Players has positively influenced every part of her professional and personal life. She loves Shakespeare, and will recite it at any given moment—don’t get her started.

 

Moses Norton

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Moses Norton is a physical theatre artist, actor, director, acrobat, theater creator, and community-based arts facilitator. He graduated with an MFA in Ensemble-Based Physical Theatre from the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, completed a year of Lecoq based physical theatre training at Estudis Berty Tovias in Barcelona Spain, and studied, Acting Physicality, Clown, and Improvisation at UC Santa Cruz.

Since graduating from Dell’Arte he has co-founded and toured nationally with UpLift Physical Theatre based in San Francisco, Performed and created original content as a clown and acrobat for the LA Opera’s Pagliacci, choreographed and soloed in the LA Jazz Band Burning Ghosts’ latest music video Defiance, as well as currently freelancing as an actor, director, stunt coordinator, and fight choreographer for stage and film. He is also currently working with the critically acclaimed LA based physical theatre company Not Man Apart acting and creating in their last year’s devising project Paradise Lost: Reclaiming Destiny.

As a director Moses most recently directed Chambeando in collaboration with The Frida Kahlo Theatre and The Pasadena Community Job Center, he has also directed Physical Comedy for The Servant of Two Masters as an Adjunct instructor for Sacramento City College and this past August won the “Judged Choice Award” for his Direction of Aprender a Caer at the Stella Adler Short and Sweet Latino Theatre Festival. Furthermore Moses continues to teach workshops for and devise immersive theatrical events with his own emerging theatre troupe Fiasco Physical Theatre having recently staged Hint! A Commedia Masked Murder Mystery in collaboration with the Idyllwild Arts Academy. Moses is currently directing Historias Del Rio with Teatro Jornalero Sin Fronteras opening June 29th at The Autry Museum of The American West.

As a teaching artist Moses has worked as an Adjunct movement instructor for the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre. In Los Angeles, at The Frida Kahlo Theatre, he is moving into his third year of bilingual teaching and directing, leading physical acting and mask craft intensives. He also teaches physical theatre, games, and innovative fitnesswith Not Man Apart’s Educational outreach program. In Lynnwood he partners with the B.R.I.D.G.E. Theatre Project, facilitating intensive playwriting and acting programs collaborating with an awesome team of children, professional artists and community members. Moses also partners with the Plaza de La Raza in Lincoln Heights where, in exchange for studio space for his Company Fiasco PhysicalTheatre, he teaches mask making and physical theatre workshops to the community.

 

Keith Berger

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Keith Berger adheres to no one “doctrine” of physical theatre. His influences range from the classical French Pantomime of Barrault and Marceau to the forcefully dynamic American Mime Theatre style. Keith was among the very first performers to take his act on to the streets of New York City receiving the Joseph Papp award for “Most Outstanding Street Performer.” Since then he has toured his one-man show throughout the United States and Europe. Among these concerts are featured performances at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, The Palm Beach Arts Festival and a Royal Command Performance for Princess Grace of Monaco. Some of his T.V. and film credits include Red Skelton’s “Funny Faces”, “Crossover Dreams”, “Angel Heart”, “The Suicide Club” and a starring role on CBS’ “Space Rangers”. Off-Broadway, Keith wrote and starred in “Broken Toys”. Keith and his wife, Sharon Diskin, formed The Chameleons Mime Theatre in 1990, and since then have performed for over 1 million children and adults all over the world.

A gifted teacher as well as performer, Berger has taught workshops and master classes in Physical Theatre and Mime throughout the U.S., including Cornell University, The Orange County Performing Arts Center, The Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, The Disney Animation Studios and also various cultural institutions in Europe and Asia. Over the years, Keith and Sharon have developed their own method of teaching theatre to children based on a concept they call Story Mime Theatre.

For their excellence as professional artists in the schools, Keith and Sharon were honored to receive the prestigious PASA award, presented by the County of Los Angeles, California Arts Council, and the California Department of Education.

 

Kim Delgado

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Kim Delgado was born in Brooklyn, New York. Kim’s parents were ardent lovers of the arts and at age thirteen introduced him to PAF-Playhouse in Huntington Long Island. Kim became an equity theater apprentice and studied while working on the main stage. At sixteen, Kim and went on tour with Trinity Sq. Repertory’s award- winning play “Brother to Dragons”. Kim went on to film the PBS special of the play, “Great Performances: Brother to Dragons” (1975), directed by Adrian Hall. After studying with Sandra Seacat, Ernie Martin, John Lithgow and Lee Strasberg, Kim graduated cum-laude from the Davis Center in New York City and went onto star with Lee Strasberg in the feature film Boardwalk (1979).

Kim honed his craft working in off-Broadway productions in New York City at the Round About Theater, Circle in the Square, and Joseph Papp’s theater in Central Park. Moving to Los Angeles Kim was blessed to continue working in the theater at the Mark Taper Forum in the hit show, “Hunting Cockroaches”, starring with Malcolm McDowell and Swoosie Kurtz.

Kim’s love for the industry propelled him into other feature work including, “Life As A house”, Kindergarten Cop”, Patriot Games”, “Eddie”, “Good Burger” “Arizona Seaside”, “Hard Four”,”2:13″, “Die Hard: With A Vengeance” and “The Rune Stone”. Kim moved to LA was privileged to work with many prominent directors, producers and acting talents in television shows, mini-series and MOW’s including; “How to Get Away with Murder”, “The Goldberg’s”, “Soul Man”, “I’m Dying up Here”, “Southland”, “The Millers”, “The Fosters”, “Eli Stone”, “Friends”, CSI, Brothers and Sisters, Rules Of Engagement, “iCarly”, “90210”, “Desperate House Wives”, “Grays Anatomy”, Murder She Wrote”, “Dexter”, “NYPD Blue”, “Boston Legal”, and over 100 others.

During the 1990’s Kim expanded his entertainment abilities and wore many different hats in the entertainment industry. Casting commercials, writing and producing Radio and Television commercials and eventually writing screen and television screenplays. Kim’s first sold screen project was Lifetimes’ “Taken in Broad Day Light” which became an international hit. This project was and still is “the third highest rated movie in Lifetime Network History and was sold to over 100 hundred countries internationally”. Since then Kim has gone on to write, produce and direct the reality pilot “Battling Garages/RAW”, and the horror short “Purgatory”. Kim was recently hired to write the pilot reboot of the new “Streets of San San Francisco” has signed an option deal for his co-written TV Series “Stone’s Law”, based on the life and legal cases of NY Mafia Attorney Barry Levin.

Kim embraces the opportunity to continue working and collaborating with the many wonderful artists and talents in the entertainment industry. Mr. Delgado is the supportive father of two fantastic young adults who are currently in college and reaching for their dreams.

 

Suzanne Hunt

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Suzanne Hunt grew up in Los Angeles and since her teens, she has worked professionally in theatre, film and television both here and in New York. Suzanne has served as an Artistic Coordinator of the Classical Theatre Lab, a resident theatre company in West Hollywood since 2011. At CTL Suzanne produces and co-produces all lab presentations, directs staged readings and productions and coordinates the Tuesday night lab workshop with directors including Rob Nagle, Michael Arabian, Elizabeth Swain, Louis Fantasia, Peter Kors, Michael Murray, Nike Doukas, Rod Menzies to name just a few. Suzanne also serves as a liaison to the City of West Hollywood.
Suzanne is also a company member of the Road Theatre in North Hollywood where she has directed and produced several award-winning shows. Her direction of the new play Finding Fossils by Ty DeMartino earned Scenie Awards for Outstanding Direction, Outstanding Production and Best Performance by a Featured Actor.

As an actor, Suzanne has appeared in recurring roles on several network television shows and soap operas. Theatre credits include lead roles in many award-winning productions including the long- running comedy, “Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will” by Del Shores.
Suzanne is a graduate of UCLA’s Department of Theatre, Film and Television, and holds an MFA in Acting/Directing from California State University Long Beach, and a Master’s Degree in Theatre Studies from California State University Northridge. Suzanne is on the theatre faculty at CSUN, Pasadena City College and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, teaching a variety of acting and theatre classes and directing student productions.