Arts Interview: Jim Parrack, Actor and Director of Playhouse West Brooklyn Lab | It’s A Question Of Balance 19 March 2016
March 20, 2016
Broadcast on 19 March 2016 on KSCO AM 1080, KSCO 104.1 FM, KOMY AM 1340, and KSCO.com Live Stream.
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Arts Interview: In-Depth Conversation with Jim Parrack
This week as her special guest from the arts Ruth Copland is pleased to be featuring an interview at the Cinequest Film Festival 2016 with actor Jim Parrack. Known for his starring roles in the series True Blood and in the military science fiction war film Battle: Los Angeles, Jim’s screen debut was in the 2008 drama film Annapolis. He made multiple guest appearances on TV shows such as Monk, Grey’s Anatomy, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Criminal Minds before his role as Hoyt Fortenberry in the HBO series True Blood, in which he was one of the main starring cast for six seasons. In 2013, Jim starred in the drama film Child of God and the Spanish-American drama A Night In Old Mexico. He co-stars in the film Fury (2014); The Adderall Diaries (2016) with James Franco, Ed Harris, Amber Heard, and Christian Slater; and the soon-to-be released Suicide Squad. In 2014, Jim joined the Broadway cast of Of Mice and Men, playing the role of Slim. After studying at Playhouse West Los Angeles for 10 years and teaching there for four years, Jim moved to new York in 2014 to start the acting school Playhouse West Brooklyn Lab, of which he is the director. Playhouse West Brooklyn Lab is built on simple principles of hard work, respect, passion and service, and offers a 2-year program of study for the serious actor.
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