ACTING WHILE BLACK: TK.1
"I remember that whole slave era I had..."
"The AWB Show" is a recorded safe space for actors, writers, comedians and film makers of color to talk craft, trade notes, vent, share experiences and generally give insight into the unique journey of what it's like making your way in 'the biz' as an artist of the melanin persuasion . Every episode 'That Actor Guy' Martin Bats Bradford and 'The BlackActorPedia' Lawrence J. Weber will check in and talk shop with a guest and get their perspectives on what it's like to be acting...while black..
Credits: Queen Sugar, Girls Trip, NCIS: New Orleans, Underground, Sticky Notes, 21 Jump Street, Zoo, American Horror Story, Plaquemines, True Detective....
BLACK ACTOR HISTORY Shout Out: Audra McDonald
The Script: EGOT Talk, Theatre Beginnings, The JAREN Origin Story, How'd You Get Your Agent?, Fck Bobby Jindal, Don't Fear Meagan Lewis, Casting Directors Want You To Win, Film v Theatre, The Trappings of the Takes, Personal Techniques, Rewards in Risk Taking, That Light Bulb Moment, Most Challenging Role, Taking in the Space, Processing New Opportunities and Roles, Keeping A Humble Spirit, The Business Minded Creative, Follower Count Castings, It's A Marathon, The Professional Auditioners, Peaks&Valleys, What Dropped Roles Have Haunted You, Praising Your Potnah's Booking, Jason Mitchell Easy-E Story, Hustle Your Way In, Managers&Agents, Knowing Your Type, Stereotypes and Type Casting, Characters That Stay With You, Dream Roles, Influences.
THINGS BLACK ACTORS SAY:
"I remember that whole slave era I had"
"I'm Not Yessa Massering Good Enough!?"
"I couldn't find a black actor for a long time that NEVER played a thug..."
"My Mama told me I don't like watching too much of your things because I hate seeing you go to jail or die..."
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Opening & Closing Theme, "The Shade" by Rahim Glaspy
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