Final Project

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The ACTING Project profiles and offers insight on young actors living in Pittsburgh. Each week there will be a new profile!


Shannon Felletter – 20 years old; Sophomore Acting Major at Point Park University

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What’s your earliest acting memory?

What type of roles do you look for?

What’s your favorite show you’ve ever been in?

What does acting mean to you?


Grace McDavid – 20 years old; Sophomore Musical Theatre Major at Point Park University

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What’s your earliest acting memory?

What types of roles do you look for?

What does acting mean to you?

Who is your favorite actor and actress?


Jackeline Gonzalez – 20 years old; Sophomore Acting Major at Point Park University

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What’s your earliest acting memory?

What types of roles do you look for?

What’s your favorite show you’ve ever been in?

What does acting mean to you?

Thoughts On “How To Tell A Story Right Now”

When I read Joe Berkowitz’s article, “How To Tell A Story—Right Now—From A Master Of Improv”, I was immediately reminded of my Drama classes I took in high school. We would have these improv games every once in a while and I would always be terrible because I would try to think of the funniest things to do. I understand what he means by saying that the audience can tell when someone isn’t being truthful with their story. I can usually tell when someone is lying about a story. This is very important to our class because multimedia is all about telling a story. Our stories have to be genuine to the memories of our subjects and must be adapted faithfully. Also, focusing on what makes the story/memory interesting is crucial in order to keep the audience engaged. This also shows that picking the right subject (both person and topic) is crucial to a story’s success. I think now instead of looking for a specific type of story, I’ll broaden my search and look with an open mind.