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 Pat McCorkle       Jeffrey Dreisbach       Katja Zarolinski     Tracy Kaczorowski
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2 Digital TV Studios with optional Teleprompter
Lobby-Waiting area
Lobby-Waiting area
Flexable theatre audition space and Digital TV studios with teleprompter and audio recording studio offers complete HD recording of talent with upload capability to all popular audition cloud sites. The spacious, well appointed lobby and amenities provide comfort and convenience for our clients and talent.
        
  
Academic Background
        New York University, M.A. in Theater Education (directing focus), 1973
        
Douglass University, New Brunswick, NJ, B.A. in Theater/Speech , 1969
        
Seton Hall University,Teaching Certification, 1971

Affiliations
        President and founder of McCorkle Casting, Ltd. (30 years) - has cast for nearly every major regional theater in the country as well as innumerable Broadway, Television and Film projects.

Current Adjunct Educational Affiliations:
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs-Professor of Performance Practice-Department of Theatre Arts 2007-Present
  • Harrt School, Hartford, CT. Professional performance advisor
  • University of Missouri/Kansas City - Professor (for MFA students), Advisory Board (1991)-Present
  • Rutgers University -Advance Film Audition/career transition Instructor (for MFA/BFA students) (2004-Present)
  • University of Delaware - Advisory Board-Theatrical Audition, Technique Instructor (1991-2011)
Conducted/conducts master classes at:
Yale, Columbia, SUNY Purchase, Boston University, Wayne State, NYU Film School, UC Irvine, Williamstown Theatre, Festival, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory, Guthrie Theatre, Shenandoah University, Wright State University, University of Illinois/Urbana,University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill

Theatre Arts Boards and Cultural Associations:
        Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Board od Directors
        Actors Center - Advisory Committee
        New Harmony Project - Board of Directors
        Lambs Theatre - Advisory Board
        Actors, Authors, and Composers Repertory Company -
            Cofounder with Rupert Holmes and Jon Brielle
        Northampton Independent Film Festival - Board of Directors
        Roger Sturtevant Foundation - Board of Directors
        Lynne Thigpen/Bobo Lewis Foundation - Board of Directors

Industry Recognition and Awards:
  • Douglas University Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
  • Emmy nomination (Showtime's Californication - 2008)
  • George Street Theatre-Outstanding Contribution to Theatre honoree/recipient
  • Casting Society of America (C.S.A.) - 4 yrs. on National Board, member for 18 years
  • Served as C.S.A. / Actors Equity Association liaison on multiple committees
  • 14 Artios nominations (industry award for excellence in casting)
  • Academy of Television Arts and Sciences member
  • Emmy Voter/Tony Voter
  • Interviewed and published in several books/publications/media broadcasts



Casting Partner
                                                                  
2010-present
                                                                      
McCorkle Casting Ltd. (New York, NY)        
Casting partner and business manager for this renown independent casting company. Place Actors in  projects for Broadway, Off Broadway,
regional theatre, film and television. Negotiate contracts, create marketing plans develop new business strategies and serve as active casting contributor.

Performing Arts Educator-multiple locations                                   2010-present
Terry Schreiber Studios, One on One Studio (New York, NY), Penny Templeton Studio, Brookdale Community College, Duchess Community College
Courses/classes in: Advance Acting for the Camera, Acting Essentials, Career development for actors,, Voice-over workshop(s), Scene Study, Monologues.

Administrative Director- Course Instructor 2009-2010
TVI Actors Studio (New York, NY) 
Interim director and administrator. programming, scheduling, staff management,
marketing, promotions, enrollment, curriculum and student supervisor. Teacher of Acting
(Meisner/Shakespeare/Method), Commercial and Voice-overs performance.

Performing Arts Faculty 
Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School (South Hadley, MA)  2005-2009               
Advanced Acting, Film/TV Acting, Radio and TV Broadcasting- Stage Director
Repertory and youth touring company director, main stage director, teacher of Acting,
Broadcasting, Voice-over performance. Author of "Hip Hop Aesop" Original Musical for young people.

Adjunct Professor                                             
University of Missouri, Department of Theatre (Kansas City, MO)       1998-present
University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT) 2005
Masters and BFA degree candidate's voice-over performance and On Camera Acting workshops

Executive Director-Head of Operations                                               1992- 2003
Connecticut Schools of Broadcasting Inc. New Jersey/New York/Philadelphia/Washington
Installation, administration and implementation of performance training for the oldest and largest broadcasting school(s) in the country. Managed staff of more than 50 professional broadcasters and industry specialists. Designed and developed new curriculums. Instructed classes, managed job placement, principal lead recruiter of students and supervised operations in multiple locale's simultaneously .
 
Actor                                                                                      1979-2009
Stage, Feature Film and Television (New York and Nationally)
Broadway, Tours, Regional productions: A Few Good Men-original Broadway cast. A New York Summer-Radio City Music Hall.
Boomerangst-Westside Arts Theater. Grease, Boys Next Door-National Tours,
Leading roles performed at: Warner Theatre DC, Buffalo Studio Arena, Berkshire
Theater Festival, Main Street Theater Company
Kennedy Crenter, Pasadena Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse, Cincinnati Playhouse, Pennsylvania Center Stage, Pennsylvania Stage, Seattle Repertory
Majestic Theater, Walt Disney World. Henry Ford Museum Theater, Queens Theatre in the Park, Alliance Theater-Atlanta.
 
Television:
Education of Max Bickford (Featured)- CBS
Monday Night Mayhem (Featured)- TNT Original Movie                                               
Another World (Recurring)-NBC Television
One Life to Live (Recurring)-ABC Television                                                          

Feature Film:
The Thomas Crown Affair (Featured)-Director John McTiernan
Die Hard With A Vengeance (Featured)-Director John McTiernan
Bereft-(Featured)-Director Tim Daley
Splash- (Featured)-Director Ron Howard
The Wizard of Loneliness (Featured)-Director Jenny Bowen
Brian Darling (Featured)-HBO Productions
  • Extensive commercial and voice-over performances in all media
Guest Artist, Lecturer, Workshop facilitator
Numerous media/instructional lecture engagements for multiple organizations/companies/universities including: Southern Methodist University, SUNY Purchase, University of Delaware, Rutgers University, N.C. School of the Arts, Sonya Freedman Show (USA Network), Center for the Arts (MA). Princeton Review.
Television appearances on HGTV, Chronicle (Boston), Iin Action Video Magazine.

Formal Education and Professional Training
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Wayne State University, Detroit MI 1979
Independent Theater Study, London, England 1977 (Roger Williams College)
California Institute of the Arts 1975 (Practicum Credits through Disney University)
 
Affiliations-Organizations and Achievements-Publications
Director of Northampton Independent Film Festival 2008.
Licensed By NJ & NY, MA Departments of Education, School to Work training
Member of Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Radio and Television Artists Actors Equity Association. FCC license holder since 1992.
M1 student Visa officer for SEVIS system-division of homeland security authorization.
Award winning tree art furniture artist/craftsman.
Author; Conversation Pieces out of the Woods, 2009, Outskirts Press, Denver Co
Author; Conversation Pieces out of the Studio, The Voice-over Workshop for Professional Actors, 2012, Dog Ear Publishing. (Incorporated into several university training curriculums)

Skills and Notable Qualifications
Superior business correspondence writer
A well organized, innovative, compatible team player
Possesses high energy, outgoing personality and exemplary communication skills
Extremely well versed in technical and performance media applications (Broadcasting)
Computer Skills-Mac and PC- Word, Excel, social media, internet. Video and audio editing, television and radio studio operations.

Personal Background Information
Excellent health, enjoys power walking, hiking, outdoor activities, computing.
Extensive traveling experience. Licensed driver
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