The Spirited Actor

The Spirited Actor

The Spirited Actor Podcast is a weekly, 30-45 minute show for aspiring and working actors of all walks of life. This show will feature Celebrity actors as well as known industry guests to engage about the challenges, obstacles and truths faced in show business. It will also be a platform to empower and encourage actors to stay motivated.The Spirited Actor Podcast will educate actors with correct terminology and definitions used.... Show More
March 24, 2020 50 min

Brooklyn born and raised,Twinkie has 30 years of experience in the entertainment industry. She began casting music videos then grew to shorts and feature films.

 cast short films for AFI & USC students. Most notable to date is director Ryan Coogler. While attending USC, Twinkie cast Cooglers award winning short film FIG then went on to cast Fuitvale Station. She has also cast  Stomp The Yard, Jumping the Broom, Notorious, Filly Brown, Sparkle, Southside with You, BEATS then Televisions Being Mary Jane.  “While casting those films I learned more about producing then most recently I’ve been bitten by the directing bug.

Twinkies directorial debut is an award winning short film called The Counter: 1960. The Counter has touched lives around the globe. It chronicles the lives of three current day “woke” black college students who slip into the past and relive the lunch counter sit ins of the segregated south in 1960. Will the be served??  Twinkie is also Executive Producer of a Christmas film for Lifetime Television and a MACRO Young Adult film called Young Wild Free.

“Directing and Producing are my new frontier, Twinkie says, I see things differently, in a new way. Its so wonderful how new challenges make you feel even more alive. Seeing the world from this new vantage point is exhilarating!”

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