Disney | ABC Television Group in partnership with East West Players and Visual Communications will host an evening with the Disney | ABC Talent Development & Diversity team on Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m. at Union Center for the Arts, 120 Judge John Aiso St. in Little Tokyo.

The team will discuss numerous topics including how to break into network television, writing and directing for network TV, pilot season, and the Disney ABC Writing Program and Disney/ABC DGA Directing Programs.

The evening will also include a Q&A in which current program writers and directors will be on hand to answer questions.

Panelists include:

Frank Bennett Gonzalez (director, Talent Development Programs)

Ollie Ashtari-Larki (Talent Development Programs)

Emerlynn Lampitoc (Disney/ABC DGA Directing Program)

Janine Jones (Disney/ABC DGA Directing Program)

Current program writers and directors: Phinneas Kiyoumura, Tash Gray, Zetna Fuentes, Jude Weng.

Be sure to come prepared to ask questions. This is a rare opportunity to do so, particularly when the deadline for the Writing Program and Directing Program applications are approaching.

RSVP to EWP Arts Education Director Marilyn Tokuda at mtokuda@eastwestplayers.org.

For location and parking information, visit www.eastwestplayers.org/about_us/address.htm.


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