happenings

salinas in the flowers
credit: Katy Corea

8/12/15:  A few photos from Theatre Aspen’s production of Peter and the Starcatcher.  Colorado has been a most amazing home this summer.

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as Bill Slank (with Aidan Sank as Peter) in Peter and the Starcatcher. 2015. photo by Jeremy Swanson
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with Thom Christopher Warren in Peter and the Starcatcher. Theatre Aspen. 2015. photo by Jeremy Swanson
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Peter and the Starcatcher. Theatre Aspen. 2015. photo by Jeremy Swanson

 

4/6/15:  I’ll be performing in the Rockies this summer!  From mid-June through the end of August, I can be found in Cabaret and Peter and the Starcatcher at Theatre Aspen.

12/21/14: A photo from the New York Times review of The Long Christmas Dinner at Lincoln Center.

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with (l-r) Libby Matthews, Arielle Goldman, Hannah Mitchell, Ryan-James Hatanaka and Michael Salinas

12/15/14:  Here is a clip of my appearance on CBS’s Blue Bloods.

10/23/14:  I’m excited to say that a week before Christmas, I’ll be performing at Lincoln Center in a one-night-only production of Thornton Wilder’s The Long Christmas Dinner, in conjunction with the American Symphony Orchestra.  Director Jonathan Rosenberg is at the helm of this unique theatrical event.  Click this for more info.

10/10/14:  For my first dance in dramatic television, I’ll be co-starring in an episode of Blue Bloods on CBS, airing December 12th. 

9/7/14:  I have the great privilege of playing multiple parts tonight in a reading of a new play, ONE FOR THE RECORD BOOKS by Bixby Elliot, with The Brooklyn Generator at Spike Hill in Williamsburg.  Want to have a ball hearing a new play read out loud by actors right in front of your face? Here is some info:  http://www.ticketfly.com/event/596129-brooklyn-generator-brooklyn/

7/11/14:  Tonight is first rehearsal for a new play I’m acting in, Outside Sitka, which will be featured in the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.  If you’re in New York on August 5th, snag a ticket!

6/7/14:  Quite some time has passed since I’ve been in a musical-type theatre piece.  Wet Glitter (a new play with a live band, suspense and a puppet) will open Friday, June 13th at IRT in Greenwich Village.

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5/6/14:  Here is a short film that I shot last week with Turkish director Alperen Guman.

2/4/14:  In the thick of rehearsals for Chekhov’s Three Sisters (adapted by Sarah Ruhl), co-produced by Gowanus Art & Production and performing the first week of March at The Green Building in Brooklyn.

1/7/14:  I recently acted in a short film, Sorry’s Anonymous, written and directed by Paige Wollensak for the NYU film school at Tisch.

9/11/13:  Tonight I performed in a staged-reading of Laura Eason’s The Vast In-Between, directed by Liesl Tommy for The Vineyard Theatre in Chelsea.

6/16/13:  Well, I guess I’ll go ahead and try out New York for a while. August sounds good.

4/3/13:  School’s in session, kiddos.  In rehearsal for John Donnelly’s The Knowledge at Steep Theatre. This provocatively entertaining story, brought to you by director Jonathan Berry, opens April 18th.

1/30/13:   On February 4th, I’ll be heading to Denver Center Theatre Company for a week-long workshop/staged-reading of The Vast In-Between, a new play by Laura Eason, commissioned by DCTC as part of the Colorado New Play Summit.

with Kendra Thulin in Luther at Steep Theatre

12/18/12:  Back at Steep!  In Luther, directed by the incomparable Joanie Schultz.

11/21/12:  Come see me have a conversation with a dog in Failure: A Love Story at Victory Gardens Theatre, running through December 30th.  Also, on December 17th I will be performing at The Goodman Theatre in a staged reading of 2666, adapted and directed by Robert Falls and Seth Bockley….and it’s sold out.

10/14/12:  Silk Road Rising’s Night Over Erzinga is now playing.  You can get tickets here.

8/28/12: The Pavement Group is an exciting group of young, sexy theatre artists. And they have graciously pulled me in as an Artistic Associate. Let the associating begin!

7/20/12:  On August 4th, I will be performing in the Victory Gardens Ignition Festival.  Come check out SAMSARA, by playwright Lauren Yee.

6/26/12:  Beginning in October, I will be performing in Night Over Erzinga with Silk Road Rising.  In November, catch me in Failure: A Love Story with Victory Gardens.

 

with (top, l-r) Andrea Popova, Heidi Stillman, Laura Eason, Michael Salinas, (middle) Doug Langworthy, Nicole Shalhoub, Jennifer Mudge, Jeannine Scarpino, and (bottom) Chris Henry Coffey at the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival.

6/25/12:  I recently returned from the Perry-Mansfield New Works Festival in Steamboat Springs, CO where I performed in a reading of playwright Laura Eason’s new play The Vast In-Between, commissioned by the Denver Center Theatre Company.

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