Self-Tape • Home Recording Studio • Art/Caricature
“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding make even more art.”
— Andy Warhol
Ashton Michael Corey is a New York City-based vocalist, musician, composer, sound designer, and audio engineer. Ashton is a member of Actors Equity as well as IATSE and is one of the few working professionals who has proven to be equally adept at performance and music as he is design and technology. In addition to having several off-broadway sound design credits, Ashton operates a small project studio of his own where he has helped countless songwriters record professional demo's and albums. As a vocalist and musician Ashton frequents New York City hotspots such as 54 Below, The Metropolitan Room, Town Hall, Don't Tell Mama's, and the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Recent theatrical credits include the second national tour of "A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder" (Tom Copley), "Once" at TheatreSquared (Svec), "Pip's Island" Off-Broadway (Pip), "Closer Than You Think" at the Sheen Center (Billy). Ashton holds a BA in Musical Theatre Performance from Marymount Manhattan College.
Vocal Health, Singing Technique, Singing Live vs In The Studio, Songwriting, Arranging, Self-Tape Production, and Home Recording Studio Techniques, College Prep
Justin "Squigs" Robertson has become one of Broadway theater’s most acclaimed caricaturists in the past decade. He is the co-creator, illustrator, and designer of The Lights of Broadway Show Cards; and his illustrations have been seen regularly since 2010 as the Broadway Ink feature on Broadway.com. Squigs’ work has also appeared in the New York Times; the Wall Street Journal; the Los Angeles Times; Variety; Jennifer Ashley Tepper's Untold Stories of Broadway series; and in promotional campaigns for Actors' Equity Association, Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS, the Theatre World Awards, and theatrical productions in New York, London, and around the world. As an actor, he has performed at venues such as The Paper Mill Playhouse, The Pasadena Playhouse, Milwaukee Rep, Theater Under the Stars, Casa Mañana, and Music Theatre of Wichita. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for many years, and now calls New York City his home.
Karl is a live performance photographer based in Los Angeles.
Prior to being a full-time photographer, Karl was a Deputy Sheriff for fourteen years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. In 2005, while still with the Sheriff’s Department, Karl received a phone call from the writers’ office of Law and Order. That initial phone call was the beginning of a fifteen year career as a Police and Medical Technical Advisor for television and film. Some of the shows he’s worked on: The Mentalist, Rizzoli & Isles, The Closer, All Rise and most recently the new James Wan film “Malignant.”
Karl, now a live performance photographer, has photographed comedians at The Hollywood Improv, cabaret artists at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s, and Broadway singers with The Phoenix Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. He also photographs performances at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. Karl also shoots for Writers Bloc in Los Angeles, a series of author talks with such speakers as: Rachel Maddow, Jeffrey Toobin, Preet Bharara, Senator Amy Klobuchar, the Pod Save America team and many more.
Karl is married to actress Kerry O'Malley and together they have refined their self-taping techniques for television and film, to the delight of Kerry’s agents and managers. Karl has taken this a step further and now has several clients that use him for their audition and performance tapes. He also edits actor reels, creates and hosts actor websites, and can advise on lighting, editing, uploading and hosting of self-tape auditions. He loves working with actors and helping them look their best.
Self Tape Auditions
Brian is originally from Nashville, TN, and currently lives in NYC with his wife Kathi and son, James. Brian has been touring the US and Canada in several of Spot-On Entertainment's symphonic shows. The first show is titled The King - The Music of Elvis and highlights the grand spectrum of the Elvis Presley catalog. Brian’s most recent tour with Spot-On is titled Music Of The Knights, and features the music of Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John & Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. Brian has performed these shows with the symphonies of Calgary, Winnipeg, St. Louis, San Diego, and Milwaukee, just to name a few.
Brian has had the opportunity to represent Spot-On Entertainment & sing at Feinstein's/54 Below in NYC, celebrating the lives, music & careers of Cher, Tina Turner, and George Michael.
In the 1990s, Brian toured the US & Canada with the Broadway Musical CATS, playing the roles of Old Deuteronomy, Bustopher Jones and Gus, the Theater Cat. He has, also, performed regionally, in South Florida, Texas and at Dollywood.
In a future project, Brian will be performing with the Be Bim Bop Trio in a series of jazz performances celebrating the music of Michael Franks.
Brian would like to thank his family for their support & Spot-On Entertainment for including him in these musical celebrations.
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