Actors Trish Rainone and Bobby Del Rio are pleased to announce they will be bringing a special acting workshop to the city of Sault Ste Marie!!
Fresh off their lead roles in the Sault Ste Marie-shot web series My Roommate’s an Escort (co-written and co-created by Rainone), Bobby and Trish are eager to create more training opportunities for new actors in northern Ontario.
“Sault Ste Marie has lots of talent. I was born here, raised here and want to give back to this community that I love.” Trish Rainone
“I first experienced The Soo this summer – shooting Season 2 of Escort. I fell in love with the city & the people. I consider myself part of the community now, and I want to help train Soo actors!” – Bobby Del Rio
Trish and Bobby will be doing a 2-day weekend intensive on Saturday, October 5th & Sunday October 6th. Saturday will focus on the craft of acting. Sunday will focus on the business of acting.
Each day will cost $50 to attend, a discount of $75 total to attend both days!
Please email [email protected] to register or to arrange any interviews!
Trish Rainone is an actress, writer, producer, and podcaster from Sault Ste. Marie, ON. Trish landed her first principal role in the horror flick, ‘Black Forest’ in 2012, as May Iris. Shortly after wrapping, she auditioned for the Trailer Park Boys’ film ‘Swearnet: The Movie.’ She was offered a spot as a Sunshine Girl. She has since co-created and starred (as Heather) in the critically acclaimed web series, ‘My Roommate’s an Escort,’ which has garnered over one million views across platforms, and led her to being featured on ‘e-Talk: CTV’, ‘CP: 24’, a rave review in the ‘Globe & Mail’ (John Doyle: April 2017), and festivals worldwide. ‘My Roommate’s an Escort’ took home Best Comedy at the Miami Web Festival in 2018, Best New Media at the Kapow Film Festival in Los Angeles, and the Director’s Choice Best Series Award & the Audience Choice Award at the Austin Revolution Film Festival. She also co-wrote and stars in Season Two, which will be released by the end of 2019. She has gained many nominations for Best Lead actress for her work as Ellen in ‘One Night Stand’ (WKZ Media) at festivals worldwide. Other acting credits include a principal role in the upcoming Netflix Original, V-Wars and a role in the critically acclaimed feature film, The Void.
Bobby Del Rio has been an ACTRA member for over 20 years. He recently appeared in the CBS television series “In The Dark,” produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour production company. He also plays the male lead role of SAM in both seasons of the critically acclaimed web series “My Roommate’s an Escort,” created by Katie Uhlmann & Trish Rainone. Season 2 will launch later in 2019. In 2017, Bobby starred in his hit play “Professionally Ethnic” at SummerWorks. Bobby also wrote & produced the play. The play received rave reviews, with NOW Magazine naming the play on its lists for: OUTSTANDING PLAY, OUTSTANDING PRODUCTION and OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE. Bobby has many projects in development as a producer in the areas of film, television and digital media properties.