Join us on June 17, 2017 at the WVSU EDC and act! Flyer has the info. Spots limited, reserve by emailing us at [email protected]

If you can’t make it to the workshop no worries. There will be more. Email us if you would also like to have this in your own town. Each workshop has a limit of 20 participants.

JW is a seasoned veteran of the independent film arena, with a broad depth of experience in nearly every production capacity. His skill set ranges from directing, producing, executive producing, writing, acting, teaching, editing, production coordination, office management, and production accounting.

He recently directed and produced the feature “A Christmas Tree Miracle” and “The Pledge” in Wheeling, WV. “The Pledge” is distributed by BMG and frequently runs on the Daystar Network, and “A Christmas Tree Miracle” currently completed its second successful holiday season airing frequently on the UP Network. He also co-founded AWEtism Productions, where he created an autism awareness DVD, “The S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Approach Volume I: It Doesn’t Have to be This Hard.”

He has over two decades of teaching under his belt. He has also taught at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute and the Dee Wallace Stone Acting Studio in Los Angeles, in addition to directing and performing with several traveling improvisational groups, playing such venues as The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, and The Ice House.

Currently, he serves as adjunct faculty at Frostburg State University. For his new company, The Movie Brewdio, he teaches weekend film acting workshops around the country for adults and children. He is the Director of the recently-founded improvisation school, “Improv With JW” in Frostburg, Maryland. He also produces and performs in several podcasts for The Movie Brewdio, including “The 11% Better Life with JW & Karl,” an improvisational comic send-up of the self help guru industry.

JW holds a B.A. in Theatre from Frostburg State University in Maryland, and an M.A. in Psychology from the University of Santa Monica in California.