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Actor/Producer Antone Pagan is a lifetime member of the famed Actors Studio since the late 80s and has served on its Membership Committee. He has participated in the famous Acting Sessions, Playwright/Director Units, full Productions as well as Member seminars such as the the 50th Anniversary Celebration in 1997 of its begin with The Group Theater and Elia Kazan in 1947. At The Actors Studio he has been positively guided and inspired by Frank Corsaro, Arthur Penn, Lee Grant, Elizabeth Kemp, Harvey Keitel, Al Pacino, Roscoe Lee Browne, Ellyn Burstyn and Estelle Parsons. He has also supported the "Inside The Actors Studio" tapings and appeared 'as himself' seated in the 1st row for the Robert Downey, Jr. episode. He is a long time member of SAG/AFTRA and Eligible to rejoin the ranks of AEA again which he will do in 2017 with a very special Spoken Word Theater Project inspired by The Works of Pulitzer Prize nominee, Poet, Activist and Educator: Don Piri Tomas.Mr. Pagan has studied at New York University's Undergraduate Drama- 'Stella Adler' then transferred to Circle in the Square to pursue mime, movement, dance techniques in addition to his theater/acting studies. read more

One of his classmates was notable actor/writer/filmmaker Kasi Lemmons. This study with supplemental dance classes at Alvin Ailey led him to several productions spanning years of "West Side Story" as Bernardo to favorable reviews.He soon transitioned into film work with earlier on screen credits which include "Stripes", "The Killing Hour", "Dirty Dancing" and "The Warriors". In the Horror Genre he appeared in the Italian horror classic, "The New York Ripper" by Lucio Fulci and in the SAG Indy film "Mulberry Street" which was selected as one of the '8 Films To Die For' release by Lionsgate and did well nationally and internationally on the film festival circuit. Additional zombie horror film experience included a stint in 2006 with the original Zombie filmmaker George Romero in "George Romero Presents Deadtime Stories" and co-starring with Ahmad Rashad in the 90s horror classic TV show "Monsters" in the highly rated Vietnam tunnels zombie episode "The Hole".Other film credits include "RX'mas" with Vic Argo and in the Salsa music biopic, "El Cantante" (as J Lo's brother Papo) co-starring Marc Anthony and "30 Beats" (2012) with Jennifer Tilly, which is Antone's first film represented by the special, innovative, compassionate and artistic Production Attorney/Executive Producer: Jonathan Gray of Gray, Krauss, Stratford, Sandler and Desrochers, LLP.As actor Antone was featured in "Nightlife" which premiered in 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. He was instrumental in supporting and getting placed in Tribeca Festival 2009 the independent film "Here and There" (Best Narrative Award Prize 2009) starring David Thornton and his spouse Cyndi Lauper. This film also screened well in The Cannes 2009 Film Festival.as Jose EscobarAs a filmmaker he graduated The Digital Film Academy Filmmaker course where he studied with mentor and colleague Mevlut Akkaya of Akkaya Films, which led Antone to producing Independent films. Two of which were showcased in the 2004 HBO sponsored New York International Latino Film Festival where he was awarded The Independent Light Award for "A Producer with Vision". And again he screened in 2005's Festival as Supervising Producer for "Sangre/Blood" with Producer Edwin Pagan. In November 2013 he co-produced and acted in short film "Mi Hijo" (My Son) with filmmaker partner and fellow actor John Hoyt as a Co-Production venture for the Film Festival circuit where it screened in 6 Festivals and garnered two awards. In 2017 he is in presently in pre-production with Mr. Hoyt on another independent film project to be announced soon.Multiple prime time TV credits include: All "Law & Order" shows, "The Sopranos", "Miami Vice", and "N. Y. Undercover" among others as well as all NYC Soaps, TV commercials, voice over and video games have also been part of his work experience.He has applied and developed production skills for several years as a 'Production Set Dresser/Stagehand for New York City's Bi-Yearly 'Fashion Week'; as well as simultaneously running as a longtime Crew/Stagehand member for the well known and disciplined "House of Paul" Production Company run by its Founder Mr. Paul Soltys, (a great guy and employer), who allowed Antone the space to further develop his production crew skills.Antone has applied his Production Crew/Set Building skills to major feature film Art Departments such as "42" - The Jackie Robinson story guided by Art Director Charles McCarry and under the supervision of award winning Production & Scenic Designer Richard Hoover("Dead Man Walking", "Cradle Will Rock" among many film credits) and on stage: (The 'Tony Award' Winning design of Tennessee Williams' last play on Broadway, "Not About Nightingales" among others) and his Emmy Award Winning design for the David Lynch cult TV show, "Twin Peaks". Additionally, Antone is privileged to have interned and work on stage under Mr. Hoover in 'Props', 'Set Sculpting', 'Painting' and 'Set Dressing/Decorating' Departments as an assistant/trainee on several Off-Broadway projects such as: "Suburbia" directed by Eric Bosigian at 2nd Stage Theater, "The Darfur Project" at LaMama Theater, "The Treatment" at The Culture Project-45 Bleecker St.Theater, "Small Engine Repair" at The Lucille Lortel Theater and "7 Guitars" at The Signature Theater brilliantly directed by fellow Boriqua Actor/Director/Musician Ruben Santiago-Hudson who is the most prolific interpreter of August Wilson's plays and has his directorial debut in January 2017 on Broadway with Wilson's last play, "Jitney". Mr. Hoover was to design Mr. Pagan's 2009 Broadway Revival of "Short Eyes" by Miguel Pinero which failed due to Antone's felonious producing partners who marginalized and destroyed his vision for this major Revival. Antone's earliest professional film experience "behind the scenes" was in 2002 when he volunteered as an apprentice 'Set Decorator/Dresser/Set Construction' on the Documentary Film about Master Latino Writer and Poet Don Piri Thomas: "Every Child Is Born A Poet: The Life and Work of Piri Thomas".Major Theater acting credits include: Bernardo in "West Side Story" with Todd Robinson, Vershinin in "The Three Sisters", Raulito in "Landscape of the Body", among others and Paco Pasquale in Miguel Pinero's, award-winning prison classic, "Short Eyes" which he also presented as a workshop at The Actors Studio in 1999 under the supervision of Estelle Parsons. In Sept. 2013 Antone was pleased to have co-produced and presented with Voza Rivers and Andre Robinson, Jr. and The New Heritage Theater Group in The Roger Furman Reading Series of "The 40th Anniversary Staged Reading of Miguel Pinero's Short Eyes" at The Historic Riverside Theatre where it had originated 40 years prior. He also acted as 'Juan' in it. Vinny Pastore (Big Pussy on 'The Sopranos') was one of his guest actors with brilliant direction by Columbia Professor and Artistic Director of The Impact Theater, Jamal Joseph. Antone honored Pinero and "Pancho" Felix Camillo and The Family Theatre Group, who discovered Pinero and nurtured his writing talents many years ago. Antone has also worked on developing Pinero's signature "Lower East Side Poem" as a performance piece at The Actors Studio under the guidance of Harvey Keitel and Elizabeth Kemp. He has also worked on other Pinero 1 acts and poetry with his New FAMILY Theater Group. Antone was inspired by writer and Pulitzer Nominee and Family member Juan Shamsul Alam and founder of the Family Theater, Marvin "Pancho" Camillo who also directed the original production of "Short Eyes" in the 70s. Antone is currently The Executive Artistic Director of SILENT WARRIOR Productions The New Family Theater, LLC in NYC. Inspired by The original Family and by The Family Life Improvisational Theater which Antone was a co-founder/teen performer of as a beginning actor. He and his other teen co-founders were instrumental in developing "Runaways" for Broadway in a 3 week intensive workshop run by Elizabeth Swados. Furthermore he has developed "The Pinero Poetry Theater Project" which premiered in the debut of the 2012 Times Square International Theater Festival at The Roy Arias Studios and Theaters in Times Square presenting a full staged reading of this Poetry Cabaret Theater Piece. He has work shopped and worked under Director/ Choreographer Luis Salgado (of Salgado Productions and "In The Heights") in the first staged reading of an original musical called "Valencia" at The Puerto Rican Traveling Theater run by theater impresario Miriam Colon currently presenting "I Like It Like That".In 2016 Antone dedicated a lovely Art Space/Theater to his Mom who is responsible for his artistry and artistic choices. 'The CLARA's Heart Memorial Riverside Theater and Art Space' began in the latter part of the year by interpreting the Poetry of of Don Piri Tomas and Pedro Pietri with live drumming and Joe Cuba underscoring.He is very pleased and honored to announce that he has reunited with Voza Rivers and The New Heritage Theater Group to present a pre-workshop glimpse of Don Piri's Poetry set to music and inspired by his documentary, "Every Child is a Poet" as well as his classic signature literary masterpiece and Pulitzer Nominated book "DOWN THESE MEAN STREETS". Additional 'Passed Poets Society' poets featured in this Special and Inspiring East Harlem/El Barrio Spoken Word Theater Piece include Miguel Pinero and Louis Reyes Rivera (aka 'The Janitor of History') with an opening guest poem to kick off this theater jam by Puerto Rican Literary Scholar and Poet Martin Espada. For the film genre, the work on this creative and timely project is being documented for an original documentary exploring the past 50 years of 'Latinoismo' (coined by Pagan in the 90s) as contributed and inspired by Don Piri Tomas and his poetic and literary works...

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