Performing for CalRep at CSULB

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Part of the MFA program involves performing in mainstage shows at California State University Long Beach. In Fall 2016 I stepped in when director Joanne Gordon lost one of her chorus girls in Stop The World starring Alexandra Billings. In Spring of 2017 I played Maddie Emerson in Good Boys and True directed by the Head of Acting at CSULB, Hugh O’Gorman. This Fall 2017 I participated in WOKE!: A Revolutionary Cabaret, directed by Dr. Joanne Gordon. And in the Spring 2018, I’ll be taking on the role of Sylvia Stein in End Days.

MFA in Acting and Performance Pedagogy

I am so excited to be pursuing a new adventure to get my Masters degree in Acting. I absolutely love this program, the faculty, my cohort. Every day is a creative opportunity to grow and learn. The two photos below: the acting cohort in our clown/ movement class with Ezra LeBanc, in our voice class with Andrea Caban and guest Catherine Fitzmaurice, and in our Movement class with Alexandra Billings.

“Hauntingly gorgeous” – I’ll take it! :)

Another beautiful review from Cabaret Scenes: The Cabaret World’s Only Magazine

“With Schock at the piano, Whiteman was totally in her element on several ballads: “Over and Over and Over,” a gentle, torchy song written as a tribute to the love shared by pair of elderly neighbors, and “You Are,” an evocative love song — both of which were supported by hauntingly gorgeous cello accompaniment by Jennifer Richardson…”

Reviewed by Elliot Zwiebach for Cabaret Scenes

From listening on radio in 70s to playing on stage in Los Angeles – so blessed to join these fabulous musicians!

Cabaret Review of Pat Whiteman/Harriet Schock

“On Thursday May 19 consummate singer Pat Whiteman presentedAn Evening of Pat Whiteman & Grammy nominated songwriter Harriet Schock at the E Spot Lounge at Vitello’s in Studio City to a sold-out house of arduous music lovers. Although not as well known as the others, Harriet Schock has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. Her pop songs are that good, for example “Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady” which gave Helen Reddy a great big hit back in the 70s. Who better to interpret her incisive emotional messages than virtuoso Pat Whiteman? The evening was a divine songfest of original material with a 6-piece band, including Schock at the piano and electronic keyboard, and two backup singers.”

“Throughout the set fantastic musicians Joe Lamanno was on bass, Brad Blaisdell a standout on harmonica, Jennifer Richardson on cello, Kelly DeSarla on flute, Scott Breadman on percussion, and Schock herself alternating between piano and keyboard and adding vocals on some songs and dueting with Whiteman on others. Andrea Ross-Greene and Barbara Shane provided superb backup vocals.”

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