Teen launches video series

Marisa Acosta, a 14-year-old Carmel Valley student and local youth theater performer, released episode one of her documentary-style reality show “My Life in Musical Theatre.”

The show was created for all audiences and can be viewed on the website for the show: www.mylifeinmusicaltheatre.com and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/mlimt.

Acosta, who will enter ninth grade at Canyon Crest Academy in the fall, created the seven-episode series with Vanessa Rodriguez-Spencer, a Hollywood producer and casting director. Rodriguez-Spencer is best known for her work on the HBO series “Entourage.”

“Working on the show was amazing, and I am grateful to be able to share this experience with anyone interested in theater and the performing arts,” Acosta said in a news release. “My hope is that many people will enjoy my show and some will be inspired to pursue youth theater on their own.”

Season one of the show chronicles Acosta’s experiences in the recent production of “13, The Musical,” which was performed in January at the Lyceum Theatre in Horton Plaza. The episodes follow her from audition to rehearsals, and ultimately to opening night. They also give a glimpse of her personal life at home and with friends.

In episode five, Acosta travels to New York City to interview a 16-year-old Broadway star who also got her start in the San Diego youth theater scene, and also interviews the Tony Award-winning composer and playwright Jason Robert Brown, who wrote “13, The Musical.”

Related posts:

  1. Local kids star in rock musical ’13′
  2. Teen picks up award as outstanding young actor
  3. Competition opens to high school actors
  4. School to hold play auditions
  5. Theater community honored at Patté Awards

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