Diversity News Magazine Summer/Fall 2016 Special Print Issue Featuring Bobbie Shaw Chance “Acting Coach to the Stars” from Hollywood Actor’s Showcase
Diversity News Magazine Summer/Fall 2016 Special Print Issue Featuring Bobbie Shaw Chance “Acting Coach to the Stars” from Hollywood Actor’s Showcase. Get your Free digital PDF copy now! or purchase the hard magazine copy for your collections.
Once again It is my honor and pleasure to feature a person that gives back to the community. She is known as “Acting Coach to the Stars” by ‘E’ Entertainment and her name is Bobbie Shaw Chance.
Bobbie has been giving acting school scholarships to beauty pageants and other communities. She continues to give back to the community where she lives. We need more caring and giving people like Bobbie Shaw Chance because they are making a difference in our Diverse world.
“What an honor to be chosen for the Cover of ‘Diversity News Magazine’ (Hillary Clinton was on last month). Thank you Editor Steven Escobar, we both fight for fairness, equality and Diversity. It’s so great being part of your terrific magazine. I can use it to share my ideas for equality for ethnic actors… the LGBT community of actors.et. al…. and give a strong voice to making changes in film and TV now… not later!! Thanks Steven you’re a brave crusader!!” said Bobbie Shaw Chance/Hollywood Actor’s Showcase.
Mrs. Chance concluded “Hillary Clinton was on last months cover!! Thanks to the talented Editor Steven Escobar, I get to have a platform to talk about the need for more Equality in Hollywood for all actors especially our amazing black actors….our LBGT actors our Latino and other ethnic talent!! Diversity News Magazine ( Now known as DiversityNewsMagazine.org) is paving the way for change and I am honored to always call it like it is!! I I LOVE HOLLYWOOD!”
So read below and learn more about Bobbie Shaw Chance.
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About Bobbie Shaw Chance:
Bobbie Shaw Chance began her acting career at only 17 years old with the help of acclaimed agent to the stars and former vice president of ICM talent management, Jack Gilardi.
Bobbie Shaw Chance aka Acting Coach to the Stars. ‘E’ Entertainment began her legendary career starring in the “Beach Party Films” as a young ingénue with Franky Avalon. She went on to star with Rob Reiner academy award winning Richard Dreyfus and Larry Bishop. In “The Session” New York and Los Angeles’s first improvisational comedy group that ultimately paved the way for future successful shows of its kind, such as “Saturday Night Live” and “Who’s line is it anyway.”
When “The Session” split up, Bobbie married writer Larry Chance, had 2 children Allison and Richard, starred in five independent feature films and began her crusade with The Abused Children’s Foundation in conjunction with The Free Arts for abused children. She invented a process by incorporating Theater games and on-stage improvisation as a means to treat the children’s emotional wounds. As a result Bobbie has been successful in getting hundreds of children to open up and learn to trust others through the arts.
In 1990, while raising her two children Allison and Richie with her Husband, Larry, Bobbie opened the Hollywood Actor’s Showcase, LLC formerly Expressions Unlimited actors workshop in Sherman Oaks, California. With an ever-changing group of talent coming through the door from new up-and-comers to soon to be famous celebrities including; Giovanni Ribisi, Stephen Dorff, Breckin Myer, Devon Aoki, Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, Taryn Manning and more, Expressions Unlimited now known as Hollywood Actor’s Showcase became a staple in Hollywood.
Over the years, leading television networks have and continue to cast Bobbie as Hollywood’s acting guru on show’s such as WB’s hit show “The Starlet” with Faye Dunaway and Vivica A. Fox, as well as “Faking It” for TLC. “Fight for Fame” on “E” Entertainment. “Family Crews” for BET, Eva Longoria’s pilot “Beso: Waiting to be Famous“, Dr. Phil’s “Decision House“, “R & B Divas” and 2 episodes of “Keeping up with the Kardashians“. E! Entertainment has even dubbed her as, “Acting Coach to the Stars”.
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Bobbie Shaw Chance and her son Richard Chance run Hollywood’s top acting studio Hollywood Actor’s Showcase, LLC formerly Expressions Unlimited where their Thursday night A-list, legendary industry showcase has been attended by: Brad Pitt; Jennifer Aniston; John Landis (Director of “Twilight Zone”); John Daley (Producer “Platoon”); Former head of FOX Studios Russel Barry, Steve Wasserman (Producer “Beverly Hills, 90210”); Herb Stein (Director “Days of Our Lives”); Theatrical agents from William Morris, CAA, ICM, and Writers and Artists, Hollywood’s A-list Casting Directors Mary Jo Slater, Ferne Cassel, Barbara Clayman, ABC’s Mark Teschner; Jerry Wolff, John Singl ton (Director); Michael Limbeck (Emmy Award winning Director “Friends”); producer Mike Levy (“Predator”, “Tomb Raider”) producer Randy Emmett : head of Emmett/Furla productions; (“Two Guns”) Mark Wahlberg/Denzel Washington’s film and too many others to mention at this time.
Some of the actors who have come through Hollywood Actor’s Showcase, LLC formerly Expressions Unlimited’s doors/worked out on it’s stage: Academy Award Winner Sir. Anthony Hopkins, Academy Award Winner Martin Landau, Academy Award Winner Richard Dreyfuss, Katherine Morris… comedian actor Martin Lawrence, Tom Sizemore, Kurt Russell, Andy Garcia, Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt, The Kardashians, Scarlett Johansson, Drew Barrymore, Steven Dorf, Breckin Meyer, Avatar’s Giovanni Ribisi, Sophia Bush, Taryn Manning, to name just a few.
Bobbie Shaw Chance mission is to expand the actor’s horizons and guide them in the right direction to become successful working professionals in a cutthroat industry. She believes that in order to achieve such results the actor must be willing to surrender oneself to the role, essentially using your body as a vessel for the role to live through and get the character off of the page organically.
“You can’t buy it. You can’t fake it. You gotta be it to become it” ~Bobbie Shaw Chance.
Throughout the years Bobbie Chance and her son, Richie Chance, have evolved the studio to incorporate many crucial facets of the business within the classes they offer. A-List celebrities, Oscar and Grammy Award winning actors and musicians, sports stars and politicians alike have traversed Hollywood Actor’s Showcase formerly Expressions Unlimited stage in search of a deeper understanding of the craft.
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In February 24, 2012 the Multicultural Motion Picture Association founded by Jarvee Hutcherson honored Bobbie Shaw Chance with accolades for “Outstanding Civic Leadership in the Field of Entertainment” followed by a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Global Officials of Dignity Awards for her part in the acting community in June 29, 2013.
Today Bobbie Shaw Chance continues to mentor students from novice to up and coming, to the top players in the game all around the world and has no plans of slowing down anytime soon.
In 2013, Bobbie Chance was been invited to coach/speak in Moscow for 500 actors, part of CineMotion’s new program (partnered with Sony and Miramax.) they are the #1 distributors of film in Moscow.
Bobbie Shaw Chance has been contracted by Star Audiovisual Media Group to coach aspiring and professional actors live in the People’s Republic of China with a two city tour to Beijing and Shanghai.
The vision of the trip is to bring ‘Hollywood to China’ through artistic collaboration via the craft of acting. This has been arranged by Donna Zhang, Secretary General for the High Tech Committee in Beijing and Head of the Beijing Film Commission. Bobbie’s tour begins Winter 2015.
Bobbie is represented by Jack Gilardi (Executive Vice President of ICM). For more information on Bobbie Chance visit http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0789568/ or Hollywood Actor’s Showcase, LLC is located at: 13317 Ventura Blvd. Studio G, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423, Their office number is 818-761-7381 and for more information visit there website at: http://bobbiechance.com You can like their Facebook Fan page at https://www.facebook.com/HollywoodActosShowcaseLLC/ and follow on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/hollywoodactorsshowcasellc/
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