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Goan Actor makes a NY debut.

By on June 27, 2017
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Goan Actor makes a NY debut.

Parra’s very own Samurai sword fighter Miles Lobo, made his debut as an actor in Shakespeare’s Richard lll, staged at the Castle Clinton in Manhattan, New York, produced by Shakespeare Downtown. Directed by Geoffrey Horne, a famous American actor in classic films like "The Bridge on the River Kwai", "Bonjour Tristesse”, The twilight Zone  episode "The Gift”, etc.. He is also an acting coach at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

 

Miles was brought onto the production not only as an actor but also as Fight Director to choreograph the fight sequences. Miles says, “I am very excited to be brought onto the team and have the opportunity to work under someone like Geoffrey Horne. I first met my mentor Geoffrey as a student, at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. At that time I did not expect him to reach out to me. I am honored to be part of such a collaborative team so early in my career.” Miles holds a Gold Medal in IAIDO which is an ancient Japanese martial art, at the 11th International Sword Fighting Tournament in 2015, Tokyo.

 

Shakespeare Downtown is dedicated to encourage the interest in classical theatre. The Company stages outdoor performances at Castle Clinton and strives to give it's audience and members an authentic recreation of the original Shakespeare’s Globe theatre from 400 years. They give free performances at the Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park Lower Manhattan, New York.

 

The cast included Benny Acevedo, Billie Anderson, Davide di Cagno-Hagen, Chalan Cunnungham, Miles Lobo, Alice Mackay Alex Mainolfi, Carlos Muniz, Evan Olson, Evan Olson, Dylan Pitanza, Karthik Rajashekar, Dale Robertson, George Stevens and Marco Villard.

 

Shakespeare Downtown’s "Richard the III," started its run on June 14th till 25th 2018 at the Castle Clinton in New York.

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