Presenter Profile

Blake Babbitt

Guest Artist, 383 Productions

Blake is a graduate of Denver School of the Arts and the University of Northern Colorado’s Acting programs. Blake is currently the Associate Director of Recruitment for the New York Film Academy. Additionally, Blake is the founder of 383 Productions, an independent film production company headquartered in Brooklyn, NY. Recent projects include an indie short Sunday 1287 and a feature length documentary I Heart Jenny. Blake also occasionally directs plays. In his New York directorial debut Blake won a ‘best play’ award for his direction of emerging playwright Josh Billig’s Benefit of Friends at the American Globe Theatre. Blake’s Off-Broadway acting credits include Baylis in Blackbird, Berowne from Love’s Labors Lost in the 45th Street Theatre’s annual Shakespeare Festival, and Joe/Syrup in the premiere Dan Savage’s of Seeking Savage Love at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.  Blake has also worked closely with Oscar and Tony Award Nominee Murray Schisgal (Tootsie) on a reading of his new play Wallstreet Fandango.  Other past theatre credits include roles in Flags, A Servant of Two Masters, SuburbiaLover’s and Other Strangers, and The Complete Works Of William Shakespeare.  TV and Film credits include Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FX), Mr. Wiskers (web series), Bottom Feeders (web series), and Passed Over (web series).

Blake's Workshops


    Improv and Acting-From Stage to Screen

    , Intermediate, / Acting, , , , ,

    Improv and Acting-From Stage to Screen: is a workshop emphasizing acting in theatre, improv, film, television, and commercials. Participants will begin the workshop by being guided through a variety of techniques and exercises aimed at relaxing and concentrating the actor. From there, participants will have the opportunity improv both for the theatre and on-camera. Additionally, participants with be guided through a variety of on-camera exercises and scenes- including given circumstances and close-up exercises. Through the use of a digital camera and television, attendees will have the opportunity to view on-camera performances live. The workshop will also go over the tools of the acting and filmmaking industry necessary to becoming a working actor. The intended audience is for High School and College students who are interested in developing on-camera techniques.