Long Island Students Films with Jolie & Eastwood!
Ron Patterson, President of John Robert Powers, announced today that another one of its acting and modeling students had landed a coveted role in a Hollywood major motion picture. Devon Conti who has been attending acting classes at the John Robert Powers School in Westbury, Long Island since early 2007 landed a co-starring role along side Angelina Jolie in Universal Picture Studios The Changeling directed by Clint Eastwood. The Changeling is currently being filmed and will be released in the United States in November 2008.
Devon Conti is just one of several breakout talents who have recently emerged from the John Robert Powers school system which currently has over seventy-five acting and modeling schools in the Unites Stated, Canada, Asia and Europe. Children, teens and young adults from all over learn the in-and-outs of acting for television and film at John Robert Powers. John Robert Powers acting students center their curriculum on television commercials and theatrical workshops, scene study, soaps and sitcoms, improvisation, audition techniques, cold readings, voice and diction, monologue, and film work. “We at John Robert Powers have always believed in the importance of developing young talent which is why we hire the best acting and modeling coaches who help young talent perfect their acting skills.” Ron Patterson said. “We are very proud of Devon Conti and his recent film success.”
While Devon Conti attended acting classes at John Robert Powers Long Island he was introduced to Barbara Coleman with Innovative Artists NY during one of several agent/manager auditions held at the John Robert Powers school and was signed. Devon continued to take classes at John Robert Powers and attended an iPOP! (International Presentation of Performers) convention in Las Vegas where he was also discovered by Bryan Leader from Bryan Leader Management. Within a year of attending iPOP!, he booked his co-starring role in the Ron Howard produced, Clint Eastwood directed film The Changeling starring Angelina Jolie.
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