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MFA in Acting and Performance Pedagogy

November 30, 2016

I am so excited to be pursuing a new adventure to get my Masters degree in Acting. I absolutely love this program, the faculty, my cohort. Every day is a creative opportunity to grow and learn. The two photos below: the acting cohort in our clown/ movement class with Ezra LeBanc, in our voice class with Andrea Caban and guest Catherine Fitzmaurice, and in our Movement class with Alexandra Billings.

“Hauntingly gorgeous” – I’ll take it! :)

May 23, 2016

Another beautiful review from Cabaret Scenes: The Cabaret World’s Only Magazine

“With Schock at the piano, Whiteman was totally in her element on several ballads: “Over and Over and Over,” a gentle, torchy song written as a tribute to the love shared by pair of elderly neighbors, and “You Are,” an evocative love song — both of which were supported by hauntingly gorgeous cello accompaniment by Jennifer Richardson…”

Reviewed by Elliot Zwiebach for Cabaret Scenes

From listening on radio in 70s to playing on stage in Los Angeles – so blessed to join these fabulous musicians!

May 23, 2016

Cabaret Review of Pat Whiteman/Harriet Schock

“On Thursday May 19 consummate singer Pat Whiteman presentedAn Evening of Pat Whiteman & Grammy nominated songwriter Harriet Schock at the E Spot Lounge at Vitello’s in Studio City to a sold-out house of arduous music lovers. Although not as well known as the others, Harriet Schock has been compared to Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon. Her pop songs are that good, for example “Ain’t No Way to Treat a Lady” which gave Helen Reddy a great big hit back in the 70s. Who better to interpret her incisive emotional messages than virtuoso Pat Whiteman? The evening was a divine songfest of original material with a 6-piece band, including Schock at the piano and electronic keyboard, and two backup singers.”

“Throughout the set fantastic musicians Joe Lamanno was on bass, Brad Blaisdell a standout on harmonica, Jennifer Richardson on cello, Kelly DeSarla on flute, Scott Breadman on percussion, and Schock herself alternating between piano and keyboard and adding vocals on some songs and dueting with Whiteman on others. Andrea Ross-Greene and Barbara Shane provided superb backup vocals.”

Ferris Wheelopening

Hipster Cellist Cameo!

April 22, 2016

Musical Master Class

April 7, 2016

I’m having a very creative and exploratory experience with Gary Imhoff’s Musical Master Class. On my second 8 week session, and I’ve ventured into new territory with wonderful guidance and feedback from this extremely intuitive teacher. It is a safe venue to try, to fail, to succeed, to reach, to play. I love it!

BOTH – A Gospel Beatles Nativity 2015

December 20, 2015

December 16-20, 2015 – by Open Fist Theatre Company at the 24th Street Theatre in Los Angeles. I got to experience the magic of performing BOTH for the 6th year.

Singing with Dean Mora’s Haunted Orchestra

November 1, 2015

October 31, 2015 – At the Cicada Club with Kayre Morrison – Vintage Halloween with Big Band