The Performer’s Academy Announces Jeff Celentano to Direct Family Film ‘Whiskers’

Orange County, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2006

The Performers Academys — Jeff Celentano — set to direct family feature Whiskers, cast by Joey Paul Jensen of Thats So Raven, Even Stevens.

The Performers Academy of Laguna Hills, California is very excited that its drama director, Jeff Celentano will be directing another feature, this time, a family film called Whiskers. This film is centered on a young girl and her relationship with a seal named Whiskers.

Casting Director Joey Paul Jensen has been brought on board to cast this film. She has a prolific resume including such hit shows as Thats So Raven and Even Stevens for Disney and Nickelodeon.

Ive had the pleasure of working with Joey Paul many times before, says Natalie Costa, owner of The Performers Academy. She is an amazing lady with a great passion and dedication for this business. She has been to our school many times to see new talent and to watch run their scenes and commercials and many times, she will make special appointments to have our top talent read for her privately.

Matching Jeff and Joey is ideal. In addition to being an accomplished and award winning film director and writer, he recently directed Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway in Say It In Russian and Academy Award Nominee Diane Lane in Gunshy. Hes a gifted and passionate teacher with an amazing ability to teach acting to students of all ages. The students of this school are truly blessed by having the ability to take classes from such an established working film director.

Joeys experience in casting hip and successful television shows and features will bring together some of todays hottest talent and will certainly add to the success of this project.

Jeff is opening a 4 week workshop on Sunday, August 6th for children interested in working in film. This is a two hour workshop and enrollment is limited to first come basis. Call the school for enrollment information. There are two time slots available.

Feel free to submit headshots and resumes for Jeff at the address listed below. Children ages 6-17. No experience necessary.

The Performers Academy is an Orange County based school that specializes in teaching of acting and performing programs to children, teens, and adults. All classes are affordable with prices starting at $ 100 per month. The teaching staff consists of film directors, working actors, writers and producers — all currently working in the business today.

The Performers Academy is located at 24310 Moulton Parkway, Suite I, Laguna Hills, CA 92637.

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