Showing posts from July 10, 2016


Meet Nathan Shaw from Wakefield, West Yorkshire, who moved to LA 3 years ago to pursue the illustrious "American Dream" and forge a successful career in Hollywood.Was there a particular reason you chose LA ?
At the time I was playing 'Peter Pan' over at Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan and some of my fellow performers had graduated from AMDA (The American Musical and Dramatic Academy). They had locations both in NYC and LA. After already training and working within Dance and Musical Theatre, I thought it was about time I finished off the "Triple Threat" training package and dedicate myself to a full-time acting program. Los Angeles was my number one choice because of well... The weather ha ha. No, I joke. I read up on the faculty and reviews of both campus, and the opportunity was of course much greater on the West Coast.

What do you miss most from home?
Apart from family, nothing so much stands out. I recently went back to the UK for 6 weeks whilst my new O1 Visa…