Kevin E. West
Founder of The Actors' Network
The business of acting is essentially the most undereducated — and least understood — aspect of the acting profession worldwide.
In 1991, Kevin E. West founded The Actors’ Network, an award-winning actor business organization in Los Angeles aimed at doing just that — educating actors on the business of show business.
At a glance, the construct of directing can feel somewhat simplistic based on “how-to” books, guided apprenticeships or that popular seminar.
The one consistent truth is that almost every director can find themselves challenged by finding the words, visual or mechanism to “trigger” a desired performance from an actor.
There are many factors, both tangible and intangible, that affect this outcome and most never really considered or addressed on set.
Coming soon, Kevin E. West delivers a practical methodology for directors that you’ve never seen!
The “Business” of Show Business Let me get to it. I started my professional acting career in 1988. There are aspects of my actor
August 24, 2008
Kevin E. West, Co-Stars with ESPN’s Kenny Mayne, as the “Serious Golfer” promoting the new 3-piece ball by Top-Flite. This subtly funny commercial was shot at Braemar Country Club in Los Angeles.
October 18, 2005
Such a good time Guest Starring with Felicity Huffman and Marcia Cross on the final episode of Season 1 on The Desperate Housewives. We shot the episode in a backlot area of Warner Bros. a lot of SteadiCam work.
March 12, 2018
Charity golf Emcee at Calabasas C.C. with JK Simmons
March 15, 2020
—George Bernard Shaw