My name is Nicholas Podany. I am twenty years old and a third year BFA Drama student at The Juilliard School in New York (Group 47). Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, I've performed in over forty shows, composed and recorded seven albums, and written two produced short films and one workshopped stage play. I also have had the opportunity to begin teaching acting at several schools and studios in California to middle schoolers through college students.
As a musician, I've been writing songs since 7th grade, and it has since led me to create this new 11 song album, Skyline, which you can hear short snippets of here:
In class, in shows, or at home, I'm always being exposed to great writers, old and new. From Shakespeare, to August Wilson, to Kathy Graf, I've been constantly inspired by the incredible stories I've had the chance to tell on stage or onscreen. After a while, I began to take a shot at writing my own stuff, including plays, short stories, short films, and web series. Several have been produced, directed, and workshopped in Los Angeles and New York. To read sections of my writing, CLICK HERE.
As I began to write films, I realized I needed a camera to film them with! Quickly, this camera went from being a means of film to a great introduction to photography. I was hooked, taking pictures of anything and anyone I could see. With my camera attached to me at the hip, I now do landscape and portrait/headshot photography. To see more, CLICK HERE.