Michael Ng is an actor, director and high school drama teacher. We talk about his approach to writing and directing, how he recognizes and encourages talent in his students, how self-doubt affected his career, and getting his dream role in The King & I.
Kevin Yamada is an actor. We talk about how he got thru 100+ auditions in NYC before he got cast as host of a children’s show on PBS, what it was like to act with the late great Robin Williams, and he shares some tips for up-and-coming actors.
Kathleen Stuart is a singer and actor from Kaneohe, now living and working in New York City. She’s back to reprise her role as Anna in “The King and I” presented by I’m A Bright Kid Foundation. We talk about following your dreams and Captain America.
Devon Nekoba is a co-host of the 94.7 KUMU Rise and Drive morning show. We talk about how a broken amulet and paperclip got him hooked on acting, his most embarrassing celebrity interview, and why he almost got beat up in elementary school.
Matt Chong is the KING of TV game shows! Hear how he got on The Price is Right and Celebrity Name Game, go behind the scenes and find out if Mario Lopez really is that handsome in person. Matt and Emily also share their engagement story, it’s fantastic.
Andrew Lai is a teacher and one of the funniest guys in Ohia Productions. We talk about Days of Our Lives, his Disney obsession, bacon, and what he has learned from teaching millennials.
Kiana “Kiki” Rivera is an actor, director and playwright. She talks about writing her play, “Puzzy,” which debuted at New Zealand’s Pride Festival, how her mom reacted to the play, and being one of the first Pacific Islander lesbian playwrights.
Promo for “Puzzy” at Kumu Kahua Theatre:
Steph Sanchez is a performer, recognized for her roles in film and TV on the local and national level. We talk about moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting, coming out to her parents, and moving back to Hawaii.