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Ron Kagan
Works at Backstage
Attended Florida State University
Lives in New York City
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“Cars are cars/ All over the world/ Cars are cars/ All over the world/ Cars are cars.”

via http://goodwriterbadlyric.tumblr.com/post/107357081082/the-artist-paul-simon-the-song-cars-are-cars

Thanks +Paul Simon 
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Good one! It's bugged me for some time now. U should've thought if it!
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Acting is all about opportunity cost:
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Aww, these guys are sooooo little.
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"And upon this charge cry God for Tinky, England and Saint George"
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For Tinky!
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A psychiatrist attempts to comfort a boy who won't speak to anyone. He ends up saying things we try not to tell ourselves. 
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I have a family event in NJ :( Best of luck!
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Is Google Building a Movie Studio in L.A.?

With +Google Play hawking Hollywood movies pretty much every day on G+, it should come as no surprise that they've dropped $120 Million for a 12-acre parcel of land in LA's Playa Vista neighborhood, a location that was previously tagged for development into a huge movie studio complex for Dreamworks.

To reinvent industries takes ground-floor infrastructure that the incumbents won't build - think +Google Fiber or Google's ginormous 9th Ave offices in NYC near the centre of the U.S. media and ad markets - and the ability to test small and build rapidly. The new parcel in LA is zoned for space that could lead to up to 6,000 office workers at the site, and has some large buildings probably suitable for movie studio work.

Lots of things could come out of this, but with +Netflix and other streaming media companies taking most of the signal during media viewing that would otherwise go to Google's databases, it makes sense for Google to start developing original programming for Google Play Movies & TV of a more traditional mould than is likely to surface from +YouTube's new LA studios. If nothing else, it will be a hiring magnet in LA for tech/media talent, which is bound to change a number of paradigms in the process whatever Google winds up doing. Watch this one carefully.
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Darm.  I keep wanting to attend but again, I have a rehearsal that night for a show I'm doing in November  I'll get there sooner or later. 
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Customer Service | Community Management | Business Operations | Business Development
Employment
  • Backstage
    Community Manager (Social Media & Customer Service), 2012 - present
    Lead field marketing in America and social marketing activities (500k fans 81.5k followers). Develop cross-functional support teams partnering with sales, events, logistics and engineering. Generate twelve month 400% growth in business activity. Define pivotal operational improvements via scalable effective business processes. Use Github, elementary Python, Ruby, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript knowledge for bug reports. Leverage leadership and interpersonal skills to recruit, train and retain talent. Strengthen organizational culture, values and reputation.
  • Asolo Repertory Theater
    Actor, 2009 - 2011
  • Nice Dissolve Productions
  • Cherry Lane Theater
  • NYU First Look Co. of the Goldberg Dramatic Writing Department
  • The Looking Glass Theater (NYC)
  • Asphalt Green
    Swim Instructor & Lifeguard
    Was a favorite instructor amongst young students from The Gillen Brewer School, which educates children with a wide variety of language, emotional, developmental and learning disabilities.
  • Jeanette K. Watson Fellowshp
    Fellow, 2003 - 2008
    NYC Cultural Affairs Dept, Analyst of Bylaws - analyzed operations of 33 city institutions. Berkshire Theatre Festival, Assistant Director - project managed production of new play. City Lights Youth Theatre, Production Stage Manager - fostered new play development. HSI Productions, Freelancer Support - assisted contractors with workflows. Macaulay Honors College, Founding Artistic Director - restored theatre, created programming.
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New York City
Previously
Sarasota - Oxford, UK
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Character Actor, NY: Juror #5 in Frank Galati's 12 Angry Men
Introduction
Ron Kagan was born and raised in Manhattan. He is an alum of Manhattan East Junior High and the High School of Performing Arts (LaGuardia H.S). On full scholarship, Ron graduated Suma Cum Laude from Macaulay Honors of the City University of New York at Hunter College. He holds a double major in Independent Interdisciplinary Research and Theatre. At Hunter, Ron directed Waiting for Godot, readings of new work, Jeff Hoffman's Fishing and played Richard III, King Henry IV, Demetrius, Prospero, Harry Easter and Mistress Quickly among others. During college, Ron was cast in readings of new plays developed by BFA and MFA students at the Goldberg Department of Dramatic Writing at NYU. Tina Howe also named Ron a promising playwright, awarding him the John Golden Incentive cash prize for his work in her graduate playwriting seminar. In four months at Oxford University, Ron directed Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull and starred in five plays touring one to the Edinburgh Fringe. Ron is grateful to Esther Mertz and his family for their love and support. He earned his Master's in Fine Art on a full merit scholarship with the Florida State University / Asolo Repertory Theater Conservatory for Actor Training. He graduated in May of 2011, married his college sweetheart in September and works as the Community Manager and Manager of Customer Service for Backstage in New York City. Ron has been seen in the world premiere of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Finalist and 2011 Princess Grace Playwriting Award Winner Johnna AdamsAlcestis in Baghdad as well as Columbia MFA playwright Laura Zlatos' The Light in the Refrigerator for which he was nominated for the Best Actor award for the Strawberry One Act Festival. He is the adoptive father to four rabbits and lives in Harlem.
Bragging rights
"So, you're the next Dustin Hoffman?" - Roger Rees (Tony-Olivier-Obie Award Winner)
Education
  • Florida State University
    2011
  • Hunter College
  • Oxford University
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School for Music, Art and the Performing Arts
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Absolutely pawsitive experience! I'm sure these pet-sitters take care of dogs and cats superbly because they went above and beyond with my rabbits! This is the second time that our bunnies have had the pleasure of petsitting with these on time, kind, thorough, loving, knowledgable and non-judgmental (so important when you're letting strangers into your home) and responsible caretakers! Cannot recommend highly enough :-)
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