Media Guests 2019
Michelan Sisti (Micha) is thankful to have a long and varied career as musician, actor, director and puppeteer. From Broadway to Hollywood, his favorite performances include: Michaelangelo, in “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I & II”, Charlene Sinclair, in the television series “Dinosaurs”, all of his work with the Muppets, and Tol, in the “Star Trek: The Next Generation” episode, “Bloodlines”. Yes, Micha was a Ferengi! How cool is that?
Film audiences & television viewers know Brian as a star of several hit films, a collection of 6 television series, theater, and a multitude of guest-starring and co-starring roles in episodic television.
In film, Brian has starred and co-starred in a myriad of motion pictures and their sequels. Some of his hit films include: the original ‘Revenge of the Nerds’ plus 2 of its sequels, as well as ‘Police Academy III & IV’, where his creation of outlandish characters have been the prototype for countless other portrayals in television, commercials and feature film productions. Another hugely successful film franchise is the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Movies: I, II, & III’, where he voiced the pizza lovin’ Leader of the Turtles, “Leonardo” in the first original live action film plus ‘TMNT 2: Secret of the Ooze’ and ‘TMNT 3: Back in Time’.
An actor, director and writer and the founder of Committed Impulse. He loves teaching, acting and has been in over a hundred movies and TV shows.
He's currently playing Stu Feldman in the hit Showtime series, Ray Donovan, with Liev Schreiber. And will be seen regularly in Denis Leary’s new series on FX: Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll. Has several movies coming out including: Going In Style where he had the honor to work opposite Michael Caine, Alan Arkin and Morgan Freeman, directed by Zach Braff. The Family Fang with Nichole Kidman, directed by Jason Bateman. Also, Darker Than Blue, and I Saw The Light will be released in the coming year. Recent films include Lynn Shelton’s Touchy Feely, with Ellen Page and That Awkward Moment with Zac Efron and Miles Teller. He also recurs on Law and Order: SVU and Younger. And, of course a fan fav, his first big movie was when he played Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Leif Tilden is from Boston, Massachusetts and left for NYC to study at NYU at Tisch School of the Arts where he studied Experimental Theatre, Dance and film. He has worked on several projects with the Jim Henson Company such as the ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ 1 & 2 (‘DONATELLO), and the TV series ‘Dinosaurs’ (ROBBIE SINCLAIR). His other character credits include ‘Ace Ventura 2’, ‘George of the Jungle’, ‘Born to be Wild’ and ‘Buddy’ - playing a Gorilla in all four. He also performed the Cyclops character in ‘Monkeybone’, as well as the evil alien Invader in ‘Life Form’. Recently, Leif directed a feature film entitled, ‘Life at These Speeds’ starring Tim Roth, Billy Crudup, Stefanie Scott, Peter Coyote, Melanie Lynsky and Graham Rogers.
Renae Jacobs is best known as the voice of April O'Neil from 1986 animated cartoon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. More info to come.