Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2008
President of John Robert Powers, Ron Patterson, announced today that one of the acting school's students booked a role in one of 2009's most anticipated films Angels and Demons. Seven year old actress, Shelby Zemanek, who has attended John Robert Powers acting classes in Seattle, Washington since 2007 will appear in the film along side Tom Hanks and Ewan McGregor and will be directed by Ron Howard.
Shelby Zemanek is just one of several breakout talents who have recently emerged from the John Robert Powers school system which currently has over seventy-five acting and modeling schools in the United States, Canada, Asia and Europe. Children, teens and young adults from all over learn the in-and-outs of acting for television and film at John Robert Powers. John Robert Powers acting students center their curriculum on television commercials and theatrical workshops, scene study, soaps and sitcoms, improvisation, audition techniques, cold readings, voice and diction, monologues and film work.
Since enrolling in John Robert Powers Seattle, Shelby has booked a number of national commercials including Betty Crocker, AT&T, and one for The Disney Channel. She has also appeared on television's How I Met Your Mother and Cold Case. In December 2008, Shelby can be seen in the Warner Bros. film Yes Man starring Jim Carrey.
Shelby has singed with Coast to Coast agent Sydel Lisi and manager Justine Hunt of Hines and Hunt. Since 2007, Shelby and her mother commute to Los Angeles on a regular basis.
John Robert Powers is an internationally recognized acting and modeling school system with locations throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia. For over eighty years, John Robert Powers has been training students in personal development. John Robert Powers provides every student with the schooling, guidance, and confidence to further their individual potential and to reach their highest career goals.
Famous John Robert Powers alumni include First Ladies, Jackie Kennedy and Betty Ford. Other celebrities include Princess Grace of Monaco, Raquel Welch, Lucille Ball, Ann Margaret, Diana Ross, Faith Ford, Janice Dickinson, Nikki Taylor, Ryan Locke, and Josh Duhamel.
John Robert Powers actors and models have appeared in national commercials, television shows and films such as Levi Strauss & Co., Dr. Pepper, Revlon, Apple Computers, Target, Chevrolet, American Idol, Superman Returns and Hannah Montana.