For a talented Creative, choices for creative works are potentially unlimited. So how do you determine what your life's work shall be? What your portfolio should be, your income streams, the opportunities you pursue?
In this talk, Jason Bayle will share his recent major project, a new musical with Swine Palace, and how he came to embark on such a major endeavor. You'll leave with insights into how one professional developed his portfolio of work, creative pursuits, and businesses, and be inspired for your own pursuits.
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About Jason Bayle
Jason Bayle is an actor, writer and director based in Baton Rouge. His recent work includes directing for Theatre Baton Rouge and Playmaker’s, joining Louisiana’s booming film industry, and writing the book and adapting the songs of the Long Gone Lonesome Boys for a new American musical, Lonesome Time.
Originally from Chicago, Illinois, he started his career traveling the world as a production singer for Celebrity and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines after completing his music studies at Northern Illinois University on an Evans Scholarship. He returned to Chicago’s diverse theater scene in 2003.
In August of 2010, he moved to Baton Rouge to pursue an MFA in Theatre and Acting from LSU and join Swine Palace’s resident acting ensemble. His Swine Palace acting credits include: King Lear, Heist!, August: Osage County, Pride and Prejudice, A Free Man of Color, All The King’s Men. During his time at LSU, he directed for LSU’s Outworks Play Festival, the workshop reading of Gizmo for Swine Palace’s New Play Series, served as music director for Swine Palace and Playmakers Theatre productions of Godspell and How Can You Run With a Shell On Your Back?, as well as cowrote and directed the graduate student feature film, Night Herons.
Most recently, Jason can be seen on football Sundays serving roasted falcon to New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton.
About Creative Louisiana
Creative Louisiana was founded in June 2011 with a mission to support and accelerate Louisiana creativity and innovation. Follow Creative Louisiana on Twitter @WeAreCreativeLA and on Facebook.