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Máire Clerkin: A New Beginning in L.A.

Writer, actor, choreographer, voice actor, and teaching artist with Los Angeles Music Center, Clerkin is a certified Irish dance teacher-adjudicator, with degrees in Performing Arts and Broadcast Journalism. Before emigrating from London in 2003, Clerkin worked in theatre and is currently writing a comedy screenplay about the world of Irish Dance. Clerkin tells her story of coming to L.A. and finding opportunity and sunshine.

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Telling L.A.

"Telling L.A." is an hour-long special that explores the art and craft of storytelling, in order to honor and to celebrate the diversity — as well as the commonality — of the human experience. In four segments, subjects are asked what brought them to Los Angeles.

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  • 2020-11-25T14:01:30-08:00