Mini Bio (1)
Norman Siopis founded, operated and served as Artistic Director of The Trilogy Theater, off-Broadway at 44th and 8th Ave. in NYC. For over 13 years he worked with hundreds of new and established artists, including Phillip Seymour Hoffmann, Vincent Pastore, Joan Rivers, Michael Parness, Gary Swanson, Cornelia Sharp, Austin Pendellton, Ellen Greene and Gary Sinise.
His theatre produced and directed the World Premiere of many new works, including "The American Bar" by award winning playwright Mark Witteveen, "Real" his own critically acclaimed one-person show, as well as the concert play "Rockstar...just another year", books and lyrics by Robert Morris, Steve Morris and Joe Shane and featuring the infamous Tony B.
Some of his other directing credits include such diverse productions as Clifford Odets "The Country Girl", Michael Racanelli's "Reality Daydreams", a NYC production of "North of Providence and Dolores" by Edward Allen Baker, as well as a production of "Tooth of Crime" by playwright Sam Sheppard. Siopis has also garnered much critical acclaim for directing the World Premiere of "Last Call", by Kurt Weitzmann, and the West Coast Premiere of "The American Bar", in San Francisco.
As an actor he began his career off-Broadway as a company member in the Just About Had It! Theatre Company. He has appeared in over 40 stage productions and has directed in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Norman is also a much sought after acting coach, to working and aspiring actors, in NYC and Los Angeles. He continues to act when his schedule permits. He also has several film projects that are in development with his production company Brown Dog Pictures.
Norman Siopis is one of the founders of The Paul K. Memorial Foundation, a philanthropic and charitable organization with special focus on cancer research and children's well being.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Cympal Films - A. Ferraro