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Independent Film New York Monologue Slam Comes to Kumble Theater, December 4

Talented actors visit Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus to compete on stage for the IFNY title


Alka Gupta,Assistant Director of Public Relations
Brooklyn Campus,
Long Island University
(718) 780-4137

Independent FilmBrooklyn, N.Y. – On the heels of three successful IFNY Monologue Slams at Long Island University’s Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts, a new group of talented actors will perform skits and compete against each other for prizes and the IFNY championship in front of industry judges and a cheering audience.

The event will take place on Saturday, December 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20. The Kumble Theater for the Performing Arts is located at Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus on Flatbush Avenue between DeKalb Avenue and Willoughby Street in downtown Brooklyn. For more information, call (718) 488-1624 or visit

Hosted by actor Malik Yoba, from “New York Undercover” and “Why Did I Get Married?” and Miss Black Connecticut USA 2010 Osas Ighodaro, this unique evening of theater is presented by At The Top Entertainment Group, Inc., in association with Kumble Theater, Independent Film New York and The Malik Yoba National Theater. 

Among the talented actors competing live on stage are Carmen Mitzi Sinnott, Vladimi Versailles, Marjuan Canady, Garrett Lee Hendricks, Raqiyah Mays and Kenneth Browning. Industry judges include actress/singer Marishka S. Phillips from “A Different World,” actor Nashawn Kearse from “Desperate Housewives” and “Entourage,” acting coach/casting director Tracey Moore, who has worked with celebrities such as Busta Rhymes, Eve, Ludacris and Nina Sky, and comedian Kevin Brown from “30 Rock” and “Last Comic Standing”.

The Brooklyn Campus is distinguished by... 

dynamic curricula reflecting the great urban community it serves. Distinctive programs encompass the arts and media, the natural sciences, business, social policy, urban education, the health professions and pharmacy, and include the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, the Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, the D.P.T. in Physical Therapy and the Pharm.D. in Pharmacy. A vibrant urban oasis in downtown Brooklyn, this diverse and thriving campus offers academic excellence, personalized attention, small class size and flexible course schedules. In 2006, a $45-million Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center was opened to serve the Campus and the surrounding community. In 2007, the Cyber Café was launched, providing a high-tech hot spot for students and faculty members to meet and eat.

Posted 11/19/2010

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