Adam Shapiro (Chairman of the Founders Board)
Adam Shapiro moved to Los Angeles in 2002 with a Toyota Corolla, a loaf of fresh mandel bread, and a dream. Since, the graduate of the theatre school at University of Maryland, has since established himself as a talented actor in film, television and on stage.
2015 looks to be a big year for Adam. In addition to a supproting role in Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs (Universal), an arc on the current Netflix series from the Wachowskis: Sense8, and guest starring roles on Grace & Frankie (Netflix), Kingdom (DirecTV), Bones (FOX) and CSI: Cyber (CBS), he also stars in 5 films being released this year – Larry Gaye: Renegade Male Flight Attendant, The Answer, Sister, Nobody Walks in LA, and Ctl Alt Delete. Recent television credits include: The Mindy Project, The Mysteries of Laura, Betrayal, 1600 Penn, Scandal, Full Circle, Mistresses, Grey’s Anatomy, and The Closer. Film: Now You See Me, A Single Man, The House Bunny, Short Term 12, I Am Not A Hipster, and IFC’s recent release The Den. In 2014, Adam stepped behind the camera to direct and edit the award winning web series Two Popular Girls’ Guide To.
Adam is a co-founder IAMA Theatre Company, and was most recently nominated for Ovation Awards for IAMA’s LA premiere of The Recommendation by Jon Caren (Winner Best Production 2014) and for Best Lead Actor in a Musical for Hey, Morgan! a world premiere comedy by Matthew Fogel and Isaac Laskin, Directed by Matt Shakman at the Black Dahlia Theatre. More stage credits include: RENT, You are Here, The Accidental Blonde, the world premieres of Leslye Headland’s Bachelorette and Assistance (IAMA Theatre Company), and “David” in Paul Grellong’s west coast premiere of Manuscript (The Elephant).
Adam is the Chairman of the Founder’s Board of IAMA Theatre Company and Marketing Director.
For more info check out Adam’s website.