RespectAbility Entertainment Professionals Lab, Summer 2019
Marc is a writer, comedian, game designer and Duolingo Spanish attempter who, despite being visually impaired, once convinced someone to let him fly an airplane. Marc earned his Bachelor’s Degree in theater from Illinois State University.
He most recently wrote an episode for the NBC comedy, Abby’s, while working as the writers’ assistant. Originally from Chicago, Marc toured the country performing comedy before landing in Los Angeles. His videos for BuzzFeed, Funny or Die and Honest Trailers have more than 40 million views.
After an extensive search and interview process, 22 individuals were invited to participate in RespectAbility’s Summer 2019 Lab for Entertainment Professionals. This 5-week, nine-session innovative summer lab series for people interested in – and with experience in – development, production and post-production, including careers as writers, directors, producers, cinematographers, animators and other production roles, takes place June 18 – July 18, 2019. Participants include diverse people with physical, cognitive, sensory, mental health and other disabilities. Learn more: www.respectability.org/respectability-la-lab.
This program, which continues building the talent pipeline of young professionals with disabilities looking to work behind the scenes, is made possible with support by: Comcast NBCUniversal, Jonathan Murray and The Walt Disney Company.