CARYN WEST is an award-winning actress who works bi-coastally on film and television. But her greatest love is the stage and serving the words of great playwrights. On Broadway and in major regional theaters, she has been lucky enough to play leads in some magnificent plays, both classical and modern. On camera, Caryn has worked with many inspiring actors. (See Resume, Reel or Press pages above)
RECENT BOOKINGS AND AIRDATES:
In 2018 Caryn will soon be shooting 2 scenes with Lena Olin in THE ARTISTS WIFE starring Bruce Dern. She shot a wonderful part in the indie THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT August 2017, was featured in the April 2017 airing on LIFE TIME in THE WRONG MOTHER, seen on NBC’s BLACKLIST: REDEMPTION March 16, 2017, shot a THIS IS US episode opposite the lovely Chrissy Metz last December and asked back this year. Her top of show Guest spot on CHICAGO PD reran this spring (originally aired November 2017 fall finale-see HULU or NBC.com). She was in the fest favorite short JOY JOY NAILS ( 2017/8 AFI FEST, Tribeca, Palm Spinrgs and on the New Yorker Screening Room series online) Upcoming indie films DIAMOND SOLES and in THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT, are both currently in post. The Indie festival favorite film I DO, in which she had a very fun part, is still on On Demand.
As a renowned teacher and coach in both NYC and LA and as guest in schools around the country, she has been privileged to worked with hundreds of courageous, gifted and dedicated actors. If you are looking for Caryn’s teaching site, Caryn’s Space for Actors go to www.TheAuditionCoach.com ( New classes begin soon! )
NY TIMES “Caryn West’s deliciously dejected Sonia” ( in VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Hartford Stage)
2014 Connecticut Circle Critics Awards voted Caryn “Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play” (amidst nominations for very fine actors in the season at Hartford Stage, Yale Rep, Long Wharf, Goodspeed Opera etc)
“Caryn is remarkable as Lane…” BACKSTAGE WEST ( THE CLEAN HOUSE / International City Theatre )
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