You may know Keith as an actor from NBC’s “30 Rock,” but as Creative Professionals are prone to do, he wears many hats and is best described as a Storyteller. Pete and Keith discuss the journey from Wendy’s and Starburst commercials to television, graduating from “Lynn Redgrave University,” how growing up with 4 Black women made him a well-rounded storyteller, and more

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SHOW NOTES:
(00:00:00- 00:02:45) — Pete’s Intro
(00:02:45- 00:06:35) — Working on the¬†“OG” Law & Order
(00:06:35- 00:10:00) — Being raised by 4 strong Black women
(00:10:00- 00:12:20) — How Keith became a storyteller
(00:12:20- 00:17:50) — Why education is Keith’s motivator as a storyteller
(00:17:50- 00:20:45) — Following the story
(00:20:45- 00:25:30) — Starting a theatre company and attending “Lynn Redgrave” University
(00:25:30- 00:32:20) — Transitioning from commercials to television
(00:32:20- 00:35:00) — Becoming a series regular on “30 Rock”
(00:35:00- 00:40:10) — The moment Oprah saved Keith’s job
(00:40:10- 00:43:10) — Being in the director’s chair
(00:43:10- 00:48:50) — Establishing your own voice and creating for yourself
(00:48:50- 00:49:35) — How To Succeed As A Creative Professional: Book Promo
(00:49:35- 00:55:15) — Adapting to the industry: Pivoting
(00:55:15- 00:59:25) — The role of the director
(00:59:25- 01:04:50) — The best note Keith has given to an actor: Intention
(01:04:50- 01:08:00) — Quarantine projects
(01:08:00- 01:13:05) — Lightning Round
(01:13:05- 01:15:12) — Pete’s Outro

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