The spotlight is on guest Patrick Harney who began his acting career performing in musicals and then studied acting while attending Michigan State University, becoming involved in student films. During that time, he was nominated for a “Pulsar Award” in the category of “Best Lead Actor in a Musical” for his role as “Eddie Birdlace” in the musical, “Dogfight.” In 2016, he landed the supporting role of “Vince” in the MSU feature film called, “Sorta Late,” which premiered at the “Traverse City Film Festival.” Patrick later had the opportunity to have background work in Michael McCallum’s short film, “Eskimo Brothers” and Katheryn Bigelow’s, “Detroit” and also have a role in the pilot for a sci-fi series called, “Electron Blade” as “Sindricus.” In 2018, Patrick had the lead role of “Matt” in the film, “Scapegoat” and appear in the music video for “Torn Apart” by the metal band “Of Virtue.” His voice was utilized by SiN Studios to produce the video game “Tuebor,” as well as a short film called, “Letters.” In 2019, Patrick teamed up with Jeff Kapp, the director of “Scapegoat” to produce and star in Vigilant Entertainment’s feature film, “Locker 42.” In addition to recent projects, he had also taken his study further at the “Goteri Creative Arts Studio.”
During this episode, Patrick shared how his passion for entertainment started and continued to develop into a thriving career, with a delightful telling of tales along the way. By listening carefully, not only will you hear how successful he has been, you will gain some of his insight about things that are really important, such as how crucial having a support system is. Patrick also said vacation and hard work can take us places and that we can never give up on our dreams, which he emphasized. “What we have…we can really make a difference. So, keep pursuing those things. Don’t stop. Listen to the internal voice that you have and continue to just develop those things and skills, and your own uniqueness. Don’t make yourself a blueprint of everybody else.” Not only will you be entertained by this episode, but you will also gain great insight and inspiration, along with what’s up and coming from him, such as he “will be acting and producing on a movie set to start filming fall of 2020… so be on the lookout!
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