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Joey Palestina is a cross medium artist based in New York and Los Angeles.

On the acting front, you can catch him as Sgt. Mikey Fries in David Simon's We Own This City and as Detective Harris on CBS's FBI.  He is also a LAByrinth Theater Company Member. This is his reel and resume.

He is the co-creator of electro-pop project Paultra Violet. Their debut album We've Already Happened drops this year.

He wrote his first full length play WAVE_HEAD in 2020. It was produced as part of LAByrinth Theater Company's 2021 Barn Series Readings. Emerging Artist Theater recently produced his short play Land Of Peaches which was also showcased initially at LAB's 2021 Summer Intensive w/ Stacey Raymond, John Doman, Pernell Walker, Kelley O'Donnell and Liza Colon Zayas. He has also written audioplays for the Lovely Dark Podcast and monologues for the 24 Hour Plays.
 
Joey is co-creator of animated series Mental Fläuse. A ridiculous mashup of Monty Python and Kids In The Hall in cartoon form.

Joey has an MA in Mental Health Counseling and BFA in Acting from Montclair State University. He believes in curating an artistic career carefully and with ease. He is a sucker for Wong Kar Wai films, Radiohead, Beach House and Bach. He enjoys reading The Creative Independent and anything Phillip K. Dick.  



 

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