actor + teacher + theatermaker

   JAIME SLAVINSKY

Biography

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Jaime has worked professionally as an actor, producer, director, and educator for the past 20 years in Pittsburgh and New York City.  She is a proud member of Actors' EQUITY Association, SAG-AFTRA, and The American Alliance for Theater & Education

She is the Founder & Artistic Director of THE COLLECTIVE MOMENTUM - a brand-spankin' new artists' collective embracing theater as a catalyst for creating and celebrating unity & diversity within the community - and MOMENTUM ACTORS STUDIO which debuted in 2020!

Ms. Slavinsky was also the Founder & Artistic Director of Organic Theater Pittsburgh which debuted to critical acclaim with its inaugural production of Sarah Ruhl's Dead Man's Cell Phone & was named

"Best Debut of a New Company" by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. Organic also produced Pittsburgh's first EARTH DAY Arts + Environment Festival which debuted 7 eco-themed plays by local playwrights & brought together local artists, musicians, & environmental organizations to celebrate the arts & the planet as one. 

A graduate of The Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University, Jaime went on to train with The Atlantic Theater Company in New York City and with The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. She originated the roles of Emily Roebling - the first female engineer - in The Man in the Window at The Midtown International Theatre Festival in NYC & Lance Cpl. Jamie Hernandez in Tammy Ryan's Soldier's Heart at The Playhouse REP. Favorite regional credits include Sally Sue in Apple Says, Yes with Pittsburgh Playwrights (Best Actress Award), Sylphe, The Armless Wonder, in Swamp Baby with Phase 3 (Supporting Actress of the Year Nomination - OutOnline), Joyce Carol Oats in Recent Tragic Events with Dogs in the Night (Post Gazette Readers' Favorite Actress of the Year), and Jean in Dead Man's Cell Phone with Organic for which the Post Gazette named Jaime as one the Top Ten Lead Actresses in Pittsburgh. 

recent work

MIDNIGHT RADIO
Yinzer Scrooged!
BRICOLAGE PRODUCTION CO.

The ACTING is SUPERB.

The two women in the cast make a wonderful pair, with McCune's cool elegance providing a counterpoint to Slavinsky's MAGNETIC ENERGY. Her facial expressions are PRICELESS and her Pittsburghese is FLAWLESS.

- Mike Vargo, Entertainment Central

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Corie Bratter in...

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

PITTSBURGH PUBLIC THEATER

Directed by

MARYA SEA KAMINSKI 

With Joe McGranaghan as Paul, Chris Laitta as Mother, Jeff Howell as Victor, Connor McCanlus as The Telephone Man, J. Alex Noble as The Delivery Man, and Jason Shavers as Host/Narrator

CHECK OUT the preview feature in the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE!