Backstage: Alex Karpovsky in ‘Actor Seeks Role’

ISMMS's The Morchand Center for Clinical Competence serves as the setting for a new independent film.

 – July 8, 2015  –– 

“Actor Seeks Role” is a film that follows a dedicated New York City actor making it work between gigs by playing a sick patient for medical students to “diagnose.”Finding a location to shoot the short was the most “nerve-racking” part of the process, according to Nabors. Once he had the structure of the film down, writing it was a breeze; he’d been “kicking the idea around” in his head for a long time. But after searching, the filmmakers had the luck and luxury of shooting in a real hospital: the Morchand Center for Clinical Competence at Mount Sinai. Learn more