Acting Skills for Musicians
“Creative Expression is my passion. Whether Acting, playing music, writing, or mentoring others to act, play music, write and perform their own material, creative expression is my soul’s work.”
For 13 years, Vivian has been the driving force with husband John Dillon behind one of the nation’s premier radio showcases for singer/ songwriters, Art of the Song.
With more than 25 years as a performer on stage, TV and film, Viv also operates New Mexico’s foremost studio for actors young and old, Sol Acting Academy.
Vivian Nesbitt is a third generation actor with theater credits that include George Street Play House (NJ), The Pittsburgh Public (PA) and Roundabout Theatre (NYC) where her first professional job out of grad school was understudy to Mary Steenburgen’s Candida and Ann Dowd’s Miss Proserpine. The Bark & The Tree, her debut work as a playwright and solo performer was honored with two awards at United Solo 2013, for Best Documentary Play and Best Lighting Design for Karen Perlow. A member of the SAG/AFTRA, Vivian has been a guest on Manhattan (directed by Chris Misiano, playing opposite John Benjamin Hickey), Breaking Bad (opposite Emmy Award winners Bryan Cranston and Anna Gunn), Longmire, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Wild Fire, and In Plain Sight. She appears in the recently released films Things People Do, with Wes Bentley and Banshee Chapter with Katia Winter (Sleepy Hollow) directed by Blair Erickson and produced by Sunchaser Entertainment and Before The Door Productions.