Barrio Boy

A Latino barber quietly falls in love with a handsome Irish stranger over the course of a haircut during a hot and sweaty summer afternoon in a macho Brooklyn hood.

I’m excited to be a part of this feature based on the award winning short, filmed in 2014. Shooting starts at the end of September.

For more information visit the Cautious Films Website


BB TRAILER EL BARRIO 113015-Vimeo HD from Dennis Shinners on Vimeo.


Photo Credit: Maurizio Fiorino

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The New Group

After 14 years in prison for a crime he swears he didn’t commit, Chick returns home to find his flat-broke family under the thumb of his dangerous Uncle Mike. A Western Gothic tale about a family isolated by shame, Stupid Kid explores power, guilt and the limits of maternal love.

This reading of Stupid Kid by Sharr White (The Affair, Annapurna, Snow Geese) was produced by The New Group as part of their NewWorks Spring Festival. It was directed by Moriz von Stulpnagel (Hand to God) and starred Kyra Sedgwick (The Closer). This was truly a stunning cast!



You can find out more about the development of this play on Sharr’s Website.

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Andrea Morales | Actor


Andrea Morales is a classically trained actor living in New York City. She is originally from West Lafayette, Indiana. Recently, Andrea was lucky to have worked on the development of many plays such as Stupid Kid by Sharr White, the living’life of the daughter mira by Matthew Paul Olmos, Las Hermanas Padilla by Tony Meneses, and The Bridge of San Luis Rey by David Greenspan. She was a proud participant of last years Carnaval in Chicago, is a ABC Diversity Showcase Alum and can be seen in the upcoming films Mariachi Madness, In Case of Emergency, Barrio Boy and the TV Pilot Off the Runway. For more on Andrea’s upcoming projects, please visit her ‘What’s New’ page.