Kirk Gostkowski
Previous Updates:
Update 3/10/10:
Appeared in Daily Sounds by Jay Prasad. Directed by Rich Ferraioli.
Played as part of the NYC FRINGE FESTIVAL at The Cherry Pit Theater
Mon 17th 10:30pm -- Fri 21st 7pm --  Sat 22nd 3pm
Tue 25th 12:30pm -- Tues 25th 8pm

Update 4/6/09:
Thank you to everyone who came to see me play Hamlet in the Queens Players
production: April 16th - May 2nd 2009
Dates: Apr 16-19, 22-26, 29-30, May 1-2
All performances were at 8pm with a special matinee on April 25th at 4pm

Leave Me Behind screened at the British Film Festival LA in Los Angeles, CA.

Update 3/27/09:
Leave Me Behind screened at
The Beloit International Film Festival in Beloit, WI and
Newfilmmakers in New York.

NewFilmmakers Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Ave New York, NY 10003
8:30pm – Tues. March 17th
“NewFilmmakers Goes to War” Feature Presentation

Updated 9/24/08:

Leave Me Behind screened at the
Port Townsend Film Festival.  We screened at the:
Rosebud Cinema Saturday Sept. 27 at 3:00pm -- SOLD OUT!! & Sunday Sept 28 at 6:05pm
We were in the First Features showcase.  I took part in the panel discussion with other
directors on: Sunday Sept. 28 9:30 AM Hospitality Center Tent

Leave Me Behind screened to a packed house at the
New York International Independent
Film and Video Festival.    We played at the Village East Cinemas 181 2nd Ave. at 12th St.
New York, NY 10003 Sunday, September 21st at 2PM

Most of the main cast and filmmakers were in attendance.

Leave Me Behind also recently played at the Washougal International Film Festival. It
screened on August 22nd.

European Premiere was at the International Film Festival England in Tamworth,
UK. The film was nominated in the Best First Film USA category.  It screened on
June 11th.

Updated 4/28/08:
True West
Southampton Cultural Center  April 18-27 Fridays and Saturdays at 7 PM/ Sundays at 2 PM
I played Austin in this production of Sam Shepard's masterpiece. Directed by Michael

Updated: 3/02/08:
Leave Me Behind
The World Premiere of Leave Me Behind was at the Big Muddy Film Festival.
Saturday March 1st, 2008 at 2pm  : Narrative Showcase 8
In Competition  
Played at the 30th Anniversary of the
Big Muddy Film Festival: Carbondale, Illinois

Updated 04/10/07:
The Spanish Tragedy  by Thomas Kyd

I was cast as Hieronimo. The role is considered to be a predecessor to Hamlet. It is was an
immense challenge and a great production.

February 2007 8,9,10 @ 8pm The Jackson Ave Theatre, 12-19 Jackson Ave, LIC 11101
Feb 2007 15, 16, 17, 18, then 22, 23, 24, 25 @ 8pm The Bridge Theater [Shetler Studios]
244 W. 54 St, Manhattan 10019
Also Matineé performances on 17,18, 24 @ 1pm

Updated 12/23/06:

I performed in Act Two: One Act  - a festival of One Act Plays by NYC Playwrights!
Beautiful Noises as Arliss
Show Dates: November 15,16 @ 8pm/ November 18,19 @ 2pm
At The Jackson Theatre: 12-23 Jackson Ave Long Island City, NY 11101
And November 17 @8pm at Shelter Studios 244 W. 54th St., Suite 1206

I finished the class taught by Alec Baldwin and Michael Disher on July 21.

Updated: 8/20/06:
I taught acting classes during the LuHi summer programs on Long Island.
The School of Dramatic Arts:  July 24th - Aug 4th
Theatre/ Performing Arts:  Aug 7 - Aug 18th

Updated 7/20/06:
Forward Movement for The Queen's Players
- Role: Jeff

Directed by: Richard Ferraioli Written by: Danielle Abbatiello

Forward Movement is an original one act play.  It was performed on the following
dates as part of the show
Act One: one act
June 14th June 16th June 17th June 21st 8pm June 23rd June 24th
Performances were at:  
he Creek Theatre: 10-93 Jackson Ave. LIC 11101

Update 3/27/06:  Appeared on Law and Order: SVU on 4/4/06 9PM on NBC
-Scenes in G.W. Bus Terminal (Background)
Alec Baldwin in Glengarry Glen Ross
Professional Theater Class With