Will August (Alumni Artist)

Will has misspent a perfectly good education, experience in all media, and the endless support of family, friends and mentors - struggling to be closer to the mystery. He's made some progress.  

Getting To Know... Will

Tell us about a transformative educational experience. 


Aaron Ganz and the elysium Conservatory Theatre teach an actual Procedure to taste creativity. It applies to all art forms, not just acting. It transformed my approach to fearless creative art - and to my life.  



What about transformative professional experiences? 


I experienced Hollywood in all its brutal glory - developing and starring in a network, primetime television show. It made all the rumors real. 



Why I do what I do... 


Because I get to.



What about ECT inspires you? 


It's a place to escape the banality of the entertainment business, and to produce wonder. 



Where have you traveled? Where would you like to visit? 


Laos, Cambodia, Thailand. Would like to visit Space. 



My favorite "day-off" event would be... 


Why take a day off?



If I had one million dollars I would... 


Keep quiet about it. 



Did you know... 


Will was a street musician in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and a bouncer at The Stone Pony, when Springsteen and the boys broke out, and he played a little guitar while Clarence wailed on the sax.

Will's Favorites


  1. Thai
  2. Italian


  1. Basketball


  1. The Shack


  1. Chess

TV Series

  1. House of Cards


  1. Diligent

Mentors/Role Models

  1. Ran out of them


  1. Racketball

Will's 50 Year Time-Capsule

  • My Silver Surfer model