Former Pratt resident and New York actress Niki Hart and her husband New York comedian Chad Shapiro will be in Pratt Thursday, Oct. 28 to conduct acting workshops for high school students.


Former Pratt resident and New York actress Niki Hart and her husband New York comedian Chad Shapiro will be in Pratt Thursday, Oct. 28 to conduct acting workshops for high school students.

Hart is the daughter of Don and Lisa Hart of Pratt.

The workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Liberty Middle School gym and auditorium, said Pratt High School Drama Teacher Rose Beilman.

Hart graduated from PHS and Pratt Community College. Her acting credits include two national tours of “Louie, Louie” with the National Theatre for Children and Mrs. Cratchit in “A Christmas Carol” with DeBaun’s The Theatre Company. She has also made appearances on CSI: New York and Damages.

Shapiro has appeared on both national and network television, radio, Internet and is published in joke books. He appeared in an episode of “The Sketch Show” on LOGO and “Yo Momma” on MTV. He also appeared in episodes of “Law & Order” “Good Day Live” and “The Joey Reynolds” nationally syndicated radio show. He performs in New York comedy clubs doing stand up and improvisation comedy.