Tipper Newton is an actor, award-winning filmmaker, and musician living in Los Angeles. She played the role of Karen on Fox TV & Hulu’s, The Mindy Project and is the writer/director of the short films Wild Card (Jury Award for Best Midnight Short at Palms Springs Shortest 2022; Vimeo “Staff Pick”) and The Dangerous Type (“Best Shorts With Legs” award at Fantastic Fest 2021).
Artistic Associate Stephen Kitsakos sits down with Tipper to discuss her filmmaking and acting career, as well as screen a curated selection of short films. Tipper is a visiting artist with The Studios PEAR program, and is currently working on her first feature film screenplay. Wait Until Tonight is a neo-noir that takes place in a small Florida city about a restless working-class pool cleaner who gets involved with a mysterious drifter.