Personal Best Students Book “Life Storage” Web Commercial Series

You can watch several Personal Best students being featured in the latest web commercial series for Life Storage Company storage units. These heart warming commercials feature five of our students and even a special appearance of Founder/ Director Susan Makai.  Follow this link to watch :

“Built By Us” – featuring Isabella Ruffino & Natalie Cook

“My Father Once Told Me” – featuring Marina Boswell

Sisters – featuring Aubrey Worthington, Shea Unger, and Susan Makai


Another Successful IMTA

This past month we took nine of your Personal Best Students to compete at the International Modeling & Talent Competition in New York City. Together these nine talented individuals brought home over 20 awards in Modeling, Acting, Singing and Dance. While also gaining interest from Modeling and Talent Agencies and Managers with over 60 callbacks. We couldn’t be more excited for these amazing individuals and their future  success.

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Personal Best Student Lands a Role on Comedy Central

Congratulations to….

Aidan Doran


Aidan landed a recurring Role on the The Jim Gaffigan Show on Comedy Central!

He will be playing the young Jim Gaffigan.

Aidan is a Personal Best graduate and was one of our Young Performers Showcase Finalist in 2014.

He attended IMTA NY 2014 and won Junior Singer of the Year,

First Runner-Up Junior Actor of the Year

and 2nd Runner-up Most Sought after Talent of the Year

We are so proud of Aidan and wish him best of luck with all his future success!

WNY Young Performers Showcase

The third annual Western New York Young Performers Showcase will be
held February 28, 2016 at the Millennium Hotel, 2040 Walden Avenue,
Cheektowaga, NY. The competition is open to individual musicians, actors,
dancers, singers and other performers (categorized as miscellaneous talent)
in different age divisions 11 to 26 years old. They will be judged by national
and local talent professionals.
More than $10,000 in prizes, cash and scholarships will be awarded. Partial
net proceeds will be donated to The Women’s and Children’s Hospital of
“The last two years some of our winners went on to successfully compete in
New York City at an International Talent Competition”, says Susan Makai,
chairman of the event. “Those participants walked away with top awards and
talent contracts. They also had the opportunity to perform on local stages
and talent venues”.
Contact Susan Makai’s Personal Best for more info:

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