I In Code Black Film Analysis

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Emily Tyra is adjusting to life on the West Coast. After moving last summer from New York City, she started working on Code Black. “It's quite a change of pace from New York and I have a lot more square footage to fill here. Thank god for the plethora of flea markets!” she jokes
Tyra grew up studying dance, music, acting and improv and trained seriously in classical ballet. She has appeared in 3 Broadway shows including Hugh Jackman’s Back on Broadway. Her first major TV role was on the Starz mini-series Flesh and Bone where she played the role of Mia. “I had left my pointe shoes behind at a pretty young age.” She explains. “Years later when the opportunity came along to get back into shape and play the role of Mia in Flesh and Bone, I was equally intimidated and excited.” The experience turned out to be an amazing one. “The rigorous training schedule was also a fantastic way to get into the body of the character. To dig up some old dust and emotions I recalled from my brief time in the ballet world.”
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Noa Kean, a first year resident at the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital. Code Black is based off of a documentary of the same title. The documentary was about the ER at LAC-USC hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The fictional show on CBS stars Marcia Gay Harden as Dr. Leanne Rorish along with Luis Guzman and Melanie Chandra. “We try to stay very authentic with the medicine and the idea that the influx of patients is so great that the hospital does not have enough staff or space to handle it.” Tyra explains. Each episode has around 5-7 guest stars and the story lines are intertwined into seasonal stories by series
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