IMTA alum Jack Kaeding is currently starring in Running with Scissors, a darkly humorous film based on the best-selling personal memoirs of Augusten Burroughs. Set in the 1970's, the nine-year-old IMTA alum Kaeding plays the young Augusten from six to eight years old, when he was living with his alcoholic father and nacarcisstic mother. His mother has her psychiatrist adopt him and he has to go live in the Doctor's bizarre house with his wife and two daughters. The story illustrates the incrediably peculiar events Augusten experienced while being a member of the Finch household.
Jack attended IMTA and received much attention from the casting directors who were looking for new talent. Jack showcases his talent in this role while working with some of today's most accomplished actors such as Academy Award nominated Annette Benning and Academy Award winner Gwyenth Paltrow.