Shortstack

Agency for young models has auditions in Forest Hills

By Rebecca Henely Times Ledger Photo by Christina SantucciYoung women leave Shortstack modeling with the ability to pound the runway, but it starts with walking the auditorium stage at JHS 190 in Forest Hills. The modeling agency held its second week of auditions Saturday at the school, at 68-17 Austin St., seeing about 15 contestants who could become one of the lucky 24 to have a spot in the agency for the year. Young women leave Shortstack modeling with the ability to pound [...]

Taking It To The Max

Name: Sofy Maxman Home: Bayside Age 18 Height 5’2 Weight 106 Stats: 31-28-32 Sofy Maxman has been modeling through Shortstack, an agency for petite models, for about three years. So far, she says it’s been an amazing time for her in every way. “The general experience of being in Shortstack was so fantastic all around,” she said. Sofy has always had a fascination with photography and fashion. She even took a couple classes at the Fashion Institute of Technology. During her sophomore year of high school, she [...]

Musical Model

Name: Olympia Zipitas Home: Flushing Age: 19 Height: 5’3″ Weight: 105 Stats: 31-29-35 Olympia Zipitas has been modeling through Shortstack, an agency for petite models, for about two years. It’s where she has made some great friends and even pitched in when school work arises. “I have helped a few of my friends who are photo and art majors with their photography projects,” she said. Olympia got involved with Shortstack when a high school friend told her about an annual fashion show. They needed a ballerina. Olympia, [...]

Young Ambition

Name: Jordyn Morschhauser Home: Bayside Age: 19 Height: 5’4″ Weight: 115 Stats: 33-29-39 When Jordyn Morschhauser first moved to New York from Kentucky, she came to the area with big hopes and aspirations. On top of modeling with Shortstack, the ambitious 19-year-old also manages to balance a schedule of working at a local Friendly’s and attending school at Long Island University as a music education major. “Coming here, I was a little shy and nervous,” Jordyn said. “Modeling with Shortstack [...]