Speaking: Theatre One, Alley Theatre,Middleboro (Nov. 2012),
Peg Holzemer Director of Neil Simon's "Prisoner of Second Avenue, Neil Simon: Cast as "Jesse"
Phillips Repertory Theater (1998), Director, Teen Summer Theater Program that included scenes from Shakespeare
Historic Tour (Buildings & Places), Watertown, MA (1978 Slide Tape Show) Watertown Library & School Department; Principal Actor & Voice Over
Arsenal Center for the Arts Documentary (2005), Voice Over
Harvard University, Extension Studies (1997-2006)
AA 2003, ALB 2006, Humanities with Field of Study in Dramatic Arts, 2006.
Classes taken (1997-2006) while at Harvard include:
Acting I by Scott Zigler
Actor's and Director's Workshop by Scott Zigler
Acting II by Nancy Houfek
Advanced Acting by Marcus Stern
Public Speaking & Advanced Public Speaking by Marjorie North
Shakespeare I &II by Joyce van Dyke
History of Musical Theater (Voice Training) by Pam Mury
American Repertory Theater (A Case Study) by Robert Orchard
The History of Theater by Robert Lublin
New Rep.Theater-Advanced Acting Workshop (2009) by Bridget O'Leary
N.E.Institute of Art/Hollywood East "On the Lot" (8 week Workshop, 2009)
Introduction of Motion Pictures & Television, Thomas Kingdom
Boston Casting Workshop/"Nail That Audition," Angela Peri, 2011
Boston Casting/MPI "On Camera Broadcasting", Roger Lyons, 2012
Training or acting classes (class name, teacher & where):
Varied Acting/Directing/Voice,Field of Study,2006, Harvard University(1997-2006)
Auditioning (film/TV) Workshop, Tom Kemp, C.P. Casting, (2014)
Voice Over/Improv Workshops, Boston Casting, (2014)
Auditioning for the Camera, Carolyn Pickman, (2013-14)
Back to School for Actors, Talent Tools, (2013)
Cold Reading Workshop, Steve Blackwood, Lawrence, MA (Oct. 2013)
Broadcast, Roger Lyons, Boston Casting, (2012)
The Business of Acting Workshop, Jim Jermanock, Producer/Director Coach, Charlestown,(2012)
Nail That Audition, Angela Peri, Boston Casting
So You Want to Be in Films, Jodi Purdy, South Shore Casting
Other non-acting related work, hobbies or charities (not skills) in which this actor is involved (1 or 2 word descriptions):
Speaking: Prisoner of Second Avenue, Jesse (supporting role 2012) Theatre One
Arsenal Center for the Arts, Co-founder & Retired Board Member;
Watertown Center for the Arts, (1975-Present), Watertown, Founder/President
Theater One, Short Play Reviewer, 63 plays (2010-2012) for Peg Holzemer, Theater One, Middleboro
Watertown Zoning Board of Appeals, (1991-2005), Chairman & Member; Watertown Savings Bank (1980-Present), Corporator
Watertown Chamber of Commerce, Former Clerk
Watertown Community Policing, Alumna
Recipient of Derek Bok Award for Public Service, Harvard University (2003)
Celebrity Reader, Watertown Schools (1999-2003)
VOICE ARTISTS ONLY [you must have a professional demo to upload]: illustrative 1-word descriptions for this actor's voice (e.g. conversational, announcer, warm, etc.):
My father took this vintage shot for my Eddy Cantor audition "Boardwalk Empire" - A lot of prep: music recreation/recording, singing, scripted & improv comedy, dancing, hair cut, etc. The NY casting director (Ellen Louise's 2nd in command, I believe) clapped enthusiastically. The comp of Eddy & I is at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3096946/resumephotos?v=me703953544
Didn't end-up getting the role, but decided to show-up to Grant Wilfley's background casting with the same look, and they featured me in several episodes of this show, and on many projects since then -- it goes to show that we can do it ourselves and that not getting a role doesn't take you out of the game.
I hope we catch-up in person & work together again soon!
Welcome to Carolyn's class. This is the third time for me and I learn something new each time. I alternate between between feeling, "That was OK but I know I can do better," and "boy, did I screw up that one."
I plan to enjoy my "Three Days in Tinseltown." Then I'll go back to class and be appropriately humbled. I wouldn't have it any other way!
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