Member's PHYSICAL TRAITS (use format on the "Before Applying" page)
weight: 112 lb.
hair: long, red
measurements; 34", 24", 34"
build: slim / slender , muscular / athletic
pant size: 0
dress size: 2
shoe size: 8
skills: circus arts, aerial dance , trapeze , lyra / aerial hoop , contortion , stunts , clowning , gymnastics , acrobat , swimming , track and field , teaching , reporter, public health / EMT trained , driving , Spanish language, good with animals and children , fitness , current U.S. passport and driver's license
Member's Performance Skills:
Aerobics, Bicycling-general, Body Surfing, Bowling, Canoeing, Card Playing - Poker, Cry-on-Cue, Dance - ballet, Diving, Equestrian - general, Equestrian - Western, Frisbee - general, Gymnastics, Host, Ice Skating, Improvisation, Jump Rope, Martial Arts, Ping-Pong, Professional Speaker, Running - general, Snorkeling, Swimming - general ability, Swimming - back stroke, Swimming - breast stroke, Swimming - butterfly, Swimming - freestyle, Track and Field - high jump, Volleyball - general ability, Yoga
Recent acting experience (use the format on the Before Applying page):
TV COMMERCIAL (National): Principal Performer / Contortionist, MasterCard TV commercial ("MasterPass Yoga"), Director Jared Hess; Principal Performer / Contortionist, Dunkin Donuts TV commercial ("Bagel Twists"), CoMPANY films / Hill Holliday
FILM (Principal Roles): Maren (lead), "Maren's Rock", Director Daniel Gaucher, Emerson College Augmented & Virtual Reality Initiative (in production); Dr. Trentham (lead), "Villians", Director Emma Platek, Nice Try Productions; Stephanie (lead), "How to Kill Your Sister", director Brigitte Toubia, Toubia Productions; Elaine (lead), "Happy Birthday, April, Love Roy Rogers", Director Brenda Neary, Red Dirt Productions; Fashionista, "High Watch", Director Nerissa Williams, TCGT; Charlie Hart/Clyde's Mom, "Coming Out", Director Kyle Fong, Group Delta; Contortionist, "Merkaba", Director Rob Eckel, Zandrak Productions
FILM/TV (Background): Photo Double for Melissa Leo, "The Judge", Director David Dobkin, Warner Bros.; Hostess (featured), "Olive Kitteredge", Director Lisa Cholodenko, HBO; 70s Ghost, "Ghostbusters" (2016), Director Paul Feig, Sony; 80's Mom/70's Restaurant Patron, "Labor Day", Director Jason Reitman, Frank's Pie Company; Party guest, "Tumbledown", Director Sean Mewshaw, Echo Films; Shopper, "Grownups 2", Director Dennis Dugan, Columbia; Police Officer, "R.I.P.D.", Director Robert Schwentke, Universal; Mom, "American Hustle", Director David O. Russell, Annapurna; Bistro Patron, "Ted", Director Seth McFarlane, Universal; "That's My Boy", Directors Sean Anders and John Morris, Columbia Picture; "Here Comes The Boom", Director Frank Coraci, Columbia Pictures; Social Worker, "The Committment", Director Albert M. Chan, Chanel Productions; Neighbor, "The Makeover", Director John Gray, Hallmark Hall of Fame; “What’s Your Number”, director Mark Mylod , New Regency
LIVE PERFORMANCES (recent): Mary Stearns, "Chains of Liberty", The Actors Company, Director J.T. Turner (2014); Announcer 2, Announcer 3, Operator 2, "War of the Worlds", Regent Theater, Director Nerissa L. Williams (2013); Extensive circus and aerial dance performance in theaters, nightclubs, fundraising galas, dance companies, private / corporate events, festivals, fairs, d.b.a. Diamond Family Circus (current).
Training or acting classes (class name, teacher & where):
Boston University Actors Lab with Jan Engleman & Carolyn Pickman
SAG and NYCAP seminars on auditions, cold readings, acting for commercials with Carolyn Pickman, Kim Moarefi, Angela Peri, Ann Baker, Anne Mulhall. T. Guidry, G. Flood
Physical Theater Training: Physical Comedy with Patrick Donnelly and Bronwyn Sims; Suzuki and Viewpoints with Tina Mitchell; Laban with Susan Murphy
Fighting (Martial Arts) for Film/TV with Chip Perro
New England Center for Circus Arts: performance, clowning, aerial and acrobatics with Bill Forchion, Bronwyn Sims, Aimee Hancock, Elsie and Serenity Smith
E.A.ST. stunt training with Michael Thomas Shields
Other non-acting related work, hobbies or charities (not skills) in which this actor is involved (1 or 2 word descriptions):
Governmental public health manager (past)
Past-Chair, National Sexual Violence Resource Center Advisory Council
Youth sports and performance coach
Circus arts & aerial dance teacher
Board of Directors, Community Works (MA)
Past-President, Waltham Alliance to Create Housing Community Development Corporation
International travel (volunteered in Central America, valid U.S. passport)
Public Speaking, Media Work
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