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Member's contact info (email and phone or agent):
774-249-4354
Email: Click Here (pgthalia@aol.com)

Management:
Talent Express
Lorna Rainey, Manager
718-278-8888
talentexpressny@gmail.com
Member's acting, voice or modeling web site:
http://www.phyllisgordon.net/
Member's age range:
41-45, 46-50
Member's Affiliations:
SAG-AFTRA, AEA
Member's PHYSICAL TRAITS (use format on the "Before Applying" page)
PHYSICAL TRAITS:
Caucasian
5'4"
120 lbs.
Size 6
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Green

SKILLS:
Standup Comedy
Dialects (RP British, Cockney, Irish, Latina, all U.S., all European)
Impressions (Joan Rivers, Katherine Hepburn, Donald Duck, Elmo)
Dance (ballet, modern, jazz, tap)
French
Improvisation
Piano (classical, pop)
Mime
Role Play Work (Corporate, Medical, Legal)
Licensed Zumba Instructor
Portrayable & believable accents or dialects (e.g. Southern, Chinese, Spanish, German, Boston, etc.):
Dialects: British RP, Cockney, Irish, French, Italian, Southern, Minnesota.
Impressions: Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller, Jimmy Stewart, Rose Kennedy, Elmo.
Characters: Valley Girl, WASP, Jewish Men and Women, Little Boy, Latinas.
Member's Performance Skills:
Comedian, Dance - ballet, Dance - jazz, Dance -swing, Dance - tap, Impressionist, Improvisation, Mime, Piano, Singer - Mezzo Soprano, Yoga
Recent acting experience (use the format on the Before Applying page):
"...(Phyllis) Gordon...tackles (Agatha) Christie’s luxurious dialogue with seemingly improvised control as she weaves her way through...with marvelously cavalier brio. She’s irrepressible."
-Paul Kolas, Worcester Telegram

"(John Cristow, played by Dustin Charles) and Gerda Cristow played by Phyllis Gordon, provide the juice for the play...These characters are so dynamic, when they are not on the stage, the story lags."
-Katie Hall, Cortland Standard

"Phyllis Gordon...She's brilliant. She portrays Rose (Kennedy)...and she captures her essence without overdoing it. She just nails it."
-Jordan Rich, The Jordan Rich Show (WBZ Radio)

THEATRE:
Painfully Funny --- Phyllis --- Solocom Festival NYC
Mad Forest -- Angel, Rodica, Toma -- Berkshire Theatre Festival / John Rando
Kiss Me Kate -- Jester, Dancer -- GeVa Theatre, Stagewest
Spider's Web ----- Clarissa ---- Stageloft Theatre
The Hollow --- Gerda --- Cortland Repertory Theatre / Jim Bumgardner
Permanent Designs ----- Mimi ---- Oberon Theatre (A.R.T.)
Flanagan's Wake --- Fiona --- Flanagan's Wake NY, LLC
The Full Monty ----- Dolores ----- Turtle Lane Playhouse
Mobfellas -- Carol -- Mystery Cafe
Boston Holiday Show -- Kiki Wellington -- Boston Actors Theatre
Drop Dead ----- Candy Apples ----- Regent Theatre
Showboat ----- Ellie ----- Rockwell Productions

TELEVISION / WEB:
Frontline --- Narration --- PBS
I'd Kill For You --- Principal --- Discovery ID / NBC Peacock
Singularity ----- Featured ----- Discovery Channel
Auto Trader.com ---- Co-Host ---- WheelsTV.com
Toonies ----- Principal ------ Racous Bacchus Productions
Hollywood Ending (Music Video) --- Featured --- Jericho 941 Productions

FILM:
Smithereens --- Esme (Lead) --- Still Moving Films / Evan Goldman
Rook ----- Susan ----- 48 Hour Film / Chris Lee
Deep Cover ---- Elle ----- BU / Jared Vincenti
Dead Giveaway ----- British Tutor ----- Wortown Films
The Two Brothers --- Martha --- Kick The Bucket Films
The Fall of Jack Morgan -- Aunt Sarah -- Black Hole Films
When In Doubt --- French Woman --- Spit Ball Productions
Mime School ---The Mime --- BU / Maram Taibah
Fear -- Dr. Sandra Marcus -- Emerson College
Pie --- Waitress --- Berenson Films

COMMERCIAL:
Hasbro -- Principal / Mother -- Zandrak Productions
Care.com -- Principal / Comedian -- New Leaf Productions
Bernardi Audi & Honda -- Principal -- Eve Grey Productions
Beacon Resume -- Spokesperson -- KP Media

INDUSTRIAL:
Piedmont College Libraries --- Principal --- Nick Kaufman Productions
Bechtel Corporation --- Principal --- Resound, Inc. / Tony Dolan
SecurityTraining Video -- Principal -- UMass Memorial Hospital
Birds and the Bees Fertility Awareness --Bird -- GMG Entertainment
Standardized Patient Program -- Patients -- Harvard, Tufts, BU Medical
Role Play -- Suicidal Doctor -- Harvard Longwood Psychiatry
Negotiation Workshop --- Ellen Ellsworth --- Harvard Law School

VOICEOVER:
Audible.com (Audio Books)
PBS Frontline
JFK Experience
TERC
Resolve Fertility Clinic
Webster Five Bank
Ashley Manor Bed and Breakfast
Jekyl & Hyde Club, NYC
Greyhound Rescue PSA

AWARDS:
Best Comedic Monologue (Winner) - NEABO Award
Best Actress In A Play (Nomination) -- BroadwayWorld Award
Best Ensemble Performance in a Play (Winner) -- BroadwayWorld Award
Funniest Female Comic (Contest Winner) -- Standup NY
Training or acting classes (class name, teacher & where):
TRAINING:
Michael Chekhov Actors Studio: Meisner, Chekhov (Scott Fielding)
William Esper Studio: Meisner Technique (Joel Rooks)
Boston Casting: (Fran Weinberg, Michael Fennimore, Ann Baker)
CP Casting: On Camera Auditioning (Carolyn Pickman)
CP Casting: Feature Film Actors Lab: (Peter Kelly)
Private Coaching: Monologue / Scene Work (Fran Weinberg, Bates Wilder)
Improv: Improv Boston, Chicago City Limits (Hannah Foell, Joe DeGise)
Standup: Improv Boston, The Standup Comedy Experience
Sitcom Technique: Eric Lutes
Celebration Barn Theatre: Clown (Avner Eisenberg, Julie Goell)
Dance: Jeannette Neill Studio, Steps, Dance Space
Voice: Chris Schuman, John O'Neil


EDUCATION:
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, BFA Theatre (Cum Laude)
Other non-acting related work, hobbies or charities (not skills) in which this actor is involved (1 or 2 word descriptions)::
Stand Up Comedy
Standardized Patient
Licensed Zumba Instructor
Dialect Coaching
"Acting Consults" - Provide Career Consultation for Actors
SAG-AFTRA's Book Pals (Reading to Kids)
VOICE ARTISTS ONLY [you must have a professional demo to upload]: llustrative 1-word descriptions for this actor's voice (e.g. conversational, announcer, warm, etc.):
Comedy
Dialects (British, Irish, Southern, Minnesota, Latina, many more)
Energetic
Upbeat
Conversational
Handles jargon with ease

Performance Updates: recent acting endeavors, gigs or auditions:

Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Called in by Theatre Now New York to audition for Carrie: The Musical."
yesterday
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Great callback at Boston Playwrights Theatre for a new play."
Tuesday
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Called in to Boston Casting to audition for a role in a film."
Aug 19
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Had an amazing callback at 30 Rock with NBC Casting for the NBC Diversity Showcase."
Jul 15
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Great sitcom acting class last night with Eric Lutes at Rhodywood Films in Providence."
Jul 15
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Recorded my fourth Frontline episode. "Escaping ISIS" airs Tuesday, July 14, at 10pm and all week on PBS."
Jul 11
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Called in to NYC to audition for a new play at LaMama Theatre (Equity Showcase)."
Jul 2
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Fun audition for Trumpet of the Swan at Wheelock Family Theatre."
Jun 22
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Enjoyed my Skype audition for an Emerson College/SAG-AFTRA student film."
Jun 22
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Really good audition at Next Door Theatre in Winchester."
Jun 21
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Called back for WAM Theatre's new play, "Holy Laughter", in Lenox, MA."
Jun 13
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Submitted a fantastic self tape audition to NBC's Diversity Showcase. Thank you to the fabulous Cory Scott who read with me!"
Jun 10
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Performed my French cabaret singer character, Fifi LaBelle, at a UMass Medical School dinner."
Jun 5
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Really fun audition at the Majestic Theatre in West Springfield."
Jun 1
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Great audition for Wilbury Theatre Group in Providence, RI."
May 30
Phyllis Gordon posted a performing update
"Enjoyed my audition for the indie film "The Overseer"."
May 30

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At 9:34am on April 25, 2015, David W. Cook said…

Speaking of MRT, strongly recommend "The Outgoing Tide" currently playing.  Probably best show of the season.  Great acting, wickedly funny and poignant as it deals with elderly issues.  

At 10:15pm on September 21, 2014, Douglas Balakovich said…

Was great to work with you on Sea of trees also! Hope to see you again soon!

At 7:16am on July 4, 2014, Kevin Kate said…

Yes, I did, 48 hours later I've recovered completely! Although, it was difficult to sing while writing a report for the Herald. Hope you got your wish and were "appropriately courted"!

At 4:27pm on March 27, 2014, Dana Block said…

Phyllis, Where are you these days?  I've got a place in Newton now.  Please get in touch any ol' time.  Would love to catch up.  Dana

At 10:50am on October 16, 2013, Brandon Whitehead said…

Hi Phyllis.  Sorry for the late reply.  I hope this message finds you well.  B

At 8:19am on August 2, 2013, Brandon Whitehead said…

Okay, so I'm just figuring out this is kinda like a facebook page.  So, I just read your message.  Good to hear from you Phyllis!  I just moved back to Mass after 20 years in Seattle.  Now, I am trying to get to know the Boston scene.  It has been easy, especially with the fact that there really aren't any agents (which is weird).  But, I am very happen to be home.  I hope to see you, and maybe we will work together some day!

Brandon

At 2:47pm on May 31, 2013, Robin Ann Rapoport said…

I am honored to be friends:). Congratulations on the corporate video gig!

At 3:00pm on April 2, 2013, Tess Degen said…

Hi Phyllis, just saw that wonderful Mom video you did. It is simply spectacular. My kids enjoyed every minute of it. Love 

Tess

At 11:29am on February 24, 2013, Giovanni Alabiso said…

Same here. Great meeting you. I'm sure we will run into each other soon.

At 3:55pm on December 6, 2012, Paul Held said…

Thanks so much for the feedback Phyllis, really looking forward to memorializing Bobby. I can't stand when actors mimic the "Kennedy speak". I sent an MP3 off to Mike, presenting the RFK speech in Indianapolis, informing a campaign rally of MLK's assassination.  I'll send it off to you. Paul

 
 
 

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