Dialects: British RP, Cockney, Irish, French, Italian, Southern, Minnesota.
Impressions: Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller, Tim Gunn, Fran Drescher, Gracie Allen, Jimmy Stewart, Rose Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Elmo, Nancy Grace
Characters: Valley Girl, WASP, Jewish Men and Women, Little Boy, Latinas.
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
"...Gerda Cristow, played by Phyllis Gordon, provide(s) the juice for the play...(This) character is so dynamic, when she (is) 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)
"(Phyllis Gordon is) natural and quirky...
(She gives) a believable, understated performance..."
-NEABO Award IP
Painfully Funny--Phyllis--People's Improv Theatre (PIT)
Mad Forest - Angel, Rodica, Toma - Berkshire Theatre Festival / John Rando
Kiss Me Kate -- Jester, Dancer -- GeVa, Stagewest
Spider's Web ----- Clarissa ---- Stageloft Theatre
The Hollow --- Gerda --- Cortland Repertory Theatre
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
Holiday Show -- Principal-- 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
Who Does That - Lilly - Strider & Sheldon Prodn's
Singularity ----- Featured ----- Discovery Channel
Auto Trader.com ---- Co-Host ---- WheelsTV.com
Toonies -- Principal -- Racous Bacchus Productions
Hollywood Ending (Music Video) - Featured - Jericho 941
How to Pick Your 2nd Husband First -- Stylist -- Second Husband Movie, LLC
Smithereens --- Esme (Lead) --- Still Moving Films
Bloody Donny's Fingers -- Laurie -- Emerson College
Rook ----- Susan ----- 48 Hour Film
Deep Cover ---- Elle ----- BU / Jared Vincenti
Dead Giveaway ----- British Tutor ----- Wortown Films
The Two Brothers --- Martha --- Kick The Bucket Films
The Fall of Jack Morgans - Aunt Sarah - Black Hole Films
When In Doubt --- French Woman --- Spit Ball Productions
Mime School ---The Mime --- Taibah Films
Fear -- Dr. Sandra Marcus -- Emerson College
Pie --- Waitress --- Berenson Films
Hasbro -- Principal / Mother -- Zandrak Productions
Care.com - Principal / Comedian - New Leaf Productions
Bernardi Audi & Honda -- Principal -- Eve Grey Prodn's
Beacon Resume -- Spokesperson -- KP Media
Piedmont College Libraries --- Principal --- NKP Media
Bechtel Corporation --- Principal --- Resound, Inc.
SecurityTraining Video -- Principal -- UMass Memorial
Birds and the Bees Fertility Awareness --Bird -- GMG
Standardized Patient Program -- Patients -- UMass
Role Play --- Harvard Longwood Psychiatry
Negotiation Workshop --- Ellen Ellsworth --- Harvard Law
Audible.com (Audio Books)
Resolve Fertility Clinic
Webster Five Bank
Ashley Manor Bed and Breakfast
Jekyl & Hyde Club, NYC
Greyhound Rescue PSA
Best Comedic Monologue (Winner) - NEABO Award
Best Commercial Reel (Nomination) - NEABO Award
Best Actress In A Play (Nomination) -- BroadwayWorld
Best Ensemble Performance in a Play (Winner) -- BroadwayWorld Award
Funniest Female Comic (Contest Winner) -- Standup NY
Other non-acting related work, hobbies or charities (not skills) in which this actor is involved (1 or 2 word descriptions):
Stand Up Comedy
Licensed Zumba Instructor
"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]: illustrative 1-word descriptions for this actor's voice (e.g. conversational, announcer, warm, etc.):
Dialects (British, Irish, Southern, Minnesota, Latina, many more)
Handles jargon with ease
Performance Updates: recent acting endeavors, gigs or auditions:
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!
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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