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MICHAEL VINCENT BERRY

832-782-2024
michaelvberry0007@gmail.com
Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue Height: 6’2 Weight: 260

I have spent the past 15 years in Theatre Education as the Artistic Director and Chair of Theatre for Oakland School for the Arts and The Contra Cost School for the Arts in the SF Bay Area. Accomplishments in these roles include: 2016 Tony Nomination: Theatre Educator of the Year, 2016 Northeast Regional Educational Hall of Fame Inductee, 2014 Bay Area Theatre LegacyAward Winner and 2014 National Teaching Artist recipientGraduates of my training include: Disney’s Zendaya, Comedian Bo Burnham and Grammy Nominee Keylahni. A representative list of post-secondary institutions attended by my students include: The Guildhall School of Speech and Drama, Julliard, NYU, AADA, AMDA, The New School, Pace, Columbia, North Carolina School of the Arts, Yale, Stella Adler, USC, UCLA and Cal Arts.

FILM
THE DARKER SIDE OF BEING KIND   |   Principal   |   Bear Line Films
JULY RISING   |   Co-Star Green   |   Speaker Media
MANSFIELD   |   Featured   |   Alpen Films
RELENTLESS PURSUIT   |   Co-Star   |   Sundial Productions
FALLING   |   Co-Star   |   Renegade Films
THE LOVERS   |   Co-Star   |   Solar Bear Films
THE OUTING   |   Featured   |   H.I.T.S Productions

TELEVISION
WESTWORLD SXSW ACTIVATION   |   Principal   |   HBO
LUV KILLS   |   Featured   |   Indigo Films/Discovery
I ALMOST GOT AWAY WITH IT   |   Featured   |   Indigo Films/Discovery

COMMERCIAL
GOLFBOOK PRO   |   Principal   |   ESPN
FITBIT   |   Principal   |   Helena Price
PHILLIPS 66   |   Principal   |   Sapient-Razorfish

INTERNET
THE PrEP PROJECT   |   Principal   |   Y23K Productions

INDUSTRIAL
HONEYWELL   |   Principal   |   Endeavors
CISCO   |   Principal   |   Boyd Media

THEATRE (Representative)
OF MICE AND MEN   |   Lenny   |   Jacksonville City Stage
A TIME FOR RAIN   |   Jackson   |   Capital Stage
AS THE BEAVER   |   Wally   |   Emergence Theatre
THE FOREIGNER   |   Ellard   |   Stage 8
ZOO STORY   |   Man 2   |   Playhouse 1960
THE ELEPHANT MAN   |   Ross   |   Danvers Theatre Group
THE DIVINERS   |   Ferris   |   Marin Stage
ROPE   |   Charles   |   Trinity Stage

EDUCATION/TRAINING
SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY: BFA THEATRE/EDUCATION
SCENE STUDY: DANIEL WHEELER, TOM TODOROFF, FABIANA MEDICI, MICHELLE DANNER
SCRIPT ANALYSIS: CHARLES GORDONE, RAYMOND SMITH, JERRY WRIGHT
IMPROVISATION: ANNE BEATTS, TERRY BAMBURGER, REID DAVIS
CAMERA: RITA LITTON, LEE STRINGER

SPECIAL SKILLS
Improvisation, Sports: American Football, Tennis, Softball, Swimming) Mountain Bike, Whistle Loudly, Cooking,
Dialects: Southern, New York, Boston. Moderate ASL

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