Theatre  
     
Parade Leo Frank                   UC Irvine
dir. Myrona DeLaney
4@15's
Off-Broadway
Dustin Royal Family Arts Center
dir. Bryan Blythe
Batboy: The Musical   Edgar/Batboy CSU East Bay
dir. Marc Jacobs
In The Heights Usnavi DVC Performing Arts Center
dir. Leslie Noel
Rock of Ages Drew Grandstreet Theatre
dir. Marianne Adams
James and the Giant Peach Centipede Grandstreet Theatre
dir. Sarah Butts
Man of La Mancha Sancho UC Irvine
dir. Don Hill
The Last Five Years Jamie UC Irvine
dir. Myrona DeLaney
The Goodbye Girl Elliot UC Irvine
dir. Sarah Butts
The Last Lifeboat
World Premiere
Various UC Irvine
dir. Don Hill
As You Like It Adam UC Irvine
dir. Jane Page
The 39 Steps Clown UC Irvine
Higher Education
reading
Student Royal Family Arts Center, NY
dir. Tim Kashani
Merry Lives of Windsor High
reading
Fenton UC Irvine
dir. Beth Lopes
     
Film  
The Book of Truth Lead Paper Sketch Media
Such Tiny Miracles Lead Breathe Easy Films
Some Night Supporting Lumos Films
Eli Over Darkness Supporting Bachelor Brothers Production
Dungeons and Derrick Supporting Bachelor Brothers Production
     
Training   
   
Education:
BFA Music Theatre, UC Irvine
   
Musical Theatre: Dennis Castellano
 

Myrona DeLaney

  Dr. D Gary Busby
   
Acting: Robert Cohen
 

Cynthia Bassham

 

Richard Brestoff

 

Andrew Borba

   
Voice: Dr. D Gary Busby
 

Myrona DeLaney

 

Kyle Gonyea

 

Elizabeth Emigh

   
Improv: Live Nude People (With Clothes On)
   
Movement: Annie Loui
   
Clowning: Eli Simon
   

Music Theatre Dance:

Randy Skinner

  Andrew Palermo
 

Peggy Higgy

 

Michael Kubala

 

Jenifer Foote

   
Tap: Leann Alduenda
 

Ray Hesselink

   
Ballet:  Gillian Finley
  Jackie Kopcsak
   
Hip-Hop: Pavan Thimmaiah
  LaTonya Watts
   
Master Classes: Jenn Colella
 

Michael Holmes

 

Lindsay Levine

 

Sheri Sanders

 

Michael Cassara

 

Dale Brown

 
Special Skills
   
Dialects:

RP

  Cockney
  Southern (Rhotic and Non-Rhotic)
  Brooklyn
  Quick Study
   
Instruments: Guitar
 

Piano

 

Ukulele

   
Other:

Removable Front Tooth

  Clowning
  Contact Improv
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Jacob Ben-Shmuel, Mata Barr, Ethan Thomas Bell, Luzma Ortiz, Amy Tilson-Lumetta and Erica Schaeffer

 

Jacob Ben-Shmuel and Erica Schaeffer

 

Jacob Ben-Shmuel, Ethan Thomas Bell and Luzma Ortiz

 


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Leo Frank in Parade


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Drew in Rock of Ages


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Dance Ensemble in Evita


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Leo Frank in Parade


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Drew in Rock of Ages


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Sancho Panza in Man of La Mancha


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Leo Frank in Parade


Jacob Ben-Shmuel as Zanzibar Singer in Sweet Smell of Success



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