MELINDA MICHAEL

UBCP-ACTRA, SAG-AFTRA Eligible

 Height: 5’9”      Weight: 140 lbs.         Hair: Brown      Eyes: Blue/Green

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TELEVISION

The 100

Murdoch Mysteries

Hemlock Grove

Reign

IRL: In Real Life*

Motives and Murders: Cracking the Case


FILM
The Most Colorful Time of the Year
Fly Away With Me

Baby, It's Cold Inside
Fit for a Prince
Money
Subject 1
Saints City

The Evans Case

Tracy's Answer

Hmm

When We Were Young
Unhappy Happy*

On Again Off Again*      

Nico

Selected*

Portrait of the Artist

Miss America  
David Bowie Is Around the World  

 

THEATRE
Twelfth Night
As You Like It

Alice in Wonderland
The Mistress of the Inn
Chicago

The Wiz
Once On This Island
Music Outreach Tour

WEB
Smile Squad: What it's like to have a Canadian Friend
Out of Time 

 

VOICE OVER

The Challenge
EduFit
I Am Who I Say I Am: Positive Affirmations for Kids 
Stardust  [*World's 1st NFT Music 
Video]

 

 

Commercials available upon request.
 

 

TRAINING

Howard Fine Acting Studio
Lesly Kahn & Co

The Performer's Mindset
Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop (AMAW)
PATH

The Marshall Studio
Character Creation
Killian's Workshop

The Performer's Mastery

The Actors Foundry

Dynamics Acting School
Professional Actors Lab
Armstrong Acting Studio
New Drama Company
Improv Your Acting
Mike Shore’s Get C.A.S.T
Gloria Mann Casting
Leach and Levy Casting
Matthew Barry Teaches
Rapier Wit

Actors Workshop Canada
TV Audition Workshop

Comedy/Sitcom Television Workshop
Voice Over
The Actors Company 

Great Big Voices

Livingston Studios
Loop Group West
Performance Capture

Vault 501 Los Angeles
MoCap U
New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
Film & Television Acting
Commercial Acting
Improvisation
Voice and Speech
Stage Combat
Shakespeare School
Shakespeare Training
Musical Theatre Training                                                              

 

 

SPECIAL SKILLS
Sports: Martial Arts: Boxing, Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Kali/Escrima (Semi-Pro Coaching with Sweden's National Coach, Jason Arnold & Peter Lee Thomas),
Hot Yoga, Cartwheels, Skipping, Cycling, Track and Field, Basketball, Volleyball, Archery, Sword Fighting
Dance: Hip-Hop, Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Pointe
Voice: Soprano 2 (Amabile Choir: International Competitor; Choir Olympics, Gold Medalist)
Instruments: Piano (Royal Conservatory of Music, Grade 8), Clarinet (Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra), Harmonium
Full Driver’s License: Class G (Canada), Class C (USA)
Languages: Studied Italian, Spanish, French, Greek, Hindi
Accents: British RP, Standard American, Irish, Quick Study with Dialects
Citizenships: Canadian Citizenship, U.S. Green Card
Certifications: Reiki Energy Healer, 'Yoga Barre' Fitness Instructor, On Camera Combatives Toronto Affiliate

 

 

AWARDS
Best Music Video – Los Angeles Film Awards, Los Angeles Cinematography Awards (2021) – "Stardust"
Best Web Series – Los Angeles Film Awards (2017) – "In Real Life"

Official Selection – Mosaic International South Asian Film Festival (2016) – "On Again Off Again"

Best Picture – Toronto Film School Festival of Films (2014) – "Selected"
Best Micro-Budget Feature – Toronto Independent Film Festival (2013) – "Unhappy Happy"
Best Canadian Film – Daring Independent Film Festival (2013)  "Unhappy Happy" 

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CW Network | Mairzee Almas

CBC | Cal Coons

Netflix | Russell Fine

CW Network, CBS | Stuart Gillard

Bell Media | Bobby Del Rio

Cineflix (Motives 3) Inc. | Dave Tebby


Hallmark, W Network | Max McGuire
Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak
Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak

Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak
Digital Goo Productions | Jason Armstrong

Andrisk Inc, and Media at Large | Valerie Buhagiar

Yeung Blood Productions | King Yeung

Lionssphere Productions | Shaughn Russell

Yeung Blood Productions | King Yeung

Nemali Productions | Gopala Krishna

Centennial College | Toni Francis

Rob Shaw Productions | Robert Shaw

Movement Media Entertainment | Arsalan Shirazi, Biko Franklin 

Flossy Productions | Kevin Alvez

Toronto Film School | Matt Read, Stas Simon 

Cosmotion Pictures | Jack Wiktor

Ryerson University | Hakyung Chang

My Name Is Khan | Timothy Hwd Khan

 

Shakespeare School | Barbara Young
S
hakespeare School | Edward Daranyi
Original Kids Theatre | Debbi Abbot 

University of Toronto | Antonia Serrao-Soppelsa

University of Toronto | Shak Haq

Mother Teresa Secondary School | Ed MacNeil

Mother Teresa Secondary School | Ed MacNeil

The Young Americans

 


 

 

 

 

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Large Supporting
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Featured

Animation / Lead

E-Learning / Narrator

Audiobook / Narrator
News Anchor / Voice

3fifths Human Productions | Alonzo Bartley
Edufic Digital | Dennis Ranjith, Reema Chitalia 

Audible | Lily Capone
Bkreativ Productions | James Bamford, Uzair Merchant

Supporting                                    Smile Squad | Markian B.
Supporting                                    Zabou Productions | Rodney V. Smith

Olivia
Rosalind
Alice

Ortensia

Jail Bird/Dancer

Soloist

Ensemble

Various

Script Analysis & Emotional Range Classes                                   Howard Fine                
Intro Work Session                                                                            Lesly Kahn     
Intro Mindset Intensive                                                                     Joe Towne, David Reale              
Foundations, Tony's On-Camera Intensive                                    Anthony Meindl, Barbara Howlin        
Master Class
                                                                                       James Marshall  

Audition Technique                                                                           Greg Sims
Character Analysis Intensive                                                           Penelope Chater       

Commercial Foundations                                                                 Jenny Schmidt       

Performer's Mastery Workshop                                                     Linda Darlow, Henry J. Mah                  

Foundry Intensives, Level I and II                                                   Matthew Harrison                        

Audition Dynamics                                                                            Ron Leach                            

On-Camera Scene Study, Exploring Emotion through Song       David Rotenberg 

Intro to Acting On-Camera                                                               Robert Kennedy

Meisner Technique                                                                            AJ Jaywar

Improv & Scene Study                                                                      Tony Babcock

Audition Intensive                                                                             Michael Gordin Shore

Commercial & Scene Study Workshop                                          Gloria Mann, CDC

Audition Technique Workshop                                                        Brian Levy, CDC

Film Audition & Scene Study Workshop                                        Matthew Barry, CSA
Sword Fighting Training                                                                    Daniel Levison, Kendall Wells

Alex Newman, CSA (UDK Casting)

G. Charles Wright, CSA

Commercial Voice Over                                                                     James Murray
Teen + Adult Animation Workshop                                                 Sunday Muse

Susan Hart's Animation Workshop                                                 Susan Hart, Elley Ray
Looping ADR Training                                                                        Wolfie Trausch


Motion Capture & Game Immersive Voice Recording                 Victoria Atkin, Trine Jensen
Acting for Video Games Intensive                                                   Amber Goldfarb, Kim Hurdon, 

                                                                                                              Ivan Sherry, Colin Graham (Ubisoft)

Rich Devaney

Nicholas Giangiulio

Suzanne Hevner

Ginger Eckert

David Debesse

 

Edward Daranyi

Barbara Young