MELINDA MICHAEL

Unions:  ACTRA  |  UBCP |  SAG Eligible

Canadian Citizenship |  US Green Card  | EU Passport

Height: 5’8”            Weight: 140 lbs.              Hair: Brown           Eyes: Blue/Green

FILM & TELEVISION

Baby, It's Cold Inside
Fit for a Prince
The 100

Murdoch Mysteries

Hemlock Grove

Reign

Il: In Real Life*

Motives and Murders: Cracking the Case
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  

Backspace
David Bowie Is Around the World  

 

THEATRE
Twelfth Night
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     

 

 

Commercials available upon request.

 

 

TRAINING

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

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 Jason Arnold-Sweden's National Coach, & Peter Lee Thomas),
Hot Yoga, Cartwheels, Skipping, Cycling, Track and Field, Basketball, Volleyball.
Dance: Hip-Hop, Ballet, Lyrical, Jazz, Pointe.
Voice: Soprano 2 (Amabile Choirs of London: 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, EU Passport (Italy), Antiguan.
Certifications: Reiki Energy Healer, 'Yoga Barre' Fitness Instructor, 'On Camera Combatives' Toronto Affiliate.

 

 

AWARDS
* Best Web Series – Los Angeles Film Awards 2017

** Best Micro-Budget Feature – Toronto Independent Film Festival 2013;  Best Canadian Film – Daring Independent Film Festival 2013

*** Best Picture – Toronto Film School Festival of Films 2014 

 

Large Supporting
Large Supporting
Guest Star 

Guest Star 

Guest Star 

Co-Star 

Lead

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Lead

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Lead

Lead

Supporting

Supporting

Supporting

Supporting

Supporting

Supporting

Featured

Featured

 

 

Olivia
Alice

Ortensia

Jail Bird/Dancer

Soloist

Ensemble

Various

 

 

Supporting
Supporting

 

 

Animation / Lead

E-Learning / Narrator

Audiobook / Narrator

 

 

 

 

 

Intro Mindset Intensive
Foundations, Tony's On-Camera Intensive 
Master Class
Character Analysis Intensive

Commercial Foundations

Performer's Mastery Workshop

Foundry Intensives, Level I and II

Audition Dynamics

On-Camera Scene Study, Exploring Emotions Intensive

Intro to Acting On-Camera

Meisner Technique

Improv & Scene Study

Audition Intensive

Commercial & Scene Study Workshop

Audition Technique Workshop

Film Audition & Scene Study Workshop

Alex Newman, CSA (UDK Casting)

G. Charles Wright, CSA

Commercial Voice Over
Teen + Adult Animation Workshop

Susan Hart's Animation Workshop
Looping ADR Training


Motion Capture & Game Immersive Voice Recording Acting for Video Games Intensive

Rich Devaney

Nicholas Giangiulio

Suzanne Hevner

Ginger Eckert

David Debesse

 

Edward Daranyi

Barbara Young

 

 

 

Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak
Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak
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

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

Humber College | Manton Harding

My Name Is Khan | Timothy Hwd Khan

 

 

Shakespeare School | Barbara Young
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

 

 

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

 

 

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

Audible | Lily Capone

 

 

 

Joe Towne, David Reale

Anthony Meindl, Barbara Howlin
James Marshall
Penelope Chater

Jenny Schmidt

Linda Darlow, Henry J. Mah

Matthew Harrison

Ron Leach

David Rotenberg

Robert Kennedy

AJ Jaywar

Tony Babcock

Michael Gordin Shore

Gloria Mann, CDC

Brian Levy, CDC

Matthew Barry, CSA

 

James Murray
Sunday Muse
Susan Hart, Elley Ray
Wolfie Trausch

Victoria Atkin, Trine Jensen
Amber Goldfarb, Kim Hurdon, Ivan

    Sherry, Colin Graham (Ubisoft)