MELINDA MICHAEL

UBCP-ACTRA, SAG-AFTRA Eligible

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

TELEVISION

The 100

Murdoch Mysteries

Hemlock Grove

Reign

IRL: In Real Life*

Motives and Murders: Cracking the Case


FILM
Bark
Baby, It's Cold Inside

Fit for a Prince
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)
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 Sweden's National Coach, Jason Arnold & Peter Lee Thomas),
Hot Yoga, Cartwheels, Skipping, Cycling, Track and Field, Basketball, Volleyball, Archery
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
"Stardust"
Best Music Video – Los Angeles Film Awards, Los Angeles Cinematography Awards (2021)
"In Real Life" – Best Web Series – Los Angeles Film Awards (2017)

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

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

Guest Star 

Guest Star 

Guest Star 

Co-Star 

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Olivia
Rosalind
Alice

Ortensia

Jail Bird/Dancer

Soloist

Ensemble

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Supporting
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Script Analysis Seminar                                                                    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
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

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

 

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


Fireside Pictures | Marita Grabiak
Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak

Hallmark, W Network | Marita Grabiak

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

 


 

 

 

 

Large Supporting
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Supporting

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Supporting

Supporting

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

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