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GEORGE DRANCE             AEA            voice mail (212) 592 - 0127     Andreadis Agency (212) 315-0303

Height: 6'1"      Weight: 180 lbs.      Hair: Dark Brown     Eyes: Blue-Green

THEATRE

Journey to Benares (workshop)   Benjy                            Manhattan Theatre Club (d. Elizabeth Swados)

Fragments of a Greek Trilogy      Jason    (in Medea)           NY/Europe/Asia Tour Great Jones Repertory

Tutor     (in Electra)                                                     (d. Andrei Serban)

Menelaus (in Trojan Women)

Cymbeline                                 Sicilius' Ghost, Singer    Public Theater NYSF  (d. Andrei Serban)                                   (understudy: Cymbeline, Philario, Soothsayer)

The Violence Project                  Company                      Playwrights Horizons  (d. Elizabeth Swados)

Hot 'N' Throbbing                        The Voice                      American Repertory Theatre  (d. Anne Bogart)

Black Snow                               White Guard                  American Repertory Theatre  (d. Richard Jones)

Dream of the Red Spider Satyr, Emilio's Aid         American Repertory Theatre  (d. Ron Daniels)

Communications from a Cockroach Numerous characters   Metawee River Company   (d. Ralph Lee)

A Midsummer Night's Dream       Lysander                       The Shakespeare Project (d. Scott Cargle)

The Company of Angels Max Silver                     New Rep Theatre   (d. Larry Lane)

A Dybbuk (concert reading)         Chonen/Dybbuk            Milwaukee Chamber Theatre  (d. Phylis Ravel)

The Lady from the Sea               The Stranger (understudy)  The Huntington Theatre  (d. Sharon Ott)

Caucasian Chalk Circle              Azdak, Lavrenti, Singer   Columbia U. - La MaMa  (d. Andrei Serban)

Murdering Yusuf                         Paul                              Horace Mann Theatre  (d. Diane Paulus)

The Winter's Tale                       Rogerio                         Horace Mann Theatre   (d. Darko Tresnjak)

The Devil's Disciple                    Richard Dudgeon           Loeb Experimental Theatre (d. Jen Uphoff Gray)

Rumpelstiltskin                         Prince                           Boston Baked Theatre  (d. Marilyn Rupar)

Il Monaco e la Figlia del Boia      Frate Aegidius               Arcidosso Italy (d. Ellen Stewart)

The Lesson                               Professor                      Piatra Neamtz, Romania * first prize  (d. Niky Wolcz)

Nyuso Mbili za Mdosi                 Mfanyakazi                    Theatre YETU, Nairobi, Kenya

 

 

   

IMPROV COMEDY

Featured player regularly appearing with the following Boston based troupes:

Renegade Duck, 1991-1993           U. S. Improv Theater League, 1991-1995     ImprovBoston, 1992-1995

 

FILM/ TELEVISION/ VIDEO

                                                 Fiance                          Bartender(Extra)            Saturday Night Live/ NBC

                                                 Photo                           John Cross (Lead)          Short Film (d. Giovanni Morricone)

                                                 Voces de Tajin              Futuro   Tajin, Mexico National Telecast

                                                Alexander Graham Bell                                             Bell (Lead)           Documentary for Japanese TV (Nadette Stasa Casting)

                                                 Swiss Expo 2002                       Nixon                             Diller and Scofidio

                                                 Rebellion II                                 Dennis Grant                 WLVI TV 56 Boston

                                                 A Smart Move in Tough Times     Young Dad                     Moonlight Productions, Boston

 

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Acting:  MFA- Columbia University. Trained with Andrei Serban, Marcus Stern, Andre Gregory, Niky

Wolcz, Anne Bogart, Isabelle Anderson, Priscilla Smith, Gregor Paslawsky, Kristin Linklater.

Additional Training: Phillipe Gaulier (Theatre de Complicite) Robert Taylor, Steven Simmons (Royal

            Shakespeare Co.) On Camera: Julie Tucker

Dance:  Ballet (7 yrs), Modern (2 yrs), Jazz (1 yr), Tap (1 yr), Character/Folk (3 yrs), Flamenco (2 yrs).

Voice:  Singing: Baritone. Private singing instruction (4 yrs).   Stage: Work with Elizabeth Swados and

Kristin Linklater.

Skills:  Stage Combat, Clown, Mask, Puppets, Artwork, Baby Cries.  Speak four languages. Training in

            many stage dialects.

More photos available at website:            http://gwdrance.tripod.com

 

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