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Melissa Ann Lawmaster


GENDER: Female
AGE RANGE: 18-25
ETHNICITY: Multi
HAIR COLOR: Brown
HEIGHT: 5 ft 5 in
UNIONS: Non-Union
CHARACTER RANGE: Young Adult, Mature
CHARACTER TYPE: Ingenue, Lead, Character
VOCAL RANGE: Soprano, Mezzo
VOCAL TYPE: Musical Theatre, Pop/Rock
SIGHT SINGING SKILLS: Moderate
CREDITS:

FILM

Transit Therapy - Lead: USC Film School - MFA Short Film

Blue Valentine - Lead: UCLA Extension - Student Scene

Friends - Lead: UCLA Extension - Student Scene

Juno (Program dir. Jim Pasternak) - Lead: L.A  Film School  - Student Scene

American Beauty - Lead: L.A  Film School  - Student Scene

THEATRE

A Midsummer Night’s Dream - Hermia: The L.A. Troupe

The Dickens Dinner - Belinda Cratchit: Dalton-Pawle Productions

Holiday Spectacular- Featured Soloist: Golden State Pops Orchestra 

I Love _____     – Bridgette: Hollywood Fringe Festival

Signed Sealed Delivered - Jessica: TinyRhino Theatre Co.

Double Falsehood (Dir. Paul Wagar) - Leonora: UCLA School of Theatre 

A Little Night Music - Petra:  Cedar Street Theatre Co.

Orestes - Chorus Leader: UCLA School of Theatre 

The Tempest - Francisco: UCLA School of Theatre



NMI/ARC CREDITS:

July 2018 staged reading of BRAVO - A New Musical

TRAINING:

TRAINING

UCLA School of Theater, Film, & Television

B.A. in Acting

Acting - April Shawhan, Scott Conte, Joe Olivieri, Michael Donovan (Audition Technique), Mark Bennett (Acting for the Camera), Judith Moreland

Movement - Tom Orth, Ed Monaghan, Jean-Louis Rodrigue   

Voice - Paul Wagar, Adele Cabot, Anne Runolfsson, Suzanne Kiechle 


SPECIAL SKILLS:

Horseback Riding (basic; Western saddle), Vocalist (advanced; country/bluegrass, gospel, musical theatre, pop, jazz), ATV riding ability (basic), Boxing/Stage Combat (basic), Volleyball (intermediate), French (conversational), Spanish (basic), Piano (intermediate), Dance (moves well with musical theatre, ballet, jazz, Latin, Western, partnering), Yoga (intermediate), Dialects (East Texas, Southern, New York, Standard American, RP British)


AVAILABILITY:

Flexible availability


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