MELISSA TRAINOR
 
Height: 5'8"
Hair: Light Brown/Blonde
Eyes: Blue/Green
Weight: 145
Voice: Metzo Soprano

THEATRE

Unsinkable: The Musical - Madame Littlestick

Dir. Brad Michalakis - Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble

The Happy Prince - Various Characters (Staged reading)                

Dir. Carmela Marn - Franklin Stage Company   

The Taming of the Shrew - Bianca, Merchant, Nathaniel, Servant 1             

Dir. John McCasline-Doyle - SUNY Oneonta                                                   

The Matchmaker - Dolly Gallagher

Dir. John McCasline-Doyle - SUNY Oneonta 

          

You Cant Take It With You - Penny Sycamore                    

Dir. Drew Kahl - SUNY Oneonta

 

The House of Bernarda Alba - La Poncia                               

Dir. Chris Mackin - SUNY Oneonta

 

Design For Living - Grace              

Dir. Carmela Marner - SUNY Oneonta

Into The Woods - Rapunzel                                
Dir. Frank Portanova - Westchester Sandbox Theatre  


 

Carousel - Nettie Fowler                        

Dir. Drew Kahl - SUNY Oneonta                           

Clybourne Park - Bev/Kathy                              

Dir. Drew Kahl - SUNY Oneonta                           

 

Bare - Ensemble                              

Dir. Jeremy Quinn - White Plains Conservatory

Musical Dir. Stephen Ferri

                                                                                                                                                      

 

Of Thee I Sing - Diana Deveroux                    

Dir. John McCasline-Doyle - SUNY Oneonta  

Musical Dir. Tim Newton

COMEDY

Loop Troupe Family Band (2&4) - Performer

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble

Taking It Too Far (2,3,4) - Performer

Medicine Show Theatre Ensemble

 

                                                                                                                                                                

 

 

 

FILM

Gillet The Private Dick - Heather

Director - Kevin Crowley

 

Can You Take a Picture of Us? - Girl 1 (Lead)                          

Dir. Mike Pappas - SUNY Oneonta Film Club          

 

Zombie Frenzy  - Lead

Dir. Adam Rodney - SUNY Oneonta Film Club

2010 - present
2010 - present

TRAINING

Film/TV Acting Class - Christine Campbell of The Barrow Group

Commercial Class - David Cady

Improv 101 - UCB

Acting For The Camera - The Acting Studio - New York, Rodney Ferrer

Acting - Carmella Marner, Drew Kahl

Acting A Class Act Acting Studio - New York

Directing - Drew Kahl

Voice - Danielle Valdes

Dance (Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern Hip-Hop) - Broadway City Style Dance Studio

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry, Cum Laude              

State University of New York at College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

Bachelor of Science in Theatre, Cum Laude                  

State University of New York at College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY

 

SKILLS & RECOGNITION

Laurie Beechman Scholarship Recipient - Neil A. Mazzella (Hudson: Scenic Studio)

Irene Ryan Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Nominee

Dialects: Standard British, Cockney, Irish, others as needed

Soccer, Hiking, Bicycling, Ice Skating, Roller Skating; Whistling; Expert fake sneezer/cougher; Annoyingly good copier; Professional lip trembler