Elan’s Resume

ELAN ZAFIR
EQUITY/AFTRA
elanzafir@gmail.com
http://www.elanzafir.com

Height: 6’0”
Weight: 185lbs
Eyes: Blue
Hair: Brown

FILM/TELEVISION
House of Cards GAGICK Netflix/ Dir. Tucker Gates
Dominion Cable VETS Taylor Royal Casting/ Matt Herath
Discovery Channel SHARK DIVER Fogmotion/ Dir. Matt Fridg
Mr. Roofer FOREMAN Pat Moran Casting
Deadline: Crime with Tamara Hall Agent NBC Universal
POWER Training Video John O’ Hare Airline Pilots Association/ Dir. Eric Snow
NBC ‘The Event’ Promotion Amy Gossels Casting
APPLES New York FIlm Academy/ Brunella Steger
TORN PARACHUTES New York University/ Allen Tullos
MUDD JEANS GNYC
INFOMERCIAL “Skip Doctor” Berenter Greenhouse & Webster
DISCOVERY CHANNEL (LONDON) Channel 4 (Wall to Wall TV)
LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW Muse Productions
STUDENT BODIES 20th Century Fox
BIG WOLF ON CAMPUS Fox Family Channel
MILQUETOAST New York Film Academy
A CHILD Chaos Productions
*Official Selection: Raindance Film Festival
FAIRIES Chaos Productions
BRAND MANAGEMENT NYU/Anna Hurkarobles

NEW YORK THEATRE

CAROLINE’S Sketch Comedy Flipside Productions
THIS IS YOUR LIFE  Sketch comedy Strawberry Festival
PUT THE KETTLE ON Sketch comedy Flipside Productions
AND THEN THERE WERE TWO Sketch comedy Flipside Productions
ONE NIGHT STAND   Sketch comedy Flipside Productions
RAFT OF MEDUSA Alan Millennium Talent Group
ROMEO AND JULIET Romeo The Greenwich St. Theatre
PETER PAN Narrator/ Lost boys Theatre Works USA
LEAF IN THE MAILBOX* Ernest NYC Fringe Festival

REGIONAL THEATRE

WAY OF THE WORLD REG Folger Theatre/Teresa Rebeck
THE UNACCOMPANIED MINOR SOLO SHOW Surgeon’s Hall/Dody Disanto
SUPER EARTH DR. CAMPBELL Surgeon’s Hall/Shauna Macdonald
RAGTIME WILLIE CONKLIN Ford’s Theatre/Dir. Peter Flynn
ROMEO & JULIET SAMPSON Shakespeare Theatre Company/ Dir. Alan Paul
JUMANJI GUIDE Adventure Theatre/ Dir. Serge Seiden
OTHELLO SENATOR Shakespeare Theatre Company/ Dir. Ron Daniels
*SALOME ABADDON Shakespeare Theatre Company/ Dir. Yael Farber
HAPPINESS & OTHER REASONS TO DIE Jeb The Welders/Dir. Gregg Henry
VENUS IN FUR Thomas    The Rep Stage/Dir. Joseph Ritsch
BEN&LUCILLE  Ben Capital Fringe Festival/Dir. Orion Jones
TENDER NAPALM  Man Signature Theatre Dir. Matthew Gardiner
MEASURE FOR MEASURE Angelo The Shakespeare Theatre Company—ACA/ Dir. Robert Richmond
THE WHITE DEVIL Dr. Julio/ Lawyer The Shakespeare Theatre Company—ACA/ Dir. Eleanor Holdridge
ACCOMPLICE Derek/Hal The Lycean Theatre Dir. Paul Ellis
ARMS AND THE MAN Officer The Gable Stage Dir. Joseph Adler
THE DISPUTATION  Attendant Coconut Grove Playhouse Dir. Robert Kalfin
LOOK BACK IN ANGER Jimmy Untimely Ripped Dir. Andrew Farrar
MACBETH  Banquo Dome Theatre Dir. Doug Buchanan
LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO  Joe Cote St. Luc Library Theatre/Dir. Evelyn James
SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO Danny  Untimely Ripped/ Dir. Gary Plaxton
CENTRAL PARK WEST Howard Untimely Ripped / Dir. Gary Plaxton
AFTER THE FALL  Lou Dome Theatre/Dir. Betrand A. Henry
ESCAPE FROM HAPPINESS Junior Dome Theatre Dir. Barbara Kelly
ON THE RAZZLE  Melchior Dome Theatre/Dir. John Lucas

TRAINING:

MFA Acting: The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University

Acting: Michael Kahn, Gary Logan, Floyd King, Edward Gero, Rob Clare, Rod Menzies Voice & Speech: Ellen O’Brien Alexander: Chris Cherry.

Clown/Mask/Movement: Dodie DiSanto, Isabelle Anderson, Roberta Stiehm Stage Combat: Brad Waller

Masterclass…. Jodie McClintock
T. Schreiber Institute…. Terry Schreiber
Uprights Citizen Brigade….Betsy Stover, Eric Scott, Will Hines, Michael Delaney, Anthony King
Manhattan Theatre Club…. David Caparelliotis
Graduate of Dawson Professional Theatre Program (DOME) – (1995-1998)

DIALECTS: English, Scottish, Israeli, French, Spanish, Yiddish.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Drivers License, Improv, water/snow ski, ice skate, open water swimmer, Stage Combat: Rapier, Dagger, Long Sword), dual citizenship (Canada/USA).

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS*: Elan is the recipient of both the ‘People’s Choice Award’ at the Montreal Fringe and “Best Ensemble Cast’ winner at the NYC Fringe; both for his work in the play Leaf in the Mailbox which he wrote and performed the lead role. Best Director Nomination in the 2006 Strawberry One-Act Festival where his play, This Is Your Life which he wrote, directed and acted in, progressed to the finals and received publication.

*Helen Hayes Award Winner: Best Ensemble Cast.

**Elan is the creator of Flipside Productions where he wrote, acted, and directed sketch comedy.

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