ADAM SHALZI - SAG-AFTRA, - AEA (EMC)

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SAG-AFTRA

Chicago and NY local hire, will travel to LA, ATL, CAN, etc.

Direct Contact Info

adamshalzi@gmail.com

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847-770-2754

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www.imdb.me/adamshalzi

TV

Paper Girls

Co-star

Amazon, Karen Gaviola

The Chi (Ep. 201)

Co-star

Showtime, Jet Wilkinson

Utopia (Ep. 103)

Co-star

Amazon, Toby Haynes

Chicago Fire (Ep. 615)

Co-star

NBC, Reza Tabrizi

Betrayal (Ep. 113)

Co-star

ABC, David Zabel

The Jamz (Ep. 113)

Co-star

NYTVF Productions, Ted Tremper

America's Best (Ep. 102)

Guest Star

The Onion, Sam West

Greetings! From Prison - web series

Co-star

Backyard Adventures Club

Written Off (Indie Pilot)

Series Regular

Bluelight Prod., Antoine McKay

Brass Ring (Indie Pilot)

Series Lead

DePaul MFA Thesis, Zac Ross

Boozehound (Indie Pilot)

Guest Star

VASE, Vincent Shade

JimMortal (Indie Pilot)

Series Regular

Owen Weber and Hunter Bradley

FILM

The Crusades (post production)

Supporting

Bad Little Thing, Leo Milano

The Windigo (post production)

Supporting

Gylden Ent., Gabe Torres

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Janie Jones*

Principal

Tribeca Film, David Rosenthal

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Seen on Showtime and Netflix

NightLights

Principal

Play On Productions

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Seen on Lifetime Movie Network

It's All Good

Principal

FND Films, Aaron Fronk

High on the Hog

Principal

Scotchworthy, Tony Wash

The Letter

Principal

Chiaravalle and Associates

Synthetic Love Incorporated

Lead

Synthetic Love Films

So It Goes

Lead

DePaul MFA Thesis Film

Love

Lead

Legstone Films, Bill Redding

Lenny Morris vs. The Universe**

Lead

Columbia College, Evan Powers

Speed Dating***

Principal

Project Bluelight

Educating Cooper

Supporting

Filmworks, Bryan Litt

High School Guidance Counselor

Lead

Zaxie Films, Jack C. Newell

Rooms

Supporting

Northwestern Univ. Thesis Film

Rojas and Retribution

Supporting

NYU Thesis, Daniel Porter

The Nest

Supporting

Rattlesnake Films, Tim Zwica

Cheat Cheat Bang Bang

Lead

Fulton Market Films

Dropping the Question

Supporting

48 Hour Film Audience Winner

Hangers

Supporting

Glass City Films, John Klein

5-25-77

Feautred Extra

Moonwatcher, Patrick R.Johnson

*Toronto Int. Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival

**Sundance Screening, DC Shorts

***USA Film Fest, CIFF

THEATRE

Lord of the Flies*

Eric

Steppenwolf - TYA, Halena Keys

The Original Grease*^

Eugene

American Theater Company

The Diviners

Buddy Layman

Organic Theater Company

Balm in Gilead*

Martin

Griffin Theatre

The Stinky Cheese Man

Stinky Cheese Man

Griffin Theatre

Dr. Egg and the Man with No Ear*

Dr. Egg

Redmoon, Australia/Canada Tour

End Days*

Nelson

Next Theatre, Shade Murray

10 Out of 12

Assistant Director (acting role)

Theatre Wit, Jeremy Wechsler

Teddy Ferrara (reading)

Jay

Goodman Theater, Evan Cabnet

Graceland**

Miles

Profiles Theatre, Matt Miller

The Gacy Play

Randy

Sideshow Theatre, Jon Green

The Petrified Forest

Ruby

Strawdog Theatre, Shade Murray

The Good Soul of Szechuan*

First God

Strawdog Theatre, Shade Murray

Waiting for Godot

Boy

Redtwist Theatre

The Shadow Over Innsmouth

Walter

WildClaw Theatre, Shade Murray

Much Ado About Nothing

Verges

IL Shakespeare Festival

Love's Labour's Lost

Moth

IL Shakespeare Festival

Henry V

Boy, Dauphin US

IL Shakespeare Festival

We Three

Dustin

Side Project Theatre

The Matchmaker

August

Summer Studio Theatre Co.

The Wizard of Oz

Emerald City Guard

Best of the Best Theatre Co.

The Adventures of Anansi the Spider

Anansi

Theatre Building Chicago

Hansel and Gretel

Boris

Disney's Ralph Covert

* Jeff Recommended

**Jeff Award for Best New Work

^ Jeff Award for Best Musical

COMEDY / IMPROV / SKETCH

iO Chicago Graduate

Improv Program

Susan Messing, Craig Uhlir

The Second City Chicago

Improv Conservatory Program

Norm Holly, Tim O'Malley

iO Chicago

Musical Improv Program

Dave Asher

Monday Night Live!

Sketch Comedy Show

iO Chicago, Michael McCarthy

The Second City Chicago

Sketch Comedy Show

Dir/Dean Evans

Cirque du Soleil

Comedic Actor Database Member

Talent Scout Marc-Andre Roy

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy

Supporting Role

A One Act Comedic Play

FUDGE (Chicago Improv Team)

Improv Workshops

Annoyance Theatre

Improv Program

Lilly Allison, Megan Johns

Chicago Sketchfest

Sketch Comedy Show

Stage 773, Dean Evans

The Playground Theatre

K.C. Redheart Improv Team

Chicago

COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL / VOICEOVER

Resume Upon Request

MOVEMENT SKILLS

DOES STUNTS FOR ACTING ROLES

TV, Film, Theatre

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Recognized Actor/Combatant by SAFD

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Skills:

Hand to Hand Combat, Sword, Firearm

Masks, Clown, Movement

Teachers:

Robin McFarquhar, Dean Evans

The Actor's Gymnasium

Circus Skills Class

Silvia DiStasi

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Freestyle Dance

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Lots of Physical Comedy Experience

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Juggling (Intermediate)

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TRAINING

University of Illinois

BFA in Acting

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College Acting Teachers:

Daniel Sullivan, Robert G. Anderson

Robin McFarquhar

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Tom Mitchell, Henson Keys

Lisa Gaye Dixon

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Accomplished on Camera, LLC

Advanced Acting for the Camera

Brittani Ward

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The Green Room

Film, TV, Commercial

AJ Links, David Murphy

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Workshops:

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PR Casting

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Simon Casting

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Tineka Becker

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Pat McCorkle

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Scotty Anderson

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Joey Montenarello

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Additional Skills

Singer:

Baritenor Voice

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Instruments:

Acoustic Guitar (beginner)

Trumpet (intermediate)

Euphonium (small tuba, intermediate)

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Reads Music

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Dialects:

Southern American

Midwestern

Standard British

Cockney

Irish

Shalzi plays a supporting role in the upcoming film, “The Crusades”, staring Rudy Pankow, Mike Starr, and Nicholas Turturro. You will see him in the new Amazon series, “Paper Girls”. He plays a supporting role in the upcoming feature, "The Windigo", starring Brian Krause and Fivel Stewart. He is known for his work on Showtime's "The Chi", NBC's "Chicago Fire", and Amazon’s “Utopia”. He screen tested for a series regular in the new FOX show "Welcome to Flatch", directed by Paul Feig.

Physical Characteristics / Measurements

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 130 lbs

Eyes: Blue

Hair Color: Blonde

Hair Length: Long

 

Didgeridoo, Euphonium (small tuba), Impersonations, Playwright, Tumbling, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Billiards/Pool Player, Combat - Stage, Fishing, Frisbee, Jump Rope, Ping Pong, Running - General, Skateboarding, Tennis, Track & Field, Comedian, Dancer, Guitar, Improvisation, Juggler, Licensed Driver, Mime, Singer, Trumpet, Vocal Range: Baritone, Voiceover, American - Southern Accent, British - BBC English Accent, British - Cockney Accent, Irish Accent