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

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Chicago and NY local hire, willing to travel to LA, ATL, CAN

www.imdb.me/adamshalzi

TV

The Chi (Ep. 201)

Skokie (Co-star)

Showtime, Jet Wilkinson

Utopia (Ep. 103)

Redhead One (Co-star)

Amazon, Toby Haynes

Chicago Fire (Ep. 615)

Patrick (Co-star)

NBC, Reza Tabrizi

Betrayal (Ep. 113)

Cashier (Co-star)

ABC, David Zabel

The Jamz (Ep. 113)

Mover (Co-star)

NYTVF Productions, Ted Tremper

America's Best (Ep. 102)

Tom (Guest Star)

The Onion, Sam West

Greetings! From Prison - web series

Scott (Co-star)

Backyard Adventures Club

Written Off (Indie Pilot)

Brian (Series Regular)

Bluelight Prod., Antoine McKay

Brass Ring (Indie Pilot)

Mark (Series Lead)

DePaul MFA Thesis, Zac Ross

Boozehound (Indie Pilot)

George (Guest Star)

VASE, Vincent Shade

JimMortal (Indie Pilot)

Gil (Series Regular)

Owen Weber and Hunter Bradley

FILM

The Windigo (post production)

Ben (Supporting)

Gylden Ent., Gabe Torres

Janie Jones*

Creepy Goth Kid (Principal)

Tribeca Film, David Rosenthal

Seen on Showtime and Netflix

NightLights

Kevin (Principal)

Play On Productions

Seen on Lifetime Movie Network

It's All Good

Obsessed Fan (Principal)

FND Films, Aaron Fronk

High on the Hog

Josh (Principal)

Scotchworthy, Tony Wash

The Letter

Wilbur Harrison (Principal)

Chiaravalle and Associates

Synthetic Love Incorporated

Harold Finch (Lead)

Synthetic Love Films

So It Goes

Oren (Lead)

DePaul MFA Thesis Film

Love

Aaron (Lead)

Legstone Films, Bill Redding

Lenny Morris vs. The Universe**

Lenny Morris (Lead)

Columbia College, Evan Powers

Speed Dating***

Muscle Date (Principal)

Project Bluelight

Educating Cooper

Gilbert (Supporting)

Filmworks, Bryan Litt

High School Guidance Counselor

Roger (Lead)

Maxie Films, Jack C. Newell

Rooms

Peter (Supporting)

Northwestern Univ. Thesis Film

Rojas and Retribution

Slim (Supporting)

NYU Thesis, Daniel Porter

The Nest

Ray (Supporting)

Rattlesnake Films, Tim Zwica

Cheat Cheat Bang Bang

Todd (Lead)

Fulton Market Films

Dropping the Question

Goth Artist (Supporting)

48 Hour Film Audience Winner

Hangers

Ghost (Supporting)

Glass City Films, John Klein

5-25-77

Geek (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!

Cast Member

iO Chicago, Michael McCarthy

Fancy Bones and Franken-Arm

Mr. Edad, Flankenarm

Chemically Imbalanced Comedy

FUDGE (an iO Chicago Team)

Improv Workshops

Annoyance Theatre

Improv Program

Lilly Allison, Megan Johns

The Second City Chicago

Sketch Comedy Show

Skybox, Dean Evans

Chicago Sketchfest

Sketch Comedy Show

Stage 773, Dean Evans

The Playground Theatre

K.C. Redheart Improv Team

Chicago

COMMERCIAL / INDUSTRIAL / VOICEOVER

White Castle

McDonald's

Sears

Allstate

State Farm

Eckrich Deli

Cox Communications

MOVEMENT SKILLS

Cirque du Soleil

Comedic Actor Database Member

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STUNT PERFORMER

Recognized Actor/Combatant by the SAFD

Hand to Hand Combat, Sword, Firearm

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Stage Combat, Character Masks, Clown

Robin McFarquhar, Dean Evans

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The Actor's Gymnasium

Circus Skills Class

Silvia DiStasi

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Freestyle Dance

Physical Comedy

Juggling

TRAINING

University of Illinois, BFA in Acting

Acting Teachers: Daniel Sullivan, Robert G. Anderson

Lisa Gaye Dixon, Robin McFarquhar

Tom Mitchell, Henson Keys

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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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On-Camera Workshops

Marisa Ross

PR Casting

Simon Casting

Tineka Becker

Pat McCorkle

Scotty Anderson

Joey Montenarello

Additional Skills

Singer:

Baritenor Voice

Instruments:

Acoustic Guitar (beginner)

Trumpet (intermediate)

Euphonium (small tuba, intermediate)

Reads Music

Dialects:

Southern American

Midwestern

Standard British

Cockney

Irish

Adam Shalzi is an actor and improviser. Recently, Shalzi screen tested for a series regular role in the FOX comedy pilot 'This Country', produced and directed by Paul Feig. He plays a supporting role in the upcoming feature horror film "The Windigo", and will be appearing in Amazon's upcoming series "Utopia". Shalzi is known for his work on Showtime's "The Chi" playing the role of Skokie, and NBC's "Chicago Fire", playing the role of Patrick. Thank you for considering me!

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, British - BBC English Accent, British - Cockney Accent, Irish Accent, Southern Accent