Griffin Gardner

Actor, Singer

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Statistics
Location(s): Austin
Gender: Female
Age: 76 and older
Height: 5'3"
Weight: 105
Chest: 35
Waist: 25
Hips: 35
Shirt Size: Small
Dress Size: 0-2
Shoe Size: 7.5
Inseam: 28
Union Status: SAG, AFTRA
Hair Color: Auburn
Hair Length: Long
Eye Color: Brown
Multilingual: None

Film
IT’S TIME
(political web series)..........................Helen (lead)................Dir. Gregg Dubois

THE LAST FORTUNE COOKIE (short)...Maggie (lead)..............Dir. Roger Thomas

Television
GUIDING LIGHT (recurring role)..........Southern Bartender.............CBS

COMMERCIAL:
OVER THE LEGE Promo starring with Senator Kirk Watson.............Internet

Stage
MUSICALS:

OVER THE LEGE (political sketch comedy)
Various roles including Donna Campbell.............Institution Theater/Austin, TX
SUNDAY BLOODY SUNDAY
(based on Jack the Ripper)...Mary Kelly.............Institution Theater/Austin, TX MAN OF LA MANCHA
(starring John Cullum)........... Aldonza................Musical Theater of Arizona, AZ
THE GAME
(world premiere musical)....... Volange................Barrington Stage Co., MA HANNAH 1939
(by Bob Merrill)...................... Devorah................Eugene O’Neil Theater, CT MY FAIR LADY.........................Eliza Doolittle........Derby Playhouse, IN ANYTHING GOES.....................Reno Sweeney......Derby Playhouse, IN
THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
(starring Stella Parton)............Angel.................... National Tour, Dir. Ron Nash

STRAIGHT PLAYS:

THE INCREDIBLE WORLD
OF MAGIC & ILLUSION...........Cassandra..............Town Hall, Broadway, NY
TULSA (world premiere)...........Ann........................ Dir. Jack Stehlin, NY and LA
THE THREE SISTERS................Masha.....................Dir. John Rubenstein, NY
THE RED COAT
(by John Patrick Shanley).......Narrator..................Ensemble Studio Theater, NY
HENRY VI, PT 3........................Queen Margaret.....Dir. Mitchell Englemeyer, NY
THE STRONGBOX...................Fanny..................... Dir. Michael Bloom, NY

Training
B.F.A. New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, Drama
(Founders Day Award Recipient)
Studies included: Acting, Voice/ Speech (dialects), Shakespeare, Stage Combat, Dance (ballet, jazz, modern, tap)
Acting teachers: Nikos Psacarapoulos, Sandra Seacat

Stage Acting: HB Studio, NY; Circle in the Square, NY; The Alley Theater, Houston, TX

Film Acting: Mona Lee (Film Acting), Austin, TX; The Film Industry Workshop, LA
Improvisation: The Institution Theater, Austin, TX; The Groundlings, LA

Workshops: Robert Walden Master Class; Improv for Auditions w/ Barbara Divisek, Audiobooks 101 w/ Sean Pratt; The Actor Symposium Series w/ Breakdown Services and Actors Access

High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, TX (Awarded Most Outstanding Senior from Houston ISD Board of Education)

Other Skills
Improvisation, narration, voice-overs, character voices, dialects (Standard British, Southern, Irish, Russian, Midwestern), horseback
riding, bicycle riding, swimming, licensed driver (standard and auto w/ own car), lyricist, basic guitar, video producer/editor
(Premiere Pro/Adobe CS), photographer, can write backward in cursive

Portfolio
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