© 2017 Becca Bernard

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 about me 

Height: 5'5"   |   Eye Color: Brown   |   Hair Color: Brown

Becca Bernard is a versatile, comic multi-skilled performer and dynamic collaborator. She blends music, physical comedy and dance to communicate her ferociously optimistic perspective of the world.

 WORK EXPERIENCE 

The Light Princess Parallel Exit and Metropolis Ensemble, New York, NY, 2018 Collaborative writer and comic title character for this Physical Theatre Fairytale.

 

The Fainting Room Cincy, Minnesota, Elgin Fringe, NY and Toronto Clown Theatre Festival, Mount Saint Vincent University, VAW Conference Lesley University, 2018

Self-written Solo Show Including Music, Multiple Characters and Physical Comedy

Uptown Scrooge Good Medicine Productions, Westerville, Ohio, 2017
Interactive performance of the Christmas Carol, Self-Written Stories, Guide and Multiple Characters

 

Traveling Light Celebration Barn Theatre and Johnson Hall, director Fritz Grobe, 2016    

Comic Everyman Character, Puppeteer and Cellist in theatrical circus show

            

Strong Woman Show Ithaca Apple Harvest Festival, Governor’s Island, NY 2016

Solo Show featuring Comedy, Feats of Strength and Audience Participation

 

Dead End Dummy Sideshow Coney Island USA, directed by Trav S.D., 2015

Musician and Character work arranging and underscoring the show with Piano, Cello and Uke 

 

Seawife The Lobbyists, Paradise Factory, NY, 2014        

Cellist, Songwriter and Various Characters

                

The Amazing Max Off-Broadway, Vital Theatre, New York, NY--2015

Various roles and comedic assistant to Max Darwin, Magician

 

Romeo and Juliet Empirical Rogue Productions, Chashama, New York, 2013            

Cello Arrangement/Performance Underscoring

 

The Frostings Sea World San Antonio, director Dick Monday and Tiffany Riley--2013

Classic Duo Comedy/Juggling Show

 

Red Gloves Irondale Center and Independent Dance Film, Brooklyn, NY--2014

A member of the dance and devising ensemble for live performance and experimental film

 

Teatro Punto Showcase General Oost Theatre, Arnhem, Netherlands--2007             

Mask Performer of various scenes in Modern Commedia Dell‘ Arte Tradition

Theater

Film

 Training & Workshops 

The Waiter, Lead, Independent Film

New Detective, Feature, New Dominion Pictures

Red Gloves,  Feature Dance Film, Think Thank Productions Int.

The Madcap Three, Feature, Astray Glass Eye Prod.

Acting: Bryan Burroughs, Dr. Aaron Anderson, Gary Hopper, Lorri Lindberg, Dr. Pettiford-Wates Voice: Kevin Crawford, Janet Rodgers 

Physical Comedy/ Clown: NY Goofs, Larry Pisoni, FreakClown, Christopher Bayes

Circus Skills: Hovey Burgess, Jay Stewart, Claudia Schnurer

Mask Work/ Commedia dell’ Arte: Teatro Punto, Torbjorn Alstrom, Marcello Bartoli, Familie Floz

Improv/ Sketch Writing: The People’s Improv Theatre: Jaime Cummings, Chris Aurilio 

Stage Combat: David Leong, Robb Hunter

Dance: American Tap Dance Foundation, Broadway Dance Center, Steps, Starr Foster

Cello: Carter Melin (VA Symphony) Isaiah Gage

 Special Skills 

Instruments (Piano, Cello, Ukulele), Voice, Dance (Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Modern), Juggling (4 ball, Club Passing), Acrobatics, Mime, Puppetry, Slapstick, Fight Choreography,Hula Hoop, Plate Spinning, Mask Making, Feats of Strength

Education

MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University: Theatre Pedagogy, Movement and Choreography

BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University: Theatre Performance 

Post-Grad, Accademia Dell’ Arte: Commedia Dell’ Arte, Mask Performance, Physical Theatre

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